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What Happened To This Aircraft At 10,000 Feet Will Make You Stick To Taking Trains

If you’re making a list of the worst things that could happen during a flight, a hole being blown in the side of the airplane probably tops it. While it’s an unlikely scenario, this is exactly what happened on a flight that was leaving Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu.

Shortly after liftoff, an explosion of unknown origin tore a hole in the side of the plane near the fuselage.

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Luckily, the plane was at a low enough altitude (about 10,000 feet) to make an emergency landing.

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Initial news stories reported that at least one person was killed in the explosion, and two more were seriously injured. An official count of casualties, however, has still not been released by authorities.

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What we do know is that the majority of the passengers escaped with no serious injuries.

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Even scarier than the pictures is this video that was taken shortly after the explosion. It was recorded by Awale Kullane, the U.N. Ambassador of Somalia.

(via EuroNews)

Well, that is utterly terrifying. Needless to say, officials are still investigating the cause of the explosion. In the meantime, I suggest that you all pay attention to the in-flight safety demonstration the next time you travel.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/air-explosion/

Every Time He Goes To A Hotel, He Does This In The Room It’ll Save You Headaches

Staying in a hotel room can be a bit of a creepy experience if you really think about it.

Many people in the world have reservations about staying in hotels because they think about everything that might have happened in the room before they checked in. They don’t want to get the cooties of a previous guest and, to be honest, it’s difficult to tell if a hotel room is really clean.

If you’re just worried about bedbugs, though, there is a simple way to put your mind at ease while staying at a hotel.

He does this every time he goes to a hotel.

Seems simple enough! Be sure to do this the next time you are staying in a hotel or a motel. It’ll save you some headaches and it’ll save you from getting bedbugs in some cases.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/hotel-preparation/

Instead Of Putting This Dough In A Baking Dish, They Did Something So Much Better

You know what’s great? Pie. You know what’s even better? A dessert that’s like pie but easier to eat.

If the sugary lovechild of pie and french fries sounds like something you’d like to stuff in your face, then this is the recipe for you. The folks over at TipBuzz blended up apple pie filling, smeared it on some dough, and single-handedly made up for the sins of mankind with a treat that’s about to change your outlook on life.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 premade pie crusts
  • 1 can of apple pie filling
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg

(Will to live is optional. If you do not have that on hand, it should return by the time these are done.)

1. Blend the pie filling in your food processor until it’s smooth. Spread that on one pie crust, and then place the other crust on top.

2. Cut that nonsense up into little sticks.

3. Lay them out on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.

4. Mix the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sprinkle that mixture over the apple pie fries. Find a new sense of purpose in life. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.

I appreciate the element of surprise, so check out the full process and the glorious end result in this video.

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We might hear more bad news every day, but just remember this: We share a planet with apple pie fries. Everything is going to be okay.

For more recipes and hacks, visit TipBuzz’s website.

Now, if you’ll excuse me…

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/apple-pie-fries/

They Were Driving Along A Road In The Woods When This Amazing Thing Happened!

When I tell people I’m from Maine, they ask, “Did you ride moose to school?”

While they’re (hopefully) joking, I always play along and laugh about our lack of running water, too.

The truth, though, is that I can’t remember a time I’ve actually seen a moose. I probably saw one from far off as a girl when my family and I spent summers camping and winters on the slopes…but I have no actual recollection.

But when it comes to this little girl’s encounter with a moose, I can’t imagine she’ll soon forget the meeting — this is simply too amazing to not remember!

How awesome is that? I would switch spots with her in a heartbeat!

If you want the chance to experience moose (and more!) up close, visit Parc Omega on your next trip to Ottawa or Montreal.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/moose-encounter/

What These Guys Did To The Inside Of A House Is Absolutely Insane

No one really likes cleaning. Sure, it’s a necessary part of life and you don’t really want to live in your own filth. But you also don’t really want to clean it up either. That’s why maid services make so much money these days.

However, what if there was a different way to clean your home that would take care of the dirt and grime, but also be fun at the same time? These Norwegians had the same idea.

They rigged several (probably poisonous) chemicals to mix together in an attempt to clean the stairs using science. But who would rinse everything off? Well, that’s a no-brainer:

This footage is from the show Don’t Do This At Home, and judging by the force of that explosion, you definitely should listen to that sound advice.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/crazy-house-cleaning/

She Cut Up Some Old Bottles, Bought A Cheap Trellis, And Made An Indoor Garden!

Winter is a very dreary time for people with green thumbs, what with almost all the vegetation that grows outside dead or dying.

But fear not, amateur botanists! Here is an awesome way to make an indoor garden that should tide you over until spring. It’s incredibly easy to make and quite aesthetically pleasing.

Check out that beautiful, indoor vertical garden! Don’t you want to make one of your own now? You absolutely should! That lady has enough character and charisma to inspire all of us to start gardening.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/indoor-garden/

When Two Loving Dogs Refused To Leave Their Dead Owner’s Side, Our Hearts Broke

When police were called to a remote location in Paraná, Brazil, to pick up the remains of a man who was murdered in his home, they had no idea what they’d find. That’s why they were blown away when they saw two dogs standing over his body. Even though the dogs were exhausted, they became visibly upset when the man’s body was loaded up and taken away.

Most heartbreakingly of all, they followed the vehicle for more than 10 miles until they couldn’t run anymore. The footage is so sad that we couldn’t bear to watch it more than once.

“The dogs seemed very loyal to the owner,” Carlos de Anjos told Globo News. “They followed us almost all the way until the exit to the city. The bigger dog was in front of our car, and the smaller was behind us. They were quite anxious.”

