Sometimes, the laws of physics seem to take a day off. Either that or Lady Luck is working overtime. Whichever way you look at it, all these people were having very lucky days?or claimed to be.
Trainspotters were glued to the sight of the steam locomotive Oliver Cromwell chugging into Thurston Station recently. In fact, one man was so engrossed that he didn’t notice the high-speed commuter train bearing down on him from the opposite direction?and that just missed him by inches.
It’s nerve-wracking enough to watch these landings from outside the plane. We don’t even want to know what it must have been like for the passengers.
A Turkish man, Cem Tokac, was standing beside a flatbed truck as it crossed a set of train tracks. What he didn’t see coming was the train that ploughed into the truck from the other side. ?Life is really beautiful,? Mr. Tokac observed after surviving with only minor injuries.
When self-employed photographer Phillip Brunelle won $1,000 on a scratch card, he was having a good day. And it got even better when he won $1 million on a second ticket! But it seems his luck may have run out when his ?win? started drawing attention to his past.