They might be rocket scientists, but they had some pretty epic fails.
The isolated Asian nation called the nuclear test a "world-startling event," but the White House said an initial assessment was "inconsistent" with a hydrogen blast.
The vandal was killed by a piece of metal that was blown off of the machine.
The woman was trapped for two hours after the property was flattened.
The facility was crowded with those seeking to refill their gas cooking canisters, one witness said.
The cause of the explosion at Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Turkey has yet to be discovered.
The bomb went off in Parachinar, a town in the country's northwest tribal region, as crowds of people visited a weekly market Sunday.
The city of Yola, where the blast occurred, has previously been the target of attacks by extremist group Boko Haram.
The unmanned rocket exploded shortly after takeoff in October in Virginia on its way to the International Space Station, resulting in incredible images released by NASA this week.
A late-night fire and subsequent stampede at a club in Bucharest on Friday killed dozens and injured at least 180 people.
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The blasts occurred at 17 different locations including shopping malls, a government building, a bus station, a hospital, and a prison, according to state media.
Two suspected suicide bombers launched the attack in the capital, Sanaa, during Eid-Al-Adha prayers.
A cooking gas cylinder blew up in the central Indian town of Petlawad.
The three dead Americans worked as civilian contractors for the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan. At least nine Afghan civilians also lost their lives in the attack.
Netizens are less than happy about the fluffy test subjects, though, with one saying government officials should take their place.
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On Monday, Thai police announced they found more bomb-making materials in a second apartment, after finding other evidence on Saturday and making the first arrest in Bangkok's deadly blast that left 20 people dead.
The death toll from the Tianjin tragedy has jumped to at least 114. But 70 people remain unaccounted for, including 64 firefighters.
The explosion occurred about 40 miles north of Houston, sending a large plume of black smoke into the air. No one is believed to have been in the plant when the explosion occurred, officials said.
A massive series of explosions rocked the city of Tianjin, China, on Wednesday night, killing at least 50 and injuring hundreds. Local media reported that the blasts came from a warehouse storing “dangerous cargo.” All of the following images are from the Thursday morning after the disaster.
Pictures shared online and by state media show a gigantic fireball and huge explosions rocking the northeastern city of Tianjin. Officials said at least 112 people had died, while more than 500 have been hospitalized.
Officials originally investigated the incident as suspicious, but now say they don't believe there is any threat to public safety.
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The gas line explosion happened Friday afternoon in Fresno, injuring 13 inmates and one sheriff's deputy.
One Kenyan student has died and more than 100 were injured in a massive stampede at the University of Nairobi on Sunday.
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Last week, three buildings in the East Village collapsed after an explosion likely caused by a gas leak. As the dust settled, BuzzFeed News took a look at the neighborhood's history and how the aging masonry of the buildings has made for potentially dangerous living conditions.
A gas leak likely caused an explosion at an East Village restaurant on Thursday, sparking a massive fire and leading to the partial collapse of two buildings.
Two people died in the blast and fire. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance opened a criminal investigation into the circumstances.
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Footage from the scene shows people scrambling to run away from the explosion in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city.
A train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded near Charleston, destroying one home and contaminating local water supply. One person was treated for possible respiratory problems.
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The explosion went off at a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers gathered for Friday afternoon prayer, officials said.
Federal authorities are offering $10,000 to anyone with information leading to the capture of the suspect.
Thaddeus Murphy, 44, has been arrested for the January incident. Authorities believe he was attacking an accountant over a tax records dispute, not the NAACP.
The explosion in Colombia Sunday left two people with minor injuries and 17 homes damaged.
The explosion, set off by a suicide bomber, came at a cultural center in Ibb and targeted Shiite rebels, according to media reports.
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Don Blankenship is facing conspiracy charges for his role in the worst U.S. mining disaster in 40 years.
The unmanned Antares rocket exploded Tuesday evening during liftoff from Wallops Island in Virginia. There were no casualties or injuries, NASA said.
The F9R test vehicle was launched Friday from the company's facility in McGregor, Texas.
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