Aussie police in Merrylands didn't have to look far for trouble. It arrived at their station house in force in the form of a distraught elderly man behind the wheel of a tiny car filled with propane tanks. Police noticed this explosive combo and were able to rescue the man.
This Russian driver was spared a rescue when he narrowly escaped a good crushing beneath a poorly-timed falling tree.
We can't spy into the mind of a criminal when they do the things they do but we can definitely wonder what the HECK they were thinking!
Up first, the arsonist in the UK takes the time to snap a photo of the doomed minivan before he does the dirty deed. Suddenly, he's looking more like a hitman connected to a string of recent arson attacks.
The sterile latex gloves gave this second criminal away when he threatens an Aussie shop owner with her own pen. We're just wondering why he didn't think ahead and bring an actual weapon.
Anyone who appreciates expensive kitchen gear will wince when they see what happens to these measuring cups. The Slo Mo Guys Gav and Dan decided to ignore the warning labels on these Pyrex glass measuring cups in the name of science. They wanted to simulate heating the glass measuring cups on a stovetop and then adding cold water to demonstrate the effects of thermal shock. View Now
Two victims were taken to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation after a fire ripped through an apartment building. Firefighters rushed to rescue a woman and her dog from the apartment balcony of a burning building in Vancouver, Canada.
Water came crashing through the wall of this building in Brazil after a sewage plant next door flooded. The water was the treated waste water. The wall collapsed and eleven people were injured in this incident. View Now
One person died and 17 were injured during this explosion in Tajikistan. Onlookers were observing a gas tanker that had caught fire when the vehicle exploded. The accident was caused by a faulty pump in the truck that was delivering fuel to a gas station.
A theatre director at a secondary school in Izucar de Matamoros in Mexico's Puebla state was looking for something "realistic" and dramatic when he decided it would be a good idea to have one of his high school-age actors drop a lit match into a cardboard box with other actors crammed inside.
This reckless and horrifying inferno sent two actresses stumbling off stage covered in flames and to add insult to injury, insurance companies won't cover the girls' burns because the fire "wasn't accidental."
Making a fire from what you can find in nature is an important survival skill for anyone. Kap from the Polynesian Cultural Center teaches you how to make fire by rubbing sticks together. He rubs together two widdled down pieces of hibiscus to spark the fire, applies the small amber to his kindling, and gently blows until the smoke turns into a fire. View Now
Who says your birthday cake has to look more like a birthday bonfire each year? We've concluded at RightThisMinute that you've gotta act your age. One great way to channel that teenage energy (and wow your guests) is this lotus flower that blossoms beautifully as it burns. The flower will even serenade you with an adorable 16-bit "Happy Birthday" song any 14-year-old you know would adore. View Now
This father & son outing was anything BUT awkward when they started pulling apart massive fireworks. Turns out there's a lot of empty space and elementary design hasn't changed in 1,000 years.
This didn't stop the popular What's Inside? duo from blowing up their experiments and attempting the explosive adventure of lighting off 10,000 sparklers AT THE SAME TIME. View Now
We've all seen the painful videos where guys decide it's a great idea to attach fireworks to their bodies and set them off. Here at RightThisMinute we've seen SO many we can now predict which ones will end up in the hospital.
But yet, Roman Atwood pulls it off with his awesome Roman candle-launcher gauntlets in a singularly EPIC DIY backyard firework show.
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Brain research indicates that when under extreme stress, our brains release hormones that trigger a "flight or fight" response.
This granny came out SWINGING and spitting poison when her grandson, serial prankster and YouTuber itsLance210, scared her into next week with a cleverly placed firecracker. View Now
Anyone who loves superheroes and comics books can relate to imagining themselves as having a superpower. Sufficiently Advanced wanted to shoot fire from his eyes, but he's no superhero with that skill. That fact did not stop him so he created a visor that shoots flames right from his face. View Now
If you have ever been frustrated while trying to solve a Rubik's Cube you will find this video satisfying. The team from the Tito4re YouTube channel poured 1,984°F molten copper on a Rubik's Cube. It erupted in flames and sent black smoke into the air before he doused it in water to put out the fire. All that was left was globes of colorful plastic and scorches cube remnants. View Now
Some people are just jerks.
The video begins as a hot air balloon takes to the sky. While the balloon climbs higher, smoke starts to appear from the bottom followed by the ear-piercing screams of fireworks. The teenagers on the ground are forced to run from the fiery air attack and the "at least" 30 different explosions.
It's still unclear whether they were laughing or whimpering in fear, and further information was unavailable.
A New York man is lucky to be alive after his car exploded at a gas station.
Reports say the man had placed a gas can in the trunk of his car after parking near the front door of the station's convenience store. That is where video surveillance captured the horrifying incident. View Now
Seven-year-old Henson Sharpe chipped a flaming golf ball into a fire pit full of fireworks that set off an early 4th of July celebration. Sharpe and his father joined the RightThisMinute hosts via Skype to talk about his fiery trick shot. View Now
Don't bring the same ol’ boring camping food on your next trip. Ditch the boring hotdogs and baked beans and switch it up with these campfire french fries. Check out the recipe below:
1.Heat coals over campfire, or preheat grill to medium-high. View Now
First, watch this footage of a fire at a gas station that was caused by a man who lit a cigarette in his car with a leaking gas tank. The explosion sent shrapnel flying that struck a man's face. Then, check out this burning tree that caught fire after being struck by lightning. View Now
A woman asked a group of guys for a cigarette. As she attempted to light the cigarette it exploded in her face. This prank cigarette had a small firecracker inside it. The woman did not appear to be injured and they all seemed to laugh off the prank. View Now
You've got to see this shocking scene from an apartment that was on fire. A father dropped his three-year-old daughter down to a group of people holding a duvet cover before jumping down himself. Then, watch firefighters try to fight a massive building fire. Luckily, three firefighters inside were able to escape with minor victories before the fire grew larger. View Now
You will laugh so hard when you see these two videos. First, watch this daredevil dip his fingers into a glass of flaming liquid to light a cigarette and then accidentally set his pants on fire. He immediately jumped up and tried to put out of the flames while his friend came in to help as well.
Then, watch this dramatic suspect pretend to blow into a breathalyzer for police. After trying multiple times he eventually blew twice the legal limit for blood alcohol content. View Now
The Crazy Russian Hacker shared a great DIY for creating homemade buddy burners. You will need a tuna or soda can, some cardboard and some melted wax. View Now
A truck driver in Turkey exited the road after his vehicle caught on fire. But luckily, he stopped right in front of a fire station. Firefighters were able to put out the flames with very quickly and the driver was able to continue his journey. Then, watch this footage of firefighters in California rescuing a trapped driver using the jaws of life. View Now
Danny Shervin is an artist. But instead of paints and pastels, he uses gunpowder. Danny's YouTube Page, Paint With Gunpowder, is full of videos of his unique technique for art creation. Danny creates the image he wants to make in gunpowder, then sets it on fire, emblazoning the image on his canvas. It's a fascinating process, and a true testament to the art of creativity. View Now
An apartment complex in Russia erupted into flames after a tenant accidently started a fire while cooking pancakes. One family on the fifth floor was trapped in their apartment by the flames and had no choice but to leap from the window. After throwing their children out the window and onto a safety net, the parents jumped. The family was able to avoid any serious injuries. View Now