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Joy Ross' Near-Death Experience Prompts City To Install Tactile Paving

Joy Ross' Near-Death Experience Prompts City To Install Tactile Paving

We recently featured blind content creator Joy Ross' shocking near-death experience while crossing the street here on RTM. Luckily, her sweet guide dog Arabella was there to save her, but the incident fueled Joy to advocate for change. Joy has already been successful in campaigning for audible signals for the blind, so her next mission was to try getting tactile paving installed at the busy intersection where she had her close call. View Now
Brave Motorcyclist Helps Police Chase Down Hit-And-Run Driver

Brave Motorcyclist Helps Police Chase Down Hit-And-Run Driver

In the Philippines, a delivery man on a motorcycle saw a driver hit a bicyclist and take off. The delivery man jumped into action, chasing after the hit-and-run driver and teaming up with police to catch up with him. After a high-speed chase, police arrested the driver and held him responsible for what he did. Someone give that delivery man a tip! View Now
Dudes Will Be Dudes...

Dudes Will Be Dudes...

A man's ankle monitor is on low battery while he's out fishing, but if you think that's going to stop him from enjoying his day, then think again! In true 'hold my beer' fashion, he plugs a power cord into his truck to charge the thing up. Way to commit, buddy. Speaking of batteries, before these guys install a brand new one into an electric gate, they've got to check it out first, right? With a bright idea and a couple of beers, they're testing the battery...and getting some shocking results! View Now
Alarming Reaction To Bee Sting & Guy's Lip Gets Stuck In Wine Glass

Alarming Reaction To Bee Sting & Guy's Lip Gets Stuck In Wine Glass

Munching on honeycomb is all fun and games until an aggressive bee comes after you. This woman was enjoying the sweet snack until a bee stung her on the lip, which caused it to become extremely swollen and red! Yikes... Next, a man's lip was stuck in a wine glass because it had suddenly broken while he was taking a drink. He and his wife weren't sure how to handle the unusual situation at first, but they eventually got his lip out of there safely. View Now
Sanitation Workers Surprise Little Boy With New Bike

Sanitation Workers Surprise Little Boy With New Bike

When a little boy in Louisiana had his bike stolen, the local sanitation workers in his area wanted to remind him that although there may be bad people in the world, there's plenty of good people, too. The coworkers came together to get the little guy a brand new bike, and now it's time to surprise him with it! From the workers' kindness to the boy's adorable reaction — this one's melting our hearts. via ViralHog View Now
CCTV Captures Boy Setting Fire To Shop's Mannequins

CCTV Captures Boy Setting Fire To Shop's Mannequins

It's videos like these that remind us why we preach not to play with fire. Bizarre CCTV footage from China shows an 8-year-old boy setting multiple mannequins on fire outside of a shop, apparently just for fun. Luckily, people came upon the scene shortly after and were able to put the fire out. The boy reportedly took the lighter from his parents and was sent to the police station, where we're sure he learned a valuable lesson. View Now
Downtown Vancouver Like You've Never Seen It Before

Downtown Vancouver Like You've Never Seen It Before

Ben Axford and Kris Sun are showcasing the beauty of downtown Vancouver in a truly unique way. Ben's behind the camera while Kris does backflips in front of 20 of Vancouver's most iconic spots. Once they edit all the clips together into one fluid video, it makes for an awesome (not to mention impressive!) tour of the city. View Now
Toddler Runs Through Glass Door & CCTV Captures Noodle Shop Explosion

Toddler Runs Through Glass Door & CCTV Captures Noodle Shop Explosion

Disaster strikes a home in Thailand while a little girl is playing with her friend. The 4-year-old goes running towards a sliding glass door, then ends up going straight through it. The glass didn't appear to be tempered based on the way it broke into such large pieces, but luckily the incident didn't leave the child with any serious injuries. View Now
Bridge Collapses Under Truck & Careless Driver Crashes Into Motorcyclist

Bridge Collapses Under Truck & Careless Driver Crashes Into Motorcyclist

As a truck was carrying a digger across a bridge in India, the bridge suddenly collapsed and sent the vehicles all the way down to the ground. Two people were injured during the accident and are currently being treated at a hospital. Over in Australia, a motorcyclist wearing a high visibility vest was going through a roundabout when a vehicle ran right into him. The motorcyclist's vest was bright, but apparently that driver wasn't since they didn't see him in time to stop! View Now
It's RNLI To The Rescue For These Entangled Boats

