Men Read Their Old Suicide Notes In Powerful Suicide Prevention PSA

To coincide with National Suicide Prevention Week and World Suicide Prevention Day, the Movember Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on men’s health, released this gut-wrenching PSA reminding people that “suicide notes talk to late” when it comes to getting help. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reports suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US, and that men die by suicide 3.5x more often than women. Regardless of gender, if you need help contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, or visit the Movember Foundation for more information.
[Movember]



BOATLIFT: The Epic, Untold Tale Of 9/11 Resilience

Vincent Ardolino, Rick Thorton, Kirk Slater and many others share what it was like to evacuate Lower Manhattan on September 11th, 2001. After the US Coast Guard called for all available boats to assist in the evacuation of New York City, hundreds arrived to help. Tom Hanks narrates the untold tale of the 9/11 boatlift that evacuated half a million people from Lower Manhattan in less than nine hours.
[RoadToResilience]



Iowa Firefighters Bring Cleo The Cat Back To Life After Being Trapped In A House Fire

Earlier this week, Ames Fire Department had to run inside a burning home twice before they found Cleo the cat in the basement, unresponsive and surrounded by thick, black smoke. Using an oxygen mask, designed specifically for animals, firefighters spent more than 30 minutes trying to bringing the lifeless feline back to life. The firefighters were successful, and Cleo is expected to make a full recovery.
Related: Helmet Camera Captures Firefighter Bringing A Tiny Kitten Back To Life
[Ames Fire Department / KCCI-TV]

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Fidget Cube, The Perfect Desk Toy To Keep Your Fidgety Hands Busy Without Annoying Those Around You

Inventors Matthew and Mark McLachlan of Antsy Labs just launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Fidget Cube, a premium desk toy designed to satisfy any fidgety impulses without annoying those around you. The six-sided cube has something to fidget with on each side, including clicking, gliding, flipping, spinning and more. With an original goal of $15,000, the Fidget Cube already has more than $2.3 million pledged from over 59,000 backers. To get your own Fidget Cube, pledge $19 or more here. Fidget Cube is expected to ship in December of 2016.
[Kickstarter]