Quick Thinking Hero Catches Tot From Window

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore”If I had delayed one more second, she would have fallen to the ground,” Jaimen Ortiz said in Spanish, at a ceremony honoring his quick reactions that saved a toddler from certain injury in a Virginia neighborhood. (AP with photo)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img

Hiker Rescued After One Week (Video)

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreA rescue dog found granola wrappers which lead him and his handler to an injured hiker who had been missing for one week. CBS speaks to both the hiker’s father and rescue team led by a trained rescue dog. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img

Consumer Confidence Soars in April

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore Consumer confidence soared in April to its highest level since November, outperforming forecasts and reflecting a growing sense in the public that the economy may have bottomed out and Americans might be prepared to spend more money. The findings released Tuesday offered hope that families could open their wallets after months of austerity. (Read the full AP report in Breitbart.com) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img

Pizza Party a Big Hit with 300 Homeless Men

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore“She’s earning her sainthood one slice at a time…” LeeAnn Camut organized a pizza party at St. John’s Hospice for nearly 350 homeless men. The now-annual pizza affair is much anticipated.“I wanted to feed their souls and not just their bodies,” she said. “I wanted to make them feel special.”(Read the story in Philly.com)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img

Wedding Party Boogies Down the Aisle (Video)

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore In a church in St. Paul, Minnesota this month, Kevin Heinz and Jill Peterson vowed not to have a boring wedding. Instead of a standard entrance walking down the aisle, they and their wedding party performed a choreographed dance sequence to the electro-pop song Forever, by Chris Brown. The YouTube sensation below, has received 1.3 million views in five days and landed the couple on the Today Show.  Congratulations to the bride and groom…  last_img

Flying Eye Hospital Treats 9 Million Around the World

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreOn approaching the flying eye hospital, it looks like any of the other passenger jets on the runway waiting to take off to exotic destinations. But this DC-10 jet is exceptional – it houses the only airborne operating facility for eye treatment in the world. Its mission is to tackle avoidable sight loss in developing countries where 90% of the world’s 45 million blind people live. The flying eye hospital, called Orbis, was the vision of one man, Dr David Paton, an eminent eye surgeon at the Baylor College of Medicine in Texas, US.Since its first flight in 1982, Orbis has directly treated more than 9.7 million people for blindness-related diseases and conditions. Millions more have received the gift of sight as a result of the new skills that ORBIS volunteers have shared. (Continue reading at BBC) RELATED: Operation Blessing Flying Hospital Tours the World(WATCH the video from the Orbis trip to Uganda)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

College Students Help Create Maps For Haitian Rescue Efforts

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore A group of college students is helping rescuers on the ground find their way around the wreckage in Haiti by pointing out roads and obstacles among the destruction. But they’re doing it all from the comfort of their classroom, using current satellite images and a program called “Open Street Maps.” University of Nevada Cartography students are digitizing pictures of roads and waterways, and then detailing the maps with things like collapsed buildings, road obstructions, and spontaneous camps that have sprouted up to help rescue workers in Haiti. (Continue reading in KOLO-TV) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Hero Meets Man He Rescued on NYC Subway Tracks from Oncoming Train

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreHe’s the city’s newest hero, but Carlos Flores said it didn’t feel real until he was reunited Monday with the man he saved from an oncoming No. 6 train and saw he was okay.“People kept asking me if I felt like a hero,” Flores said. “I didn’t feel like a hero. But to see you – I feel better now,” Flores, 36, said. “My life could have ended just like that,” the 50-year-old Grant said. “I’m still here because someone cared enough to help.”(READ more in NY Daily News)Photo by Sun StarAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Woman Starts Angel Factory in Basement Raising $1Mil for Cancer Research

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore29 years ago a woman made a stained glass angel for a friend battling cancer. Now, her home has become a stained glass factory, with 90 volunteers producing tens of thousands of hand made angels for patients around the globe.More amazing, one million dollars in proceeds from these angels has gone to Johns Hopkins cancer research, buying intricate equipment and funding studies.WATCH the Making a Difference video from NBC News… AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img

Kids Find 20,000-Year-old Mastodon Tooth in Iowa Creek

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreFour Iowa kids exploring a cool creek found a 20,000-year-old mastodon tooth turned upside-down like a rock beneath the water.The five-pound (2.5 kilo) tooth is still attached to the huge roots.Professors say because of the good condition of the tooth, there could be even more remains from the Ice Age animal in this same creek where the tooth was found in the northeast region of the state. (WATCH the video below, or READ the story from Iowa’s WPTV)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img