Watch how a traffic accident is cleaned up in this timelapse

When a semi-trailer truck carrying a rig filled with toilet paper crashes into a bridge, what happens? A giant mess. A giant mess that someone has to clean up. This timelapse shows a city clean up crew picking up all the crap, repackaging it for another truck and getting the streets clean so that no one would know… » 4/14/14 10:02pm 4/14/14 10:02pm

Google Street View Driver Rams 2 Buses, 1 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… » 9/13/13 10:20am 9/13/13 10:20am

That Massive Russian Rocket Explosion Was Caused by Dumb Human Error

Last week a Russian rocket called Proton-M exploded over a spaceport in Kazakhstan just seconds after it launched. Turns out, we can blame some dumb humans for the blast—investigators found that the rocket's angular velocity sensors had been installed upside down. » 7/10/13 11:16am 7/10/13 11:16am

Hungary's Red Sludge Disaster Zone Still Looks Apocalyptic Two Years…

In 2010, a lake of caustic, poison mud from an aluminum manufacturing operation spilled out and destroyed a nearby town, along with much of the native life. Humans were killed and burned, property destroyed. And it still looks like Mars. » 7/10/12 4:20pm 7/10/12 4:20pm

The Batwing from Dark Knight Rises Takes Out Some City Property

We've seen the new Batmobile, and we've even seen the gnarly Batwing, but have we seen the Batwing accidentally breaking some shit in Pittsburgh? Nope. So let's take a look! I'd hate to see the bill from this little incident. » 8/16/11 2:39pm 8/16/11 2:39pm