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The Corvette sinkhole – sinks happen, car lovers lament

This story broke yesterday as geologists and car lovers took notice of this very unusual incident. Corvettes fall into sinkhole at National Corvette Museum – CNN.com. Eight valuable ‘vettes at Bowling Green, Kentucky’s National Corvette Museum fell victim to a 40-foot-wide, 20-foot-deep sinkhole that opened up in the facility’s yellow Sky Dome wing. The museum…

“Sinkhole” swallows houses in Brazil (UPDATE: Houses collapsed due to poor foundation)

This occurred in Brazil, in a town called Abaetetuba, in the northern state of Para. I’m currently looking into it. Updates to follow. Note this video is speeded up. It does not happen quite so quickly as depicted. NOTE: This is commonly referred to on mystery mongering sites as “earth changes” signaling some massive pattern of destruction.…

When the earth swallowed the village pond

SLURP! There it went – water, fish, trees and all… In an area known for a distinct underground geology, this type of stuff just happens. But the locals give it a superstitious flavor. You’d think they would be aware of this. Pond swallowed by sinkhole fuels legends in Bosnian village | World news | theguardian.com.…

Who ya gonna call – a hydrogeologist

Saw this a few days ago reported as “slime” under the street in Philadelphia (cue Ghost Busters theme music – Who ya gonna call?) snopes.com: The Philadelphia Experiment. A sinkhole opened on a Philadelphia street and the standing water was fluorescent Ninja Turtle GREEN? What’s the deal? It was posted to Reddit and causes a…

Methane gas is labeled catalyst for all sorts of catastrophes

Every once in while, I’ll spy over at some forum or another that shall remain unnamed just to see what the latest buzz is in the “top secret” world of conspiracies. I discovered that the rash of animal deaths over the past few years, mystery sounds, earthquakes, weird weather, and outbreaks of fainting and illness…

The earth opened and swallowed him up

This is like a nightmare. But it’s real. Florida man swallowed by sinkhole feared dead – CNN.com. A Florida man lying in bed fell into a sinkhole that opened suddenly beneath the bedroom of his suburban Tampa home, calling out to his brother for help as he fell, a fire department spokeswoman said Friday. Five…