How a grenade works

The earliest known hand grenades date back to the Easter Roman, or Byzantine, Empire in the 8th century when Byzantine soldiers would throw glass or ceramic jars full of Greek fire. By the 11th century, Chinese soldiers began using gunpowder in ceramic or metal vessels and the first prototype for the modern grenade wa born. They soon became a staple ...

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Pipe cutting mistake sends him flying

It’s always important to have a plan, particularly when working with a blow torch. This guy ended up going for a ride while cutting a massive pipe. The crew planned ahead and had an excavator hold one end of the pipe in place. Turns out they should have had a second one on the opposite side. When his cut comes ...

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RECKLESS BIKER WHO DID WHEELIES AND SPED AT 175MPH BEFORE A CRASH THAT LEFT GIRL, 16, AND ANOTHER MAN WITH LIFE-CHANGING INJURIES IS JAILED

A ‘reckless’ biker who did wheelies and sped along a busy road at up to 175mph has been jailed over a crash that left a 16-year-old girl with life-changing injuries. Adam Wilde, 29, was part of a group of seven motorcyclists going from Southampton, Hampshire, to Weymouth in Dorset in May last year when he caused a collision that injured ...

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NFL STAR KILLED IN TRAGIC MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Jackson spent three seasons in Baltimore after moving with the franchise from Cleveland. He still holds the Ravens’ single-season record for receiving yards, which he set in 1996. Former Ravens wide receiver Michael Jackson tragically passed away in a motorcycle accident Friday morning in his hometown of Tangipahoa, La. He was just 48 years old. Jackson played eight seasons in ...

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HIS GIRLFRIEND FELL OFF HIS MOTORCYCLE ON THE FREEWAY AND HE KEPT GOING

A Minnesota man is accused of driving off and leaving his mortally injured girlfriend on the side of the road after she fell from his motorcycle. Myles W. Eckman, 24, of St. Paul, was charged in Washington County District Court with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide, alleging negligent driving while under the influence of alcohol and a controlled substance and ...

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