Pouring water on an oil fire creates a crazy mushroom cloud fire explosion

It looks like a mini-nuclear bomb, to be honest. But it’s just the result of pouring water onto an oil fire (don’t ever do that!). In this video by Crash Zone, you can see the liquid fire drip down into the ground and then charge right back up creating a truly epic and fiery mushroom cloud. »11/24/15 1:26am11/24/15 1:26am

A Swarm of Satellites Will Soon Keep Us Safe From Fires

The GIF above, created by NASA, may leave you wondering why our government is building a planetary shield. Something you’re not telling us, NASA? According to the space agency, NASA’s shield plan has nothing to do with intergalactic threats—it’s protection against a danger on the ground. The space agency wants to… »11/20/15 1:45pm11/20/15 1:45pm

Cooking thermite on a stove burns the entire oven in an endless fire

Burning food on a stove top sucks. Burning thermite on a stove top? It totally epic because flames shoot up ridiculously high and burn ridiculously bright and is just totally ridiculous in general. I mean, it burns right through the saucepan, makes a hole through the stove top and then fire drips right into the oven. »11/17/15 1:48am11/17/15 1:48am

Seeing and hearing incense burn from up close feels like soothing rain

It’s a little brain jiggling to watch this macro footage of incense burning because you’re seeing fire disintegrate the burning light but hear a pitter patter that resembles rain fall. And what the most backwards thing is that the strongest sense of incense—the smell, duh—can’t be felt. The juggling of senses is fun,… »10/15/15 8:44pm10/15/15 8:44pm

F-18s against a wall of fire totally look like they're escaping explosions

Oh, nothing to see here. Just two F-18 fighter jets sitting there, looking cool... while a giant wall of fire blazes on behind them. The photo was taken at the 2015 Air Show at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, California. It also looks like it could have been taken from explosions. Or hell. »10/07/15 9:57pm10/07/15 9:57pm