Mother's incredible reflexes save boy from falling off 4th floor balcony
A mother was caught on camera saving her son's life with her lightning-quick reflexes. The video, which has gone viral online, shows the woman rushing to grab her son's leg just as he is about to fall down four floors. CCTV footage from the incident, which occurred last Wednesday in Medellin, Colombia according to El Espactador, shows the mother and child exiting an elevator. Then, as the mum browses her phone, the toddler approaches a railing with guardrails missing and loses his balance, almost falling through them.
Smoking on flights is banned, so why do planes still have ashtrays?
At a time when smoking in parks and restaurants has been outlawed in most places, it seems strange to think of a time when you could light up on an airplane. And yet, many are surprised to know that in the United States of America, smoking on flights wasn't fully banned until the year 2000! Today, of course, smoking on a flight is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom.
Snake flies from Florida to Hawaii, hiding in passenger's bag
A small snake managed to get a free trip to Hawaii - by hiding in a passenger's bag. According to the State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture, the juvenile snake was found in slithering out of a traveller's bag after he showed up at his rental in Maui on Monday night. The man had apparently not realised that he was carrying a stowaway, until the owner of the rental spotted the serpent. The snake had presumably slithered into his luggage in Florida.
Kerala man's viral post on his mother's remarriage will touch you
A Facebook post by a son celebrating his mother's second marriage, and thanking her for her sacrifices, has touched a chord with thousands of people online. Gokul Sreedhar, an engineer from Kollam in Kerala, shared a Facebook post on Tuesday to wish his mother a happy married life.