Today I learned about spectacle island, an island where trash was dumped for 35 years, making it a literal trash heap. Apparently there was so much trash that a bulldozer allegedly sank into the heap. The fiasco ended and the island opened in 2006 for recreation bostonmagazine.com/news/2…
Today I learned of the unusual, but effective, WWII tanks designed by Percy Hobart. To name a few: tanks transformable to ramps, armored bulldozers and tanks with mine flails or that carry huge bundles of poles for filling ditches. Initially ridiculed and renamed to β€œHobart’s funnies” due to their crazy design. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hob…
Dwight Eisenhower once wrote that the five most important vehicles used to win WWII were the jeep, the bulldozer, the 2.5 ton truck, the DUKW amphibious car, and the C-47 transport plane, none of which are designed for combat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
The Bulldozer Assault-Today 1991 during the Desert Storm blitz two US 1st Inf. Div. brigades faced a large, complex trench system part of the heavily fortified Saddam Hussein Line. They opted to use anti-mine plows mounted on tanks and earthmovers to simply plow over & bury Iraqi soldiers alive en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gul…
Today I learned that the Caterpillar Company (bulldozers etc) is trying to make it so that no business can have the word β€œCat” as part of their trademarked name and takes small businesses to court if they try. abc7news.com/business/bat…
After the Bulldozer Revolution in Serbia, the resistance set up a course in non-violent protest canvasopedia.org/wp-conte…
A man created an armored bulldozer in secret, and used it to exact revenge on a town before killing himself. It cost the town $7M in damages youtube.com/watch?v=qlZh9…
Today I learned of Marvin Heemeyer, a disgruntled man who built an armored bulldozer to destroy Town Hall, the former mayor's house, and other buildings in Granby, Colorado over a zoning dispute. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
The world record for highest CPU frequency ever achieved was set in 2011 by a team of engineers at AMD. They overclocked an AMD Bulldozer-based FX-8150 chip to 8.805 GHz using liquid helium. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clo…
A Colorado man once converted his bulldozer into a tank and nearly destroyed his entire town include town hall and the mayor's house. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Legendary daredevil Evel Knievel was sacked from his first job with a mining company after attempting to wheelie a bulldozer but ending up careening into power lines and knocking out the local town's electricity supply. wheelsatonce.com/bp365/Mo…
Sticky Rice is responsible for the incredible staying power of the Great Wall of China’s mortar. Proving to reinforce the bricks strongly enough to resist earthquakes and modern bulldozers while keeping the building intact. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sti…
A man fought for nearly a decade to prevent the bank from foreclosing on his home, saying "I'll tear it down before I let you take it." When foreclosure proceedings began, he leveled the house with a bulldozer. huffingtonpost.com/2010/0…
During the first Gulf War the United States used bulldozers in an assault on entrenched Iraqi soldiers, burying between 80-250 people alive. nytimes.com/1991/09/15/wo…
In 2004, a welder demolished several buildings in his town with his own modified bulldozer to fight against a zoning dispute damninteresting.com/the-w…
After multiple disputes with his town Marvin Heemeyer constructed a concrete/steel armor-plated bulldozer β€œKilldozer” to destroy those who had sided against him. His rampage destroyed 13 buildings & was unstoppable by Police/SWAT until the dozer stalled. He killed himself & was the only casualty en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
In 2006 a man armored a bulldozer with steel plates and concrete (making a tank), and destroyed half of Granby, Colorado youtube.com/watch?v=PZbG9…
A man made a homemade tank out of a bulldozer that was immune to armor piercing ammo, and took revenge on a town, causing over $7 million in damage before he took his own life youtube.com/watch?v=qlZh9…
Today I learned of Marvin Heemeyer, a small garage owner who outfitted a large bulldozer with steel & concrete armor, video cameras and gun-ports, then took it on a rampage in Granby, Colorado. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
A welder from Colorado modified a Bulldozer into a tank and then went on a rampage over a land dispute. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
A man used his welding skills to heavily armor a bulldozer and went on a rampage through a small town. The spree ended with $7mil in damages. dsc.discovery.com/tv-show…
In 2010 a German student mooned a group of Hell's Angels, threw a puppy at them, and then escaped on a stolen bulldozer. bbc.com/news/10333211?1
In once incident during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the U.S. Army used bulldozers to plow over Iraqi trenches burying hundreds of Iraqi soldiers alive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gul…
A Colorado disgruntled man tore apart a town and caused $7 million of damage in minutes with his geared up bulldozer. He even ends up in a game of chicken with a front loader! youtube.com/watch?v=ZXKAl…
There is a "heavy equipment playground" in Las Vegas where you can drive bulldozers for fun digthisvegas.com/what-you…
