Watch: Amazing Time-Lapse Shows the World’s Biggest Nuclear Icebreakers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKaVhXn49xY Check out this mesmerizing time-lapse showing the Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker Yamal conducting Arctic operations along the Northern Sea Route. The video was released by the Russian-based media company TimeLab which had a film crew spend a week filming aboard the icebreaker in March 2019. Also shown in the video is … [Read more...]

Time-Lapse Video: Resupplying Thule Air Base, America’s Northernmost Military Installation

https://vimeo.com/180321695 Located 207 km north of the Arctic Circle, on the northwest coast of the island of Greenland, Thule Air Base is the US military's northernmost installation. Thule's arctic environment includes icebergs in North Star Bay, two islands (Saunders Island and Wolstenholme Island), a polar ice sheet, and Wolstenholme Fjord – the only place on Earth … [Read more...]

Video: Can this Tiny Car Pull a 13,000 Metric Ton Ship?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rA-6Bs-NAhw Going into the video I honestly wasn't sure what the outcome would be. The car in the video is a Citroen Grand Tour C3, which host Jeremy Clarkson notes weighs about 1 tonne. So does this little car have enough torque to pull that big, 13,000-tonne ship a distance of 25 meters? Watch the video to find out and let us know … [Read more...]

WATCH: Tanker Smashes Bridge as Typhoon Jebi Slams Japan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKBLdXlezvg A tanker smashed into the bridge linking Japan's Kansai International Airport with the mainland on Tuesday as a powerful typhoon slammed Japan's western coast. The tanker, named Houn Maru, was anchored in Osaka Bay but strong winds produced by Typhoon Jebi proved just too much and the ship drifted into the bridge, causing … [Read more...]

Facepalm: Some Idiot Drives Truck Onto a NorCal Jetty Last Year To Watch Waves… Needed An Airlift Out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46A7eYkCRI8 The U.S. Coast Guard had to rescue a man from the Humboldt Bay north jetty in northern California last year after he drove his truck on the jetty and became stranded by heavy surf. The Coast Guard says it dispatched a helicopter crew and lifeboat to the scene after it was notified at approximately 11:26 a.m. on a Thursday … [Read more...]