05 Aug '11, 10am

Digging his own grave. Literally.

CALIFORNIA - A teenager who was buried in 6 feet of sand while digging a trench on a California beach said Thursday he was certain he would die and thought about his mother before lifeguards, paramedics and beachgoers dug him out in a frantic rescue caught on video. Matt Mina, 17, was visiting his aunt and uncle and was spending the day in Newport Beach with his older cousin and other friends when he decided to dig a 6-foot pit and a trench that branched off to the side. The sand on the sides of the trench collapsed on him suddenly while the others in his group were nearby playing bocce ball, he told The Associated Press. As the sand pressed down on him, he wiggled his head to get a small pocket of air but then began to panic and lost consciousness after a few minutes. He realized no one could see what had happened because he had been hidden from view by the depth of the t...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC110805-0000627/Teen-b...

Tweets

British teen killed by polar bear 'wanted to be a doctor' [StraitsTimes World]

British teen killed by polar bear 'wanted to be...

straitstimes.com 06 Aug '11, 12am

Authorities remove the carcass of a 250 kg male polar bear at the Von Postbreen glacier in Tempelfjorden, on August 5, 201...

‘Teen Choice Awards’ Going Green with Pedal Power

‘Teen Choice Awards’ Going Green with Pedal Power

ecorazzi.com 05 Aug '11, 3am

There’s a lot of talk about going green of late, especially among award shows…but would you be willing to pedal a bike to ...

Florida Teen Dies in Jail After Being Arrested ...

care2.com 05 Aug '11, 5pm

I'm sorry it took the needless death of a young man to point out one of the fairly common effects of our "justice" system....

Residential, Single Family - Laguna Beach, California - $8,000,000 USD

Residential, Single Family - Laguna Beach, Cali...

luxuryrealestate.com 05 Aug '11, 10pm

Sitting on almost one half acre of ocean front land, this home enjoys breathtaking views of the entire coast line and Cata...

Thought I Died and Gone to Heaven via @emilayusof

Thought I Died and Gone to Heaven via @emilayusof

emilayusof.com 04 Aug '11, 9am

The cool breeze of the bay seemed to welcome us but the wind-blown sands from the gust of wind seemed to test our ability ...