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This 5th grader is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of his choking classmate

Benjamin Ford, a 5th grade student of Greenwood Elementary school, Virginia, is being applauded for his quick thinking and timely action that saved the life of his choking classmate. At lunch, Benjamin noticed one of his classmates starting to turn colors and gasping for breath. He sprang into action almost immediately and relied on information that he learned in a documentary a few years ago. Though he was...

February 28, 2018 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Woman chases down a thief, then takes him out for coffee

Tess Aboughoushe was coming back from a chiropractor appointment when she heard a woman scream: ‘Stop. Thief. He took my wallet.’ Being a long-distance runner herself, Aboughoushe wasted no time and took after the man. After chasing him for two blocks, the Canadian woman found him hiding behind a dumpster. Aboughoushe said she approached the man cautiously, fearing he may have a knife. But instead of...

February 27, 2018 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Tribal man gets lynched for allegedly stealing rice as onlookers click selfies with him – Rest in peace, Humanity

A hungry, mentally challenged man allegedly steals rice and groceries from a shop. He gets beaten to death by a mob. Instead of coming to his rescue, people click selfies with the helpless man. This has become a world we all should be scared of living in! Totally devoid of sympathy and humanity. What makes matters worse is the fact that this incidence took place in the South Indian state of Kerala, which prides...

February 26, 2018 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Bollywood superstar Sridevi’s death marks the end of an era

The news of iconic Bollywood actress Sridevi’s untimely demise sent a wave of shock and grief among her fans all over the world. She was a legend, an inspiration to many and one of the finest actresses and dancers produced by the Indian film industry. Indian cinema has not just lost a beautiful and talented actor, but a wonderful human being too. Apart from her love for films, the versatile actor was also...

February 26, 2018 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Wales to end use of wild animals in circuses

The Welsh government is on its way to end the  use of wild animals in circuses. The move is inspired by Scotland’s decision to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses which was widely appreciated by the general public and animal activists. Labour’s rural affairs secretary in Cardiff, Lesley Griffiths, announced the move targeting touring performance shows, saying it was “important the...

February 23, 2018 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This young acid attack victim from India gets engaged to the love of her life on Valentine’s Day

Almost nine years after that fateful day when she was attacked with acid by a man whose marriage proposal she rejected, 25 year old Pramodini is now ecstatic over getting engaged to the man of her dreams Saroj Sahu – that too, on Valentine’s Day. Way back in 2009, in Odisha’s Jagatpur, a young Pramodini not only suffered 80% burns but even lost her eyesight when she became a victim of acid attack. “I...

February 22, 2018 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Cop dived into freezing water to save a drowning man, and he can’t even swim

Police Constable Mohammed Nadeem witnessed a man fall off of a bridge into the freezing fast-moving waters of River Irwell in Bury this Saturday. Seeing the man was in danger of drowning, the brave cop jumped into the river to rescue him, even though he himself didn’t know how to swim. Nadeem later told the BBC: “I can’t swim. I’m not a good swimmer at all and having all the extra body gear was very hard...

February 21, 2018 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Germany mulls over offering free public transit to improve air quality

Air pollution levels in Germany are high according to EU standards. In order to improve air quality and encourage people to limit their car usage, the German government is planning to offer free public transit. Since a lot of people in the country own diesel vehicles, the move would mean reduction in particulate and Nitrogen dioxide emissions. According to Die Welt, the program would take place in a number of...

February 20, 2018 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Couple who lost everything in a wildfire wins $1 million in lottery

In May 2016, Bill and Carrie Pendergast lost everything they had when a wildfire burned their house down. All they were able to save were the family pets — Sydney, a spaniel, Lefty the bird and Ozzy the black cat —  three totes of photo albums and a box containing music cassettes. Since then, the couple spent time and money rebuilding their home, hoping for some miracle to change their lives. And as they say,...

February 19, 2018 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This social enterprise in Kenya is turning human excreta into clean fuel

29-year-old US environment engineer Andrew Foote knows that even discussing human poop is considered cringe-worthy by most. Yet that did not deter him from starting his firm Sanivation in 2014 that provides toilets to poor households in a small Kenyan town, collects their human waste and turns it into clean fuel. In Kenya, an average of 17,000 under-fives die of diarrhoea every year. Foote was convinced these...

February 16, 2018 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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