Risky Thailand cave rescue relied on talent, luck—and on sticking to the rules

Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Last week, the world was riveted by the successful rescue of a youth soccer team as they and their coach were pulled out of a flooded cave in Thailand. The team had been stranded on a narrow rock shelf in the dark for two weeks, the way out blocked […]

There’s a Lava Cave in Greece That Will Make You Feel Like a Greek Goddess

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Australian divers who helped rescue the Thai soccer team from a cave will receive civilian honors

Facebook The two Australian divers that helped rescue the 12 members of a Thai soccer team and their coach will receive civilian honors. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said arrangements for honoring Richard Harris and Craig Challen were already underway. Harris medically assessed each boy prior to their rescue and was the last person to leave after the boys […]

Diver in Thai cave rescue says the bravest boys were likely rescued first

Channel News Asia/Screenshot An Australian diver who helped rescue 12 Thai soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave said it was likely the bravest boys were rescued first. It was previously reported the weakest boys came out first. But diver Craig Challen said the decision was not made by medical experts, and instead […]

Elon Musk could face lawsuit for calling cave rescuer a “pedo guy”

Enlarge / Elon Musk speaks onstage at SXSW on March 11, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Getty Images | Diego Donamaria ) A diver who helped rescue boys trapped in a Thailand cave may sue Elon Musk after the tech billionaire called the rescuer a “pedo guy.” Diver Vernon Unsworth was instrumental in the rescue, […]

Director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is making a movie about the Thai cave rescue and promised that it won’t be a ‘white wash

Warner Bros. The director of “Crazy Rich Asians” is in talks to make a movie about the rescue of 12 boys and their coach who were rescued from a Thai cave. Jon M. Chu has pledged to make a film that won’t be a “white wash,” indicating Asian actors would be front and center of […]

Boys recovering in hospital after Thai cave rescue doing well, health officials say

As ecstatic relatives watched and waved from behind a glass barrier, the 12 boys and their coach rescued from deep within a flooded cave in Thailand made the V-for-Victory sign from their beds in a hospital isolation ward where they are recovering from the 18-day ordeal.

The Engineering Behind Elon Musk’s Bid to Save Thailand’s Cave Boys

The SpaceX and Tesla CEO’s work to help the rescue operation captivated the internet and reinforced the most flattering image of Musk, as a brilliant engineer with a nose for unexpected solutions to pressing problems. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b452bc49bc3f356f4059475/master/pass/Cave_AP_18176408805848.jpg

Pogba dedicates World Cup semi-final win to Thai boys rescued from cave

France star Paul Pogba has dedicated his team’s World Cup semi-final win over Belgium to the group of 12 Thai youngsters who were rescued from a cave after being trapped for more than two weeks. Pogba and France overcame Belgium 1-0 in St. Petersburg to book their date in the final in Moscow on July […]