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Two people were killed in a massive explosion at a Houston manufacturing plant Friday

Two people were killed, and Northwest Houston residents were jolted awake early Friday, when a manufacturing plant exploded.

Thousands of people were evacuated after fiery explosions near Texas chemical plant

"Right now our focus is on protecting the safety of responders and the public, and minimizing any impact to the environment," the company said.
Gender reveal cake. File photo.

An Iowa woman died after she was injured by an explosion at a gender-reveal party

An investigation into the incident found that the "gender reveal announcement resulted in the explosion," and the woman had been struck by debris.
An illustration of a nuclear bomb exploding in a city.

An animated video from the Red Cross shows a city getting nuked, and it’s a terrifying look at what happens when the government can’t save...

The video predicts that trees would "snap like toothpicks" and humans would be "tossed around like a grain of dust."

A scooter exploded inside Dropbox’s San Francisco headquarters, forcing employees to evacuate

"Seriously living in an episode of Silicon Valley over here" one Dropbox employee Tweeted along with a photo of the still-smoking e-scooter.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Navy Day parade in Saint Petersburg

Russia told residents living near the site of last week’s failed missile test to evacuate but then mysteriously canceled the order

Local residents living near the test site were told to evacuate for unspecified military activities, but then the order was canceled hours later.

The blast that killed 5 Russian engineers was apparently caused by another failed test of Putin’s doomsday missile

Russia's account of a deadly explosion that rocked a missile test site last week has been changing. It looks to be part of testing a new missile.

A fuel tanker explosion killed more than 60 people and injured dozens in Tanzania

Witnesses said dozens of people were attempting to siphon fuel from an overturned tanker when it exploded.
A view shows flame and smoke rising from the site of blasts at an ammunition depot in Krasnoyarsk region

A Russian military ammo depot that blew up earlier this week just exploded again

The ammo depot, believed to house tens of thousands of artillery shells, exploded on Monday. It just exploded again, injuring at least ten more people.
Authorities are investigating a house explosion as a hate crime after finding racist graffiti painted on a nearby garage.

An interracial couple’s house mysteriously exploded in Ohio. Investigators found a swastika and racist slur painted in the garage.

Fire officials said a suspect or suspects may have tried to set the house on fire on Tuesday, before successfully blowing up the house on Wednesday.