Category Archives: destruction

Dutch Cobra firecrackers

A demonstration of the Dutch Cobra 1 through 8 firecrackers placed on a decayed post of a wooden barrier. It seems that there’s one missing. That really doesn’t matter. A Cobra 8 placed inside a tube of rolled up [honebooks.

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2017 BMW 3 series crash test

Small overlap. The crash was GOOD. It was a good crash. I’m waiting for the IIHS to rate a crash as GREAT! Now that would be something.

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Tire fire in Taiwan

Zhongli, Taiwan – Knowing the nature of tire fires, this is still ongoing as you you read it. The fire will probably burn for a few more weeks. Pollution levels are set back 5 years at least.

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Creative building implosion – fave

Come for the light show, stay for the noise. Then stay a bit more for the destruction.

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Mustang wheelie problems

Fox body Mustang hangs the wheels in the air and when it comes back down, does an immediate 90° turn into the guard rail.

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Beer explosion in slo-mo

We torch a bottle of Heineken with a giant blowtorch and film it in ultra slow motion. This was a very unexpected but uniform explosion and we figured everyone would enjoy this clip.

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Movie set safety failure – fave

So many unknowns. The movie title, where it was being shot, etc. Regardless, it’s in your face.

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Comic book store intrusion

An S.U.V. driver had a seizure and lost control of his car, slamming through a comic book store. Luckily, the crash was captured on the many multiple security cameras. Looks like we get to watch the crash from each and … Continue reading

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Pepsi building demolition

Charlotte, NC – South Blvd.’s historic Pepsi Building was just demolished in the middle of one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the country.

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25 reasons why you should wear a seatbelt

Compilation of crashes with ejections.

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Celebrating the New Year in Sweden

This was the traditional New Year’s celebration in Malmö in the area of Möllevången. Quite typically some individuals are shooting rockets and bombs randomly into crowds. Luckily no one was seriously injured.

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The worst red light runners are in Florida

There’s something about Florida that makes drivers fall asleep at the wheel or go brain dead.

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The Pepcon explosion – fave

The PEPCON disaster was an industrial disaster that occurred in Henderson, Nevada on May 4, 1988 at the Pacific Engineering and Production Company of Nevada plant. The conflagration and subsequent explosions killed two people, injured 372 others, and caused an … Continue reading

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Antares rocket explosion from a distance

The first four Antares launch attempts were successful. During the fifth launch on October 28, 2014, the rocket failed catastrophically, and the vehicle and payload were destroyed. The failure was traced to a fault in the first stage engines. After … Continue reading

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.50 cal vs. bulletproof glass

Two shots fired. A shot each from two different guns. Explanations and watermarks galore. [5:34]

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Mexican fireworks

The explosion of the Mexican fireworks factory has probably been all over the news. Still, some of us may have not been able to watch the scene unfold. This goes one better… it’s stabilized.

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