Tag: saved

A couple in New Mexico helped 3 bear cubs stuck in a dumpster get free by throwing a ladder in there and allowing them to climb out on their own.

NYPD Rescue Jumper From Verrazano Narrows Bridge from Gothamist on Vimeo. Police Officer Yi Huang, from the 5th Precinct in Chinatown saves the day here as he converses in Cantonese to a suicidal man on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

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Photo from Wikimedia As I was writing the entry today about whether I should have left my office building when I felt the earthquake on Tuesday, it got me thinking back to an article I read somewhere a few years after 9/11 about following instincts in emergencies rather than the directions of people “in charge”. […]

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Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images Check out this crazy photo of a house near the Mississippi River being saved from rising flood waters because of a fantastic make-shift levee.

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I can’t even make up my own headline. This is a true news story that came out today. If you’re wondering why there was a pile of trash there, it’s because NYC hasn’t had much garbage collection since the huge snowstorm LAST SUNDAY.