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!
A bald eagle got caught in the grille of a car over the weekend and we can't help but empathize with the poor creature. It just seems like the perfect metaphor for our country right now, doesn't it? But don't worry, the bird was rescued, and that kinda gives us hope for the rest of America.
Kasey has her very own pack of misfits. There's the dogs: Roxy, Edith, Rose, and Jake. The cat: Mia. And even a couple of ducks that hang out from time to time. The whole family loves to go on hikes together and wear matching outfits. And yes, they're all rescues!
On Sunday, May 8th an alert Domino’s delivery driver called the Sheriff’s Office after a regular customer failed to order a pizza from the Salem area company. Tracey Hamblen, an employee at Domino’s on Silverton Road NE, called the Sheriff’s Office after not speaking with the customer in 11 days. Mr. Hamblen had formed a relationship with the victim because of the regular orders and knew he suffered form severe health issues.
When the Sheriff’s Office arrived at the residence in the 4100 block of Penticton Circle NE, they could hear a man calling for help from inside the residence. Deputies forced entry and found Kirk Alexander, age 48, of Salem down and in need of immediate medical attention.
Thanks to the quick actions of Mr. Hamblen, Mr. Alexander is in stable condition at the Salem Hospital. The Sheriff’s Office would like to personally thank Mr. Hamblen for his quick actions and willingness to take time out of his day to care for others.
These works are from German street artist Tasso. Though this one here is perhaps a "Hacked IRL" proper, the ones below are merely WINing street art. We didn't think you would mind breaking the theme a little bit to bring you more amazing spray-painted goodness.
You can't really see what happens, but you know it's heroic.
That's State Trooper Eric Devers, who leaps over a guardrail to save a truck driver that had crashed off the highway in Miami County, Ohio. According to the video's description:
An officer with the Ohio State Highway Patrol was honored this week for saving a semi-truck driver's life back in April. Dashcam footage just released shows trooper Eric Devers arrive at the scene of a crash and immediately sprint toward the driver. The trooper found the man still belted into his seat. Shortly after, his eyes rolled back into his head and he stopped breathing, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.
The truck driver apparently had an atrial fibrillation, which is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that caused him to pass out while driving.
And hey! How cool is CPR? You should learn it yourself and become a hero like that guy there.