According to the Popular Mobilization Forces—an army formed to fight ISIS in Iraq—a car bomb exploded today in the north of Samarra, Iraq. Someone was recording with a cellphone and captured the explosion in the distance with pristine quality.
The guys at AtomCentral uploaded this video depicting the failed test of the Atlas missile back in 1961. The footage—scanned to HD from the original film—shows the rocket exploding in an epic and mesmerizing slow motion that would make Michael Bay drool.
Last Sunday, Chinese police destroyed 3,083 sets of firework creating a huge explosion in a controlled area of the province of Shenyang. As Shanghaiist reports those fireworks were "posing hazards to workers during the process of manufacturing, managing, transporting and storing."
The explosions caused by this malfunctioning fireworks launching mechanism were so big and the noise so deafening that they could make Michael Bay proud. Beware of your volume level.
Two cars crashed in the intersection of a road in Russia causing an spectacular explosion that engulfed both cars in fire. It's hard to believe looking at that hell ball but, according to this Russian newspaper nobody died.