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Further proof that sinkholes absolutely hate trees

Further proof that sinkholes absolutely hate trees

There was a story that emerged at some point this year of a guy sleeping in his bed and a sinkhole literally engulfed his entire body. He was never seen from again. Emergency workers couldn't even recover his body. The Earth literally swallowed him whole and never returned him, like every time you open a bag of Gummi Bears. Don't even pretend like you fully chew those things. They are meant to be inhaled, so eat them accordingly.

The Assumption Parish in Louisiana is home to 24-acre wide sinkhole that has literally been swallowing up land for just over a year now. Yesterday the sinkhole gobbled up another few trees, and now there's pretty gnarly video of it. According to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, although it represents an existing problem -- it's nothing to get alarmed about. Yeah, sure.

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+1 # jt33 2013-08-23 13:43
i see im not the only person who checks liveleak daily...

this is absolutely a problem though. it was caused by some company (texas brine i think)..they were making brine under all that and shit eventually went wrong, like it always does in situations like this, and them bam you have an ever growing sink hole....people truly are a cancer...
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-1 # jt33 2013-08-23 20:31
lol wtf did i get voted down for..i know you were one of them sst...dont deny it.
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+2 # Danger Waffles 2013-08-24 11:51
Texas Brine was drilling into a salt dome in that area, and that's what caved in. From what I understand, it was closed off for a long time, then there was a natural gas leak and the whole thing started breaking down. The whole area smelled like straight diesel for about a month.
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0 # STT 2013-08-23 15:07
There is no god
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+2 # Jerm 2013-08-23 18:11
It's like Rampage and Tito's career and credibility all in one!
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0 # iamphoenix 2013-08-23 18:15
The Happening 2: Mark Wahlberg Strikes Back
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+3 # PeteDaMeat 2013-08-24 02:34
Im telling you bastards...

Mother Earth is not happy and she's fighting back.

All the earthquakes, tornados, typhoons, hurricanes, and not muthafuggin sinkholes!

She's tellin us to knock off the bullshit.
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-1 # nucking Futs 2013-08-24 11:53
How to be a douche bag...
Go to websites that have comment sections and post advertisements instead of a comment relating to the article.

But anyway... That video was Epic I had to watch it like three times just to believe it was real
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+2 # Danger Waffles 2013-08-24 11:49
I'm not kidding, this is seriously about 10 minutes from my house. This sinkhole has been there for over a year now, and it just keeps getting bigger and bigger and swallowing up any attempt at fixing it. Luckily the side that keeps caving is away from the main highway and the houses in the area. Only the houses really close to it were evacuated, but they're going to end up having to reroute the roads. Pretty crazy to see something on here that I pass by every day.
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0 # Slater 2013-08-26 16:32
Fucking scary
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