Categories
Insane Social Media Reactions

VIRAL VIDEO: World War 2 bomb explodes underwater while being defused in Poland

The biggest World War Two bomb ever found in Poland exploded under water as navy divers tried to defuse it. More than 750 people had been evacuated from the area near the Piast Canal outside the town of Swinoujscie where the Tallboy bomb used by Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) was found. It weighed nearly […]

Categories
World

Countrywide singalong planned to mark 75th anniversary of the end of WWII in UK

Britons will be urged to join a national singalong from their doorsteps and hold 1940s-style tea parties to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, under a coronavirus-appropriate programme unveiled Wednesday. Queen Elizabeth II will make a televised address to the nation on May 8 to mark the day the Nazis surrendered, bringing an end […]

Categories
Insane World

Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War II

Carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War II this year as the coronavirus outbreak brings economies to a virtual standstill, according to the chair of a network of scientists providing benchmark emissions data. Rob Jackson, who chairs the Global Carbon Project, which produces widely-watched annual emissions estimates, said carbon output […]

Categories
Insane

World War II arms dump could force Swiss town to evacuate for 10 years

A Swiss village may have to evacuate for over a decade while authorities clear a huge World War Two arms dump. The defence ministry concluded last year that the cache posed an “unacceptable” risk to the nearby people of Mitholz. Now, authorities say residents may have to leave while they clear the site. “Depending on […]

Categories
Insane World

Busy London area shut down for second day following discovery of unexploded World War II bomb

A busy area of central London has been shut down for a second consecutive day, after police found another part of an unexploded World War II bomb. Soho’s Dean Street was blocked off and workers were told to leave their offices again following the discovery on Tuesday. Construction workers first came across the bomb near the […]