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  • April 20, 2016
    This is a video of KTRK Houston news reporter Steve Campion rescuing an older gentleman who drove his car right into a heavily flooded street. The people in the white car ahead of him? I'm pretty sure they drowned. I'm kidding, I'm sure they're fine. This guy though -- what ... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2014
    This is the video of James Nolastname and his father rescuing two deer stranded in the middle of Albert Lea Lake in Minnesota. How the deer managed to get that far out in the first place is beyond me. Apparently the father/son team managed to rescue three deer that day. And,... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2013
    This is the rescue video of Harrison Okene, a Nigerian cook working on the Jascon 4 tug boat when it sank during a tanker-towing operation. Harrison survived three days sitting alone in the pitch black at a depth of 30-meters in cold water and a small air pocket created when t... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2013
    This is Tonik, a "human-faced" poodle/shih-tzu mix looking for adoption. Tonik was at a kill shelter in Kentucky before being rescued by the Homeward Bound Animal Welfare Group ('Homeward Bound' -- I cried) and is currently waiting to find his forever home (after being photogr... / Continue →
  • October 31, 2012
    NOTE: Video contains lots of very strong language and should only be watched at full volume with a middle finger pointed at the entrance to your cubicle the entire time it's playing. This is a video of a helicopter flight instructor and student flying around when they spot an ... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2010
    A young man from the Jiangsu Province in China whom I won't name (but will post a picture and video of) because he's already gone though enough embarrassment, managed to get his arm stuck in the exit-pipe of a commode trying to retrieve his dropped cell phone. *horf* That. I... / Continue →
  • October 13, 2010
    In case you haven't seen it splattered all over the news because you don't believe mainstream media (and you shouldn't), here's one of the rescue capsules that's currently being used to pull the 33 trapped Chilean miners from the darkness almost 1/2 mile below. Did I mention i... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2010
    Note: Video is aaaaafter the jump. You ever wonder what really happens after you rescue the princess at the end of a video game? The exact same thing that would happen in real life, that's what. Because SPOILER: princesses are only after your coins. Just like the real women... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2010
    As legend has it, Saint Bernards used to carry little casks of booze while performing rescue missions in the Alps. The idea was that, when they finally came across an individual in distress, the person could booze it up, providing them with the energy and false sense of warmth... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2010
    The Rescue Balloon is an inflatable aid for adventurers who find themselves lost in the woods while searching for artifacts. Ha, Indiana Jones scoffs at you! Designer Jaeseok Han wasn't fooling around when he created this compact kit -- intended for hikers who get lost or inj... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2009
    That's no 'Get Well' balloon, that's a 20' foil aircraft with a 6-year old boy inside, floating aimlessly 8,000 feet above eastern Colorado. Uh-oh. The helium balloon was tethered to the boy's family home in Fort Collins, the Larimer County Sheriff's Department said. The boy ... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2009
    Live near Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)? Do you like pets? Do you like pets dressed up as characters from comic books, video games, movies and cartoons? If so, you're in luck -- there's a pet cosplay festival this Sunday, April 26th! Per the Bablefishily translated page: The eve... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2009
    A quick-thinking Thai fireman came to the rescue recently when he dressed as Spider-Man in order to coerce an 8-year old autistic student off a high ledge. Teachers at a special needs school in Bangkok alerted authorities on Monday when an autistic pupil, scared of attending h... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2009
    If you want to kill yourself by driving your beautifully rusting 1987 Dodge van off a cliff, make sure you catch enough air to not end up teetering on the edge of a precipice. 34-year-old Daniel J. Lyons and his sweet 1987 Dodge van bounced down the rocky side of the canyon at... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2008
    Three teenagers (15, 16, and 17) were playing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the New York City sewer system when they got separated from Master Splinter and ended up lost. "These three idiots were playing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and wanted to go into the sewers," said ... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2008
    When running from a robot, you only have to run faster than your children. Which should be easy because you tied their laces together, right? If you answered, "I would never!", then it's been nice knowing you, but you're robot fodder. Anyway, remember the post a while back a... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2008
    The Raytheon Controlled Impact Rescue Tool (CIRT) weighs 100 pounds and can smash through concrete walls. The product has rescue in its name, but I assure you it'll be busting down all kind of walls where the primary objective isn't to save anyone. A little slow though Raythe... / Continue →