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Just Another Day On The Job For Man In Superman Shirt Who Saved Baby From Fire

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 04.14.2014 | Good News

One man proved that there is a superhero in all of us. During a large fire at a Dallas, Texas, apartment complex, Tori Phillips came to the rescue ...

An Ode to Rebel Parents

Dana H. Glazer | Posted 04.10.2014 | Parents
Dana H. Glazer

Like all good rebels, rebel parents challenge our hyper-protective, fear-ingrained, consumer-driven lives, and frankly, I think we are a lot better off with them throwing caution to the wind than we are with the more pervasive absentee or "helicopter" parents.

'She Is A Hero, No Question About It:' Canadian Woman Helps Police Officer After Shooting

The Huffington Post | Melissa Mcglensey | Posted 04.02.2014 | Good News

One woman's quick-thinking amid chaos may have saved a cop's life. Linda Hunt, 54, came to the rescue of a Canadian police officer who was shot in ...

The Moment That Heroic Bystanders Found 6-Month-Old Baby In Mudslide Rubble

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 03.31.2014 | Good News

The mudslide that took place in Oso, Wash., last weekend has claimed the lives of at least 21 people, according to the Associated Press, but thanks to...

A Flood of Mud

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 03.27.2014 | Green
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

I last wrote about the mystery of Malaysian Flight 370 and how that event hit so close to home. At the same time, another event appeared to be brewin...

'I Had to See That I Didn't Come From a Black Hole'

Lilly Maier | Posted 02.28.2014 | Fifty
Lilly Maier

Esther Starobin was born in Adelsheim, Germany, in 1937. Her parents were among the 6 million Jews killed during the Holocaust. Starobin, her three sisters and her brother survived because their parents were able to send them to safety in time.

My Cousin: The 'U-Boat' Who Survived Beneath Nazi Horrors

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.22.2014 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

"What do you call someone who can speak three languages?" I said I didn't know. "Trilingual," he quipped. "What do you call someone who can speak two ...

A Compilation Of Dogs Saving Animals And People.. Because Dogs Are Obviously The Best

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

Want to understand why dogs are awesome? Watch the 2-minute video above. Produced by America's Funniest Home Videos, it's a compilation of dogs sav...

How My Dog Helps Rescue Kittens

Dogster | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Dogster

The thing about Sprocket is that I didn't teach him to do any of this. I didn't train him to assist with the foster cats, I didn't encourage interaction. He took it upon himself to repay the kindness that was shown to him by his initial rescuer.

I've Adopted You, You're Adorable, Now Behave!

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

Those who urge you to clamp your puppy's mouth shut, throw objects or spray them in the face may mean well, but they are employing cruel, outdated punishments that serve to scare and not instruct your puppy.

Good Samaritans Catch Kids Jumping From Apartment Fire

Posted 10.23.2013 | Miami

When a scorned ex-boyfriend allegedly set a Miami apartment aflame Tuesday night, two good samaritans came to the rescue, catching a four and six year...

Mimi & Maty to the Rescue!

Lisa Rogak | Posted 12.02.2013 | Green
Lisa Rogak

Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Mimi Ausland who lived in Oregon who loved animals more than anything in the world. In fact, she loved animals SO much that she decided to start a website where people could help them with very little effort.

3 Rescued After Helicopter Downed On Alaskan Volcano

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green

-- Two researchers and their pilot have been rescued from a remote Alaska volcano after freezing rain left thick ice on their helicopter. Alaska Sta...

How to Scream for Help

Heather Kopp | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Kopp

As soon as we give up hope that we can save ourselves from ourselves, as soon as we're willing to put down our pride and cry out for rescue, God shows up in a yellow shirt. And we are saved.

5 Quick Tests When Choosing a Rescue Dog or Puppy

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

Is your schedule random or consistent? Is your home quiet or chaotic? You can test for these traits in an eight-week-old puppy with alarming accuracy.

Searching for a Dog... Rescue? Breeder? What's the Best Option?

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

While nearly every dog comes programmed for a human connection, if these dogs have not been socialized to a given lifestyle, it will take a few weeks for them to feel comfortable with new routines.

Sunday Morning Interrupted

Carissa K | Posted 09.21.2013 | Parents
Carissa K

When I returned to our cottage my five year old asked what was going on at the beach. I had hoped to shield her and her innocence from this unpleasantness. I wanted to keep her away from this awareness that bad things can happen.

How Do You Thank the Stranger Who Saved Your Life?

Cari Shane | Posted 09.16.2013 | Impact
Cari Shane

Thank you Andrew. You saved a life. My life. You saved my children from being motherless. I just don't know what else to say, other than shouting what I now consider "our story," from the proverbial rooftops.

AMAZING! Boy Survives 100 Foot Fall Without Injury

Posted 07.12.2013 | Good News

A 14-year-old Alabama boy is alive -- and largely unscathed -- after falling 100 feet from a ledge Wednesday evening. The teen was hiking with a gr...

Remembering Those Who Had Courage to Care

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 03.18.2013 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

Aside from Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List, which in 1993 so greatly elevated public awareness of one rescuer in particular, the stories of the righteous gentiles who stepped up to make a profound, life-altering choice have been largely forgotten to history.

8 Amazing Videos of Everyday Folks Made Unsung Heroes

Posted 01.02.2013 | Impact

From law enforcement here at home to our troops overseas, ordinary citizens are answering the call of duty to protect our rights, freedoms, and lives....

The Hand of Man: A True Christmas Story

Terrie M. Williams | Posted 02.15.2013 | World
Terrie M. Williams

Despite the rawness of nature, the world made more sense in the oceans, the forests and the mountains. Yet, it was from the wilderness through one animal -- an endangered seal named KP2 (Kauai Pup 2) -- that my faith in the hand of man was restored.

Oregon Teen Rescues Boy From House On Fire

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 09.26.2012 | Teen

A fire broke out on the second story of a family home in Oregon on Monday night, and 8-year-old Cody Ma was trapped in a room upstairs, the Oregonian ...

Are We Being Those Parents?

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

As my husband drives us back home, I sit in the car and wonder if today was a rescue. I wonder if we were being "helicopter parents."

Cow Gets Stuck In Tree

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Weird News

LONDON (Reuters) - A cow had to be rescued by fire services in northern England after it tumbled down a 30 meter river embankment and got stuck in a t...