It's RNLI To The Rescue For These Entangled Boats

One of the RNLI's rescue teams is heading out into the waters of Poole, England to aid two entangled boats. As a result of strong weather conditions, a ferry was pinned to a small yacht, causing the two vessels to be jammed together. The RNLI is able to not only pull the boats apart using some rope, but also rescue the two occupants on board. It's all in a day's work for these hardworking volunteers! View Now
Civilians Take Matters Into Their Own Hands During Emergencies

Civilians Take Matters Into Their Own Hands During Emergencies

When a fire broke out in an apartment building in France, a group of heroic neighbors jumped into immediate action. An elderly woman was too afraid to try and make it out on her own, so a group of young men went inside to rescue her. Thanks to their bravery, they were able to bring her, as well as several children, out of the burning building alive. What an incredible example of community. View Now
'Land Divers' Jump From Great Heights During Dangerous Ritual

'Land Divers' Jump From Great Heights During Dangerous Ritual

Bungee jumping is pretty well-known, but did you know it originated from a ritual called "land diving" in Vanuatu's Pentecost Island? In this tribal ceremony, boys and men dive headfirst off a huge wooden tower, then vines strapped to their legs stop them just barely before they hit the ground. The amazing yet dangerous ceremony is a rite of passage, and locals believe it ensures a plentiful yam harvest. View Now
Shocking Footage Shows Drivers Suddenly Losing Control

Shocking Footage Shows Drivers Suddenly Losing Control

Unfortunately, driving can turn chaotic in the blink of an eye. First, someone in India accidentally flipped their new car over right after purchasing it. Next, a driver in Australia went over the median and collided with another vehicle. And over in China, a truck was cruising down the street when it slammed into a height restriction bar. Thankfully, everyone survived these accidents! Video 2 via Dash Cam Owners Australia View Now
Using Windows To Make Great Escapes

Using Windows To Make Great Escapes

An app in China allows users to hire a person to come drive them and their car home when they've been drinking. When a woman drove a man to his home and helped him inside, he beat her, forced her to transfer him money and locked her inside his home. Desperate to escape her kidnapper, the woman decided to leap from the second-story window. She fractured her spine as a result, but most importantly, made it out of a terrifying situation alive. The suspect was later arrested and remains in custody. View Now
Family Runs From Powerful Storm & Huge Ice Chunk Plunges Into Water

Family Runs From Powerful Storm & Huge Ice Chunk Plunges Into Water

We never get tired of seeing the awe-inspiring power of Mother Nature. Let's start in Canada, where a family noticed that a microburst across the lake was heading right toward them. They went indoors to seek refuge from the storm, which was a good choice because it was strong enough to take down a bunch of trees! Next, a group of people were aboard a boat in Alaska when they witnessed a huge glacier calving. Some people go their whole lives without seeing something like that in person! You could tell from their reactions that they were amazed by the incredible display. View Now
Riders Miraculously Survive Shocking Incidents On The Road

Riders Miraculously Survive Shocking Incidents On The Road

In China, a man is riding a scooter when his wheels slip on the wet street. He and the scooter both go down...right as a large truck turns the corner. Incredibly, the rider just barely manages to avoid being crushed by quickly maneuvering his body out of the way. Close calls don't get much closer than that! View Now
These Animal Rescuers Have Their Work Cut Out For Them

These Animal Rescuers Have Their Work Cut Out For Them

A harnessed rescuer makes his way down a 70-foot well in India to help a drowning stray dog. As the exhausted pup clings to a slippery rock, the man tries to coax the dog into a net. After an entire hour of attempts, the rescuer finally manages to get the dog inside the net, which other team members are then able to pull up to land. We're so thankful for the efforts of these dedicated humans. View Now
Heroic Locals Save Toddler From 14th-Floor Building Ledge

Heroic Locals Save Toddler From 14th-Floor Building Ledge

Shocking footage from China shows a 4-year-old girl stuck on the ledge of a building 14 stories high. According to reports, the girl had been playing inside the building when she fell out of a window and landed on the ledge. Two local men saw her in danger and jumped into action, risking their lives to go out on the ledge and get her back to safety. View Now