Jamel al-Jamal, Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic, died Wednesday after he moved a safe in his apartment that had been sealed for 30 years, according to reports.
Rocket attacks in Homs sent a massive ball of fire into the sky. At least 22 people were killed in the blast.
A series of large blasts struck a Blue Rhino propane plant in Lake Co., Florida, late Monday, causing multiple injuries and forcing evacuations throughout the area.
Neighbors described hearing an explosion before the row houses collapsed.
Just when you thought it was safe to go on vacation.
Over the weekend, a train derailed and then exploded in the small town of Lac-Megantic in Quebec. Police have just opened a new criminal investigation into the blast after finding evidence the train may have been tampered with.
At an Independence Day celebration in Simi Valley, California near L.A., fireworks were accidentally shot into a crowd of thousands. The “unintended detonations” injured at least 28, some of which were reported as shrapnel injuries.
Plus 14 terrifyingly awesome new state-fair foods, a way to beam ads straight into your skull, and the pilot that Conan O’Brien once wrote for Adam West.
A huge explosion and fire happened today about 20 miles outside Baton Rouge, LA at the Williams Olefins plant in Geismar. Multiple injuries reported.
It’s still unclear exactly what happened, but photos are pouring in of a large explosion in the Baltimore area.
Up to 15 are dead and nearly 160 wounded in the wake of a massive fertilizer plant explosion.
This picture of a mushroom cloud getting shared a ton on Twitter is not from Wednesday night’s tragedy in West, TX. It’s actually of another explosion in West that happened in 2008.
Finishers wed amid the chaos of the bombings.
The disturbing #FalseFlag hashtag started trending on Twitter almost immediately after news broke that two bombs detonated at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
The moment one of the explosions ripped through the finish line of the Boston Marathon. UPDATE: Now with video of both explosions.
Photos are currently coming in from today’s explosion at the Boston Marathon. WARNING: Graphic images.
Several thousand spectators gathered at Lake Marble Falls early Sunday morning to watch the implosion of the old U.S. 281 bridge.
A gun battle between moving vehicles resulted in a taxi catching on fire and exploding in a busy intersection of Las Vegas.
If you’re lucky, you’ll die in your sleep. Massive stars, however, try and stave off death for trillions of years; fighting to keep burning until eventually they collapse into themselves. At the very end, they’ll violently explode into a beautifully colored gaseous display — a supernova — before silently slinking into the cosmos, unnoticed, another lonely white dwarf.
That terrifying moment when that little piece of trash you toss off the field turns out to be a grenade.
Lots of feathers and women in feathers for the Pound The Alarm video.
LOL. Wait for it… Wait for it… BOOM!
Chilling Super 8 film footage of the 1986 space shuttle tragedy that only surfaced this past weekend. Jeffrey Ault captured these haunting images and sounds of the Challenger disaster, in which all seven crew members were killed. The moment the loudspeaker announces an explosion is heartbreaking.
From a man who paints using his penis, to another who literally throws up art, meet ten eccentric painters.
Ahh, the 1940s, when environmentalism was but a distant dream. Surely the best way to dispose of highly combustible chemicals is to dump them in the lake.
Nothing says “I don’t value my own life” like playing with liquid nitrogen. Especially if you’re not wearing safety equipment.
Here’s a safety tip: Don’t do this. Not at home. Not ever.
More conspiracy fodder! This 13-pound, 43-inch metallic sphere crash landed in Namibia about a month ago, and speculation as to its origin ranges from alien technology to satellite innards. But mostly this post is an excuse to dredge up the trailer for “Spaceballs.”
Self-professed geeky blogger Kyle Vanhove analysed the correlation between the number of explosions in Michael Bay films and US box office revenues. Unfortunately, in the Bay universe, more explosions = substantially more wonga.