Surgeons from Australia present the strange case of a flash fire suddenly erupting in the chest cavity of a man under surgery. They point to several risk factors, including the patient's illness, that may have led to the accident.
Public Health June 3, 2019
A ferry in Japan carrying 121 passengers and four crew members possibly collided with a whale. Many passengers were injured, 13 of which were serious.
Feature | Science March 9, 2019
A man from Idaho was impaled by a 40-pound spear while working on building a fence. The object pierced the man through his back and out of his stomach when it fell from the loader it was attached to.
Public Health July 11, 2018
Katie Malone was celebrating her 29th birthday in Mexico when she suffered numerous injuries from a parasailing accident. The cable connecting the parasail and the boat snapped, leaving her in the air for 45 minutes.
Public Health June 29, 2018
Another self-driving vehicle accident happened in Chandler, Arizona that resulted in minor injuries. The Waymo van was reportedly hit by sedan after it swerved into the wrong lane in order to avoid another collision.
Car Tech May 5, 2018
A woman from Manchester decided to have her leg cut off after snapping it six years prior. She said she was only walking on a pavement while leaving a movie theater and didn't fall into anything at all.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2018
Tesla Model X's instant torque prevented a major accident recently. This is not the first time when the instant acceleration successfully foiled a major road mishap.
Car Tech March 21, 2017
While the debate on medical marijuana continues, a surprising new finding relating to its legalization has surfaced. Traffic death rates dropped significantly in states that legalized the use of medical marijuana.
Public Health December 30, 2016
A recent string of theme park ride-related accidents over the past five days has renewed calls for better safety regulations. Experts urge the government to provide more oversight for amusement and water parks in the country.
Public Health August 15, 2016
Three crew members are missing and one was injured when two freight trains collided near Panhandle, Texas on June 28. The crash also caused the trains' cars and containers to be derailed and scattered some 400 yards from the collision site.
June 30, 2016
Vehicular accidents are no longer the number one cause of accidental deaths in the United States. Instead, a growing number of Americans die unintentionally because of drug overdoses.
Medicine June 12, 2016
Officials report that an estimated 700 migrants have drowned in three different shipwrecks since Wednesday. Many of the victims were from Libya and were trying to cross the Mediterranean in order to get to Italy.
Life & Style May 30, 2016
A 15-year-old teen in Ohio was electrocuted while attempting the Jacob's Ladder experiment he found on YouTube. The high school freshman was pronounced dead at the Mercy Regional Medical Center.
Society April 21, 2016
A Georgia man lost his leg after an old riding lawn mower he shot suddenly exploded and sent a piece of metal towards him. According to the police, the lawn mower was filled with an explosive chemical known as Tannerite.
Society March 27, 2016
Road accidents cause fatal injuries and one of the most common cause is when the driver falls asleep. The government proposes sleep apnea tests for commercial drivers and railroad workers.
Life March 9, 2016
After pressing a bottle of oven cleaner to his mouth, Elijah Mole sustained severe burns on his face, mouth, neck and tongue. The accident happened when his dad was cleaning the oven.
Life October 16, 2015
A 25-year-old surfer had been bitten by a shark off the coast of Hawaii. The incident is the fifth shark attack in the state this year.
Society October 10, 2015
A woman from Florida accidentally glued one of her eyes shut. This was due to someone handing her a bottle of it, mistaking it for eye drops.
Life October 10, 2015
Rapper Fetty Wap involved in a motorcycle accident that we was riding. The singer has been admitted to a hospital and receiving treatment.
Society September 28, 2015
An estimated 5,000 cases of tricycle-related accidents are being reported yearly in the U.S., with victims being mostly children who are one year old to three years old, a study reveals.
Life September 15, 2015
After a near-fatal accident last year, base jumpers Austin Carey and Jay Rawe make their way back to Perrine Bridge as they refuse to quit the extreme sport they love.
Society April 16, 2015
A Utah man saves the life of a baby girl trapped inside an upside-down vehicle in the freezing Utah River. The vehicle struck a cement barrier on the bridge and hurtled into the river.
Internet Culture March 9, 2015
A sad story today as Microsoft HoloLens designer died in a car accident yesterday. The driver who took his life was allegedly under the influence of alcohol, and ran from the scene.
Internet Culture March 5, 2015
Comet Lovejoy has been photographed like never before. How did this happen by accident?
Space March 1, 2015
Fans mourned the passing of his onscreen character, Meep, and now they gathered to mourn the actor himself after he passed away on Monday from injuries gained via a car accident.
Movies/TV Shows February 25, 2015
A 92-year old driver lost control of his vehicle at the Piggly Wiggly parking lot and crashed into 9 vehicles. Thankfully, nobody was hurt.
Internet Culture February 18, 2015
Lance Armstrong crashed into two parked SUVs post a pre-New Year's party; however, the cyclist shifted the blame to his girlfriend to avoid public scrutiny.
Society February 4, 2015
A Boston terrier named Sam fell from the balcony of a 15th floor apartment and miraculously survived. The dog broke a few ribs but is recovering well.
Society December 27, 2014
Ground collision at New York airport tears part of wing off Southwest airplane. Passengers tweet about incident, take photos.
Society December 23, 2014
Caution: This is what happens when you pre-write an obituary.
Movies/TV Shows December 1, 2014
As precious hours slipped by and OnStar failed to find a woman injured in a car crash, Apple's Find My iPhone pointed rescuers to her exact location at the bottom of a 300-foot-deep ravine. Her wireless carrier could only direct rescuers to within a seven-mile parameter.
Apps/Software October 15, 2014
It was the drop heard 'round the world. A teen in Australia, being the first to buy an iPhone 6, dropped his prized gadget just moments after getting it, and it happened on live TV.
Geek September 19, 2014
Six Flags’ Joker’s Jinx roller coaster malfunctioned Sunday, leaving passengers stuck for hours before being rescued.
Internet Culture August 11, 2014
A 62-year-old man from Ohio dies during a hiking trip to the Grand Canyon. Attempts to resuscitate the individual were unsuccessful.
Society June 30, 2014
The Galapaface 1, stranded in the Galapagos, may present environmental dangers, even after having its cargo removed.
Earth/Environment May 18, 2014