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Peru's Catastrophic Rainfall Has Caused Some Truly Shocking Sights

Peru's Catastrophic Rainfall Has Caused Some Truly Shocking Sights

Time and time again we've seen drivers nearly drowned in ill-advised river crossings, but this lucky Peruvian guy escapes with his life after his toppled car miraculously wedges itself between the waterfall and a tall rock formation. Almost 80 others weren't so lucky, however, after recent El Niño storms dumped ten years of water on an already-soaked Peru, with more on the way. View Now
Avalanche Buries Bunny Slope & Paddle Surfers Ride Floating Ice

Avalanche Buries Bunny Slope & Paddle Surfers Ride Floating Ice

We've seen countless expert skiers barely dodge avalanches and certain death on RightThisMinute, but the folks at this blue slope in the French Alps are essentially beginners. As soon as the wave of snow stops in this riveting, just-released video, panic sets in as families, friends, and strangers frantically dig away at the snow to find buried skiers. Miraculously, everyone makes it out alive! View Now
Spring Gives Way To Fishing Fails And 'Woahs'

Spring Gives Way To Fishing Fails And 'Woahs'

Hooking a boat up to a trailer is probably a lot harder than it looks but courtesy of this video, we get to see just how difficult it really is. Now that it's spring, boaters across the country will be heading out to fish which means a lot of patience and experience is to be had. Boater Chuck Coxie has a hard time hooking his boat up but he definitely has some good patience.  View Now
Kiddos Put The Beach In Beach Bums

Kiddos Put The Beach In Beach Bums

When you're a parent you want to introduce your kids to some of the things you enjoy and for Miku Uemura that was surfing. When her daughter Manami first starting surfing, she just couldn't stay on but now they can't get her off the board. Her smile really just says it all.  View Now
Revolving Doors Trap Siblings & Talk About Spa Day Nightmare!

Revolving Doors Trap Siblings & Talk About Spa Day Nightmare!

Revolving doors are a neat concept that isn't as functional as you'd assume. They certainly didn't gain a young fan after these tiny Chinese siblings accidentally trapped themselves in a partition with little brother's foot snagged underneath! Isn't it heartwarming to see big sister comforting her terrified little brother until firefighters cut through the glass? You'd probably need another spa day to recover from our next dangerous rescue at a popular Columbian spring. View Now
This Nonprofit Container Could Remove The Developing World's Greatest Hurdle

This Nonprofit Container Could Remove The Developing World's Greatest Hurdle

For much of the developing and rural world, reliable access to power and water is one of the largest challenges these communities face. Enter the Miller Brothers and their interBLOK PowerTower—a recycled shipping container that provides off-the-grid dependable water and power! This empowering and life-changing technology had us at RightThisMinute so impressed we knew had to talk with interBLOK's Miller Brothers ourselves! View Now
Mysterious Underground Pool Lingers Below Lake

Mysterious Underground Pool Lingers Below Lake

If you thought climbing into a cave was quite the risk, imagine a cave with an existing pool of water and then another lake directly above it on the surface. This is no made up fantasy but a real life sight to behold on Owey Island in Ireland. Iain Miller of Unique Ascent climbs below the surface to boat across the underground water. He is the only person inside, filming all his own footage.  View Now
Military Helicopters Airlift Young Flood Survivors

Military Helicopters Airlift Young Flood Survivors

A particularly intense thunderstorm drenched much of Peru just days ago. The resulting flooding, however, proved almost catastrophic in the districts of Pacora and Jayaca, collapsing homes and stranding people from more than eight villages! With hundreds of civilians in danger's way, the Peruvian Ministry of Defense sprang into action and deployed military helicopters to rescue the drenched survivors of the flood, a majority of whom were kids. View Now
Chance Encounters With Ocean Life

Chance Encounters With Ocean Life

When a sperm whale is found tied in fishing nets in the Shenzhen Sea of the southeastern coast of China, scuba divers dedicate three hours to its rescue. Once the whale is freed, the animal seems to linger for awhile reluctant to leave. Sometimes a deadly situation can become one of the most memorable experiences.  View Now
Unexpected Ocean Scares To Duly Note

Unexpected Ocean Scares To Duly Note

Quite the fiasco for father and surfer Kevin Lynch when he suddenly has a heart attack while paddling out to catch some waves in Queensland, Australia. Although Kevin has no recollection of the event, Abby the 13-year-old who saved his life shared the story with his family. Kevin has been released from the hospital and is expected to recover.  The ocean is a place full of unexpected occurrences and high tide is one of them. View Now
Thirsty Elephant Charges Through Village & Never Say 'No' To A Rhino

Thirsty Elephant Charges Through Village & Never Say 'No' To A Rhino

Nothing will send you diving for cover like a thirsty, frustrated elephant! Unfortunately, there's no water to be found in this Indian village, only plenty of things to break. Luckily for the humans involved, they all escape Mr. Elephant's wrath—even the clueless biker who rides straight into the action! View Now
Cruise Ship Comes Terrifyingly Close To Hitting Jet Skiers

Cruise Ship Comes Terrifyingly Close To Hitting Jet Skiers

In Port Canaveral, Florida, a Carnival cruise ship came insanely close to running over two people that were on a jet ski. Doug Brown, Carnival Cruise Line's Magic Captain, reached out to the Brevard County Sheriff's Deputy Taner Primmer when he saw the two women in the path of the cruise ship. When Primmer arrived, the jet ski suddenly capsized throwing the boaters into the water. The terrifying scene that followed was all captured on video by a passenger on the cruise ship. View Now
Boating Failures To Learn From

Boating Failures To Learn From

Sailboat racing is a serious sport and the 52 SUPER SERIES Miami Royal Cup in Florida is all about competition. Unfortunately, the guys on a boat named Sled misjudged the distance and slammed right into another boat, Gladiator. The damage forced Gladiator out of the race but luckily no one was injured. Great video Ben Durham! View Now
Daredevil Dives From Historic Bosnian Bridge

Daredevil Dives From Historic Bosnian Bridge

Despite what daredevils would have you believe, bridge diving is a risky sport even in best conditions. On his epic tour of Europe last year, "Child of Poseidon" Jeff learned firsthand how critical form can be as he plummeted from a Bosnian bridge locals warned could shatter his legs. Thankfully, Jeff avoids injury thanks to some pre-jump training with a helpful instructor. View Now
Owner Creates Water Fountain Dogs Can Use

Owner Creates Water Fountain Dogs Can Use

These two Jack Russell Terriers were having trouble getting fresh water, thanks to birds in their water bowls. To solve the problem, owner Eric created a custom dog water fountain. It uses the dog's body weight to press down on a paddle that opens a drinking fountain faucet. The dogs are trained to use it and always get cool water, since the fountain is stored in the shade. What a loving owner for thinking up this great idea!     View Now
Memorable Animal Encounters Sure To Surprise

Memorable Animal Encounters Sure To Surprise

While shooting a news bit for a television station in Hatay, Turkey farmer Cetin Ildam went to pet his camel when something astonishing happens. At the time Cetin was telling the cameramen how the dynamics of their farm have changed for the better since purchasing the camel. Apparently, the camel didn't think so...  We've all had our positive and negative experiences with animals, let's focus on the happier memories now.  View Now