A worker drops a bunch of roofing material while a crowd hoots with amusment

How would you like to take on a dangerous and difficult task in front of an audience who hopes you fail? That's what happened to this poor chap in Staroshcherbinovskaya, Russia who was on the roof of a slope-roofed building with a bundle of uncooperative roofing sheets. Read the rest

This is what happens when movie props don't work as intended

I think this vase was supposed to shatter on the floor, but it bounced and shattered on a fellow's head.

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Giant rolling rock almost crushes man

A large boulder on Mt. Spantik in Pakistan tried to kill a man, but missed by an inch or two (that's 2.54cm or 5.08cm for our non-US readers).

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Woman fights hot tub cover on a windy day

Resistentialism is a theory to describe "seemingly spiteful behavior manifested by inanimate objects," where objects that cause problems (like lost keys or a runaway bouncy ball) are said to exhibit a high degree of malice toward humans. [Wikipedia]

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Carpenter shows how to raise a roof, roof doesn't cooperate

I don't doubt this guy knows what he's doing. But every once in awhile, non-living things like to show living things who is really in charge. Read the rest

Refrigerator stuffed with explosives' final act of defiance against sharpshooter

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Closely matched in intelligence, a man and a refrigerator filled with explosives face each other on the battleground in a fight to the death. Only one can survive. Read the rest

Tire seems intent on attacking human

This malicious tire is a more terrifying than Rover.

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Stubborn tree stump exacts revenge on would-be uprooter

I thought maybe the trailer hitch was going to break off, but the tree had a sneakier form of payback in mind. Read the rest

Train door snaps shut

These folks don't seem the least bit flustered with this guillotine train door. Read the rest

Man accidentally launches carbonated beverage bottle

Watch what happens when this gentleman throws a carbonated beverage bottle on the concrete.

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Video of people accidentally breaking things

I don't like watching fail videos where people get injured. But this video focuses mainly on people accidentally breaking things, from water pitchers to giant signs on the freeway. Read the rest

A tall smokestack collapsed on an excavator, and a drone filmed it

This 115-year-old smokestack in Pell City, Alabama didn't go down without a fight. The 158-foot chimney survived two attempts to demolish it with explosives. That's when Tim Phifer was brought in to knock it over with an excavator. But in a final throe of resistentialism, the smokestack decided to collapse on the backhoe burying it in 2.6 million pounds of rubble. Fortunately, Mr. Phifer survived the attempt on his life. Read the rest

Champagne bottle fights back

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Animated GIFs of infomercial losers

Animated GIFs from moments-of-disaster in "As Seen on TV" commercials. Read the rest