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A "Day" in the Life of An Emergency Vet Is a Night Shift
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats, vets, emergency )

- 1832 days ago -
I work the emergency shift and am often asked what it's like. The short answer: It's not for everyone.
Choking Dog Saves His Own Life By Calling 999
Offbeat  (tags: dog, pets, emergency, police, telephone, phone, 999, animals, bizarre, interesting, odd, off-beat, unusual, pets, photos, pictures )

- 2243 days ago -
COPS who raced to a house after hearing desperate heavy breathing during an emergency call found a DOG had rung 999 while strangling itself with the telephone wire.
Hurricane Irene Preparedness Alert; 100 Year Flooding, Up To 11 FOOT Surge
Offbeat  (tags: weather, Irene, hurricane, emergency, preparedness, news, environment, unusual, world )

- 2458 days ago -
Satellite video, app, emergency prep info, much more. If you are thinking of staying and watching this hurricane go by, DON'T. A tidal surge of 11 feet is possible and highly probable, given that this hurricane is 500 miles across and gathering strength.
Emergency Shipment of Condoms Headed to Olympic Athletes
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, health, humans, emergency, condom shortage, Olympics, vancouver )

- 3004 days ago -
Rowdy curling crowds; spontaneous street parties; public drunkeness. You don't have to look far for evidence that the crowds at Winter Games in Vancouver know how to have a good there's an apparent condom shortage.
Anatomy of a Miracle: How Captain Chesley Sullenberger's Skill Saved 155 Lives
Offbeat  (tags: airplane, jet, hudson river, sullenberger, airbus, ditching, emergency, water, freezing, life rafts, exit, plane, goodnews, good, hero, takeoff, landing, captain, unusual, lucky, skill, miracle, passengers, laguardia, new york, new jersey, ice, winter, cold )

- 3405 days ago -
The last out was Captain Sullenberger after walking twice the length of the cabin to ensure no one was inside ~ too sweet to miss ~
Make Potable Water With a String, Bottle and a Lighter
Offbeat  (tags: survial, wilderness, emergency, water, potable water, thirst )

- 3890 days ago -
DIY MacGyver style emergency survival, for when you are lost in the wilderness, or when everything goes to hell. Lord knows there will still be old bottles around.

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