Tagged With Accidents

The FAA made SpaceX boost its accident insurance 33-fold, to $100 million, before Starhopper's last launch. Here's why.


Putin's rush to build doomsday weapons able to devastate the US is likely to end in more tragedies like its deadly missile disaster


Here's why the Russian military has so many serious accidents



New lawsuit against Tesla alleges that a Model X pinned a pregnant woman against a wall, breaking her bones and sending her into premature labour


A perilous summit in Yosemite has caused at least 300 accidents in the past 15 years. Here's why people keep slipping and falling.


SpaceX confirmed that its Crew Dragon spaceship for NASA was 'destroyed' by a recent test. Here's what we learned about the explosive failure.



Daylight-saving time is one of humanity's dumbest rituals, and you should be furious it still happens


10 celebrities who survived brushes with death


The 18 most shocking airline stories of 2018


Medieval reenactor dies after accidentally impaling himself through the chest with his lance during a horseback stunt


A refusal to wear helmets leads to hundreds of fatal bike crashes each year. A team of former SpaceX engineers may have found the solution.


18 accidental and unintended scientific discoveries that changed the world



The most unusual events that sent people to the emergency room in the US every month


The biggest risks facing the world in 2018


SpaceX's next-generation rocket engine exploded during a key test on Saturday


The US Navy's 4th accident this year is stirring concerns about hackers targeting US warships



An exploding whipped cream dispenser killed a French fitness star -- here's how it could have happened


The mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has died in a boating accident, and his father is in 'serious' condition


A tunnel full of radioactive waste has caved in at one of the most contaminated nuclear sites in the US


A thermonuclear bomb slammed into a US farm in 1961 -- and part of it is still missing