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Hero Uncle Wrestles Shark To Retrieve Nephew’s Severed Arm

Call it heroism, call it madness, call it what you will; this story is off the charts on the bravery meter. In 2001, in the...

Inside The World’s Tallest Slum

Construction began over two decades ago in the early 90s, however was never fully completed. After the developer died in 1994, the project came...

Jesús García – The Man That Jumped onto a Burning Train...

In 1907 he saved the entire mining town of Nacozari, Sonora when he jumped onto a burning train that was loaded with dynamite and...

A Man Goes 40 Years Without Sleep

If you suffer from the odd spell of insomnia, you will empathise with the subject of this following strange story. Never in the history of...

Saddam Hussain’s Abandoned Palaces

Absolute power can be a terrifying prospect in any society. With out the necessary checks and balances that modern democracy brings, having just one...

The A-bomb Museum open for just 12 hours a year

It’s a rather unusual museum. All it has on display is a few pebbles of glass, a chunk of concrete about the size of a...

Heroic Skydiver Saves Woman’s Life After Parachute Failure

Skydiving instructor, Dave Hartsock is a hero. However he has paid dearly for his act of courage that saved another’s life. In 2009, 54-year-old Shirley...

Kyshtym – The Nuclear Disaster Both the Soviets & the U.S...

On September 29, 1957, an explosion in a steel storage tank containing liquid nuclear waste led to the release of a massive 2 MCi...

A 10-year-old’s Mario Kart skills help save his Great-Grandmother’s life

In July 2013, a 10-year-old Colorado boy named Gryffin Sanders, saved his Great-Grandmother’s life and the humble hero credits Mario Kart for giving him...

An Indian Village Without Doors

It may seem hard to believe, however there is a village in India where each of the 300 odd buildings has doorways but no...