I Thought Getting $4.5 Billion Would Feel A Lot Better Than This

On Nov. 15, BP (the people who brought you the massive 2010 Gulf oil spill) pleaded guilty to a host of charges and agreed to pay a $4.5 billion settlement to the government. Of course something is better than nothing, but how many more disasters are we waiting for before we stop building new pipelines and ruining our coastlines with oil rigs? 

Shocking footage taken in Alpharetta, Georgia last Thursday shows a mother relaxing by a pool while her two sons play in the water. The scene quickly changes from fun to frightening when one son warns her about a tree about to fall on her.

"I was sitting at the pool relaxing and reading a book while watching my two sons swim, when I heard a tree cracking and then my son yelled 'Run mom!' so I bolted out of my chair right before a huge tree fell right on the chair I was sitting on," the mother said, according to Viral Hog.

"Our home security camera captured the whole thing!"

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