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  • Horrific moment fireball engulfs crowd at Taiwan water park party

    06/27/2015 1:45:54 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies ^ | 8:50PM BST 27 Jun 2015
    A fire on a music stage spread into a crowd of spectators at a party Saturday night at a Taiwan water park, injuring more than 200 people, authorities said. ... Wang said 83 people had serious injuries and 131 others have light injuries. In the video, which has been independently verified, spectators can be seen dancing when a cloud of powder appears at the left hand side of the screen. Without warning, the powder cloud becomes engulfed in flames and quickly spreads through the audience who run screaming for safety.
  • [Unconfirmed location in Baku, Azerbaijan] Apartment building bursting into flames in 30 seconds

    04/13/2015 9:57:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | April 12, 2015
    It appears more than just Chinese stocks are exploding higher... From small flame to inferno in 30 seconds...
  • Oil Rig Worker Thinks He Saw Malaysia Air Flight 370 Go Down in Flames

    03/12/2014 2:03:32 PM PDT · by bboop · 6 replies
    Business Insider ^ | March 12, 2014 | Abby Ohlheiser
    Oil Rig Worker Thinks He Saw Malaysia Air Flight 370 Go Down In Flames The Wire ABBY OHLHEISER, THE WIRE MAR. 12, 2014, 12:13 PM In yet another odd twist to the mysterious story of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, a New Zealand man working on an oil rig in the South China Sea has come forward to say he believes he saw the airplane on fire right around the time it disappeared. Mike McKay, a worker on the "Songa Mercur" drilling platform, sent an email to his bosses detailing his version of events. McKay said that he "observed the plane...
  • Cuccinelli to rescue when truck catches fire

    01/26/2013 10:00:11 AM PST · by muawiyah · 7 replies
    richmond times-dispatch ^ | 01/25/2013 | Associated Press
    ........................ The trucker pulled over and Cuccinelli helped the driver out of the cab. He then assisted her in putting out the fire with an extinguisher .......................
  • First On Fox. Teen's Mom Speaks Out On Her Son and 'Explosive' Chemicals

    12/30/2012 1:02:02 PM PST · by redreno · 74 replies ^ | 12/19/2012 | Dave Schratwieser, Reporter
    GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. - "It's ridiculously blown out of proportion." That's how the mother of the 16-year-old Cedar Creek High School student arrested Tuesday described her son after local police found items at his home that could cause an explosion. "He really cares about people," she said. "He's kind, he's loving, he's brilliant...I think this is fear because of what just happened in Connecticut."
  • Obama’s Foreign Policy In Flames – Dick Morris TV: Lunch Alert!

    09/27/2012 8:14:11 AM PDT · by Signalman · 3 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 9/27/2012 | Dick Morris
    Dear Friend, In this video commentary, I discuss how Obama’s naiveté is on display throughout the Middle East and it is costing him politically. Tune in!
  • Chevy Volt fire probe is closed, NHTSA says

    01/21/2012 8:41:09 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies · 1+ views
    Auto Week ^ | January 21, 2012 | Mike Colias And Christina Rogers
    U.S. safety regulators said Friday that they've closed an eight-week investigation into the Chevrolet Volt, concluding that the plug-in hybrid's battery doesn't pose a significant fire risk following a crash. In a statement, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it "does not believe that Chevy Volts or other electric vehicles pose a greater risk of fire than gasoline-powered vehicles." The agency said that modifications intended to reinforce the Volt's 435-pound lithium-ion battery pack that General Motors announced on Jan. 5 should "reduce the potential" of the pack catching fire in the days or weeks following a crash.
  • Google’s mismanagement of the Android Market

