Move over, Lassie. A Massachusetts pit bull named Lilly took on a freight train last week to save her owner, who collapsed unconscious onto the tracks during a late-night walk in Shirley.
The 8-year-old dog used her teeth to pull Christine Spain, 54, off the tracks as the train approached. While Spain emerged unscathed, Lilly lost a leg.
The train’s engineer, who didn’t want to give his name, said he spotted the woman and her dog on the tracks just after midnight on May 3,
It happens often, we find ourselves in situations where we are apologising assuming people appreciate the politeness or good manners yet the other person is more likely to be pleased with words of gratitude than an apology from you.
People often say sorry a lot without actually realising why they are saying it. Saying thank you instead shows that you are self confident and it lets the
Leading global warming scientists have reconstructed the history of earth’s sea levels, tracing them back over some 3000 years. The conclusion that have arrived at is that the rate the sea has risen during the 20th century has been a lot faster than the previous 3000 years.
“We can say with 95 percent probability that the 20th-century rise was faster than any of the previous 27 centuries,” said Bob Kopp, a climate scientist at Rutgers University who led the research with nine colleagues from several