Researchers from the University of California-San Diego say that a new wearable, stamp-sized heart monitor could use ultrasound technology to observe the heart, on the go. It could provide doctors with images as people go about their day, and it even works during strenuous exercise……….Firefighters in Michigan pulled a guy from a Jeep that flipped on a set of train tracks last Friday, and their dash-cam got it on video. A train barreled through and nailed his Jeep 20 seconds later. (Here’s the video.)……..And finally…………..
A man from Ireland lost a friend to suicide a few years ago, so he’s raising awareness for suicide prevention by hitchhiking from Ireland to . . . Australia . . . with no money. Andy Howard says the point was to pick something that was so “out there” that people might not believe it’s possible. He says, “I’m relying on human kindness to show even when odds are against you, you can find a way.” He’s also raising money for charity along the way, and says that he expects the trip to take a year and a half. (He started on January 14th, and he’s in Italy now. You can follow along on Instagram, here.) If you or someone you know is struggling, please call 988 for the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline for free confidential support.