Archives for the ‘Dangerous’ Category

Chernobyl Today: A Creepy Story told in Pictures

By Village Mayor • Mar 27th, 2009

Its population had been around 50,000 prior to the accident. Today, the only residents are deer and wolves along with a solitary guard. It took three days before all permanent residents of Chernobyl were evacuated. Let the story be told by these magical pictures taken ~20 years later after the accident.

10 Most Poisonous Animals in the World

By Village Mayor • Oct 10th, 2008

A list of 10 most poisonous and venomous animals on earth. Take a close look at each of them, because next time you meet them, can be lethal.

People Who Have Cheated Death

By Village Mayor • Sep 20th, 2008

These people are very very lucky. A video list of people cheating death. Various near death accidents in other words.

Most dangerous sport in the world: Wingsuit flying

By Village Mayor • Jun 25th, 2008

Wingsuit flying is the art of flying the human body through the air using a special jumpsuit, called a wingsuit, that shapes the human body into an airfoil which can create lift.

Most Dangerous Roads: Lena Highway (The Russian Highway from Hell)

By Village Mayor • Jun 15th, 2008

The Russian Federal Highway connects city of Yakutsk with the south. This road melts down to 1 meter every summer for 2…3 months. Following photos were taken just prior to a major traffic jam of more than 600 vehicles. According to the witnesses, motorists ran out of fuel and food resulting in some serious altercations.

Most Dangerous Roads: Yungas Road (Bolivia’s Road of Death)

By Village Mayor • Jun 15th, 2008

This deadly 35 miles stretch between La Paz and Coroico in Bolivia is estimated to claim the lives of 200-300 travelers every year. Would you have the guts to drive on this road?

Most Dangerous Walkways: El Caminito del Rey

By Village Mayor • Jun 10th, 2008

The walkway has now gone many years without maintenance, and is in a highly deteriorated and dangerous state. Many people have lost their lives on the walkway in recent years. After four people died in two accidents in 1999 and 2000, the local government closed the entrances; however, adventurous tourists still find their way into the walkway.

Most Dangerous Airports: Saint Martin

By Village Mayor • Jun 9th, 2008

Today Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) is the second busiest airport in the North Eastern Caribbean. It’s one of the most dangerous as well.


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