    06/27/2010 11:13:23 PM PDT · by RightOnTheLeftCoast · 5 replies
    Jon Lech Johansen's blog ^ | 27 June 2010 | Jon Lech Johansen
    Google’s mismanagement of the Android Market Earlier this week, CNET ran an article critical of the permission model of the Android Market. Google’s response to the criticism was that “each Android app must get users’ permission to access sensitive information”. While this is technically true, one should not need a PhD in Computer Science to use a smartphone. How is a consumer supposed to know exactly what the permission “act as an account authenticator” means? The CNET opinion piece “Is Google far too much in love with engineering?” is quite relevant here.Google does far too little curation of the Android...
  • Bangkok in flames as protesters refuse to back down

    05/19/2010 3:15:14 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 58 replies · 1,266+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 5/19/2010 | Damien McElroy and Ian MacKinnon in Bangkok
    government admits it lost control when protesters set fire to key buildings in the city following a day of running battles with troops which left 12 dead and 60 injured. Flames rise from the burning city hall which was set on fire by red shirt protesters Rioters set fires at the stock exchange, electricity headquarters, banks and government offices. Siam Theatre, a much loved city institution, collapsed in flames. Hundreds of people had to be rescued from the burning headquarters of Channel 3 television. The death toll since fresh outbreaks of violence on Thursday now stands at 51. The government...
  • Ethiopian airliner crashes in Mediterranean Sea

    01/25/2010 12:23:22 AM PST · by Cardhu · 47 replies · 2,524+ views
    Press TV ^ | Monday 25th January 2010 | Staff and agencies
    An Ethiopian Airliner with 92 passengers and crew on board has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after takeoff from Beirut airport in Lebanon. Aviation sources said flight 409 was heading for the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa when it crashed at 2:30 a.m. (1230 GMT) on Monday. According to Lebanon's Transport Minister Ghazi Aridi, the Boeing 737-800 disappeared from radar screens only five minutes after takeoff amid heavy rains and storms, and crashed into the sea about 12km (7 miles) south of the Rafiq Hariri airport. Witnesses who live near the coast have reported seeing a ball of fire as...
  • Chinese Artist Debuts 'Burning Man Obama'...

    11/11/2009 12:17:32 PM PST · by EvilAgenda · 51 replies · 2,401+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 11-11-2009 | Some Chinaman
    To some (like the man from Communist China who created the thing) this may represent Obama the trailblazer ... To others a great representation of Obama as Satan.
  • News You Can Use

    08/03/2009 10:29:15 AM PDT · by wayne_b24 · 3 replies · 413+ views
    times of london ^ | july 31st
    As the space shuttle returned to Earth, bringing him home from the International Space Station, where he has been since March, he revealed that he had been wearing the same pair of prototype pants for a month, all in the name of science.
  • Tasered man bursts into flames

    07/21/2009 9:29:08 AM PDT · by theruleshavechanged · 84 replies · 2,351+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 07-21-2009 | AP
    A man whose relatives say had been sniffing gasoline burst into flames after a police officer Tasered him as he ran at officials carrying a container of fuel, police said Tuesday. The man, identified by his family as 36-year-old Ronald Mitchell, was in critical condition at a Perth hospital in Western Australia state following Monday's incident in Warburton, an Aboriginal community 950 miles (1,540 kilometers) northeast of Perth.
  • A Marxist tsunami cannot quench the flames of freedom

    11/09/2008 6:38:26 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 35 replies · 339+ views
    It is not just a victory for the Democrats; it is a Marxist tsunami. The principles that have guided President-elect Obama to this point are deeply rooted in Marxist philosophy. He is now in the position to infuse government with this philosophy through his appointments and legislative agenda. Democrats Obama, Pelosi, Reid, Schumer, Frank, and others with recognizable names are only the face of what’s in store. Behind this face is a force teaming with the power to obliterate the U.S. Constitution and the machinery of self-governance it created.
  • Plane bursts into flames in Sudan; 200 aboard

