YouTuber Rulof Maker made a simple compressed air pistol primarily out of discarded objects. The main components are the valve from an empty fire extinguisher and some dry ice. He made the pistol’s body out of wood to give it a steampunk vibe.
For six years, an underground garbage fire has been steadily burning outside of Saint Louis, Missouri, right next to a landfill filled with nuclear waste buried in the mid-70s. So why hasn’t anyone managed to extinguish it yet? Read more...
Police are investigating a grass fire in Kaleen on Tuesday. ACT Fire & Rescue contacted police about 3pm to report the fire in grassland along Ginninderra Drive between Baldwin Drive and Braybrook Street. The fire was extinguished and handed to ACT Policing. Anyone who witnessed anything suspicious at the location between 2.30 and 3pm are urged to contact Crime [...]
The blaze began early Tuesday and took nearly five hours to extinguish
ACT Fire and Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service extinguished several grass fires at Kaleen and Tuggeranong on Tuesday. All fires appeared suspicious and will be handed over to police for investigation. Six units were called to four grass fires near Haydon Drive and Ginninderra Drive in Kaleen. Each of the fires covered an area of about 100 metre x [...]
Last week more than 5,000 Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square in a massive outpouring of support for the Israeli soldier recently indicted on manslaughter charges for executing a wounded, immobile Palestinian man in Hebron.Show More Summary
Pressure? Pssh. Kyrie Irving can handle it. When tasked with extinguishing the Detroit Pistons' hopes of a comeback victory, the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard came through in the clutch, capping off an impressive 26-point, 11-of-20...Show More Summary
There were reportedly no injuries, and the extent of the damage is unclear, but live footage suggests the fire is still smoldering and being extinguished. [ more › ]
The Hoverboard Cart is a $69 aluminum frame that attaches to hoverboards and holds a beach chair, cooler, or other seat. You steer it with your feet. The only thing missing is a mount for a fire extinguisher. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCkrj0K5Dc4
Federal safety inspectors find nonworking fire extinguishers and blocked safety paths.
Palm oil production drives the Indonesian economy. In 2015 Indonesia produced 32.5 million metric tons of palm oil, 26.4million tons of which was bound for the export market and worth US $18.6 billion. Despite being so lucrative to countries...Show More Summary
If you ever need to use your fire extinguisher, you probably want it to work. The powder in some extinguishers can settle and harden at the bottom, making them unusable. To prevent this, conduct some quick maintenance every six months or so. Read more...
Wind extinguishes a candle and energizes fire. - From Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A fire ripped through a Russian Defence Ministry building in central Moscow on Sunday, sending plumes of smoke over the Russian capital as fire fighters battled to extinguish the blaze.
Over 70 British firefighters are involved in the extinguishing of a huge blaze at an industrial bakery the London borough of Tottenham, the capital’s fire brigade said.
ACT Policing is treating a house fire at a residence in Monash yesterday as suspicious. About 2.10pm police attended a residence in Kneeshaw Street, Monash after reports of a fire. ACT Fire and Rescue attended and extinguished the fire. There was substantial damage to the house. AFP Forensic Services will work with ACT Criminal Investigations to determine [...]
The fire at the site of a Su-25 bomber jet crash in Russia’s eastern Primorsky region has been extinguished, a source in law enforcement told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.
Phanawatnan Kaimart invented the Elide Fire Extinguishing Ball after he survived the 1997 Royal Jomtien Resort Hotel fire, which killed nearly 100 people. It's safer to use than a normal fire extinguisher: it spreads dry powder that doesn't harm humans or the environment, and you can throw it farther than the range of a normal extinguisher. Show More Summary
An airplane I flew today had an oddly located fire extinguisher. While looking up the rules in CARS 525 on where the fire extinguisher has to be with respect to the pilot's duty station, I found some rules on airplane interior design...Show More Summary
(PG-13: Language) Videogamedunkey takes a look at Agent 47’s various abilities in the latest Hitman game, such as dancing to the Metal Mario theme, throwing fire extinguishers and attracting a whole floor’s attention simply by crouching.