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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.

There are Comments.
  • 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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