Time to get a shock to your system with these incredible explosions and shockwaves. Get that caffeine-like jolt sans the hit to your heart by watching some incredible shockwaves and explosions unfold. From fireworks to air-to-sea missiles, this list really has it all. So grab your breakfast and get ready to get your day off to a booming start.
Put a little pep in your step with some of these amazing explosions and shockwaves. Whether its a military test or an unfortunate accident, shockwaves can be truly incredible sights, and also nearly perfect in their symmetry. There is almost an ironic tranquil quality to seeing an explosion in this way, so keep your chill going and check out even more shockwaves to satisfy that craving you can't explain.
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Explosions are a magical thing. Despite the massive destruction and potential danger, the mere scene and occurrence is an incredible event to see, whether in image form or live in front of you. So if you enjoy the calm that comes from the chaos, make sure to check out the rest of our favorite shockwaves to keep yourself entertained and content.
The White Island Volcano, off of the coast of New Zealand, known as Whakaari, erupted on Monday December 9th. The tourism hotspot had a number of boats and tourists in the area, and unfortunately around 50 people were on the island at the time of the explosion. So far authorities confirmed 6 dead and 29 in intensive care with burns ranging from 40 to 95%. Rescue efforts are stymied as the volcano has shown signs that another eruption is imminent, and there a number of people still missing.
Hospitals have ordered 1.2 million square kilometers of skin in order to make sure to have enough to treat the patients, and any additional patients that may be discovered. These are some glimpses of the explosion and aftermath.
The poor fella needed protection from the protection he so adamantly, and somehow recklessly tried to acquire.
ABC News reports the 29-year-old man and a couple his buddies planned to steal the condoms by blowing the rubbers vending machine to smithereens.
Amidst the explosion the three fools took shelter in a car nearby, but the victim failed to close his door, and took a fatal shot to the noggin from a flying piece of metal.
An absolutely enormous explosion rocked the Tianjin province of China in the late hours of Aug. 11.
Very little information has come out about the cause of the gigantic fireball, how many casualties it caused or what impact it could have on the industrial province.
So far, the BBC has only the barest of details.
The explosion reportedly occurred at the Tianjin Binhai New Development Zone at about 23:30 (15:30 GMT). Pictures and video footage shared on social media suggest a number of people were wounded by the blast.
Several nearby tower blocks are without power, according to the Chinese state broadcaster CCTV.
At this time, most of what is known has come out of social media, with hundreds of people posting the devastating event and its aftermath in the city, which lies southeast of the country's capital Beijing.
The blast was even visible from space:
According to CNN, a gas leak at northwestern Venezuela's Amuay oil refinery created a massive explosion, killing 24 people, including a 10-year-old boy, with at least 84 hospitalized.
The blast happened this morning around 1:11 a.m., and at this time the origin of the gas leak remains unknown. Officials also say that the site is under control.