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Terrifying Moment Before Tsunami Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: March 11, danger, tsunami, terrifying moment, lifeboat, Great East Japan Earthquake, school, evacuation, lucky, Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture )

- 1799 days ago -
As the tsunami waters rose around him, one boy desperately stayed afloat clinging to his evacuation helmet. A refrigerator with no door floated past so he climbed inside, and survived by staying in his "lifeboat" until the danger eventually passed.
Who Is The Lucky Person That Manages Royal Properties?
Offbeat  (tags: lucky, offbeat, lucky people )

- 1893 days ago -
When you consider the massive amounts of land and buildings that royal families own, it's easy to see why they often have special arrangements to manage their properties.
Monkey Snared After Biting Rampage Makes 'Lucky' Escape
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Japanese monkey, biting rampage, Shizuoka, captured, escaped, Lucky, stress, warning )

- 2013 days ago -
A Japanese monkey that was captured in Shizuoka Prefecture after biting over 100 people has escaped from a park, sparking a warning from local authorities.
Monkey Captured After Biting Rampage Named Lucky
Offbeat  (tags: animals, monkey, captured, named, Lucky, attacked, Japan )

- 2074 days ago -
A wild Japanese monkey that was captured recently and kept at a park in Shizuoka Prefecture after allegedly attacking 118 locals has been named "Lucky."
World's Oldest Sheep, Lucky, Dies in Australia at 23
Offbeat  (tags: australia, oldest sheep, lucky, died, heatwave )

- 2437 days ago -
The world's oldest sheep has died in Australia at the age of 23 - twice the normal life expectancy - after succumbing to a record heatwave. Lucky hit the Guinness record in 2007 and was a celebrity in her hometown of Lake Bolac, near Melbourne.
A Wild Car Ride for a Wily Coyote
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cars, coyotes, environment, protection, habitat, lucky )

- 2477 days ago -
A full-grown coyote took a wild ride across Nevada and California this week, spending eight hours wedged behind a car bumper before being rescued, relatively unscathed.
Hitchhiking Kitten Journeys 244 Miles
Offbeat  (tags: hitchhiking kitten, stray kitten, adopted, traveller, lucky )

- 2563 days ago -
The engine of Eric Stolle's silver Nissan Ultima purred as he drove from San Antonio to Lake Dallas. About three and a half hours into the trip he began to hear the frightened meow of a kitten from somewhere within the vehicle. He pulled over to check
Men Catch Falling Baby - Save Her Life
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, children, goodnews, unusual, heroic, lucky, baby fall, safe, saviors, heartwarming )

- 2677 days ago -
Two men were praised as heroes today after they caught an 18-month-old baby girl who plummeted at least 30 feet from the window of a triple-decker apartment building in Lawrence.
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 )

- 2746 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 ~
NJ Man Finds Pearl In His Oysters
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, lucky )

- 3113 days ago -
(AP) Two weeks after a Florida man found a rare pearl in his seafood, it's happened again _ this time to a New Jersey man who was eating fried oysters.
Cat Survives 19 Days With Jar on Head - EarthLink - Strange News
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, off-beat, lucky, cat, jar, peanut butter )

- 3162 days ago -
Tabitha Cain has fed a feral cat she calls Wild Oats for several years,but now she's thinking of changing the feline's name to Survivor.That's because she says the cat survived for 19 days with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head.We tried to get her,but
Alaska Woman Survives 19 Hours Afloat in Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: oceans, water, humans, risk, women, lucky, shipwreck, drown, fishing )

- 3202 days ago -
A 49-year-old woman held onto a water container to stay afloat for 19 hours until she was rescued from choppy ocean waters just over 1.5 kilometres off Maui. A fishing charter boat spotted her in the water Friday morning and rescued her. Lucky her!

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