Catastrophes

Historical events that brought the greatest losses to humanity

05-12-2023

Historical events that brought the greatest losses to humanity

Historically, humanity has suffered the greatest damage from its own actions. Neither deadly epidemics nor natural disasters have ...

How NASA Blew up a Boeing to Study a Plane Crash from the Outside and Inside

01-12-2023

How NASA Blew up a Boeing to Study a Plane Crash from the ...

In 1984, NASA and the US Federal Aviation Administration staged a controlled crash of a Boeing 720 aircraft to test new ...

How a diver solved the case of the disappearance of young lovers 20 years ago

30-11-2023

How a diver solved the case of the disappearance of young ...

Rivers and lakes hide traces of unsolved crimes and tragic mysteries that have remained unsolved. Scuba diver Jeremy Beau Sides ...

Scientists have explained the terrible cases of spontaneous combustion of people

28-11-2023

Scientists have explained the terrible cases of spontaneous ...

Spontaneous spontaneous combustion of a person has always been considered a paranormal phenomenon. Over the past three centuries, ...

Sarez lake: the fatal attraction of the Pamirs

22-11-2023

Sarez lake: the fatal attraction of the Pamirs

Sarez lake, located in the Pamirs, impresses with its size and rugged beauty. Today it is a tourist pearl of Tajikistan and ...

Awkward moment: 10 failures in history

16-11-2023

Awkward moment: 10 failures in history

Did you fall, were you doused with water? The cat wrote to your shoes, did you buy expired milk? Do not get upset and do not ...

10 everyday things people use to bring global environmental disaster closer

14-11-2023

10 everyday things people use to bring global environmental ...

Environmental scientists are ringing the bells - planet Earth is under threat. Due to human influence, the rate of extinction of ...

Kurenevsky flood, the most secret man-made disaster of the USSR

13-11-2023

Kurenevsky flood, the most secret man-made disaster of the USSR

The so-called Kurenevsky flood, which occurred in Kyiv in 1961, is considered the second largest man-made disaster after the ...

10 places on the world map, which will survive the Third World

11-11-2023

10 places on the world map, which will survive the Third World

Military experts carefully assess each area on the world map for safety, in case of a universal threat. One of their scenarios is a ...

Why are sunflowers planted in places of nuclear disasters

07-11-2023

Why are sunflowers planted in places of nuclear disasters

The disaster that occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986 shocked the whole world. Its consequences affected the ...

How the inhabitants of Pompeii died

27-10-2023

How the inhabitants of Pompeii died

Pompeii, an ancient Roman city near Naples, was buried under a layer of volcanic ash as a result of the eruption of Vesuvius on ...

9 Pilots Who Intentionally Crashed Planes

25-10-2023

9 Pilots Who Intentionally Crashed Planes

On Sunday morning, September 26, 1976, pilot Vladimir Serkov flew an An-2 plane without passengers to a five-story residential ...

Deadly bet: How to land a plane blindly and kill 70 people

20-10-2023

Deadly bet: How to land a plane blindly and kill 70 people

This tragedy occurred on October 20, 1986 when landing at Kuibyshev airport. A monstrous case. Probably, it has no analogues in ...

The Wangongchang Plant Explosion That Changed Chinese History

08-10-2023

The Wangongchang Plant Explosion That Changed Chinese History

Experts believe that the explosion at the Wangongchang plant in Beijing was the most powerful in history, not counting nuclear ...

4 incredible cases of survival in desperate situations

05-10-2023

4 incredible cases of survival in desperate situations

None of us is immune from life-threatening emergencies. We will tell you about four terrible cases when people took advantage of a ...

11 of the most shocking moments shown on television

05-10-2023

11 of the most shocking moments shown on television

Television shapes our perception of the world perhaps better than any other invention of the 20th century. Thanks to television ...

12 myths about survival that pose a real danger

28-09-2023

12 myths about survival that pose a real danger

There is no shortage of advice on how to survive in extreme situations these days. Numerous television shows, movies, specialized ...

Halley's Comet and the failed Apocalypse of 1910

23-09-2023

Halley's Comet and the failed Apocalypse of 1910

In 1910, the whole world was waiting for a guest from the depths of the universe – Halley's comet-to appear near the Earth. ...

From rags to batteries: there are several causes of the fire about which you were unaware

17-09-2023

From rags to batteries: there are several causes of the fire ...

The house fire — a terrible disaster and, of course, we try to take precautions to avoid it. But consider all the factors ...

The most unusual and eerie monuments to the victims of human hate

09-09-2023

The most unusual and eerie monuments to the victims of human hate

Just recently, the world shook photos Turkish memorial dedicated to the memory of the women killed their husbands. 440 pairs of ...

The Story of the Great London Fire, or How a small candle changed the Capital

08-09-2023

The Story of the Great London Fire, or How a small candle ...

By the middle of the 17th century, London was a crowded city with narrow streets, in which houses were built of wood and covered ...

5 deadly situations from which a person emerged victorious

08-09-2023

5 deadly situations from which a person emerged victorious

Survival in extreme situations requires a person's endurance and unshakable faith that there are no hopeless situations. We present ...

10 outstanding personalities who could have changed the world, but died on the Titanic

07-09-2023

10 outstanding personalities who could have changed the ...

The largest maritime disaster of the early 20th century claimed the lives of 1,490 people, among whom there were many people who ...

"Bloody Sunday" of Nizhny Tagil: how the plane crashed into the crowd on May 9, 1993

01-09-2023

"Bloody Sunday" of Nizhny Tagil: how the plane ...

The Victory Day in 1993 for the inhabitants of Nizhny Tagil was overshadowed by a bloody tragedy. People came to watch an air show, ...

The most powerful nuclear explosions captured on camera

28-08-2023

The most powerful nuclear explosions captured on camera

If there had ever been an image of beauty representing cruelty, power bearing unimaginable harm, or the ability of man to destroy ...

How the pilot of the airliner made a flight outside the cockpit and survived

26-08-2023

How the pilot of the airliner made a flight outside the ...

How do you think & #8212; can a person who is at a high altitude outside the cabin or cabin of an airliner survive? In the Soviet ...