Mr. and Mrs. McKays live in a house built near a 100-year-old mineshaft near Brisbane, Australia. This week, a giant water-filled sinkhole appeared in their back yard. Fortunately, it looks like the house itself won't be damaged and the city is confident it can fill the hole.
“You can see this shaft was full up with rubbish and bottles and whoever did it (filled it), didn’t follow very good practices, Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale told AP. "We will take all the steps to get Lyn and Ray back in their house. It’s the mines department’s responsibility.”
Last week, a worker on a farm in New Zealand was rounding up cows before sunrise when he noticed a massive sinkhole, almost falling into it while riding on his motorbike. But it wasn’t until daylight that anyone realized how massive the sinkhole was – six stories deep and the length of two foot ball […]
A 4×4 sinkhole has opened up in front of Mar-a-Lago on Southern Boulevard in Palm Beach, FL. It hasn’t swallowed anything up, so as far as sinkholes go, it doesn’t seem major. But it’s inspired some fun tweets: For more details, here’s the scoop from 25WPBF News: Thanks The Washington Post!
It took just days for a construction crew to repair a road that collapsed into a sinkhole in the business district of Fukuoka, Japan. From CNN: After the sinkhole appeared on November 8, subcontractors worked around the clock to fill in the 30 meter (98 ft) wide, 15 meter (50 ft) deep hole by the […]
If you suffer from sleep disorders, there are a number of methods out there to mitigate them: Ambient noisemakers, relaxation tapes, sleep masks, you name it. One thing that doesn’t get tried is headphones, for good reason. Even the smallest earbuds are liable to wake you up if you roll over the wrong way. Now […]
Looking to upgrade that old laptop or tablet? Holiday sales may be way on the horizon, but there’s an even better way to get like-new tech for a steal. Here are 10 of our favorite deals on personal computers and gaming gear – refurbished, renewed or brand new. Acer Touchscreen 11′ Chromebook 16GB (Certified Refurbished) […]
Vape technology has been around long enough that vapers are starting to get picky about their gear. Luckily, so are we. From disposable models to cutting-edge touchscreen atomizers, there’s a vaporizer in this roundup to suit every taste. Hera 2 – World’s Most Advanced Dual-Use Vaporizer Choose between dry herb or oil extraction modes – […]