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I'M GOING IN: Giant Hole To Hell Opens In Siberia

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UPDATE: Even better video added (it's the second one).

This is the massive hole that scientists recently filmed from a helicopter in Siberia. They estimate it's approximately 80-meters (262-feet) across, but aren't sure how deep it extends. I suspect it goes all the way to hell. Are you thinking what I'm thinking? "Rappel down there and kick the devil's ass?!" What? No. I was going to say set up a geothermal power plant. You're weird.

The crater is in an area called Yamal, which translates as "end of the world."


According to The Siberian Times, the hole may actually have formed about two years ago, but previous reports and photos were thought to be fake. Now Russian scientists are trekking to the area to check it out and try to determine the cause.

Honestly, I think I'm going to hike to the hole and throw myself in FOR SCIENCE. "How is that for science?" I dunno, maybe if they listen to me hit the bottom they could use physics and math to determine how deep the hole is. "Or they could just lower something." Nah, I like my way better. Plus it would make a great word problem for math students.

Keep going for the helicopter footage and a new video from ground-level.

Thanks to TonyPepparoni and Andreas, who are convinced it's earth's vagina. Well we better keep the other planets away from it.

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  • Cl Smooth Clark

    There are no real answers in term of this recent events of sinkholes except what the Bible say ; Revelation 9:1-11

    9 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.

    2 And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.

    3 And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

    4 And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.

    5 And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.

    6 And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.

    7 And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men.

    8 And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions.

    9 And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle.

    10 And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.

    11 And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon. (the beast or devils)

  • Alx

    They finally dug a hole to walmart. Hell, walmart, you say it the same. Mystery solved. No, I'll take the one that vauses projectile vomiting thanks.

  • Propably the portal to a parallel universe!

  • Johnny On The Spot

    GALACTUS!!!!!!!

  • Johnny On The Spot

    Just put on a GoPro and jump in it already!

  • Elak Swindell

    Better call the B.P.R.D. Looks like the underworld monsters are finally coming out. :)

  • steveday72

    The soil around the edge was obviously pushed up ... so obviously something came out of the hole.

    The question is what? Godzilla? A UFO? A high pressure gas bubble?

  • asdfasdf

    earth's vagina you say?....well it is in a place called "the earth's end"
    named presumably in recognition of being ass end of siberia/the world.
    that is generally where vaginas are found yes?

  • zin

    I think it's clear that sinkholes are mother nature's jets from which volcanos will shoot out to thrust Earth towards a better orbit or, should we not amend humanity's wrongdoings, into the sun.

  • asdfasdf

    Am I the only one that remembers the russians drilled to hell in siberia back in the 80s?
    did a rush job filling it in...

    do we know this isn't the well to hell's seal weakening and begging to fail?

  • MustacheHam

    Mother Nature you're nasty...poppin that zit. >:\

  • Zachary Zarko

    If it's a sinkhole, then how come it has debris around the edge, and why is the interior so smooth? I'm pretty sure it's a sarlacc pit.

  • Guest

    maybe it was drilled?
    was it an old missile silo explaining why it was ignored by the government for awhile

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  • Prosy

    Aww I thought this was sea water and that the hole was miles down.

  • Does it fart?

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