Wahoo and Umbrella were code names for two underwater tests conducted in 1958. Wahoo was conducted on May 16, 1958 and Umbrella was conducted on June 8, 1958. Pat Bradley, the cameraman who photographed these events recounts his first hand experience of seeing these tests and being on the island as the tests took place.
Tourists had a shock in London today when a bus exploded on Lambeth bridge – but there was nothing to fear as it was only a film crew shooting the latest Jackie Chan film. It wasn’t the typical glamorous location for the veteran film star who is starring in the movie called, The Foreigner, with […]
A former Mexican Navy battleship is sunk off the coast of Rosarito, Mexico to create the first artificial reef in Baja California. Captured and submitted by GoPro Awards recipient, JP Ussel. Music Blue Sky Black Death “Walk Away” (JMSN Remix Instrumental) Additional music curtesy of Scorerevolution.com
THE Beach Esplanade was closed off as bomb disposal experts were called in to deal with the device which washed up on the shore yesterday. Read more at http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/second-world-war-bomb-set-6660226#pTAO8y3qa8MRGsJs.99
Nitrogen triiodide is a highly unstable substance that detonates when disturbed. So we disturbed it. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe And if you can explain what’s going on with the flash of light, let us know! Nitrogen triiodide is so unstable that even something like a mosquito landing on it can set it off. […]
A small explosive event that occurred at 1:20 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the summit lava lake. A collapse of a portion of the Halemaʻumaʻu Crater wall impacted the lake and triggered an explosion of spatter. Fist-size clasts were found scattered along the rim of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater near the closed visitor overlook. Video courtesy […]
A couple of years ago when I was still learning the Ropes of VFX I got the chance to shoot a Charity Film based around World War Two, NWW2A Volunteers acted as soldiers and Richard Hulme was kind enough to Provide Pyro For the Short. I Hope this is Helpful to FX Artists. Its been […]
Super slow motion video of the demolition of the Marble Falls bridge. Shot on Red Epic at 300fps. Blast lasted less than 1 second but at 300fps is lasts over 12 seconds. Check out the blast cord leading each blast and the shockwave that follows.
Si and Sam detonate plastic explosive in some extreme high speed action. The explosion makes a visible shock wave – but is it moving faster than the speed of sound? With the help of some balloons they find out if this mighty boom is supersonic. Don’t try this at home! Subscribe to Earth Unplugged — […]
Si and Sam try to capture the explosive action of a lightning bolt this week, as they crank the frame rate higher than they’ve ever gone. What does a lightning arc look like in slow motion? And, why shouldn’t you sit under a tree in a lightning storm? They travel to the Morgan-Botti Lightning Lab […]
An example of the ‘work’ we do on the SFX/VFX MA course at the National Film and Television School, this burnt-out wreckage was the climax of our first-year pyrotechnics course. We used a total of 15 litres of petrol, vaporised and ignited by a few lengths of detonation cord to engulf the unfortunate Saab 9-5 […]
High-speed footage of Hydrogen explosions, with and without Oxygen added to the initial mixture. Professor Martyn Poliakoff discusses, – and muses over questions about our previous hydrogen videos. Watch videos about EVERY element: http://bit.ly/VT9nNZ Reactions filmed with a Phantom Miro. We used this: http://www.visionresearch.com/Product… Special thanks to Destin from Smarter Every Day for helping us […]
What happens when you detonate 429 tons of military grade high explosives all at once. The initial explosion at the very beginning is only 30 tons. To give you a size perspective this video was shot from 2-3 miles away out side of the frag radius (sort of). If you watch closely you can see […]