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Date: 03/13/14 12:50 PM

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  1. Profile photo of ElectricEye
    ElectricEye Male 50-59
    2729 posts
    March 13, 2014 at 11:36 am
    Link: 25 Pictures Of Destruction - Photo montage of the effects natural disasters from around the world.
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    Grendel Male 40-49
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    March 13, 2014 at 1:28 pm
    The interesting thing about the F-4 dissappearing into the concrete block at 480+mph (propelled by a rocket-sled) is the fact that no part of the aircraft penetrated more than 2" into the block.

    So, a 63` aircraft is now <2" from nose to tail.

    (of course, I would argue that aiming an F-4 at a concrete wall is not a `natural disaster`, but if you were to do so it would, naturally, end in disaster)
  3. Profile photo of CodeJockey
    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5611 posts
    March 13, 2014 at 1:36 pm
    Wind turbine failure:
    -Is it reasonable to design a self-destruct mechanism so, the blades will be thrown at the foot of the tower?

    -What about a "permanent failure state" centrifugal brake, similar to an elevator?
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    Denogginizer Male 30-39
    821 posts
    March 13, 2014 at 1:44 pm
    I kinda want to send one of those little spy camera drones down into that sink hole.
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    vizz Male 18-29
    58 posts
    March 13, 2014 at 2:05 pm
    I remember watching that footage of the jet launched into the reinforced concrete block during a field trip to a nuclear power plant. It was pretty amazing, the wings extend past the block and just keep going, and there`s an imprint of the jet left on the block.
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    ArgusTuft Male 50-59
    1211 posts
    March 13, 2014 at 3:39 pm
    Sorry? Burning Man finale a natural disaster?
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    nucnik Male 18-29
    85 posts
    March 13, 2014 at 4:07 pm
    Is the second to last picture the Carrera GT that killed Paul Walker and the driver?
  8. Profile photo of Forplay2k
    Forplay2k Male 50-59
    648 posts
    March 13, 2014 at 5:06 pm
    It wasn`t the Carrera GT that killed them it was poor driving.
  9. Profile photo of Atrayu4u
    Atrayu4u Female 18-29
    1478 posts
    March 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm
    I agree, the description is off. But most of these are pretty interesting pictures :D
  10. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    March 13, 2014 at 8:04 pm

    Not all "natural" disasters, but devastating destruction nonetheless.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14621 posts
    March 13, 2014 at 8:23 pm
    Your momma wants her sinkhole back.

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