    06/10/2008 12:12:36 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 190+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/10/08 | Mohamed Osman - ap
    KHARTOUM, Sudan - A plane carrying about 200 passengers apparently veered off a runway late Tuesday and burst into flames. It was not immediately clear whether there were casualties. An Associated Press reporter at the scene said the plane arriving from Amman, Jordan apparently veered off the runway as it landed in Khartoum and then burst into flames. It was not immediately clear what airline was involved. Ambulances and fire trucks were seen rushing to the scene. Sudan has a poor aviation safety record. In July 2003, a Sudan Airways Boeing 737 en route from Port Sudan to Khartoum crashed...
  • Anti-Semitism in France (Nowhere flames of anti-Semitism are burning more furiously than in France)

    02/24/2008 9:18:56 AM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies · 1,007+ views
    Jew Alaska ^ | March 27, 2007
    French Jews I received this post from a friend in NY. One of his friends is living in France and posted this to him with the request that Andy distribute it to his American friends. Andy prefaces with: "Once again, the real news in France is conveniently not being reported as it should. To give you an idea of what's going on in France where there are now between 8 and 10 million Muslims and about 600,000 Jews, here is an email that came from a Jew living in France. Please read!" "Will the world say nothing - again -...
  • Truck carrying cheese goes up in flames on Sacramento interstate

    07/19/2007 11:02:01 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 526+ views
    A tractor trailer hauling blocks of cheese erupted into flames early Thursday, heating some of its precious cargo into freeway fondue. No one was hurt, but hundreds of pounds of provolone, cheddar, American and other cheeses littered the side of Interstate 80 north of downtown Sacramento. "It went pretty quick," said truck driver Frank Barker, who pulled over at 3:45 a.m. when he saw smoke coming from under his truck. Barker said he initially tried to put out the flames with his truck's fire extinguisher, but the fire was too big. He gave up and rescued his dog, who was...
  • Indonesian jet bursts into flames upon landing

    03/06/2007 4:58:18 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 59 replies · 1,705+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 3/6/07 | AFP
    JAKARTA (AFP) - A passenger jet burst into flames on landing in the central Indonesian city of Yogyakarta on Wednesday, witnesses told local radio. "The plane is burnt. The fire came suddenly from the front wheel," one witness, Hariman, told ElShinta radio. There was no immediate mention of casualties, and the number of passengers aboard the jet was not immediately known. The Detikcom news website said the plane was a jet from the country's flag carrier Garuda Indonesia. Another passenger who escaped the blaze told ElShinta radio there were still passengers aboard as the fire raged. Indonesia's flight safety record...
  • Showcase Pipeline Fuels Global Gas Flames

    09/24/2006 4:00:24 PM PDT · by blam · 3 replies · 421+ views
    BBC ^ | 9-24-2006 | Jorn Madslien
    Showcase pipeline fuels global gas flames By Jorn Madslien Business reporter, BBC News, Acergy Piper, North Sea The technology used to lay gas pipes deep under water is valuable At first sight, there is nothing hi-tech about the vast, rusty vessel that appears to float in the air above the choppy, three-metre waves. Seen from a helicopter, Acergy Piper is clearly too small to be an oil platform, but it does not look like a ship either. If anything it resembles a set from the movies Waterworld and Mad Max. Yet Acergy Piper is central to the heated debate about...
  • CA: Maldonado Flames And Flames Out With Schwarzenegger

    07/13/2006 9:06:17 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 377+ views
    New West Notes ^ | 7/13/06 | Bill Bradley
    Republican circles were buzzing yesterday about state Senator Abel Maldonado’s trashing of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday as he rolled out his Latino support coalition, a group which not long ago would certainly have been co-chaired by Maldonado, an enthusiastic ally. “I don’t know what he thinks he is doing,” said one agitated high-ranking Republican. Maldonado declined to comment on the situation. As the controversy grew yesterday, Maldonado took down his political web site,, the content of which belied his new critical view of Schwarzenegger. The act amused Schwarzenegger allies because there was so much Schwarzenegger content on that...