When exploring abandoned places is your passion, you need to be ready for the unexpected to happen at pretty much any moment. Seasoned urban explorers all have their own kind of rituals and safety precautions when they’re on the job. For example, in interviews with urban explorer Seph Lawless, he said that he occasionally carries a gun with him while exploring certain places. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); However, for photographer and urban explorer Freaktography, nothing could have prepared him for what some believe he encountered inside this beautiful abandoned home in Ontario, Canada. Freaktography googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’); }); The old [More]
Mountain lions understandably get a bad rap for eating people and being pretty menacing members of the animal kingdom, but when it comes down to it, they’re just big cats…and cats like to play! Case in point: this mountain lion who wanders onto Desert Mountain’s Chiricahua golf course in Scottsdale, Arizona, and becomes completely enamored by the flag at the 18th hole. He could probably eat your cat in one bite, but for a second, it’s hard not to think he could BE your cat! Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/lion-golf/
It seemed gloomy outside when this man got into his car one day, but then again, every day is pretty gloomy when you live in Russia. When the wind started picking up, however, he realized that a tornado was about to touch down in Bashkiria. Maybe leaving the house wasn’t such a great idea. Fortunately for us, the footage that he captured is worth watching. As a guy who also drives a silver RAV4, it’s comforting to know that these cars can really take a beating. Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/tornado-in-russia/
If you own a drone, you know that the more expensive ones make it very clear when they’re running out of power. The cheaper ones…well…not so much. They just tend to just drop out of the sky whenever they please. The drone owner in the video below clearly went the cheaper route, and he ultimately paid the price. His drone fell out of the sky and right into the ocean. While it was sinking to the bottom, the attached GoPro camera kept recording. A year later, the drone was recovered and the footage was posted on YouTube. The resulting video [More]
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The Blue Hole near Dahab, Egypt, in the Gulf of Aqaba is one of the most dangerous underwater caves in the world. While part of the cave is explored almost daily by tourists and recreational divers, its deeper caverns are strictly off limits to all but the most skilled of professionals. Despite this restriction, every year there are at least a handful of divers who attempt to navigate to the bottom of the cave. Many of these folks get lost or become stuck and end up dead. The following video was shot by a pair of divers exploring the Blue [More]
Candy bars, butter, ice cream…nowadays, you can deep-fry just about anything. But what about water? We’re not talking frying up an ice cube…that’d be cheating. Using a water sphere made with a calcium alginate membrane, YouTuber Jonathan Marcus wanted to try to make the idea of deep-frying water into a reality. After he covered the droplet in flour, egg, and panko bread crumbs…well, you just have to see this to believe it! Even though Marcus said it doesn’t taste particularly good, I still really want to try this. I imagine it’s only a matter of time before we start seeing [More]
If it wasn’t for one first sergeant’s decision to bring his men to a “stand to” position, a devastating case of friendly fire might have occurred in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, when an army plane accidentally dropped a 500-pound bomb right on an infantry post. U.S. mortar teams spotted Taliban forces in the mountains, but when they called in an airstrike, the pilot somehow missed the target, taking out a chunk of their camp. Thankfully, the men were spared. No men were hurt that day, but as you can tell by the soldiers’ faces, the thought of being exploded by their [More]
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