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As Soon as I Heard
About Missing Sub,
I Knew 'in My Bones'
Jun 23, 2023 12:00 AM CDT
James Cameron: As Soon as I Heard About Missing Sub, I Knew 'in My Bones'
He got info from fellow deep-sea enthusiasts, figured what must have happened
- One person who was not surprised by Thursday's devastating news about the fate of the doomed Titanic submersible:
director and deep-submergence enthusiast James Cameron. In interviews with the BBC and CNN , Cameron, who himself has been on 33 dives to the wreckage of the Titanic, says as soon...
Miami Beach Hotel With
Storied Past Is Destroyed
Nov 15, 2022 3:38 PM CST
Miami Beach Hotel With Storied Past Is Destroyed
Deauville Hotel, which hosted the Beatles and JFK, had fallen into disrepair
- A once-luxurious Miami Beach hotel that hosted the Beatles and President John F. Kennedy during its 1960s heyday was imploded Sunday after falling into disrepair and abandonment in recent years. The 17-story Deauville Hotel fell into itself after a series of explosions were set off, sending up a large cloud...
Is No More
Feb 17, 2021 9:30 AM CST
Trump Plaza Is No More
It's the 'end of a not-so-great era' in Atlantic City
- Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino has disappeared in a cloud of dust. The gutted casino came down in a planned implosion in Atlantic City, NJ, on Wednesday morning, with the
New York Times
quipping, "It was not the biggest or the best implosion ever." Still, there was "...
Watch the Tallest Building in
Kentucky's Capital Come Down
Mar 12, 2018 7:11 AM CDT
Watch the Tallest Building in Kentucky's Capital Come Down
The 28-story Capital Plaza Tower is no more
- The tallest building in Kentucky's capital city came crashing down in a controlled implosion on Sunday, reports the AP , delighting thousands of onlookers who quickly scurried away to avoid the dust cloud that billowed overhead. Sunday's demolition of the 28-story Capital Plaza Tower in Frankfort will make way...
The Explosives Went Off,
but Silverdome Didn't Fall
Dec 3, 2017 4:12 PM CST
The Explosives Went Off, but Silverdome Didn't Fall
A wiring issue causes problems in Pontiac, Michigan
- Talk about anticlimactic: Michigan's Silverdome was scheduled to implode on Sunday morning, and the explosives went off at 8:30am, reports CNN —but when the smoke cleared, the Pontiac landmark was still erect. The implosion did do its job of breaking the stadium's steel beams, just not...
The Perfect Photo Op, Then:
'Get Out of the Way, Bus!'
Nov 21, 2017 9:35 AM CST
The Perfect Photo Op, Then: 'Get Out of the Way, Bus!'
Implosion of Georgia Dome marred by MARTA
- "I am CRYING." That was just one online reaction to an ill-fated photo shoot that was meant to capture a planned stadium implosion. Photographers gathered near the Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta on Monday, waiting to snap a shot of the controlled destruction of the 71,000-seat structure,...
One of Our Biggest Domed
Stadiums Just Imploded
Nov 20, 2017 6:07 AM CST
One of Our Biggest Domed Stadiums Just Imploded
Georgia Dome is gone after a controlled destruction
- One of the nation's largest domed stadiums has been destroyed in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta. Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives were on hand to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens Monday at 7:30am, per the AP . People gathered at windows of tall office...
Man's Leg Severed
in Power Plant
Aug 3, 2013 5:05 PM CDT
Man's Leg Severed in Power Plant Implosion
One of 5 spectators injured in planned demolition
- Five spectators were injured today after shrapnel was sent flying at the demolition of a decommissioned steam power plant in California's Central Valley, authorities said. More than 1,000 people had gathered at 6am in a nearby parking lot to watch the planned implosion at the plant owned by...
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