Today I learned of the "Bulldozer Assault." During the Gulf War a trench network filled with Iraqi soldiers was in the way of the US military, so they used armor plated bulldozers to "pave" the trenches over. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gul…
Today I learned of the "Killdozer" rampage where a man in Granby, CO, disgruntled over a zoning dispute, fitted steel plates and concrete to a bulldozer as well as ports for various firearms, and preceded to ram it through town hall. He eventually took his own life, yet no bullets had penetrated the armor. denverpost.com/news/ci_25…
The Japanese noise band Hanatarash's concerts were so dangerous, fans were required to sign waivers before they could attend. The lead singer of the band once drove a bulldozer through a venue in the middle of a show. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han…
Ten years ago a man armored a bulldozer and went on a rampage in Granby, CO damninteresting.com/the-w…
A man once cemented himself into a bulldozer and went on a rampage destroying 13 buildings before police could stop him. damninteresting.com/the-w…
An auto repair shop owner went on a rampage with a bulldozer that was armored up with concrete and steel over a zoning dispute, resulting in 13 destroyed buildings. This is known as the Killdozer rampage. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
One method of rabbit population control in Australia involves ripping, a process where rabbits are dismembered or buried alive as a bulldozer dragging sharp tines is driven over rabbit burrows en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rab…
Rachel Corrie was brutally murdered by an Israeli bulldozer. While wearing her fluorescent jacket, she knelt down at least 15 meters in front of the bulldozer, and began waving her arms and shouting. Scooped up with a pile of earth, dumped on the ground and ran over twice. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rac…
Moon rovers fitted with bulldozer blades were used to help clean the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lun…
During the Gulf War the coalition used bulldozers to plow over the Iraqi defensive trenches burying some Iraqi soldiers alive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ope…
A man went on a vengeful rampage using an armored bulldozer. He destroyed 13 buildings of those who stood against him a year and a half back, and the destruction only stopped when his dozer stalled and wedged on a basement. The only death was the driver taking his own life. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
- A German student mooned a biker gang and hurled a puppy at them before escaping on a stolen bulldozer. bbc.com/news/10333211
A man from Colorado armored a bulldozer with steel and concrete, went on a rampage and destroyed 13 buildings, while also being completely explosive and bullet resistant. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
The largest bulldozer made is the Komatsu D575A. It weighs 289,580 lbs and with 1,150 hp it moves up to 125 cubic yards of material at once. Of the 20 currently working that Wikipedia knows about, 17 are ripping open West Virginia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kom…
In June 2010, a 26-year-old man in Germany dropped his pants, threw a puppy at a group of Hell's Angels, and then tried to escape to Munich on a stolen bulldozer, causing a 3-mile-long traffic jam before being arrested. telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
There is a Heavy Equipment Playground in Las Vegas where you can drive bulldozers for fun. digthisvegas.com/
In 2003 an American; Rachel Corrie was ran over and killed by a Defense Force Bulldozer while protesting the destruction of Palestinian homes. The Judge overseeing this case tossed it out before trial. globalresearch.ca/israeli…
A welder/mechanic named Marvin Heemeyer went on a rampage in Granby, CO using an impromptu tank made from an armored bulldozer dubbed "the Killdozer". He committed suicide when the Killdozer stalled and got caught in rubble. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Marvin Heemeyer, outraged over the outcome of a zoning dispute, went on a rampage with reinforced bulldozer on June 4, 2004 to demolish the town hall, the former mayor's house, and other buildings in a small Colorado town. He then took his own life. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
: A man armored a bulldozer with layers of steel and concrete and used it to demolish the town hall, the former mayor's house, and other buildings en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M…
There are underwater bulldozers youtube.com/watch?v=P8n-e…
The Israeli Defense Force uses an armored CAT bulldozer to clear paths with landmines. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IDF…
; a Nor'easter snow storm dropped 10 inches of snow the eve of JFK's inauguration. The Army Core of Engineers cleared the roads using bulldozers, dump trucks and FLAMETHROWERS. In order to avoid rescheduling the event. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan…
The Israeli Army has combat bulldozers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IDF…
In 2003 Meigs Field in Chicago was destroyed with bulldozers in the middle of the night. Stranded Planes had to take off using the taxiway. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mei…

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