There's nothing more dramatic than a crash seen in slow motion. Or, in this case, a 631-foot container ship running aground so slowly it looks like it's in slow motion.

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The International Business Times reports that it's still unclear exactly why this ship, the Hansa Constitution, dragged its anchor into a Hong Kong sea wall yesterday. It could have been poor visibility, it could have been some kind of mechanical malfunction. Either way, if the ship's crew was attempting an Austin Powers impression, they did a good job.

Here's another angle, seen from the shore.