A Yacht or an Education?
Posted on : 03-25-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
When faced with a choice between investing your hard-earned money on purchasing a yacht or providing an education for a stranger, many undoubtedly would choose the yacht. And who can blame them? After all, if you’re in the tax bracket that can even realistically consider a yacht, with all of its storage, operation, and maintenance costs in addition to the ticket price, then you’ve reached a place where you feel you deserve a reward. There are others, however, who after some rumination, decide on providing an education for someone who…
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U.S. Women’s Hockey Team Wins Gold
Posted on : 03-18-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
It had been 20 years since the United States women's hockey team earned an Olympic gold. On Wednesday, the team won the final match versus Canada to bring back gold once again. The final score was 3 - 2, with the U.S. prevailing only after a dramatic shootout. The rivalry between the two North American countries made things even more interesting in the lead up to the game. Canada has long been the dominant force in the sport, winning Olympic gold medals in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014 and either…
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A Brave Cow Avoids the Slaughterhouse
Posted on : 03-17-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
A cow from Nysa, Poland, in order to avoid a slaughterhouse, swam over 30 miles towards the islands near the reservoir Nyskie Lake. There have been several interesting and intriguing news about cows since the beginning of 2018. Last month, Hermien, a cow from the Netherlands, also anticipated that it was going to be send to the slaughterhouse, so the bovine left its dwell and fled for the woods. Another one from Poland also escaped. However, this one joined a herd of bison. And another cow, also from Poland, after…
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Fifth Grader Saves Schoolmate from Choking
Posted on : 03-16-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
A Virginia fifth grader became a real-life hero to his classmate when he saved her from choking. During lunchtime at Greenwood Elementary School, Benjamin Ford noticed that his friend was turning colors and struggling to breathe. Although he was nervous, he immediately sprung to her aid. Benjamin stated: “I wasn`t really calm, my heart was racing; I just knew I had to help her.” In a situation in which many people would shudder with fear and uncertainty, Ben realized that he had to act quickly, considering that “in a couple…
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Rookie Police Officer Saves Drowning Man’s Life
Posted on : 03-15-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
On Saturday, a British police officer took a chance and jumped into a freezing river to save a drowning man. He pulled the floundering man to shore, and paramedics were able to successfully administer aid and then transport him to the hospital. February 17 was just another day for Police Constable Mohammed Nadeem, who recently joined the Greater Manchester Police force in North West England. The junior officer was patrolling near the River Irwell in the town of Bury when the police dispatcher received a call from a distressed man…
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