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Here’s How You’re Most Likely To Survive If You’re Ever In A Free-Falling Elevator

Here’s How You’re Most Likely To Survive If You’re Ever In A Free-Falling Elevator

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One of the best parts of living in a big city is taking in the skyline. There's just something so breathtaking about looking up from the ground at all the beautiful buildings or better yet, looking out from the roof of one of them. And when it comes to working in a big city, there's a very small chance that you'll work on the ground floor. Like it or not, elevators are part of almost every city dweller's reality. While on average just 27 people die in elevator related incidents each year, the slight chance drives some people to suck it up and take the stairs.But if things do somehow take a turn for the worse, we've got you covered. Here's everything you need to know if you ever find yourself in a free-falling elevator. Contrary to popular belie...
How Long Would You Survive In A Zombie Apocalypse?

How Long Would You Survive In A Zombie Apocalypse?

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I’m guessing not as long as you think. View this image › flickr.com / Via Creative Commons Choose all that apply: ✓ I like camping. ✓ I can start a fire. ✓ I can start a fire from scratch. ✓ I can start a fire if shown how, probably. ✓ I can start a fire with a lighter. ✓ I am in pretty good shape. ✓ I am pretty healthy. ✓ I can carry 50 lbs. ✓ I can carry 75 lbs. ✓ I can carry 100 lbs. ✓ I can carry 150 lbs. ✓ I can cook. ✓ I can cook over open flames. ✓ I know how to forage. ✓ I know the difference between edible mushrooms and poisonous ones. ✓ I know the difference b...
This Woman Is In The Middle Of Rigorous Chemo, But You Definitely Wouldn’t Know It

This Woman Is In The Middle Of Rigorous Chemo, But You Definitely Wouldn’t Know It

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Karen Walsh has stage IV colon cancer. She has multiple tumors in her colon, liver, and lymph nodes, and they are inoperable. What Karen Walsh does not have, however, is a single self-piteous bone in her powerful body. The Broadway actress and mother of two went to the doctor last year after her 40th birthday for what she thought were stomach cramps. The shocking diagnosis sent her reeling.She wasn't sure if she wanted to go public with her illness, but a friend who suffered from cancer encouraged her to seek support in others. On that note, she posted a selfie that eventually morphed into a celebratory series that highlights Walsh's courage, strength, and sense of humor. When a friend of hers who happens to be a director showed up for m...
Navy Seal Who Was Shot 27 Times By Al-Qaeda Tells Unbelievable Story Of Survival (Video)

Navy Seal Who Was Shot 27 Times By Al-Qaeda Tells Unbelievable Story Of Survival (Video)

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A Navy SEAL was shot 27 times while fighting off four al-Qaeda terrorists, and he survived to tell his amazing story and return home to his daughters and wife. In April 2007, Mike Day was looking for a high profile terrorist cell while serving in Iraq’s Anbar Province, before he ran into four armed al-Qaeda terrorists inside a 12 by 12 room. Day was able to survive the attack and walk to a medevac helicopter by himself, even though he sustained 27 bullet wounds. Day told Fox News the four men shot his gun out of his hands when he opened the door to the room, shooting him 27 times throughout his body. His body armour stopped 11 shots, which is surprising considering the armour wasn’t made to absorb the amount of impact. The other 16 shots hit his arms, abdomen and legs. Anywhe
25 Stories of Survival that Defy the Odds

25 Stories of Survival that Defy the Odds

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Sometimes, you will hear some against-all-odds survival stories that are so heart wrenching you would wonder at man's instinct to survive such conditions. While there are lots of people around the world who are suffering from mental and physical illnesses everyday; this list centers on death-defying survival experiences, where brave men and women are pushed to the breaking point of their endurance, determination, and courage. Prepare yourself for an intense journey through our 25 stories of survival that defy the odds. 25. Stella Marris College Rugby Team This story has been immortalized into the movie known as "Alive." A plane crashed into the Andes Mountains in October 1972 carrying the Uruguayan Stella Marris College rugby team and resulted in the death of 12 people out of the 45...
7-Year-Old Walked Away From Plane Crash That Killed Her Entire Family

7-Year-Old Walked Away From Plane Crash That Killed Her Entire Family

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In her hardest moment, 7-year-old Sailor Gutzler made her father proud. Sailor is in the custody of extended family after a twin-engine plane crash killed her parents, Marty and Kimberly, 9-year-old sister Piper and 14-year-old cousin Sierra Walder on their way home to Nashville, Illinois from a Christmas vacation in Key West, Florida. Marty, an instructor pilot of 30 years, reported engine trouble in the Piper PA-34 plane in difficult weather shortly before 6 pm on Friday. Lines of communication went dead, but police report the plane crashed in Lyon County, Kentucky soon after. Broken bones and all, Sailor fought to free herself from the upside-down plane and tried shaking her family awake. Remembering years of survival training from her father, the little girl tried t