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Whether it's recipes you need, a quick WebMD diagnosis (though we wouldn't recommend this) or a last-minute hotel reservation, there's not much you can't find out online.
But 22-year-old Tia Freeman took this a step further, using the internet to help her deliver her own baby in a Turkish hotel room during a layover on a flight to Germany.
She said that she hadn't known she was pregnant for a while and wasn't about to let the news affect her plans to visit a close friend in Stuttgart, she explained on Twitter.
Following the tutorial, she ran herself a warm bath and set a timer on her phone; when the contractions were two minutes apart, she would begin to push.
In lieu of clamps, she boiled her shoelaces and used them as a makeshift replacement, cutting her own cord with a knife.
Naturally, Twitter has been quick to praise her quick thinking, endurance and ability to stay calm under even the most extreme pressure.
She shrugged it off, responding to comments that she's a superhero with one simple point:
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