Watch This Madman Fix the iPhone 6's Biggest Design Flaw With a Grinder

The industrial design of the iPhone 6 is close to flawless... Except for one flaw so weird, so major, that it's maddening: The fact that the camera protrudes from the body of the phone, meaning it never lies completely flat and gets caught on all kinds of stuff. The perfectionists at PeripateticPandas have a solution,… » 9/22/14 5:13pm Yesterday 5:13pm

8 Videos of New iPhones Getting Dropped, Soaked, and Torture Tested

You knew it was coming. Videos of people torturing the newest rash of iPhones are starting to emerge online, including one by SquareTrade, which shows the new iPhones being tortured in every way imaginable. So how did Apple's latest crop hold up? Surprisingly well, with a few caveats. » 9/22/14 2:52pm Yesterday 2:52pm

Seeing a whole car get destroyed by a giant shredder is oddly enjoyable

I'm not sure what it is about seeing a giant piece of metal being swallowed by another giant piece of metal but it's almost therapeutic. It's like seeing insect fights on YouTube but on a more gargantuan, real life Transformers level. Whatever it is, I can't get enough. Here's the Hammel Red Giant Car Shredder having… » 1/31/14 12:14am 1/31/14 12:14am

Before and after pictures of the Philippines typhoon are heartbreaking

This is so sad. Satellite imagery has captured what the Philippines looked like before and after Typhoon Haiyan and it's absolutely tragic. Towns, homes, people's lives have just been completely decimated. There's nothing left. To see the total destruction from above like this is heartbreaking. One day everything is… » 11/12/13 10:08pm 11/12/13 10:08pm

The Destruction of Detroit in Heartbreaking Before & After Photographs

Though jokes can be cracked about Detroit from afar, it doesn't change the fact that there are real people suffering through the downfall of a once proud city. It's terrible. It's sad. And it doesn't get more heart wrenching than these mashed-up photographs that show what a Detroit High School once looked like, normal… » 7/19/13 7:40pm 7/19/13 7:40pm

Watch the Muhammad Ali of BattleBots Destroy Everything in Its Path

There are "battle bots" and then there are "utter, one-sided destruction bots." The two-wheeled harbinger of destruction called Last Rites fits in that second category. Powered by an over-volted golf cart motor and wielding a spinning hammer-blade of doom, it's really a force to behold. And the folks over at Distort » 6/27/13 9:45am 6/27/13 9:45am

What Happens When You Use a Giant Construction Drill on a Car?

It's quite simple really, the car gets completely destroyed, screwed and mangled in every which way possible. The TR-150 construction drill completely eats the car alive to the point where it can no longer drill it anymore, it has to smash and pulverize it. Using construction tools for destruction is a beautiful… » 6/07/13 9:00pm 6/07/13 9:00pm

The Destruction of the Oklahoma Tornado As Seen by Google Maps

This is beyond sad. If you've been keeping up with the tornado that leveled Moore, Oklahoma, you probably saw the destruction it left behind. It looked like a movie set war zone or the aftermath of the apocalypse. But it was real. Google released satellite imagery showing what the destruction looked like from above.… » 5/24/13 9:48pm 5/24/13 9:48pm

Some Guy Went on an Insanely Destructive Rampage on a Bulldozer

Holy crap. You know in Grand Theft Auto when you're trying to destroy everything—cars, homes, the entire street—in your way while racking up as many police officers on your tail just for giggles? That actually happened in real life. A 51-year-old man went on a ridiculous rampage on his bulldozer destroying four homes,… » 5/14/13 1:00am 5/14/13 1:00am

Watch This Poor, Abused Washing Machine Go Completely Insane and Explode

Your washing machine is kind enough to handle your laundry without a complaint. For that it deserves respect. Aussie50 has no such respect. Watch his poor washer tear itself asunder, powerless to prevent spectacular self-destruction the hands of its own spin cycle. Watch as it tries to escape through sheer force of… » 4/20/13 9:15pm 4/20/13 9:15pm

Explosions, Destruction and Crazyness in Slow Motion Never Stops Being…

Danish TV show 'Dumt & Farligt' (it means Stupid & Dangerous) just posted an insane compilation of their second season and it's filled with sillyness like splooging toothpaste, rocket launching glass jars, exploding campers and more fun like that. It's shot at 2500FPS so you can enjoy all the minutiae of destruction.… » 3/20/13 11:00pm 3/20/13 11:00pm

Watch This $40 Million Gas Platform Sink to the Bottom of the Sea

Installing an off-shore gas platform can be a tricky proposition. Things can go very wrong. That's exactly what happened with this $40 million Iranian platform was being installed in the Persian Gulf. For as terrifying as the footage is, there were no reported casualties; looks like everyone knew how to swim. Still,… » 2/03/13 3:22pm 2/03/13 3:22pm

It Hurts To See These 127 iPhones Crushed By a Bulldozer, Even Though…

Counterfeit goods that get found out often get destroyed. That should come as no surprise. But that doesn't mean it's easy to watch, especially if the fakes are convincing. Take this Russian crush-fest, for example, where a bulldozer demolished 127 iPhones found to be cheap imitations masquerading as the real thing.… » 1/20/13 11:11am 1/20/13 11:11am