Rumor has it Sunday, February 13th is kind of a big day. Something about a football game and a halftime show (and big-budget commercials). But let’s rewind the clock about six years to when the big kickoff was for construction on SoFi stadium (where said game will be played). What followed was 1,400 days of building the NFL’s largest stadium. EarthCam captured it all in timelapse, recording 4 million images from dozens of camera angles. View Now
A 23-year-old found himself stuck in a hard place between a rock and, well, nothing. The man had been out trekking with friends in Kerala, India when he lost his footing and fell about 100 feet. With literally no place to go and no food or water, he was forced to hang out on a tiny ledge and wait for rescue. View Now
You don't have to sacrifice style for safety if you pick up today's RTM Deal! The InvisaWear necklace has an 18-inch long chain, comes in either 14 karat gold plating or silver-plated rhodium, and most importantly, it could potentially save your life. When in an emergency, just press the hidden button on the back, and InvisaWear will send text messages to you and five of your trusted contacts. You can even set it up to notify 9-1-1. The notification sends out your GPS location, so those you trust can know where you are. View Now
The electrical plant in a Brazilian neighborhood went boom and that boom lit up the night! It also left residents without power. Firefighters put out the blaze and fortunately, power was restored in 25 minutes for most people. View Now
Mistakes happen on the road sometimes, but as long as nobody gets hurt and nothing gets damaged, then it's best just to move on. A dispute over who did what on the road led to a driver confronting a motorcyclist with an axe at a traffic light. Since nobody was hurt and nothing was damaged in the incident, there really is no justification for approaching somebody with a deadly weapon. Thankfully, the two parted ways, but as we often say, please be careful on the road. You never know who you'll come across. View Now
A man cleaning a parked vehicle narrowly escapes being clobbered by a passing truck in Kanpur, India. He seems completely unaware of the approaching danger until what feels like the last possible moment, and then slides forward just a few inches. His vehicle wasn’t quite so lucky as we’re pretty sure that contact left scratches. View Now
We feel like Chapter 1 in the “Driving on Winter Roads for Dummies” rulebook is snow = slow. And if that’s not a real book, this dash cam video has us thinking it should be. A truck driver doing winter driving right takes care when taking an icy turn in Cameron, Montana, while the van approaching from the opposite direction comes in at quite the clip. It’s no surprise when the van loses traction and collides with the semi. The van's driver was given a citation and witnesses report seeing them pass other cars on icy roads at speeds over 100 mph. View Now
Just about the worst time for a railway worker to learn there's a train coming their way is the exact moment it happens. A group of workers in Russia were repairing cable wires on a ladder when the train arrived. The workers were barely able to get out of the way before the train collided with the ladder, breaking it to bits. View Now
A large dog found itself stranded and struggling to stay above the ice in a frozen river. Fortunately for the dog, a brave man was nearby. The man leaped into the river, fighting his way through the ice until he could reach the pup. Together, the two of them made it safely to the shore. Both man and dog were fine and able to eventually warm up.
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After getting about the inches of rainfall, a sidewalk in Avaré, São Paulo, Brazil opened up and started swallowing the water around it, similar to the drain of a tub. As the water continued to drain into this massive hole, it eventually took an entire motorcycle, bike and other items down with it. Residents also noticed an elderly woman in a house near the hole, so they rushed into the home to remove her and get her to safety. View Now
Customers dining at a local noodle shop in Thailand are very grateful they were eating by a parking spot given what happened. A frozen food truck crashed into a parked vehicle, which probably saved the lives of everyone eating by the shop's entrance. Everyone was safe, and the at-fault driver offered to pay for any damages to the restaurant. View Now
A service station worker in New Sout Whales, Australia is lucky to be alive after suffering a knife wound during a robbery. Store security cameras captured the entire frightening incident, including the moment when one of the robbers assaulted the employee. The suspects escaped in a stolen car that was later recovered, along with the knife. The employee was treated at a local hospital and discharged later. View Now
Traffic’s cruising right along easy breezy in Sydney, Australia until it’s not. Dash cam video shows a truck lose control after hitting something — that something was an unsecured toolbox that had come loose from another vehicle and fallen into the roadway. The toolbox opened and the impact sent tools flying. If we ever see a hammer flying through the air like that again, it’ll be too soon. View Now
Two men saved a woman during an apartment fire in Moscow. Witnesses on the scene captured video of the two men standing outside of their window, helping a girl lower herself into their arms. It was very risky, but staying inside would have been riskier. While the woman and these heroes were safe, three other people were injured. There were no fatalities. View Now
