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WATCH: Massive Avalanche Causes BC Highway Closure

If you needed any more evidence of just how frighteningly powerful avalanches can be, observe the above video from the British Columbia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure.

According to the Washington Post, the controlled avalanche was set off by transportation officials on Friday, and The Inertia reports that the slide ultimately resulted in the closure of six miles of the highway in the surrounding areas. Watch the video, and then thank your lucky stars for the people who work in avalanche mitigation.

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Man from Viral Bison Video Arrested for National Park Crime Spree
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Man from Viral Bison Video Arrested for National Park Crime Spree

Man from Viral Bison Video Arrested for National Park Crime Spree

Most visitors to Yellowstone National park hope to see wild animals and incredible geothermal activity. Instead, a few witnessed and recorded 55-year-old Raymond Reinke aggressively charging a full grown bison. “Oh God no, no—I can’t watch” shouts the filmer when Reinke grunted and flexed his arms at the 1,400-pound animal. Somehow Reinke was able to walk away from the encounter unharmed—apparently, the bison felt it had better use for its time than to gore a tourist. While Reinke managed to

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Video: Jerry Takes Selfie With Feeding Bears
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Video: Jerry Takes Selfie With Feeding Bears

Video: Jerry Takes Selfie With Feeding Bears

This guy is in trouble. Not only did he intentionally wade into this bear feeding area for a but he did so in a restricted area. According to the Anchorage Daily News, Brooks Falls is closed from June 15 to August 15 to allow bears access to essential food resources, like these migrating salmon. In a statement released by the National Park Service, Superintendent Mark Sturam reports that the Katmai bearcam, and visitors watching it, caught this man and two others violating the closure and

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Mountain Lion Climbs through Boulder Woman’s Window
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Mountain Lion Climbs through Boulder Woman’s Window

Mountain Lion Climbs through Boulder Woman’s Window

This summer we’ve seen an unusually high number of incidents with mountain lions, just recently an Oregon woman found one asleep behind her couch. It turns out locking your doors isn’t enough—they’re climbing through windows now. That’s precisely what happened to a woman in Boulder, Colorado on Friday, when a mountain lion broke into her home and killed her house cat, according to CBS Denver. She arrived home to see the wild animal standing in the middle of her living room, and quickly called