Vintage Jaguar parking garage crash

Must see: Assorted animated GIFs featuring car and train wrecks

Vintage Jaguar parking garage crash

 
 

This post is written in the early hours of November 9 2016. We can think of no particular reason to release this post now. Maybe we’re just into disasters and stuff. Or perhaps we have an academic interest in Accident Research and Analysis.

We can’t say for sure, but we surely have a newfound fondness for screeching tires and whatever sound airbags make. Can you even hear that detail in the soundscape during a car crash?

So many questions with no answers. So, let’s move on to the GIFs!

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Witness the breathtaking beauty of a nuclear explosion

These incredible shots were taken in August 1969 by the French army in the Fangataufa atoll. Codenamed Canopus, this thermonuclear test made France the fifth country, after the United States, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and China, to successfully test a nuclear device. Today, there are an estimated 23 000 nuclear warheads worldwide.

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