5. A Beagle called 911 to save their owner.
The VITA Wireless Samaritan Award is a prestigious award in the US, and after her owner had collapsed, the Beagle, called Belle, got to her owner’s phone and dialled 911 to save her life. This type of animal has such a great sense of smell, they can smell differences in someone’s blood sugar level, and tell when it’s not right. This dog almost certainly saved her owner’s life.
6. Technology allows us to see from a different perspective.
Using an ultraviolet camera, you can actually see how you look like from the Sun’s perspective. That’s if the Sun had eyes anyway.
7. Rabbits released into wild for sport hunting.
Back in 1850, Thomas Austin released 24 rabbits into the wild. However, he didn’t account for their reproduction rate of around 25-30 every year. Australia’s climate is an ideal place for rabbits as the winters are not too cold, and there is plenty of land. This meant that only 70 years later, there was an amazing 10 billion of them!
8. 18-year old’s education crowd funded by 2.8 million people.
Mike Hayes asked readers of the Chicago Tribune to all send him 1 penny, which would fund his education. It didn’t take long for him to have 2.3 million pennies, which he used to finance his college, and then also graduated from the University of Illinois.