Security cameras captured the terrifying moment a child falls into a bear enclosure at a zoo in Uzbekistan. If you’re like us, you probably thought it was an accident, but reports indicate the mother intentionally threw her 3-year-old daughter into the enclosure. The girl suffered a concussion but will be okay. The bear approached her after the fall, sniffed her and walked away. Zookeepers were then able to lure the bear inside in order to retrieve the girl. The mother, who was allegedly suffering from depression after being left by her husband, is now facing attempted murder charges. View Now
You would think it'd be just as easy to drop off unwanted pets at a rescue, but still, this mother and her teenage daughter abandoned two dogs on the side of a busy road in Brazil anyway. CCTV captured them in the act. Luckily, animal control came to save the poor pups and they are now both ready to be adopted into loving forever homes. The mother will be indicted for animal mistreatment. View Now
A woman in Queensland, Australia is lucky to be alive after her car became stuck on a set of train tracks. It's unclear if the driver recognized the boom gate and flashing light, but regardless she became trapped and a train collided with her vehicle. Incredibly, she survived the incident without serious injury despite her car being totaled. View Now
Tourists in China found themselves in serious peril when an avalanche came crashing down around them. They apparently didn't have a lot of warning and fled to safety as quickly as they could. While they did end up getting covered in snow, nobody was inured in the incident. View Now
It isn't exactly clear based on the dash cam video, but it looks like a motorcyclist was going way too fast when the driver ahead of them merged into the left lane instead of the right. The rider still wanted to get around the driver on the left side, but that move ended up sending him off the road. The rider nearly collided with a tree but was ultimately not seriously injured. Very lucky, considering how it could have ended. View Now
Content Warning! Gun Violence.
A lawyer in Brazil had no idea that a visit from a former client would quickly turn into a struggle to survive a violent attack. The former client was unhappy that he had to pay $30,000 in legal fees, so he showed up at her office with a gun. The lawyer fought back, getting shot four times in the process. Still, she managed to overpower the attacker long enough for help to arrive. She later filmed a video from her hospital bed to tell people that while she suffered serious injuries, she would ultimately be okay. View Now
In João Pessoa, Brazil, residents of a small neighborhood witnessed an explosion caused by a house fire. Footage captured by a woman shows the moment the house, already engulfed in flames, explodes. Despite the large explosion, only two people suffered minor injuries.
Meanwhile in Malaysia, heavy rains caused part of a weakened parking lot to fall into a ditch. Onlookers helplessly watched two people run for cover as the landslide effortlessly pulled five parked cars into a drain. Luckily, no injuries or casualties were reported. View Now
About 48 hours before Tyson McKenzie had a seizure on the road, he had suffered a head injury at a friend's house. At first, he figured his headache would just go away on its own. That wasn't the case. In the dashcam footage, Tyson's van slowly moves into the wrong side of the road before accelerating. Luckily, no other cars were hit in the incident, but Tyson's van did finally collide with a tree. He spent three days in the hospital and while he'll be fine, the van that was his home is totaled. View Now
A Czech Air Force helicopter using thermal imaging assisted the Czech police to locate a missing man. Helicopter footage shows an officer and police dog being directed by the flight crew to the man, who couldn't get to his feet. The man was transported by paramedics to a psychiatric hospital. View Now
Auckland, New Zealand is implementing bus marshalls to their public transportation after a bus driver retaliated against a man who punched him in the face. CCTV footage captured the entire thing: A passenger stumbled onto a bus and punched the driver in the face, only to get kicked right back. The bus driver is on his final warning and the man that attacked him was not identified. View Now
We've seen no shortage of porch pirates here at RTM but rarely do we ever get to see a positive resolution. Carrie Booker said she had gotten tired of packages constantly being stolen from her front porch, so her family finally bought a Ring camera. It paid off big time! One porch pirate was caught on camera, and as Carrie and her husband were driving home, they spotted the thief in public. They confronted the man who immediately returned the items he stole. Of course, he denied committing the crime. Maybe he has an identical twin thieving brother? View Now
A motorcyclist found himself in the right place and time when another rider ahead of him skidded off the road and crashed. When he and another motorcyclist stopped to help the dazed rider, they noticed he didn't have a helmet on. Luckily, the rider was coherent enough to explain that he had taken his helmet off after the accident, but he had also broken his shoulder. Incredibly lucky, all things considered. View Now
A driver caused a whole lot of damage in the parking lot of an Atlanta bar. Security video captured a disturbing sequence in which they hit multiple other parked cars and a man that tried to intervene. That man works security at the bar and is also the video poster. Atlanta police are investigating the incident.
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