Farmhouse narrowly avoids boulder-flattening


A farm in Ronchi di Termeno, Italy, was nearly squashed by titanic boulders that rumbled off nearby mountains in a landslide. One of them destroyed the barn, while another stopped a whisker shy of the farmhouse itself. The furrows the boulders cut through the fields are straight out of a golden age DC comic.

Boulder smashes through Italian farm [BBC]

(Thanks, Fipi Lele!)

(Images: downsized, cropped thumbnails of photos from the Associated Press)

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  1. I'll buy it! Can you imagine the chances of that happening again?

    ....edit
    Ha! Of course the chances are good. I didn't read the caption referring to the older rock. But, mostly, I was giving a nod to Garp.

  2. I wonder if you could make it so the next one vaults over the house to join Steve and his friend? That would be some big air-time.

  3. Elusis says:

    Has Wile E. Coyote accounted for his whereabouts at the time?

  4. bocomo says:

    like this?

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