The Good Doctor’s Shaun Just Exploded on Lea — Was It the Right Thing to Do?

RELATED STORIES The Good Doctor‘s Shaun doesn’t handle heartbreak well. Case in point: The surgical resident was ready to take a bat to Lea’s Gran Torino in the closing moments of Monday’s episode. Of course, Shaun had inspiration for his sudden, out-of-character impulse. Beforehand, he and Claire treated Finn, a patient with a rare form […]

Amazon is making it more expensive to fulfill ‘dangerous’ items in its warehouses weeks after a can of bear spray exploded and injured dozens of workers (AMZN)

Fred Greaves/Reuters Amazon announced it will introduce a new fee for sellers using its Fulfillment by Amazon program and who want to store and fulfill “dangerous” items like aerosols and lithium-ion batteries. The fees are a step higher than those charged to store and fulfill other kinds of items. The new fees come after a […]

The number of Google Assistant-enabled devices has exploded in 2018

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Apps and Platforms Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Business Insider IntelligenceThe number of Assistant-enabled devices available to consumers worldwide has exploded in 2018, jumping 567% from 1,500 in January to 10,000 in October, Google announced last week. That number also represents […]

Extreme heat of Vesuvius eruption vaporized body fluids, exploded skulls

Enlarge / Italian scientists detected red and black mineral incrustations in victims’ skulls—the iron from human blood. (credit: P. Petrone et al.) The catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD wiped out several nearby towns and killed thousands of people. It has long been supposed that the vast majority died from asphyxiation, choking on […]

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has exploded, sending ash clouds 30,000 feet into the sky — here are before-and-after photos of the destruction

DigitalGlobe; Business Insider/Jeremy Berke Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano exploded Thursday morning, sending an ash plume thousands of feet into the sky. The eruption occurred shortly after 4 a.m. local time, Hawaii’s Civil Defense Agency said. The eruption shot ash more than 30,000 feet up. Authorities evacuated people from around Kilauea’s crater area and warned those in the vicinity […]

A passenger’s phone charger exploded on a flight and started a fire in an overhead bin

REUTERS/Kin Cheung A passenger’s portable phone charger caught fire in an overhead bin on a flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai in China.  The video, which was shared on Twitter, showed the bag in flames while a flight attendant and passenger trying to put out the fire. No passengers were injured from the explosion, but the […]

Dramatic video catches moment that 9-story block exploded in Russia’s Urals

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 08:28 Dramatic footage has emerged of the moment that part of a nine-story block of flats collapsed in the Russian city of Izhevsk, killing at least six people. The incident was captured on a dashcam. The terrifying scenes show one corner of the residential building exploding, a column of fire […]

SpaceX’s next-generation rocket engine exploded during a key test on Saturday

SpaceX/Flickr (public domain) SpaceX blew up an experimental engine during a test at its McGregor, Texas, development facility on Saturday. No one was hurt in the incident, SpaceX said. The new engine model is more powerful and intended to replace the engines on its current Falcon 9 rocket system. However, the company says damage to […]

An experimental SpaceX rocket engine has exploded in Texas

Enlarge / Nine Merlin engines power the first stage of a Falcon 9 rocket. (credit: SpaceX) A Merlin rocket engine exploded Sunday at SpaceX’s test facilities in Central Texas. According to the company, no one was injured during the mishap, which damaged two bays in a Merlin engine test stand at the MacGregor facility. “All […]