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stunningpicture:

Apple of love

stunningpicture:

Apple of love

sassykardashian:

sailingonsuccess:

sassykardashian:

Science side of tumblr how do I become a jellyfish

Jellyfish have no brains. You’re already pretty close.

Okay WOW

sarajxne:

that shitty feeling when you wanna go out & be social, but once you’re out, all you wanna do is be back at home

Oops!

The Rain Song
Led Zeppelin
earthstory:

Door to hellIn 1971 Soviet geologists started drilling a hole in Turkmenistan’s Karakum desert when after a while they ran into a cavern filled with gas. Just after they started storing gas the cavern collaped into a 70m diameter hole. Thus, geologist decided to… wait for it… light it on fire! The geologist figured it would be best to burn it off instead of other expensive methods to retrieve the gas. Also, they were afraid of poisonous gases being released. Burning methane is indeed better that letting this greenhouse gas loose in the atmosphere. However, their idea was that the gas field would only burn for a few weeks.. To date it has been burning for 43 years and shows no sign of stopping. The hole is also known as ‘the door to hell’. From the nearby village of Darvaza (literally door to hell, most likely this village was named after the hole caught fire otherwise it would be a strange coincidence) a golden glow can be seen over the hole. Darvaza is, however, not the longest burning fire in history. The coal mines under the town of Centralia in Pennsylvania has been burning for 50 years, after supposedly the fire department decided to light up the town landfill in 1962 to clean up for labor day. Unknowingly they ignited a coal deposit under the city. Centralia is now a near-ghost town with only few resident living there. By far the longest ongoing fire is located in Australia at Burning Mountain (also known as Mount Wingen). This combusting coal seam has been burning for at least 5500 years. Since its identification by European colonists in 1829 the fire has shifted 150 m with a rate of 1m a year. -OW-Image: Copyright of Tormod Sandtorv. Panorama of the smouldering Derweze natural gas field.References:http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-gates-of-hellhttp://www.isciencetimes.com/articles/6368/20131121/door-to-hell-video-fire-derweze-turkmenistan.htmhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/fire-in-the-hole-77895126/http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/NationalParks/parkHome.aspx?id=N0503

earthstory:

Door to hell

In 1971 Soviet geologists started drilling a hole in Turkmenistan’s Karakum desert when after a while they ran into a cavern filled with gas. Just after they started storing gas the cavern collaped into a 70m diameter hole. Thus, geologist decided to… wait for it… light it on fire! The geologist figured it would be best to burn it off instead of other expensive methods to retrieve the gas. Also, they were afraid of poisonous gases being released. Burning methane is indeed better that letting this greenhouse gas loose in the atmosphere. However, their idea was that the gas field would only burn for a few weeks.. To date it has been burning for 43 years and shows no sign of stopping. 

The hole is also known as ‘the door to hell’. From the nearby village of Darvaza (literally door to hell, most likely this village was named after the hole caught fire otherwise it would be a strange coincidence) a golden glow can be seen over the hole. 

Darvaza is, however, not the longest burning fire in history. The coal mines under the town of Centralia in Pennsylvania has been burning for 50 years, after supposedly the fire department decided to light up the town landfill in 1962 to clean up for labor day. Unknowingly they ignited a coal deposit under the city. Centralia is now a near-ghost town with only few resident living there. 

By far the longest ongoing fire is located in Australia at Burning Mountain (also known as Mount Wingen). This combusting coal seam has been burning for at least 5500 years. Since its identification by European colonists in 1829 the fire has shifted 150 m with a rate of 1m a year. 

-OW-

Image: Copyright of Tormod Sandtorv. Panorama of the smouldering Derweze natural gas field.

References:
http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-gates-of-hell
http://www.isciencetimes.com/articles/6368/20131121/door-to-hell-video-fire-derweze-turkmenistan.htm
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/fire-in-the-hole-77895126/
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/NationalParks/parkHome.aspx?id=N0503

phleps:

theirye’re* 

tastefullyoffensive:

But first, let me take a sealfie. [x]

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