Posts Tagged ‘crane’

Young Ukrainians with a Death Wish Perform Insane Stunts (Video)

Young Ukrainians with a Death Wish Perform Insane Stunts (Video)

Watching this compilation of crazy stunts from Mustang Wanted and his crew will give you instant sweaty palms. I won’t tell you not to try this, because you would have to be insane to even consider it. These guys won’t live very long:

Double Crane Collapse in Caracas, Venezuela (Video)

Double Crane Collapse in Caracas, Venezuela (Video)

At the risk of sounding like Seinfeld: what’s the deal with cranes? Sure, there have always been accidents with cranes, but lately they have been falling all over the world. This videos is from Caracas, Venezuela, where not one, but two cranes collapsed at the site of the future Metro Station. According to the report from El Universal, no one was injured in the accident.

Russian Crane Fail Crushes Taxi (Video)

Russian Crane Fail Crushes Taxi (Video)

Meanwhile in Barnaul, Russia…

Crane Lifting Tank Fail (Video)

Crane Lifting Tank Fail (Video)

Of course it’s Russia! And no, that’s not actually a tank, but no one ever searches for an armored personnel carrier (APC), so there.

Crane Lowering Boat Collapses in Russia (Video)

Crane Lowering Boat Collapses in Russia (Video)

A 100-ton crane collapsed in the Russian port city of Kazan while lowering a boat. No one was injured, but it seems that at least two dockworkers were very lucky during the accident.

Heartwarming Ad for Extra Gum (Video)

Heartwarming Ad for Extra Gum (Video)

A new commercial for Wrigley’s Extra Gum tugs at your heartstrings with a story about a father giving his daughter origami cranes made from gum wrappers…

Woman Nearly Electrocuted While Crossing the Street in Russia (Video)

Woman Nearly Electrocuted While Crossing the Street in Russia (Video)

A woman crossing the street in Biysk, Russia, was nearly electrocuted after a truck with a crane cut the wire of the city’s electric bus line.

Crazy Crane Climb (Video)

Crazy Crane Climb (Video)

James Kingston films himself climbing the 250ft-high crane in Southampton, UK, and hanging with one hand from the top. Just for the thrills.

Crane Falls on Building in Kirov, Russia (Video)

Crane Falls on Building in Kirov, Russia (Video)

A heavy construction crane collapsed and fell on a building in the city of Kirov, Russia, destroying balconies from the first to the fifth floor and smashing the cars parked outside. It’s speculated that the crane came crashing down due to high winds and security violation. No one was injured in the accident.

Logging Crane Demolition (Video)

Logging Crane Demolition (Video)

Canfor Corporation takes down a huge crane at the sawmill in Grande Prairie, Canada.