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Richard Branson Got In Bloody Bike Crash, Lived To Blog About It

In a new blog post for Virgin.com, billionaire Richard Branson writes about his recent flirtation with death, when he got into a gruesome bike accident while training for the Virgin Strive Challenge in the Caribbean.


The First Nuclear Power Plant In Belarus Is A Dangerous Fiasco

In July, construction workers at the Astravets nuclear power plant in Belarus dropped a 300 tonne reactor shell. Weeks went by before the government admitted an “abnormal situation” had occurred, prompting international concerns about safety at the Russian-built facility — and the Belarusian government’s unwillingness to disclose information in a timely manner.


New Simulation Extends Possible Crash Site Of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370

Italian researchers have used the location of confirmed debris from Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared two years ago, to estimate where the missing airliner might have crashed, and where further debris may be found onshore. Their simulations show that the wreckage may lie upwards of 500km further north than current estimates.


Rally Car Dash Cam Captures Unbelievable Footage Of Flipping Vehicle

Driver Martin Kdér is racing in the Podbrdská Rally Legend 2016 competition and flying along without a care in the world. Well, except for keeping his Skoda 130 LR on the road. Who would have guessed that, moments later, his dash cam would capture a truly amazing shot… at the expense of his vehicle.


Amazing Train Driver Sprints Through Cars To Warn Of Inevitable Crash

When a Polish train driver noticed a truck blocking part of the track ahead of his vehicle, he didn’t have time to bring the carriages to a stop before impact. So he used the three seconds he had to sprint through the train, warning passengers of the impact.


This Video Of A Crane Collapsing In Manhattan Is Your Worst Nightmare

Strong winds caused a colossal crane to collapse in downtown Manhattan on Friday morning. Someone in a nearby office caught in on tape from above, and holy shit is it scary to watch.


Here's The Drone Footage Of That Smokestack Demolition Gone Horribly Wrong

After two unsuccessful attempts to topple a 115-year-old chimney stack with explosives, construction worker Tim Phifer from Pell City, Alabama, decided to bring it down with a backhoe. Bad idea.


Watch A Ship's Anchor Go Completely Out Of Control

Video: Smoke, fire, chaos. That’s what happens when a freight ship’s anchor loses control and dives straight into the ocean. The chains just start spinning wildly and the friction of the metal goes nuts and there’s really no way to stop it other than to just let it continue to drop and burn.


Two Giant Cranes Holding A Bridge Collapse Into Nearby Homes

This is horrifying. Two cranes were trying to restore a bridge when they both collapsed into the nearby neighbourhood. The cranes were holding a big chunk of the bridge when they fell, so that smashed into the ground as well. Homes and shops along the river were destroyed and 20 people were hurt. Thankfully, no one died.


How To Survive A Car Crash

Driving is the most dangerous thing most people do. It’s also something for which they likely have no or minimal training. Before you hit the road this weekend, let’s look at how to make it more survivable.


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