Big Bang

At the Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar this week, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang put on his largest “explosion event” of the last three years, utilizing microchip-controlled explosives to form incredible designs and patterns. The video we’ve embedded of the event is an impressive testament to how a volatile black powder explosion can be controlled and shaped by computer.

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Thai bomb disposal expert survives car blast

The still image above is taken from the scene of a car bomb explosion in Thailand as a man wearing a bomb disposal suit inspects the suspicious vehicle. Amazingly, the man in the bomb disposal suit was unharmed. But the car was totaled. Watch the video below and check out the much-clearer television crew video over at the BBC

Brave Man drives burning Petrol Tanker away from neighborhood

After his fuel tanker caught fire in the middle of a gas station, a Turkish driver named Engin Koçak jumped in truck’s cab and drove the burning beast away from the flammable site, undoubtedly saving a whole mess of lives.

“The fuel tank went up in flames instantly,” Koçak is quoted as saying. “At that moment, I said, ‘Let something happen to me, instead of the people nearby,’ and got behind the wheel.”

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