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When lightning strikes a gas station

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News smidgen: A gas station caught fire after a pump was struck by lightning Monday, August, 3. It happened around 6 p.m. at The Gas Depot in the 4800 block of Dixie Highway. Source: Gas station catches fire in Fairfield  In Fairfield Ohio on Monday, lightning hit the surface dome of an underground storage tank,…

Is this burning an Eternal Flame?

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Pretty neat, spooky and natural. Mystery Eternal Flame Reveals New Gas Source : Discovery News. Nestled behind a waterfall in western New York state is an eternal flame whose beauty is only surpassed by its mystery. It is one of a few hundred “natural” eternal flames around the world, fed by gas seeping to the…

Gate to Hell is actually a beautiful but deadly place

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Maybe not an official gate to hell, but dangerous, potentially deadly and full of nasty gasses. Thank geology for this. Gate to Hell Found in Turkey : Discovery News. A “gate to hell” has emerged from ruins in southwestern Turkey, Italian archaeologists have announced. Known as Pluto’s Gate — Ploutonion in Greek, Plutonium in Latin…