accidents

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 3…
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. For the fifth year in a row, Washington, DC has ranked as the US city where motorists have the most accidents. According to a new report from insurance company Allstate, DC drivers are inv…
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. MTA bus driver Stephen St. Bernard was walking home from work yesterday when he noticed a commotion …
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 …
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 ȁ…