TikTok becomes ground zero for toxic Ohio train derailment news as users push against ‘media blackout’
Millions of people are now learning about world events from TikTok.
On Feb 14, 2023 by Mikael Thalen
‘The end is near:’ TikTok compilation video shows just how wild July’s been
'We're literally destroying the only planet we have.'
On Jul 12, 2021 by Phil West
Google deploys ‘Person Finder’ app to aid Nepal earthquake victims
In less than a day, the app has already compiled 4,000 records about potential missing Nepalese parties.
On Apr 26, 2015 by Aja Romano
Am I Going Down? app calculates odds that your plane will crash
Life and death is a numbers game.
On Jan 24, 2015 by Miles Klee
Napa Valley earthquake causes devastating loss of wine
There'll be no toasting tonight.
On Aug 24, 2014 by Miles Klee
The final Facebook post from a passenger on MH17 is surreal, heartbreaking
Cor Pan and Neeltje Tol were just setting out on vacation.
On Jul 18, 2014 by Miles Klee
Kids’ performance of Weezer song ends in disaster
One for the yearbook.
On Jun 19, 2014 by Miles Klee
Off-duty cop saves man’s life in gas station inferno
John Vescio couldn't ignore the call of duty.
On Jun 13, 2014 by Miles Klee
Sorry, these Yellowstone bison didn’t predict a supervolcano eruption
Don't follow the herd on this one.
On Apr 3, 2014 by Miles Klee
Watch a Phantom drone in action at the Harlem explosion site
In the middle of the chaotic scene stood a rather nonchalant man in a hoodie and sunglasses, holding a giant white remote.
On Mar 12, 2014 by Miles Klee
Amazing rescue of unconscious skydiver caught on helmet cam
12,500 feet above the planet is not a great place for a nap.
On Jan 31, 2014 by Miles Klee
View a stirring memorial for UTA Flight 772—from space
In the middle of the Sahara, an eye-popping ode to lives lost.
On Nov 5, 2013 by Miles Klee
Marching band’s sousaphone players fall like dominos
Just try to tell me that football is more entertaining than this.
On Sep 30, 2013 by Miles Klee
Facebook may allow you to declare yourself safe during a disaster
Facebook is experimenting with a new system that would allow you or someone close to alert your fellow Facebook friends that you're safe in the event of a disaster.
On Feb 29, 2012 by Kevin Morris