Here’s an E-2C Hawkeye trying to land on the USS Eisenhower. Everything seems normal until the arresting cable on the carrier—which is supposed to snare an aircraft as it lands—suddenly snaps. The airplane almost looks like a runaway car until it drops and disappears out of view, off the carrier.
In Volgogradskaya, Russia you don't get to fill potholes in the road... road pothole fills you. By which I mean, the asphalt unexpectedly gives way and swallows half of a concrete truck before the driver can put it in park.
So you finally installed that fender eliminator to ditch your bike's black plastic overbite. Here's a tip: forget the zip ties and bolt down your license plate, otherwise your riding buddy could take a flying scalpel to the head.
Drew Hamilton, an Alaska Department Of Fish & Game tech, was chillin' by one of the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary's waterways when a gigantic bear came lumbering over to his campsite, sat down, hung out, and went on his way.
A train from Baltimore to Philadelphia stalled on the tracks for ten hours last night. With doors locked and electricity waning, passengers cried and fought for emergency rations. A local news reporter happened to be on board, and tweeted it.
A night landing on the moving deck of an aircraft carrier has always been regarded as the most difficult landing approach for aviators. We think the Toncontín Airport in Honduras might actually beat that.