Anjos was so moved by the two dogs that he told the victim’s extended family about their loyalty. He even volunteered to take one of the dogs. Luckily, the victim’s neighbor agreed to look after the other. For more on this heartbreaking story, check out the video below:

Não tem como não chorar vendo isso gente :'( 󾍅Os cachorros que seguiram carro do IML com o corpo do tutor morto por assassinato no interior do Paraná foram adotados 󾆷 󾮞󾮞 󾮞“Essa é uma grande lição. O cachorro foi fiel ao dono até na morte. Isso mostra que não se deve abandonar nenhum animal. Essa demonstração de carinho me emocionou muito, por isso não posso deixá-lo sozinho”, disse o cinegrafista. “Me emocionei muito ao ver aquela cena, o cachorro correndo atrás do carro mostra a fidelidade e o amor do animal. Isso é uma grande lição”, disse o cinegrafista Carlos.Direitos dos Animais.Matéria em vídeo G1

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“This is a great lesson. The dog was loyal to the owner even in death,” Anjos said. “This shows that one should never abandon any animal.” We wholeheartedly agree, Anjos. There’s no form of loyalty stronger than the bond that’s shared between a dog and its favorite human.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/dogs-accompany-dead/

Baby Elephant Loves His Tiny Bathtub…Who Cares If It’s WAY Too Small?!

Pretty much every baby looks adorable taking a bath. Cute rubber duckies are involved and if there are bubbles, forget about getting out of there without at least a few photos for Facebook…

But if you ask me, there is one kind of baby that tops the cuteness charts when they come into contact with water…

Elephants.

I mean, this one can’t contain his excitement. This little — er, big guy doesn’t know exactly what’s going on, but he loves it. And then there’s this cutie…

The baby doesn’t even care that he can’t fit in the tiny tub. It’s the thought that counts!

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/elephant-tub-too-small/

23 Unique Life-Saving Tips That You’ll Be Really Glad You Know

As much as we’d like to think that we’re in control of our lives, disaster can strike at any time.

We can’t predict when life-threatening situations will arise, and that is a scary and hard fact to swallow. But luckily, there’s a way to help prevent tragic consequences that can come from these situations. As you’ll see from the life-saving tips below, even though you can’t stop bad things from happening, you can certainly prepare yourself enough to survive them.

Whether you’re adventurous or not, these will definitely come in handy either way.

1. If you’re going hiking or camping, always leave a note. Give specific details about where you’ll be so it will be easier for people to find you if you get lost or stranded.

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2. If you’re stuck somewhere and have a limited amount of food, chew gum. It will help suppress your appetite and keep you from eating your supplies too quickly.

3. Whenever you go into crowded buildings, take a minute to figure out where all the exits are. This will allow you to find the best way to get out safely during an emergency.

4. Put that phone down while you’re walking! It pulls your attention away from everything around you, and it could lead to something much deadlier than this — like walking in front of a moving car.

5. You may find it a little gross, but condoms are great for storing water if you have nothing else to use.

6. Stay low to the ground if you’re in a burning building — there’s more breathable air down there and it will help you avoid dying from smoke inhalation.

7. Super Glue works great as a temporary solution to hold together minor wounds when you don’t have supplies or the ability to stitch them up.

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8. When you can’t get any professional medical treatment, you can use gunpowder to sterilize your wounds.

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9. Vinegar works well to kill bacteria and treat skin burns and infections.

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10. Call out to a specific person when you’re in a situation where you need help — they are more likely to do something if they’re singled out.

11. Remember the number three when it comes to your survival — you can go three weeks without food, three days without water, three hours without shelter from severe weather, and three minutes without air.

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12. Pull over to the side of the road and take a nap if you’re too tired to drive — it can prevent a fatal accident.

13. If you ever get stabbed, don’t pull the object out — it will make you bleed much faster. Until you can get medical attention, try to keep it covered to prevent blood loss.

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14. Baking soda easily puts out cooking fires.

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15. You can still call 9-1-1 on your cell phone if you don’t have service or even a SIM card.

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16. A compact mirror can help you signal for help and even start fires when the sun reflects off of its surface.

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17. Look for a stream or fence if you get lost while you’re hiking — the stream will lead you back to a larger body of water and the fence will most likely lead to a road.

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18. If anyone you know ever gets a concussion, hold their head up to avoid fluid filling up in their brain.

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19. If you shine a really bright flashlight in an attacker’s eyes, it will give you time to run away.

20. If you’re caught in an extremely cold environment, try to avoid eating snow even if you don’t have any water — it could cause hypothermia by making you lose too much heat.

21. If you ever get attacked by a bear while hiking or camping, play dead if it is brown (like in the picture below), but fight back if it is black.

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22. If the plane you’re on ever crashes into water, wait to inflate your life vest — this will help you get out of the plane easier and more quickly.

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23. If you’re choking and no one else is around, you can perform the Heimlich maneuver on yourself.

(via Business Insider)

See, you don’t have to be afraid of scary situations as long as you remember these helpful facts. I bet now you’re feeling like you can take on the world — just make sure you’re being careful, okay?

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/life-saving-tips/

All You Need Are 3 Ingredients To Get Rid Of Your Fruit Fly Problem

Now that the summer is almost here, there’s one thing that’s sure to start annoying you again…flies.

While they don’t all bite, they are all annoying.

And that includes fruit flies! They might be a problem for you year-round, but they become especially prevalent in the summertime when you’re more likely to store tasty, fresh fruits and veggies in the open air.

While the first step to getting rid of fruit flies is to NOT DO THAT, the second weapon in your bug-be-gone arsenal is this super-easy trap.

And if mosquitoes are more of an issue for you, this DIY trap should do the trick:

Now you can really enjoy the summer and all it has to offer.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/fruit-fly-trap/