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Destroyed in Seconds: Apartment Building Collapse

A mysterious form of erosion causes a 200-year-old apartment building to collapse in Lisbon, Portugal.


A mysterious form of erosion causes a 200-year-old apartment building to collapse in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Apartment Building Collapse

A typical afternoon at a credit union rapidly changes gears when a driver accidentally crashes through the front door.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Bank Drive Through

A sudden gust of wind and a bit of bad luck sends a base jumper crashing to the ground.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Base Jump Battering

Local authorities in Florence, Oregon attempt to dispose of a beached whale by blasting it with dynamite. Watch this clip from Discovery's "Destroyed In Seconds" series to see what happens.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Beached Whale Explosion

Even with a pull from a truck and a well-placed ramp, a bicycle stunt rider slams into the edge of a roof and drops like a stone on this clip from Discovery Channel's, "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Bike Jumper Hits the Wall

An explosion in a recycling plant sends shards of hot metal in all directions as a fireball shoots 150 feet into the air. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Blazing Metal Plant

Legendary stuntman Bubba Blackwell always tried to follow in Evel Knievel's footsteps. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Bubba Jumps Short

An enraged bull mauls a bullrider during a competition in Boise, Idaho. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Bull Rampage

A do-it-yourself demolition job on a family farm comes to a terrifying end. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Buried by a Silo

When their drivers lose control, fast moving vehicles turn into terrifying battering rams. Watch the action up-close in this clip from Discovery's "Destroyed In Seconds" series.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Cars Gone Crazy

Concrete slabs weighing more than two tons each fall out of the sky when a tower crane comes crashing down. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Crane Crash

A motorcycle stunt driver is nearly torn in half when he comes up short during a daredevil jump. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Daredevil Wipe Out

Drunk and mad, an out of control driver heads into a restaurant without getting out of the car. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Drunk Driver Crashes Dinner

Elephants break away from a circus and run amok in the streets and shops of a small Asian town. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Elephants Go Berserk

Flying fast and close in an air race off the coast of Malta, a race plane plunges into the sea after its tail is sliced off. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Fatal Airshow Accident

Montreal firemen narrowly escape disaster when a flaming 3-story wall comes crashing down. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Fiery Wall Collapse

Shoppers, buying fireworks in the Philippines for a New Year's Eve ritual that chases away evil spirits, flee in panic when the pyrotechnics start going off. Watch this clip from Discovery Channel's 'Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Fireworks Accident

Watch as a dragster at an Australian championship starts the race at 300 mph and crosses the finish line in a ball of fire. For more astonishing clips of close calls and catastrophes, check out the rest of Discovery's "Destroyed in Seconds" series.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Flaming Dragster

While battling an inferno at a church, a firefighter narrowly escapes death when the flaming steeple comes crashing down. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Flaming Steeple Collapse

A customized Ford truck tries to scale a hill, but snaps its drive shaft and comes back down in a nasty roll. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Four Wheeling Gone Bad

After being pulled over by police, an elderly driver forgets to shift into drive when it's time to pull out. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Full Speed in Reverse

In this video clip, watch as a fiery explosion of nearly 4,000 gallons of fuel erupts at a gas station in Perth, Australia.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Gas Station Explosion

Exhausted coal miners fall asleep at the wheel of their pickup truck and plow into a gas station. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Gas Station Mayhem

Watch as a stalled helicopter engine results in a hard-hitting crash on a landing strip in El Mirage, California in this video clip.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Helicopter Body Slam

In this video clip, a hydroplane race goes awry when a boat flips and crashes into the water.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Hydroplane Water Flip

Watch as a far-fetched stunt to jump the St. Lawrence River back in 1976 comes up short in a spectacular failure in Discovery's "Destroyed In Seconds" series.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Jet Car Daredevil

An experiment to test building resistance to plane impacts proves thick concrete walls win every time. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Jet Plane Obliterated

During the Space Race, NASA's Juno II rocket fails to reach orbit after launch and self-destructs in a fiery explosion.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Juno Rocket Explosion

On this clip from Discovery Channel's, "Destroyed in Seconds," a fearless stunt driver attempts a record-breaking 250 foot jump over trucks, cars, and fire cannon.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Madman Stuntman

Check out this clip from Discovery's "Destroyed in Seconds" series to catch some video highlights from the files of the Ohio State Police, including the sudden violence of out-of-control cars.
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Destroyed in Seconds: More Cars Gone Crazy

Watch as motocross daredevil David Price is catapulted from his bike when his rear tire skids out of control in this video clip.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Motocross Meltdown

In this clip from Discovery Channel's, "Destroyed in Seconds," daredevil Bubba Blackwell's attempt to jump 25 cars with his bike falls a little short.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Motorcycle Mishap

A young Harley racer loses control on the back turn, goes airborne and takes out another rider. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Motorcycle Race Crack-Up

Watch as motorcycle daredevil Seth Enslow overshoots a ramp and crash lands into a barrier in this video clip.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Motorcycle Ramp Overshoot

A rescue helicopter is knocked out of the sky, high atop Oregon's Mt. Hood in this clip from Discovery Channel's, "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Mountain Top Copter Crash

On this clip from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds," a sudden gust of wind drags a hot air balloon through a crowd of spectators.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Out of Control Balloon

A paraglider at a popular Mexican venue catches a nasty thermal air current and loses control. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Paraglider Peril

A sudden downpour causes a series of spectacular race car crashes. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Raceway Pileup

A pilot makes a desperate maneuver to land his cargo plane. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Runway Disaster

A novice sand driver attempts to conquer the steepest sand dune around. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Sand Dune Disaster

Watch as a camera crew filming a fishing video suddenly shifts their attention to a single-engine plane that's losing altitude fast in this video from the Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds" series.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Small Plane Goes Fishing

In a desperate bid to take the lead in a speedboat championship, a two-man crew pays the price for too much speed. Watch this video from the Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds" to find out what happens.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Speedboat Disaster

Watch as an Army veteran steals an M-60 tank to terrorize the streets of San Diego in this video from Discovery's "Destroyed in Seconds" series.
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Destroyed in Seconds: Tank Madman

A jack-knifed tanker truck piles up against an interstate overpass and burns until it melts a bridge. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Tanker Truck Inferno

A racecar takes a nasty spill on a racetrack in England. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Tumbling Racecar

When one of their support cables gives way, a pair of window washers are at the mercy of high winds on this clip from Discovery Channel's, "Destroyed in Seconds."
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Destroyed in Seconds: Window Washer Terror

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