Failures

Botched German Demolition Leaves Building Looking Karate-Chopped

A falling block of concrete weighing several tons cleaved this building in two, making it look like Stonehenge.

The Little Chimney Stack That Refused to Be Knocked Down

The demolition of a 175-foot-tall smokestack in Washington state experiences a slight hiccup.

When Building Demolitions Go Wrong

Cough, cough.