These Stranded Teens Lived A Real Life 'Lord of the Flies'

When a plucky young sailor found a group of boys in the ocean, he knew things were going to end up pretty strangely. Once they revealed their stories to him though, he realized things were not as they seemed. Together, they had overcome some pretty serious adversity...

A Random Detour

Peter Warner was sick of his wealthy father's lifestyle. Of course, Peter was always expected to carry on the family business once his father retired. Peter didn't care about the business though, he cared about the seas. He wanted to sail.  His favorite and most important trip he ever took was to the remote Polynesian island of Tonga, where he met quite a group...

Seeing Something Strange

Peter was headed for Australia, not the remote island off in the distance. However, once he heard loud noises coming from the uninhabited island, he knew he had to check it out for himself. Using some high powered binoculars, Peter set his sights on the area. Quickly he realized there was a fire on the small island—maybe someone was in danger! He had to see...


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The More You Know

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  • The fastest gust of wind ever recorded on Earth was 253 miles per hour.
  • The hashtag symbol is technically called an octothorpe.
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Post originally appeared on Upbeat News.