The Weirdest Thing on the Internet Tonight: Monsieur Cok

Allegories abound in this macabre tale of runaway industrialism in post-World War Europe. An enterprising defense contractor replaces his inefficient human workforce with mechanical monstrosities, a move that doesn't sit well with his former employees. Returning with the hammer and sickle of socialist justice, one… » 2/27/14 12:00am 2/27/14 12:00am

Incredibly clear footage shows the blast effect of 1953 atomic bomb

Kaboom. And fireball. And ground shake. And shockwave. And boom. AtomCentral shows us some amazingly clear HD footage restored from 1953 of the Atomic Cannon test from Upshot-Knothole Grable. In the video below, you can see cars, jeeps, buses and tanks against the backdrop of the ginormous blast's initial burst and… » 2/26/14 9:44pm 2/26/14 9:44pm

Holy crap, this train derailment created a massive freaking explosion

Oh my. This is beyond scary. A mile-long train carrying crude oil derailed near a small town in North Dakota and sent explosions, flames and dark black smoke into the sky. Luckily (and almost unbelievably), no one was hurt in the accident that looked a lot more like a nuke exploding than a train derailment. Thank god. » 12/30/13 10:41pm 12/30/13 10:41pm

Guy Builds a Bomb Just With Stuff You Can Buy After Airport Security

Just in case you were still being fooled into thinking that the TSA is good for, well, anything, follow along with You Tube contributor Terminal Cornucopia as he constructs a home-made "FRAGGuccino" from stuff you can buy from airport terminal kiosks—you know the ones you can enter after passing through security. » 11/15/13 4:53pm 11/15/13 4:53pm

Al-Qaeda Can Turn Clothes into Explosives By Dipping Them in Liquid

ABC News is reporting that al Qaeda has come up with a "new generation of liquid explosives" for a potential attack. The scary thing is that the bomb "would not be detected by current security measures". Even scarier is that a US official called the new method "ingenious". Well, then. » 8/05/13 10:22pm 8/05/13 10:22pm

The Most Terrifying Cherry Blossom to Ever Take Flight

By 1945 Allied forces were knocking on Japan's front door. As the Empire's military grew increasingly desperate, it began to focus on eliminating the Allies' willingness to fight—by intentionally crashing manned aircraft in kamikaze attacks. And for pilots aboard one breed of these notorious flying coffin, the MXY-7… » 6/05/13 11:30am 6/05/13 11:30am

America Gussies Up Its Biggest Bunker Buster to Nix Iranian Nukes

The GBU-57A-B Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) is 5,300 pounds of high explosive wrapped in 30,000 pounds of steel, and designed to obliterate fortified positions and underground bunkers from the inside. Developed by the US Air Force with help from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and built by Boeing, the… » 5/06/13 11:30am 5/06/13 11:30am

North Korea Is Putting Its Rockets on Standby for Fire After the US…

According to Reuters, North Korea has readied its rockets to attack US military bases in South Korea and the Pacific Ocean after the US made a show of force earlier today by flying stealth bombers over South Korea. Kim Jong Un had apparently signed off an order for North Korea's rockets to be "on standby for fire". » 3/28/13 10:57pm 3/28/13 10:57pm