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Man Wins Roach-Eating Contest, Then Dies

When faced with eating something really disgusting—like, say, a cockroach—one strategy would be to think to yourself, “At least this won’t kill me,” before chowing down.

That technique wouldn’t have worked, however, for Edward Archbold. On Friday, the 32-year-old entered a roach-eating contest at Ben Siegel Reptile Store in Deerfield Beach, Florida, and won after devouring “dozens” of three-inch discoid roaches in a four-minute time period.

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Crazy Footage of Mid-Air Collision from Inside the Plane Cockpit [VIDEO]

This last weekend two single engine planes collided over the Netherlands, and here is some terrifying video that was shot from inside the cockpit of one of the planes involved.

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100-Year-Old Driver Hits 11 People Near Los Angeles Elementary School [VIDEO, POLL]

Main Street Elementary School in South Los Angeles was a scene of confusion and mayhem Wednesday when a 100-year-old driver backed his car onto a sidewalk and injured nine children and two adults at the end of the school day.

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Where in America Are Drivers Most Likely to Have a Wreck?

Driving a car is always risky, but if you want to stay safe, you may want to avoid the nation’s capital.

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Heroic Bus Driver Catches Girl After Three-Story Plunge

A bus driver became a hero on Monday when he caught a seven-year-old autistic girl in his arms after she fell three stories from a building in New York City. The remarkable rescue was caught on tape.

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How to Survive a Shark Attack – Last Man Standing

Some people (naming no names here) spend an awful lot of time worrying about shark attacks. While statistically, the chance of a carnivorous fish ripping a huge chunk of meat off your body is pretty slim, it does happen on occasion. Most sharks aren’t really interested in human beings, but a few of them do like to take a nibble, or a whopping big bite now and again. The top culprits are, in order of the likelihood of attack, tiger sharks, bull sharks and great whites.

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Miraculous Accident Allows Paralympic Cyclist to Walk Again [VIDEO]

Normally it’s an accident that causes permanent limb damage and changes the course of an athlete’s career. But for paralympian Monique va der Vorst, the opposite proved to be true. The paralympic cyclist and two-time silver medalist recently got into an accident and found herself left with a bit of a surprise — after 14 years of living in a wheelchair, she could suddenly walk again.

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Freak Accident Gives Paralympic Cyclist Back Her Legs [VIDEO]

Normally it’s an accident that causes permanent limb damage and not the act that repairs it, but Monique va der Vorst didn’t live this cliched story. The paralympic cyclist and two-time silver medalist recently got into an accident and found herself left with a bit of a surprise — after 14 years of living in a wheelchair, she could suddenly walk again.

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Oops! Miss Czech Republic Slips During Miss World Pageant [VIDEO]

During the 2011 Miss World Pageant, Miss Czech Republic tripped on her dress but was able to avoid a full-fledged fall. The funniest moment, however, comes at the end when a man’s voice is heard in the background, saying, “She almost went down.” Apparently men are still just as into pageants as they are into sports. Watch Miss Czech’s tumble below.

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Pilot Lands Plane Safely While Suffering Heart Attack, Rushed to Hospital

Steven Nusbaum, 65, of Illinois was flying his experimental aircraft on Tuesday when the unthinkable happened — he suffered a heart-attack mid-flight.

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Awkward! $2.5M Tour Yacht Sinks During Launch [VIDEO]

A $2.5 million luxury tourist yacht was being launched on the Yellow River in China’s Gansu Province when, suddenly, it began to sink at the stern.

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Florida Toddler Miraculously Survives Boat Accident by Clinging to Plastic Cooler [VIDEO]

After a rogue wave capsized their boat, four-year-old Fabiana Lima and her family found themselves stranded in the Atlantic Ocean four miles from shore.

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