Tag Archive for explosion

Boom reported on New Years Eve on NY-PA border

Several search hits on “explosion” “New York” and “Pennsylvania” encouraged me to check to see if any new mystery booms were reported. And, sure enough, as frequently happens on the last day of the year or New Year’s Eve, we have a big boom reported: People from Owego to Broome County reported feeling an explosion…

When lightning strikes a gas station

News smidgen: A gas station caught fire after a pump was struck by lightning Monday, August, 3. It happened around 6 p.m. at The Gas Depot in the 4800 block of Dixie Highway. Source: Gas station catches fire in Fairfield  In Fairfield Ohio on Monday, lightning hit the surface dome of an underground storage tank,…

WW2 unexploded bomb will STILL explode: 7 killed in Bangkok

NOT SMART! Old bomb explodes in Bangkok scrap shop, killing 7. Workers at a scrap shop in Thailand’s capital on Wednesday accidentally detonated a large bomb believed to have been dropped during World War II, killing at least seven people and injuring 19 others, police said. Police bomb squad chief Kamthorn Auicharoen said construction workers…

Flammable: Farting cows

All you need is a source of fuel and ignition… BBC News – German cows cause methane blast in Rasdorf. Methane gas released by dairy cows has caused an explosion in a cow shed in Germany, police said. Thanks to the belches and flatulence of the 90 dairy cows in the shed, high levels of…

Dog blamed for house explosion

It’s no fun to come home to fire trucks around your house. Greyhound puppy blows up owners’ house in Goldthorpe, South Yorkshire, after chewing through can of Lynx deodorant | Metro News. Greyhound cross Zeus was left alone for just ten minutes before he sparked an explosion so powerful it shattered double-glazed windows, blew through…

When infrastructure attacks: Exploding sidewalks

Sometimes, things just blow up. Frightening. BBC News – Pimlico pavement explodes, narrowly missing passer by. A central London resident has released video footage of the moment when a pavement exploded in central London, narrowly missing a passer by. The blast, which left a crater in the street, occurred at about 10:25 BST on Thursday…

Did Alex Jones influence Boston bomber?

OK, maybe I do get a case of Schadenfreude on occasion. Alex Jones Downplays Connection To “Boston Bomber”. Alex Jones is not surprised that the media is reporting that Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a fan of his Infowars website, he told BuzzFeed on Tuesday. “It’s just standard,” Jones said. “Anyone you talk to…

Boom: That’s one way to kill a spider

Trigger warning: Arachnophobia ahead Bathroom explosion as woman kills spider – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). A woman in Kirribilli New South Wales sprayed insecticide under her washing machine in attempts to kill a spider. Fire investigators believe the spray triggered the explosion. The explosion blew out the windows in the bathroom and kitchen. There…

Sorcerer’s house explodes, kills 5

Blast at African sorcerer’s house kills 5 | News.com.au. Police officials said on Tuesday the blast killed five people. The sorcerer, often known in the West as a witchdoctor, and a man seeking to improve his failing finances, were among the dead, witnesses said. Army bomb disposal experts told neighbours they found no remnants of…

Dropping the boom in Ocean County, New Jersey

Mystery Boom Rattles NJ Community. Police in Manchester Township, NJ are investigating a mysterious boom that shook block after block in the Ocean County community Thursday night. Residents say it felt and sounded like an explosion. Residents say there have been similar incidents since the summer. Police are trying to determine if they’re connected, but…

Exploding lawn in Norway

Oh no. The lawn’s exploded. That doesn’t happen everyday. Arne’s (43) lawn exploded* In his garden there’s a heat recycling system installed, which generates heat from the underground water. The heat recycling system is what caused the huge bang. According to one of the neighbors who saw the explosion, there was a pressure column of…

This s**t just got real – on the pig farm

Mysterious hog farm explosions stump scientists. A strange new growth has emerged from the manure pits of midwestern hog farms. The results are literally explosive. Since 2009, six farms have blown up after methane trapped in an unidentified, pit-topping foam caught a spark. In the afflicted region, the foam is found in roughly 1 in…