Four friends skiing in the Swiss/French Alps faced incredible turmoil when one of their own got buried in an avalanche. One of the rescuers happened to be wearing a GoPro and captured the whole experience on video. Read more about the story here.
Ella Birchenough dropped her Blackberry into a storm drain after fumbling to get it into her pocket (don't laugh, we've all been there). Not content with losing it forever, she attempted to excavate the phone herself. Then, in a scene straight out of Every Cartoon Ever, her legs were left dangling while her upper torso was stuck in the drain. Birchenough insisted that she didn't need assistance, but her panicked mother called the local fire department to help get her out safely.
The phone, however, now belongs to the rats and sewer mutants.
A man named Harrison Okene was the sole survivor after a tug boat sank off the coast of Nigeria. He survived for nearly three days inside an air pocket inside the sunken vessel. This newly released video captured by a South African dive team looks like something out of a blockbuster movie!