There’s something about a disaster gif where you can see it unfold slowly, knowing full well what’s going to happen. The slow build up towards the inevitable catastrophe which you know is coming but the poor person in front of a camera doesn’t, even though they really should, is a uniquely hilarious thing. Why is it so funny? No one knows, but we’ve gone out and found some of the best examples of people who could’ve saved themselves by just being a little bit smarter. This one’ll definitely make you laugh!
1. Having a drone take a family picture is just begging for pain.
Family photography with a drone gone wrong
2. Turns out oil on a real life race track is as funny as it is in Mario Kart.
Oil on the racetrack
3. He gives it a good go but the universe does not want this guy kayaking
4. Some things feel like they were never destined to end well
That's not how you ski jump
5. Call of Duty: Tokyo Drift Edition
The General is going to be mad at us!
6. The entire time I watched this I kept wondering how she was planning on stopping. The answer was “with her face”.
7. The way this crane just slowly tilts until it falls builds tension better than most films!
8. Ouch. This one must’ve hurt, like, really badly.
A little misfooting
9. This is the sort of clumsiness the internet was built to share
Little party boat.
10. It’s actually freaky to see just how close this woman comes to a serious injury. Thankfully, she’s okay.
Woman exits car at red light to close gas cap... so much fail ensues!
11. George, George, George of the Jungle, watch out for that tree!!
12. I love how the driver sees it coming a mile away and slows down in preparation
Truck driver forgot something
13. The waste of beer just makes me feel sad
HMB while I tap this keg
14. It’s like watching Speed 2 all over again except this isn’t terrible.
It just suddenly jumped out in front of me. I didn't have a chance to swerve.
15. If you listen closely you’ll swear you can hear the slapping sound her face makes against the wall
Better Luck Next Time