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Stabbed homeless hero dies on a New York street as over...

This story highlights the issue of the bystander effect, and the ease of which some are able to shirk a moral responsibility to help a...

The Heroes of Trans Australia Airlines Flight 408

The Trans Australia Airlines hijacking was Australia's first plane hijacking. It took place on the evening of 19. July 1960. The aircraft, a Lockheed Electra...

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...

Rome Alone – 11 year old boy boards a plane to...

When a young child tries to run away from home, the furthest they normally manage to get is to a friend’s house. Not this...

Former Monk Spends Over 50 Years Building a Cathedral from Junk

Justo Gallego Martinez, an 89-year-old farmer and former monk from Spain, has spent over 50 years of his life single-handedly building a large cathedral in...

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...

Russian Roulette with 12,000-Volt Tasers

The average Russian male, does seem to have a lot of testosterone running through his veins. Putin continues to be idolized, despite a failing...

Enterprising Chinese Farmers Ditch the Fields to Build Giant Transformer Robots

How’s this for entrepreneurship? In 2007, a father-and-son team from Hunan, China ditched a life-time of farm work to begin creating giant Transformer robot...

Dryden Shirks – A Very Special Santa’s Little Helper

This Christmas in Tacoma, Washington, Santa had a little helper of a very different kind. With a pink Santa hat perched on her head, 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...