Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Deployed Its Braking System Prematurely

Following the tragic accident on Friday which saw Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo fail catastrophically, engineers are now scrabbling to understand the cause. In a new briefing, the National Transportation Safety Board has explained that the craft deployed its braking system prematurely. » 11/03/14 6:14am 11/03/14 6:14am

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Has Crashed, One Pilot Confirmed Dead

Virgin Galactic is reporting that there has been an "in-flight anomaly" aboard SpaceShipTwo. The suborbital flight took off at 9:19am PDT from the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. Update: Virgin Galactic has confirmed that SpaceshipTwo has crashed and the California Highway Patrol has confirmed that there is … » 10/31/14 2:18pm 10/31/14 2:18pm

Insane car crash somehow barely avoids hitting a group of bystanders

The first time I saw this video of a car crash during the Jolly Rally Valle d'Aosta 2014, I thought it was a scene from Final Destination. The second time I saw it, I thought it was some amateur fake. I've watched it multiple times now and I'm still not sure how the out of control, flipping car managed to avoid… » 10/06/14 11:00pm 10/06/14 11:00pm

Crash & Learn: The most important life rule in one beautiful short

This is the story of Aleksander Aurdal, a Norwegian freestyle skier who fully understands the most important rule in life: You need to crash to learn and progress. Repeatedly. In sports. In your job. In love. In life. Even Nature itself knows this—existence itself is a chain of failures and successes. » 8/29/14 10:32pm 8/29/14 10:32pm

Everybody survived this crazy crash that flipped a speedboat in the air

Thankfully, the two drivers of this speedboat are still alive after the crash. And the crash was crazy. The speedboat launched itself into the air like a rocket, flipped end over end and then spun again one more time for good measure before it slammed into the water bow first. Just nuts. » 8/25/14 7:46pm 8/25/14 7:46pm

Three different accidents in 30 seconds in one intersection in Russia

Driving in Russia is flirting with death—watch these three accidents happening in 30 seconds. First, the grey van violently rams itself into the car in front of it. The red car cuts off the dash cam and skids by. And then the original grey van zooms into the intersection and gets smashed sideways by a bus and an SUV. » 7/18/14 10:19pm 7/18/14 10:19pm

Longest car jump record disaster seen from every angle

This spectacular multi-angle video shows Guerlain Chicherit's attempt to beat the world record for the longest car jump, which is now held by Tanner Foust at 332 feet (101 meters). Chicherit tried save a 360 feet (109.7 meter) gap between a 20-ton steel ramp and a concrete landing surface. Fortunately, he didn't die. » 6/19/14 11:08pm 6/19/14 11:08pm

Stabilized video of the accident that almost killed Neil Armstrong

US Navy pilot, war veteran, aerospace engineer, astronaut and first man on the Moon Neil Armstrong was also an incredible test pilot, with 900 flights in experimental aircraft including the dangerous Lunar Landing Testing Vehicle. On May 6, 1968, he almost died flying one. This is the video of the crash. » 6/11/14 8:43pm 6/11/14 8:43pm

This is how a 3,000-car race would look like if the Earth were the Moon

Professional video maker Rickard Rick produces renderings of games in his spare time and this 3,000 car race-cum-epic-pile-up is one of his best. The physics are a bit crazy, as if the Earth had the Moon's gravity, but the results have a dream like quality that makes it fun and hypnotic to watch. » 6/11/14 7:54pm 6/11/14 7:54pm

Out-of-control elevator crashes into building roof in terrible accident

Chilean newspaper Publimetro (in Spanish) reports on the terrible accident suffered by 30-year-old José Vergara: A malfunctioning elevator launched him across an entire building and into the roof, going through 34 stories in just 15 seconds. Reportedly, he suffered major fractures on his back and hips. » 6/09/14 7:20pm 6/09/14 7:20pm

Flying tire crashes into a car on the road out of nowhere

Imagine cruising down the freeway, possibly on your way to a weekend away from the city, singing songs with your BFF, making future plans about what to do in August, thinking about what kind of food to grab when SMACK. A flying tire crashes itself into your car barely missing your windshield. » 5/20/14 11:00pm 5/20/14 11:00pm

Oh my, motorcyclist just misses crashing into a horse on the road

Damn. This girl on the motorcycle just avoided one of the most ridiculously dangerous accidents you could ever imagine: hitting a horse on the road. Seriously, she's zooming down the road when a horse starts acting up and jumps over to her lane. She quickly maneuvers around it—thankfully, for her and the horse's… » 5/13/14 11:44pm 5/13/14 11:44pm

Ukrainian tank goes kamikaze on a road near Crimea

A car dash cam in Mariupol—an Ukrainian city 310 miles (500 kilometers) from Crimea—captured this tank wreaking havoc through a street, smashing through a billboard, and invading road lanes going in the opposite direction. Luckily, the car driver avoided a potential collision and continued to drive like nothing had… » 5/10/14 11:37am 5/10/14 11:37am

A motorcycle crash at 140mph from the motorcyclist's point of view

Well, this is absolutely terrifying. This helmet cam footage shows a motorcyclist crashing his bike at 140mph, hitting the car in front of him and having his body catapulted and spun for what seems like an eternity on the road. Amazingly, he survived the crash. Incredible. Unbreakable. » 4/29/14 8:44pm 4/29/14 8:44pm