Posts Tagged ‘tower’

Crazy Tower Demolition in Belarus (Video)

Crazy Tower Demolition in Belarus (Video)

Two guys demolish a brick water-tower in the town of Zaslawye, Belarus, by using a jackhammer. Not the brightest idea…

How They Cure Acrophobia in Czech Republic (Video)

How They Cure Acrophobia in Czech Republic (Video)

Curing the fear of heights by walking on a 110 meter (360 feet) high chimney in Prague, Czech Republic.

Hawk Attacks Cell Tower Worker (Video)

Hawk Attacks Cell Tower Worker (Video)

A cell tower worker gets attacked by a hawk while on a job site in San Antonio, Texas.

Animated Tower (Video)

Animated Tower (Video)

‘The 11 floors tower of the HESAV (Health High School Vaud) has been animated as a rudimentary screen whose pixels are, in fact, all the windows and shutters that students, staff and friends shake for hours.’

Bagjump Freedrop Extreme Jumping (Video)

Bagjump Freedrop Extreme Jumping (Video)

What is ‘bagjump’? Extreme jumping from high heights onto a large bag. Sounds like a definition of awesome to me!

Crazy Guy Climbs Stalin’s Skyscraper in Moscow (Video)

Crazy Guy Climbs Stalin’s Skyscraper in Moscow (Video)

Another insane dude climbing towers and buildings in Russia. This one is reaching for the star at the top of 577 ft (176 meters) high Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building in Moscow, also known as Stalin’s skyscraper. Not for the faint of heart.

Exploding Coffee (Video)

Exploding Coffee (Video)

So, you make yourself a nice cup of coffee in the morning and then it suddenly punches you in the face! For real.

OK, so this is not REALLY coffee, but it’s still a pretty darn cool video. The chemical experiment in question is actually an ‘explosive polymerization of p-nitroaniline by sulfuric acid.’ It doesn’t sound as exciting as exploding coffee, but now you know. :)

Crazy Russian Guys Climb Radio Tower (Video)

Crazy Russian Guys Climb Radio Tower (Video)

Just a bunch of kids with a death wish climbing an abandoned Elektrostal radio tower near Moscow, Russia. FYI, it’s over 700 feet high.

New Year’s Fireworks in Burj Khalifa, Dubai (Video)

New Year’s Fireworks in Burj Khalifa, Dubai (Video)

In case you missed out on fireworks where you live, here’s an awesome display from Dubai.

Glencairn Tower Demolition (Video)

Glencairn Tower Demolition (Video)

Glencairn Tower block was demolished in Motherwell, Scotland, using 100 kilos of explosives. The spectacular demolition of the 17-story concrete tower block took just five seconds to complete. The blowdown drew a large crowd and, of course, many took the opportunity to record videos of the explosion: