Posts tagged Live or Let Die

Thailand Cave Rescue

Wonderful news! Twelve teenage boys and their football coach missing for nine days in a flooded Tham Luang cave network have been found alive by rescuers. The boys were trapped by rising waters after heavy rain. Families of the missing group were ecstatic at news of their discovery. The boys were in a weak state but professional divers are b [...]

Back From The Dead?

A South African woman is recovering in hospital after being discovered alive in a mortuary fridge. The woman was taken to Carletonville morgue, in Gauteng province, having been declared dead by paramedics following a road accident. Ambulance company Distress Alert said she had shown “no form of life”, South Africa’s TimesLi [...]

To Be, or Not to Be

‘To be, or not to be’, is a famous solilquy penned by William Shakespeare in his powerful  play,  The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.  The words are spoken by Prince Hamlet as he ponders whether to end his life or face his personal struggles and a passion for Ophelia. To cut a wonderful tale short, their love [...]

Brunswick Shipwreck

The ghostly shipwreck of the Brunswick has been discovered in the shifting sands of the Severn Estuary in the Bristol Channel. The vessel sank on Christmas Eve 1900. The photographs were captured by hydrographic technology, during a survey of the Harbour Area in Bristol by state-of-the-art vessel the Isambard Brunel. Historic Engla [...]

Trunk Call – Out of the depths ...

Trunk Call – Out of the depths I cried unto the
An Asian elephant has been dramatically rescued off Sri Lanka coast after being swept out to sea. Dramatic footage shows the struggling creature being saved by the Sri Lankan Navy in a remarkable 12 hour effort. The elephant was partly submerged and using its trunk as a snorkel to breathe. According to the Agence France-Presse, which first r [...]

Millions of Peanut Bunker Fish Die in...

Millions of Peanut Bunker Fish Die in New Jersey Creek
Millions of fish, commonly known as peanut bunker fish, have washed up dead in a New Jersey creek at Keansburg, USA. The 3-4 inch fish likely died because of low oxygen levels in the water, according to Bob Considine of the State’s Department of Environmental Protection. Considine said predatory fish probably chased the peanut bunkers [...]

The Winner Takes It All

The Winner Takes It All
It seems there’s truth afterall in the saying, The Winner Takes It. Just days after rejoicing in delight at his club’s unexpected triumph in the English Premier League, Leicester City Chairman, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, has won £2.5 million on card tables at the Genting Casino in Leicester. The mysterious hidden meaning of The Fo [...]

Cecil The Lion

Cecil The Lion
Cecil the lion – the most famous creature in one of Zimbabwe’s national parks – has been  killed by an American hunter who has previously boasted about shooting a menagerie of animals with his bow and arrow. Cecil the Lion In The Earth Emperor’s Eye, Mother Nature personified casts a protective spell to help save her kingd [...]

Luke Donald

Luke Donald
Luke Donald, one of the world’s top golfers, was pursued by a baboon on the fairway at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa. The golfer was alerted to the monkey’s presence by his caddie, who cried, “Watch out!”  Startled, Luke quickly took evasive action and was unhurt by the muscular animal’ [...]

Wanted: Dead or Alive

Wanted: Dead or Alive
Ruby Graupera-Cassimiro On 23 September – the autumn equinox – a woman in Boca Raton, Florida, USA survived 45 minutes without a pulse after complications from a caesarean section. A team of doctors spent three hours trying to bring Ruby Graupera-Cassimiro back to life after she suffered a rare aminiotic fluid embolism after the [...]

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