On Monday, we posted Tim Heffernan's shock-and-awe inspiring article about a collapsed copper pit in Utah. In the comments, gastronaut wrote, "On the upside, at least this mine wasn't right next door to the ocean like a certain tin mine in Malaysia." The video is surreal and horrific.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects