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Truck Full of Axe Body Spray Catches Fire, Sprays Exploding Cans Everywhere Truck Full of Axe Body Spray Catches Fire, Sprays Exploding Cans Everywhere

A semi-trailer truck carrying a shipment of Axe Body Spray caught fire near Interstate 35 in Belton, Texas on Friday morning, resulting in cans of the deodorant exploding and spraying across the street.

Record-Breaking Heat in California Led to Home-Destroying Wildfires Record-Breaking Heat in California Led to Home-Destroying Wildfires

Record-setting heat plagued much of southern California Friday, with temperatures touching as high as 117 degrees during the day. The unseasonably hot weather sparked a number of brush fires that swept across hundreds of acres of land and destroyed several homes.

You Can Actually Light a BBQ Using Water

It’s a crucial compound when it comes to supporting life, but water has so many amazing properties that there’s a lifetime of experiments to try with what comes pouring out of your faucets. It’s common knowledge that water is an effective tool for dousing a flame, but did you know that you can use water to start a…

Firefighters Suspended for Allegedly Filming Porn in Fire Station  Firefighters Suspended for Allegedly Filming Porn in Fire Station 

The city of Akron, Ohio has suspended two firefighters after they allegedly filmed a porn video in a fire station, then uploaded the proof of their fiery love life on the internet.

Sheriff Says Campers Burning Poop in a Hole Started 500-Plus Acre Fire Sheriff Says Campers Burning Poop in a Hole Started 500-Plus Acre Fire

Two campers are to blame for a fire that has consumed more than 500 acres in Nevada’s Voltaire Canyon as of Wednesday night, according to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.

Stop Throwing Cellphone Batteries in the Trash, You're Firebombing Garbage Trucks Stop Throwing Cellphone Batteries in the Trash, You're Firebombing Garbage Trucks

It can be difficult to figure out what to do with your old electronics when you’re ready to move on from them, but here is one thing you should definitely not do: throw them in the trash. Discarded devices powered by lithium-ion batteries are basically fire bombs waiting to explode on unsuspecting sanitation workers.

Study: That Airbnb You're Staying in Might Be a Fiery Death Trap Study: That Airbnb You're Staying in Might Be a Fiery Death Trap

Before you book your next stay in an Airbnb, check to make sure it doesn’t run the risk of becoming a blazing hot inferno that will lead to your untimely demise. A study published in the journal Injury Prevention found an alarming number of Airbnb venues lack basic safety protections that are required of hotels and…

Trump Tower Fire That Killed Tenant Resulted From Power Strips Plugged Into Each Other, FDNY Says Trump Tower Fire That Killed Tenant Resulted From Power Strips Plugged Into Each Other, FDNY Says

The fire that raged through President Donald Trump’s famous New York skyscraper and headquarters, Trump Tower, and killed residential tenant Todd Brassner on April 7th appears to have been the result of too many power strips, the New York Fire Department said on Monday.

Fire-Detecting Wallpaper Turns Entire Rooms Into a Better Smoke Detector

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire, and that’s how most alarm systems are able to detect and warn of trouble. But Chinese researchers have developed a new kind of wallpaper, using ingredients found in bones and teeth, that sounds the alarm when heat and flames are detected, turning every wall in a room into a potential…

Musk's Flamethrower Looks Like a Toddler's Toy Next to This Jet-Powered Fire Tornado Cannon

If you weren’t able to scrape together $500 to buy Elon Musk’s fund-raising flamethrower, YouTube’s Jairus of All has a cheaper, DIY alternative that instead spews a massive spinning tornado of fire using a pair of ducted fans and a tank of liquid propane worn as a backpack.

Trump Tower Caught on Fire, With One Death Reported [Updated] Trump Tower Caught on Fire, With One Death Reported [Updated]

Trump Tower, President Donald Trump’s midtown Manhattan skyscraper, caught on fire on Saturday.

We’re Building Millions of Homes in the Line of Wildfires We’re Building Millions of Homes in the Line of Wildfires

Last year was a very bad year for wildfire damage across the U.S., and it’s only going to get worse. One way to counteract this increasing danger is to build smarter. A new study shows just how bad the problem has gotten, and suggests building smarter means being more intentional about where we build.

Man Spends Months Building a Giant Sphere of Matches and Then Spectacularly Sets It on Fire

If you glue two matches together, you’ll find the sticks won’t be parallel to each other because the match heads at the top are slightly thicker. If you keep on going, and eventually glue 42,000 of them together, you’ll end up with a giant sphere that produces a fantastic chain reaction of fire when you light a single…

Lenovo Recalls One of the Best Laptops You Can Buy Because It Might Burst Into Flames Lenovo Recalls One of the Best Laptops You Can Buy Because It Might Burst Into Flames

All things considered, the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is an amazing laptop. It’s crazy light and powerful with a retro design that will warm your nostalgic little heart. But there is the possibility it could burst into flames, the company announced today. Which is, you know, a bad thing for a laptop.

These Tilapia-Bandaged Bears Burned in California Fires Will Melt Your Heart These Tilapia-Bandaged Bears Burned in California Fires Will Melt Your Heart

In early December, the Thomas Fire erupted in Southern California. By the time it was fully contained some five weeks later, it had upended the lives of thousands of people. It also affected countless wild animals, including two bears that suffered severe burns on their paws.

Tossing Toys Into a Fire Tornado Looks Epic In Slo-Mo

Strategically place a ring of fans around a roaring fire and you can turn a relaxing way to toast marshmallows into a terrifying tornado of flames. The effect is even more fascinating in super-slow motion, and when you toss a tiny plastic ATV into the flames, it ends up looking like a stunt from a Hollywood…

Blanketing California in Fire Retardant Is Potentially Very Harmful Blanketing California in Fire Retardant Is Potentially Very Harmful

As a firestorm rages across Southern California near the end of one of the state’s worst wildfire seasons, much attention has been drawn to the bright red foam that’s dropped from planes in an effort to slow the fire’s spread. Chemical fire retardant can be an important firefighting tool. But it can also have some…

Climate Change Is Throwing a Major Curveball at World Series' Weather Climate Change Is Throwing a Major Curveball at World Series' Weather

Before you pay thousands of dollars for a mediocre seat at the World Series opener in Los Angeles on Tuesday, consider the weather, which is shaping up to be downright apocalyptic. There’s an excessive heat warning in effect for the LA region through Tuesday night, with temperatures forecast to reach the triple…

I Want to Run Naked Through This Test of a Foam Fire Suppression System

To ensure the foam fire suppression system actually worked before bringing aircraft into its new helicopter maintenance training facility, safety personnel at the Fort Indiantown Gap Army Reserve base in Pennsylvania performed a full scale test of the emergency equipment. But I can’t understand why no one is running…

Fire and Explosives Make Falling Dominoes Far More Interesting

We’ve been told our entire lives not to play with fire. But whoever coined that expression never stopped to think about how flames and explosions could make falling dominoes even more captivating to watch.

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