Heroism

Can 'Avengers' Survive Without Captain America?

Chris Evans is adopting a new moniker for 'Infinity War,' and plans to exit the Marvel Cinematic Universe altogether by 2019.<p>Captain America will be …

Marvel Universe

With God's help, Israel is the savior and protector of the people of Israel

It has been proven that the State of Israel, with God’s help, is the savior and protector of the people of Israel, and this is indeed the safest and …

Israel

Medal of Honor going to airman killed in 2002 Afghanistan battle: report

An Air Force service member killed during a 2002 firefight between a U.S. special ops team and Al Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan will be awarded the Medal of Honor, according to a new report.<p>Tech. Sgt. John Chapman, the radioman for the SEAL Team 6 reconnaissance unit involved in the March 4, 2002, …

Military

Elderly Dog Helped Save Toddler Lost In The Wilderness And Our Hearts Are Exploding

An elderly, deaf dog helped save his 3-year-old owner<p>Get ready for your heart to explode with goodness. A 17-year-old dog, who is both deaf and …

Pets

Bharath Ane Nenu, Srimanthudu, Janatha Garage: How director Koratala Siva has redefined heroism in Telugu cinema

A messiah, a reformer, a statesman, a protector, a warrior... there is no end to the number of ways in which a hero is projected in Telugu films. In …

Human Rights

Salman Khan’s ‘Bharat’ is a remake of a Korean hit with pop history and endless weeping

‘Ode to My Father’ conflates an individual’s experiences with the history of South Korea.<p>When the definitive Salman Khan biography will be written, …

Bollywood

Apocalypse How? What Novels Screw Up About Climate Change

If you live somewhere other than under a large rock, the premise of <i>The Tangled Lands</i> will sound familiar: A declining empire owes its former splendor to a miraculous energy source. Now, emissions from that source threaten to destroy the empire. Everyone’s freaking out.<p>The story is (maybe too) …

Books

Gallipoli soldier saved by a Bible

Alister Ross was in Gallipoli when he was saved by the Bible.

Armed Forces

Joseph Woodall: Salford honours WW1 hero soldier

<b>A British soldier who single-handedly captured a German machine gun and eight prisoners during World War One will be celebrated later.</b><p>Salford-born Joseph Woodall is to be honoured with a paving stone as part of the First World War Centenary campaign to honour Victoria Cross (VC) winners.<p>The stone …

Buckingham Palace

Meet the ‘exploding ant,’ which sacrifices itself for its colony

It’s not easy being a bug, especially one as small as an ant. The list of potential predators is lengthy for the diminutive creatures, so it’s no wonder they’ve developed an arsenal of defense mechanisms including painful bites, stings and overpowering enemies by sheer numbers.<p>But one newly …

Medicine

Shangai continues to fall in heartbreaking loss to Florida

Tonight all eyes were on Shanghai as the Dragons took to the stage against the Florida Mayhem determined on taking home their first win of the season. With their large improvements in communication, despite their noticeable language barrier, and their recent map wins against Houston and …

Overwatch League

Another example of the heroism of the Tuskegee Airmen

The April 9 front-page article “The long search for a Tuskegee Airman,” about possibly locating the body of Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson, a Tuskegee Airman and fighter pilot who was lost in northern Italy or southern Austria in late 1944, reminded me of a story my father told me. Dad was an eye …

Opinion

Hero Round Table Conference To Be Held Today, Sunday And Monday

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)<p>Heroes including Daniel Ellsberg, the whistleblower associated with the Pentagon Papers, and Anthony Sadler, a man who stopped a French train terror attack, are on the bill at a San Francisco conference on heroism today, Sunday and Monday.<p>The Hero Round Table will present people …

San Francisco

Mike Newall

On the morning of April 3, 1945, 2nd Lt. Walter P. Manning, of West Philadelphia, sat in a jail cell at a Nazi air force base in Austria. There was a …

Howard University

Heroic Lifeguards Honored With Medals Of Valor In Playa Del Rey

The California Surf Life Saving Association honored 13 lifeguards and 3 non-lifeguards with awards for their heroic acts.<p>MARINA DEL REY, CA – …

Los Angeles County

Was Red Baron Germany’s last war hero or a cold-blooded killer who took hunting passion to the skies?

Tomorrow Germany will mourn one of its “good warriors” – a knight of the air untainted by the scourge of Nazism and unsullied by war crimes – who …

North Sea

The Ringmaster Who Helped Jewish Acrobats Escape The Nazis

On World Circus Day, it's worth honoring Adolf Althoff and his dangerous and little known quest to save Jewish colleagues from certain death at the …

Circus

You Cannot Tell A Mother How To Grieve On Social Media

Rarely do I think about the day I lost a twin at 19 weeks gestation, or the day I birthed my son, alongwiththe diminished remains that would have …

Social Media

Sectarian Cinema: Oscars Highlight Muslim Defense of Persecuted Christians

Watu Wote joins other films attempting what African sermons cannot. Two years ago, the heroic actions of some Kenyan Muslims brought their …

The Oscars

From ‘Dr. Evil’ to hero maker: Philip Zimbardo - SFGate

After decades of notoriety for demonstrating one of social psychology’s fundamental tenets — how morally pliable most people are — Philip Zimbardo is understandably tired of being associated with the darker sides of human behavior.<p>“I really don’t want to be permanently labeled ‘Dr. Evil,’” Zimbardo …

Psychology

The One Who Wrote Destiny by Nikesh Shukla — gorgeously entertaining

It’s not only because my dad was from Keighley that I am attracted to this novel. It’s also that Keighley has never featured in any novel I have come …

Heroism

His heroism also earned him a starring role in ‘Speed 3’

Four career MLB saves for Blaine Boyer? Make it five.<p>The veteran Royals reliever rushed to the front of the team bus and grabbed the steering wheel …

Dancing with the Stars

Petrak: La Grange firefighters honored for using CPR, defibrillator to save woman's life

It can seem, when April feels more like February and the national discourse is unsettling at best, like all things good and sunny are out of reach.<p>But life has a way of reminding that we should appreciate what we have, and that there are plenty of good people doing nice things.<p>Last week, I was …

Home Depot

Exclusive Preview: PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #303

Writer Chip Zdarsky has demonstrated, time and again, that he knows how to expertly blend action, comedy, and pitch-perfect pathos, as shown in his …

Comics

Why Antarctica Is So Important in a Warming World

Ever since the ancient Greeks speculated a continent must exist in the south polar regions to balance those in the north, Antarctica has been …

Climate Change

Time!!!

posted by Armstrong and Getty -<p>1 day ago<p>Over the years, a number of individuals--involved in life-threatening and death defying circumstances--have …

Heroism

One shift, two lives saved: How Bartlett cop won officer of the year

2017 was a good year for Bartlett police officer John Maertzig.<p>It was even better for all the Bartlett residents whose lives he saved. Those feats, …

Christmas Eve

Tammie Jo Shults sets an example for young women everywhere

School girls have a new heroine this week. Tammie Jo Shults was the pilot onboard Tuesday’s ill-fated flight from New York to Dallas. She safely negotiated an emergency landing after one of the aeroplane’s engines broke up, throwing debris into the fuselage. One passenger died after being partially …

Air Traffic

John R. Merrill, who chaired the music department at Gilman School for more than three decades, dies

John R. Merrill, who inspired generations of students spanning more than three decades as chair of the music department at Gilman School, died March …

Flute

What if ordinary corporate innovation holds the key to success?

The main challenge for today's business community is to learn to hire, select, stimulate, protect and recognize its ordinary corporate innovators …

Innovation