Video: Natural Gas Pipeline Explodes Under a Cornfield in Illinois

A natural gas pipeline exploded beneath a cornfield last night, producing a massive, 300 foot high fireball and a pressure wave that could be felt more than 3 miles away. Watch video of the fire that air-traffic reports indicate was visible from the air from more than 160 miles away in Pawnee.

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Short-Term Fix For Boeing Dreamliner Battery Issue

On January 7, 2013, a Boeing Dreamliner (787) aircraft’s lithium-ion battery caught fire and alarmed many people about the safety of lithium-ion batteries on board big airplanes. While Beoing is still trying to determine the cause of the fire, they’ve come up with a short-term solution…a new battery case.

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