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Photos of KFC Fried Chicken as Fiery Explosions

Here's something that's strange yet creative. KFC Hong Kong wanted to promote its Hot & Spicy fried chicken, so the ad agency Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong Photoshopped pieces of fried chicken into photos to make them look like fiery explosions and smoke/vapor plumes.

Army Photographer Captured the Blast That Killed Her

The late US Army combat photographer Spc. Hilda Clayton is being hailed as a hero this week after the Army released photos Clayton captured of the blast that killed her in Afghanistan. The photos were published with the approval of both Clayton's family and her Army unit.

Video: BBC Camera Crew Gets Caught in Volcanic Eruption

A BBC camera crew was on Mount Etna in Sicily on Thursday when the volcano suddenly erupted while cameras were rolling. The resulting footage shows the terrifying moments in which journalists and tourists fled from the explosion that rained down super hot rocks.

Slow-Motion: Amtrak Train vs. Snow

Here's a slow-motion video that's going viral: Nick Colvin captured an Amtrak train arriving at a station where the tracks were covered with a thick layer of snow. What results is a beautiful (and scary) white explosion.

Underwater Explosions Captured at 28,000fps and 120,000fps

The Slow Mo Guys have captured some amazing things for their YouTube channel—including this amazing footage of glass shattering at 340,000fps—but their latest creation might be our favorite yet. Click play to see a firecracker explode underwater at a mind-bending 120,000fps.

This Time-Lapse Caught a Meteor Explosion and a 40-Minute Orange Plume

Photographer Nao Tharp of Los Angeles, California, just released this short video that shows something neat he captured on a freezing cold winter night back on December 12th, 2015. While shooting a time-lapse of the Geminid meteor shower at Red Rock Canyon State Park in California's Mojave desert, his camera caught a bright meteor explosion and a resulting orange glowing plume that lingered for about 40 minutes.

The video above shows the same explosion at different magnifications and playback speeds.

This is the Largest Stunt Explosion Caught on Camera

Want to set a new Guinness world record with a stunt explosion in your next photo or video shoot? You're going to have to beat the explosion in the video above.

The new James Bond movie Spectre has been awarded the Guinness World Record for "Largest Film Stunt Explosion." Rather than use CGI for the scene, the team opted for 8,418 liters of fuel and 33 kilograms of explosives.

NASA Publishes Haunting Photographs of the Antares Rocket Explosion

On October 28th, 2014, the Orbital ATK Antares rocket exploded on takeoff, destroying the vehicle and the supplies that were being sent to the astronauts on-board the International Space Station. The explosion was captured by a large number of photographers and videographers observing from a distance, but now NASA has published its own up-close photos of the explosion.

Photographer Accidentally Captures a Rare Fireball Explosion in His Night Sky Time-Lapse

Astronomers can wait decades to see or capture what Ben Lewis photographed by accident while shooting a time-lapse Ashton-Wildwood County Park, Iowa very early this morning. Called a 'bolide fireball,' what you see in the short time-lapse above is an exceptionally bright meteorite that explodes in a bright flash at its end, leaving behind this strange bright puff of red smoke.