As China faces its coldest weather in years, an unnamed man was ice skating in Qinghuangdao, Hebei province when the ice broke under his feet and he fell into ice cold water. The man could not have been in a most inopportune time and place when the unfortunate incident happened.
According to the People’s Daily Online, a policeman by the name of Zhang Wei spotted the man when he was out for a walk with his daughter. Zhang Wei immediately rushed to the unnamed ice skater to help him. As the policeman was trained in first aid, Wei knew what to do and used his daughter’s red scarf to try and keep the ice skater afloat. He threw the scarf over the man and tried to pull him out as he saw that the ice skater was having trouble already trying to keep afloat.
Ice skater falls into thin ice, gets saved using a red scarf.
It was then that onlookers and other passerby saw what was going on and decided to help the policeman. They rushed over and helped in the rescue operation that was going on. As the ice was very thin, the rescuers lay flat on the cold ice to make sure that the pressure where they are is lighter. After some time, they were able to pull the ice skater out of the cold water and bring him to safety.
China has been facing its coldest weather in over 30 years. In Qinghuangdao where the unfortunate accident happened, temperature has dropped to a low – 14 degrees Celsius and with a forecast saying that it may drop to an all time low of -20 degrees. Temperatures in other parts of China have been reported to have dropped to -33 degrees.
Passersby lay flat on the ice to help save the ice skater.
During these harsh winter months, there have been incidents where people would go out to frozen lakes to ice skates and find themselves in accidents such as the one of the fallen ice skater. In 2014 alone, a report stated six children drowned after falling into thin ice.
Engine Failure Forced Student Pilot to Make an Emergency Landing on a Busy Freeway
A plane having an engine problem landed on a freeway! This is just shocking and terrifying! Will this kind of experience scare you or stop you from travelling?
Sometimes experiencing intense turbulent movements make some passengers scared but what more when you realize something is wrong with the engine of your plane?
Although very terrifying, it’s best not to panic and try to find a solution as quickly as possible in emergency cases like this.
This kind of scenario was experienced by a 27 year old student pilot and his instructor on a normal training day.
Cop Thinks No One’s Looking, But Now His Selfless Gesture For Homeless Man Went Viral
A local police officer helps a homeless man, someone snaps a photo and the post goes viral on the internet.
It is the littlest of gestures that count the most. And more often than not, these gestures are those that are unexpected and come from the heart. Media outfit Love What Matters recently posted about an incident that occurred in a McDonalds store in Morrison, Illinois. A local police officer dropped off a homeless man at the fastfood joint, telling him it was a good place to keep himself warm.
Sgt. George Depuy drops off a homeless man at a MccDonalds joint an gives him money for food.
Alex Fischbach observed what had happened and submitted the photo and story to Love What Matters. According to Fischbach, the local cop then insisted that the homeless man take his money and order food for him to eat. In the post, Fischbach mentioned, "He wasn't looking for any recognition, or any form of gratitude. He did it purely out of the kindness of his heart."
Talk About Awkward! Ms. Universe and Ms. Colombia Face Off Steve Harvey
Are Miss Universe and Miss Colombia ready to see Steve Harvey again?
This might be the interview that will put an end or spark even more flames to the Miss Universe crowning fiasco last December. Almost a month has passed since the incident but the characters involved in this unfortunate drama are still up on spotlight.
Having the gall to invite both girls on his show, pageant host Steve Harvey will have a one-on-one face-to-face interview with the two lovely ladies. However, it will not be a Miss Universe and Miss Colombia face-off as some might expect. Instead, both girls will appear on Harvey's talk show but on different dates. Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach is scheduled for January 18 and Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez slated at January 19 (check your local TV listings for the exact time of the show).
For those who will miss the interviews on their tellies, uploads of the interviews can also be found in Steve Harvey's official YouTube channel and website. We can't wait to watch how this interviews will go down!
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