Dick speaks with longtime diver Rick Allen, an underwater videographer of the 18th-century Blackbeard pirate ship, about losing his arm in an accident and then being fitted with an iron arm and hand that he now dives with. Watch a video of him here.
The spike in home foreclosures is something Mimi Norris knows intimately - she inspects and cleans houses that have been foreclosed. Mimi has seen it all - including mold and Doberman Pinschers. Also on the show: a woman remembers what it was like to open her eyes after three days in a coma.
When Ruth Lubic was training to be a nurse in the 1950s, women in maternity wards were given drugs to erase memories, and were often restrained with handcuffs to keep them from reaching for their newborn babies. After giving birth to her baby on her own terms, Ruth decided to become a nurse-midwife. The problems she faced finding work and creating the first free-standing birth clinic in the country are both funny and depressing. Also on the show: the importance of traveling light.
Captain Charles Moore was sailing the Pacific in 1997 when he came across a large patch of plastic trash. His discovery shocked him, and compelled him to do research on the amount of trash in the ocean. His recent findings are alarming.