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  1. The second officer of the Titanic stayed onboard till the end and was trapped underwater until a boiler explosion set him free. Later, he volunteered in WW2 and helped evacuate over 120 men from Dunkirk

  2. Two trapped miners once asked for an ipod with The Foo Fighters music on it to keep their spirits up. After hearing this, Dave Grohl wrote a note saying "I want you to know that when you come home, there's two tickets to any Foos show, anywhere, and two cold beers waiting for you".

  3. On the DVD release of Borat, there is a language option for Hebrew, but choosing it only results in a warning screen reading "You have been trapped, Jew!"

  4. Arizona has a Stupid Motorist Law that fines motorists the cost of the rescue for getting trapped in floods after going around the road barricades

  5. In an attempt to make his spy novels feel more authentic, author John Le Carré is credited with coining a number of terms for his fictional intelligence agency (terms like mole, honey trap, pavement artist, asset babysitter) which have become common terms used in real intelligence agencies.

  6. In Stringtown, Oklahoma, population 400, 76 percent of the town's 2013 budget came from traffic tickets. After a state investigation into excessive speed trapping the town's police department was disbanded.

  7. Anthony Bourdain at times wouldn't name the places he'd visit while filming. He did this sometimes to prevent tourists from turning a bar or restaurant into a tourist trap after filming there.

  8. An elephant destroyed a house in a remote village in Bengal and then turned to head back into the forest when a baby trapped under the rubble began crying. The elephant turned back and gently removed every last bit of debris covering the baby with their trunk.

  9. A dying farmer scratched his will on the fender of the tractor he was trapped beneath, and the courts accepted it as legally binding

  10. When a poacher’s snare killed one of their own, two young gorillas teamed up to find and dismantle traps in their Rwandan forest home. They saw what they had to do, they did it then moved to dismantle next trap.

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In Back to the Future, the original idea was for the time machine to be a refrigerator, but because Robert Zemeckis was afraid that kids would imitate the film and get trapped in fridges, they changed it to a DeLorean car.

There has been a boat/barge trapped in the rapids above Niagara Falls for over 100 years

John Wilkes Booth timed the deadly shot he fired at Abraham Lincoln with the funniest line from “My American Cousin,” knowing the laughter would drown out the gunshot. That line was “You sockdologizing old man-trap.”

Fishing nets account for 46 percent of the trash in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, with the majority of the rest composed of other fishing industry gear, including ropes, oyster spacers, eel traps, crates, and baskets.

In WWI trench guns were given to US soldiers skilled in trap shooting so they could shoot incoming grenades out of the air

Shavarsh Karapetyan, a retired Professional Swimmer, saved 20 people that got trapped in frigid, sewage infested waters. His career as a professional swimmer ended after this heroic act due to 2 sided pneumonia and blood contamination that put him in a coma. Now he sells shoes for a living.

Trapped behind enemy lines during the Korean War Chester Puller Stated, "We’ve been looking for the enemy for several days now. We’ve finally found them. We’re surrounded. That simplifies our problem of finding these people and killing them." He and his men survived.

While trapped in a Chilean mine for 69 days, Edison Peña ran several miles a day underground. He has since ran in the New York Marathon and Tokyo Marathon.

In 2013, an expedition to recover bodies from a tugboat sunk at 30 meter depth, found one survivor trapped in an air bubble, in pitch black, after 3 days

When researchers from the University of Washington trapped and banded crows for an experiment, they wore caveman masks to hide their their identities. They could walk freely in the area without masks, but if they donned the masks again, the crows remembered them as evil and dive-bombed them.

The scene in Fight Club where Tyler is explaining the cost of a recall when "A car built by my company crashes and burns with everyone trapped inside" is based on ACTUAL leaked memos from GM and Ford.

The white area in the center of ice cubes is a buildup of impurities, mostly sediment and trapped air bubbles. Because freezing starts from the outside in, these materials are pushed to the center of the cube while the pure areas remain clear.

Every year at the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, after the last plane has left for the winter, the remaining scientists hold a screening of John Carpenter’s "The Thing", which is about a shape-shifting alien that terrorizes scientists trapped at an Antarctic research station.

A German soldier was trapped in an underground food and supply warehouse for 6 years after retreating troops dynamited the entrance. Polish workers removing rubble discovered him in 1951.

In an early draft of Back to the Future, the time machine was a refrigerator. It was changed because Robert Zemeckis was afraid kids would imitate the film and get trapped.

A mule was found to be alive after being trapped in a coal mine for over a month following a massive landslide. Charlie the horse survived by eating bark from timber supports and drinking from puddles, only to die shortly after his rescue when his rescuers overfed him on oats and brandy.

A dog in Mexico named Frida saved the lives of 12 people who were trapped under rubble due to earthquakes. She identified a total of 52 bodies during her career and is considered a national heroine in Mexico. She is now officially retired.

A dog in Mexico named Frida has identified and saved the lives of 12 people trapped under rubble from earthquakes, and has identified a total of 52 bodies during her career. She is now considered a national heroine in Mexico.

Bruce Dickinson (lead singer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden) and his then-solo band drove through the front lines of war in Sarajevo during the Bosnian war. They weren't protected and there were bullets flying around. They played a show for the people trapped in the city.

Cat bites can be incredibly dangerous. Due to the fact that a cat's teeth are sharp and narrow, the resulting wound can heal over easily - resulting in bacteria trapped beneath the skin.

In 2013 Harrison Okene, a cook aboard a Nigerian tugboat, was the only survivor of a crew of 12 when the boat sank. Trapped 100 feet below the surface, he survived for 72 hours in an air pocket before being rescued by Dutch divers from a nearby oil rig who had been sent in to recover the bodies.

Iqbal Masih, a 10 yo kid who was sold into bondage, escaped the shackles of bonded labour , freed over 3000 children who were trapped bonded labour and was responsible for bringing about significant losses to the carpet weaving industry profiteering off bonded labour.

"canary trapping", a method for exposing an information leak by giving different versions of a sensitive document to each of several suspects and seeing which version gets leaked.

John Jones. A medical student who was trapped in the Nutty Putty cave while spelunking in 2009. Rescue attempts were unsuccessful and the cave entrance was eventually sealed with concrete. John's body is still there today.

Francis P Hammerberg. During salvage efforts in Pearl Harbor, two Navy Divers became trapped when a piece of wreckage collapsed. By tunneling through 20' of mud and steel he saved both men but became trapped himself in the wreckage. He died 18 hours later and was awarded the Medal of Honor.

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Every single one of these green dots are a trap for rats - Wellington, New Zealand.