Darwin Award nominees: idiots with chainsaws

As these videos so dramatically demonstrate, there is a reason why lumberjacking is one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet -- and why an amateur tree-feller with a chainsaw is an accident (and maybe a crushed car or cleaved roof) waiting to happen. Sadly, there are 22 of these videos in the series. Read the rest

Conservationists offer $150K to buy a forest, government sells it to loggers for $40K less

Indiana’s Yellowwood State Forest is a scenic forest that Indiana's Department of Natural Resources put up for sale. But after conservationists gathered $150,000 to preserve the forest for another 100 years, the government sold it to a local logging company for $108,785. Read the rest

Trucker tries to cross a tiny bridge with a load of logs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIQD9k2uszo

Talk about a tight maneuver. This trucker has to make a sharp right turn onto a single-lane bridge with an enormous load of logs. Read the rest

Watch a guy toss log chunks with a giant John Deere log loader

Tim O'Bryant, aka Cotontop3, is a logger in Mississippi who vlogs daily. In this episode, he uses the pincers on his log loader to toss leftovers from log bucking, which takes a surprising amount of dexterity. Read the rest