Watch what happens when you throw a bag of garbage into a volcanic lake.
The test was performed with a box of camp waste (largely food rests) in a bin bag. The lake reacts with violent lava fountaining activity, presumably in part due to steam produced from the organic matter.
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Go ahead – Throw your garbage into a volcano.
See what happens when you piss off Mother Nature!!!
Aside from Global Warming, this would be a perfect way to get rid of your trash! And you wouldn’t need that paper shredder that you always dread to empty!
Surprisingly, far more exciting than those movie scenes where the villain lands in lava but keeps coming at you as he slowly burns away….
What did they think was going to happen when you throw something onto a thin layer of mantle crust on top of a lake of lava? Did they think it would just slip under without anything happening? Foolish humans.
Seems the video has been featured on Discovery news to
“What would happen if you leaned a bit too far over the rim of a volcano and fell in? You would die, of course — but how?
The question has garnered more scientific investigation than you might expect. As reported in December, lava’s high density and resistance to flow suggest a person would smack onto the surface of a lava pit rather than sinking into it.”
Now we know the REAL reason Jimmy Hoffa has never been found.
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