All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Collapse’

Ridgway, Pennsylvania Bridge Collapses Day After Anniversary of Other Famous Collapse [Pic]

In Ridgway, Pennsylvania today, three workers were injured when a bridge collapsed. One of the men had to be evacuated by helicopter for medical attention. The bridge was part of a rebuild project, and had already been in use for 103 years. The portion of the bridge that collapsed was slated for destruction when it fell. One worker was operating …

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Rich Peverley Collapses During Dallas Stars Game

At the 13:37 mark of the first period in yesterday’s Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Dallas Stars hockey game, play was halted by the officials due to Rich Peverley, a Centre for the Dallas Stars, collapsing on the bench. The scene as it unfolded live was one of panic and deep concern. When the players on the Dallas Stars bench first …

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Study: Pollen Tells Us What Killed Bronze Age Civilizations

The New York Times reported that a recent study of pollen may explain the sudden collapse of what were, at the time, highly successful civilizations like the Egyptians, the Babylonians, and the Hittites. 3200 years in the distant past, Tel Aviv was a major trading center in Israel, Ramses II ruled over a vast Egyptian empire, and many other cultures …

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New Jersey Boy Dies After Sand Tunnel Collapses

Playing in the sand seems like such an innocent and completely harmless way for children to spend their time at the beach. However, it only takes one mistake for things to take a serious turn for the worse. Such is the case of a 12 year-old New Jersey boy who was tunneling through the sand on Tuesday, only to have …

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