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Watch Portugal Launch A Drone And Immediately Fail By Crashing It

Video: Well, hmph. That’s not how drones work guys. Supposedly, this video shows Portugal attempting to launch a naval drone by giving it a running start. As the drone is thrown in the air to fly, it immediately nosedives and crashes into the ocean. What a wonderful failure.


Train Derails At Chicago Airport, Makes It Halfway Up The Stairs

Yesterday evening, a Blue Line train at Chicago’s O’Hare airport jumped the rails. And kept going.


This Is What It's Like To Intentionally Crash A Ship

When a ship comes to the end of its working life, it has to be torn apart, piece-by-piece, to be disposed of. By that point, though, little care needs to be taken in getting it ashore — so they’re just intentionally run aground. This is what it looks like.



A Drone Hit A Guided Missile Cruiser During A Weapons System Test

The whole point of testing things is to ward off future problems, right? And the US Navy has plenty to look into since a drone that was deployed as a radar test crashed into a ship during a weapons system test. Test. Testing. Test.


Skydivers In Two Planes Escaped After A Collision By...Skydiving

Two planes carrying skydivers had a midair collision last night over northwest Wisconsin near Lake Superior. But everyone survived because they were planning to skydive out anyway. Additionally, one pilot was able to eject and the other landed his plane safely, even though it was severely damaged.


Does Your iPhone 5s Crash With A Blue Screen Of Death?

If internet chatter is to be believed, Apple has taken a rather unfortunate leaf out of Microsoft’s book: its iPhone 5s seems to be crashing in glorious style with a Blue Screen of Death.


18-Wheeler Crashes, Spills Hundreds Of Bottles Of Champagne

Take a look around you — because you will never forget where you were the day you heard about the Champagne Massacre of ’13. Yesterday, Wednesday September 18 at around 2.30pm, a truck filled to the brim with bubbly fell over, split open and got a highway in Connecticut absolutely wasted.


Google Street View Driver Rams Two Buses And One Truck In Failed Hit-And-Run

It’s not a good year to be a Google Street View driver — or rather, in this case, to be anywhere in the vicinity of one. In Bogor, Indonesia, one ill-fated Google Street View car got itself into a bit of trouble when the driver’s failed attempt at a hit-and-run involved him ramming into two large public busses and a truck. Because third crash is a charm.


Traffic On A Petition To Prosecute Zimmerman Crashed The NAACP's Site

After the recent decision in the Trayvon Martin case, many Americans erupted in anger and disappointment about George Zimmerman’s acquittal. Almost immediately following the decision, the NAACP posted an online petition for federal prosecution of Zimmerman. And the site got so much traffic that it crashed and has been in and out ever since. MoveOn.org has been continuing the effort, but their site is also overwhelmed and crashing on and off.