The deadliest industrial accident in US history, the incident now known as the Texas City Disaster killed at least 581 … More
Two ships and 129 men set out to find the fabled Northwest Passage before disappearing.
The final hours of 13-year-old Omayra Sanchez were captured in this haunting photograph, which was named the World Press Photo of the Year in 1986
In June 2013, dry lightning ignited a wildfire on land near the town of Yarnell, Arizona. Following a long period … More
A disastrous fire at the Summerland leisure centre on the Isle of Man killed at least 50 people
The worst disaster in the history of the RNLI, 27 lifeboatmen were lost attempting to save the crew of a foundering ship
After Chechen separatists took the audience and cast of a Moscow theatre production hostage, Russian authorities used a tranquilizer gas to retake the theatre, with disastrous consequences
Why have up to 200 divers lost their lives at a popular dive site on the Red Sea?
A strange, winged humanoid seen multiple times in West Virginia, the ‘mothman’ was blamed by some for causing a deadly bridge collapse
A ruptured tank released an eight foot wave of molasses, crushing buildings and vehicles and resulting in the death of 21 people