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77.8k viewsHow The Crash of Uruguayan AF Flight 571 Drove A Rugby Team To CannibalismOn Oct. 13, 1972, a plane carrying 45 passengers, including the Old Christians Uruguayan rugby team, crashed in the Andes between ...
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20.9k views12 Things That Went Wrong To Cause The Three Mile Island Nuclear MeltdownThree Mile Island is a nuclear power plant located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on the eastern side of the state. It was the s...
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4.5m viewsThe Crew Of The Challenger Was Alive The Entire Fall - And NASA Tried To Cover It UpThe incident that destroyed the now infamous Challenger space shuttle on the morning of January 28, 1986, forever changed the futu...
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2.9m views23 Facts You May Not Know About The 'Titanic'In the early morning of April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank into the North Atlantic Ocean. Just four days into the ship's journey, th...
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33.2k viewsWarning Signs For 12 Historical Disasters That Went IgnoredMany of history's biggest tragedies were preventable disasters. Some started small and escalated quickly, and quite a few were hum...
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23k votersCreepy Stories From ChernobylOn April 26, 1986, one of the world's worst disasters occurred in the Ukrainian city of Pripyat (then part of the USSR). There was...
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18.7k viewsFascinating Facts You Didn't Know About The Hindenburg And Its Untimely DemiseOn May 6, 1937, the German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg, a type of rigid aircraft known as a Zeppelin, was making its final...
America
55.7k views13 Tragic Oversights That Led To The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory FireThe Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire occurred on March 25, 1911 in the Asch Building, Greenwich Village, New York City. It killed ...
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34.4k viewsThe Worst Plane Crashes in HistoryAir travel is certainly one of humanity's crowning achievements. It opened up the world and allowed people to travel to far away l...
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39.9k viewsEverything That Went Wrong With The Love Canal Mass Poisoning CaseLove Canal in New York state is now a Superfund site, but, back in the 1950s, it was an idyllic community full of post-war-boom ho...
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33.2k viewsThe Day The Clowns Cried – The Story Of The Hartford Circus FireEveryone loves a day at the circus – and the 7,000 people who showed for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus on July ...
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39.4k viewsThe MGM Grand Fire And How It Changed Las Vegas ForeverOn November 21, 1980, the MGM Grand fire claimed the lives of 85 people and sent 650 more to the hospital. The tragedy shook Las V...
Disasters
46k viewsThe Worst Human StampedesThe importance of crowd control is never clearer than after a stampede, when a mass of people, usually driven into a panic by some...
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183.3k viewsThe 7 Longest Traffic Jams in HistoryGiving most of us a reason to whine, complain, and show up late for work, traffic jams are a way of life, but these longest traffi...
History
17.9k viewsThe 17 Most Tragic Blimp Disasters In HistoryIt's not hard to recount the many blimp disasters throughout history and realize why we don't use them anymore. Some of the larges...
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52.4k viewsThe Worst Car Crashes In HistoryAutomobile accidents are one of the biggest killers in America, and worldwide there are millions of car crash casualties every yea...
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30k viewsThe Fastest Commercial Plane Ever Ended in A Devastating Blaze of TragedyThe crash of the Concorde in 2000 was a shock. Also known as the Air France 4590 crash, it resulted in the deaths of more than 100...
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77.5k viewsWhat Happened In The Immediate Aftermath Of The Chernobyl DisasterWhen the No. 4 reactor exploded at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on April 26, 1986, a colossal meltdown began. At the time, th...
History
8.8k viewsThe Deadliest Train Derailments In World HistorySince the early 1800s, trains have been used as a form of public transportation around the world. When the railroads were first bu...
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75.4k viewsThe Most Epic Stadium Collapses of All TimeCheck out this list of stadium collapses. It's time to look back at some of the most epic stadium collapses of all time, what happ...