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Date: 10/06/10 05:00 PM

63 Responses to Descent Into A Raging Active Volcano

  1. Profile photo of DickenMcHunt
    DickenMcHunt Male 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 11:50 am
    Link: Descent Into A Raging Active Volcano - These guys descent into Marum Volcano to document the raging lava lake up close. HOLY CRAP!
  2. Profile photo of SomeShoes
    SomeShoes Male 13-17
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    October 6, 2010 at 5:08 pm
    thats hot
  3. Profile photo of HamilTaco
    HamilTaco Male 18-29
    178 posts
    October 6, 2010 at 5:20 pm
    trippy...
  4. Profile photo of simon_nz
    simon_nz Male 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 5:30 pm
    These guys descent..?
  5. Profile photo of handys003
    handys003 Male 50-59
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    October 6, 2010 at 5:47 pm
    I understand the rush of getting up close to such power. I walked on a lava flow still entering the ocean in Kalapana in 1989. It`s almost like you want to touch it but can not. they are just lucky. A few weeks after my walk the lava bench fell into the ocean and killed one person and crippled another along with severe injuries to others. Since then the Volcanoes NP more actively controls walks out to such viewing sites. I sometimes wondered after hearing the rock crack under my feet if the breakfast I ate. Just made me heavy enough to fall through into an active lava tube. Still though it was a rush.

    I have a friend to this day still takes a boat ride right up to the flow into the ocean and take pics. Even the boat is marred and charred in places from burning lava.
  6. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    October 6, 2010 at 5:59 pm
    That was cool! wait hot? um dont know how to reference this one!
  7. Profile photo of GuiStuie
    GuiStuie Male 30-39
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    October 6, 2010 at 6:01 pm
    It boggles my mind that we live on a planet so fierce. Not bad compared to other planets, obviously, but impressive none the less.
  8. Profile photo of niceguy191
    niceguy191 Male 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 6:06 pm
    I would totally be throwing stuff in... Or at least roasting a marshmallow in my hand or something just to say I did it. Where`s the imagination??
  9. Profile photo of SPARTAKITTY
    SPARTAKITTY Female 18-29
    2120 posts
    October 6, 2010 at 6:08 pm
    It`s a wonder their balls of steel don`t melt.
  10. Profile photo of TheWaffle
    TheWaffle Male 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 6:19 pm
    That`s freakin` righteous. Even the science-indifferent have to admit this was awesome.
  11. Profile photo of BJH515
    BJH515 Male 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 6:31 pm
    Damn nature, you scary!
  12. Profile photo of moefreak
    moefreak Female 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 6:34 pm
    I like how he`s just casually standing there and waving while on the precipice of hell itself. If there was anything that could make me a theist, this would probably be it.
  13. Profile photo of lauriloo
    lauriloo Female 40-49
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    October 6, 2010 at 7:11 pm
    throw the ring in, Frodo!
  14. Profile photo of Dylan5121
    Dylan5121 Male 13-17
    954 posts
    October 6, 2010 at 7:13 pm
    "ok guys now what...?"
  15. Profile photo of Spider_sol
    Spider_sol Male 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 7:26 pm
    The crazy thing I have so much trouble fully wrapping my head around is that the "red glowing water" sloshing about so freely is ROCK. Just amazing.
  16. Profile photo of vw
    vw Female 30-39
    406 posts
    October 6, 2010 at 7:26 pm
    Damn that looks hot!
  17. Profile photo of hethatisme
    hethatisme Male 13-17
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    October 6, 2010 at 7:31 pm
    am i the only one who half expected him to fall in?
  18. Profile photo of slayer50515
    slayer50515 Male 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 7:41 pm
    They had that look of "What? It`s just a fiery pit of death."
  19. Profile photo of chinesemath
    chinesemath Female 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 8:17 pm
    hahaha hell no
  20. Profile photo of Nocciolina
    Nocciolina Female 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 8:45 pm
    That guy has balls of steel
  21. Profile photo of shadowarrior
    shadowarrior Male 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 8:52 pm
    46 Man that lava is sexy.
  22. Profile photo of Gleeballs
    Gleeballs Female 18-29
    850 posts
    October 6, 2010 at 9:03 pm
    Was that on his bucket list or something?
  23. Profile photo of MrYouKnow
    MrYouKnow Male 13-17
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    October 6, 2010 at 9:39 pm
    That`s only 1% of the power that is in a roundhouse kick from Chuck Norris.
  24. Profile photo of rammo34
    rammo34 Male 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm
    TITANIUM BALLS!
  25. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    October 6, 2010 at 9:56 pm
    Man, sometimes I wonder why I decided to be a geologist, of all things. Things like this remind me why.
  26. Profile photo of pattipie74
    pattipie74 Female 30-39
    18 posts
    October 6, 2010 at 9:57 pm
    throw in the ring!
  27. Profile photo of DOR
    DOR Male 50-59
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    October 6, 2010 at 10:48 pm
    What`s the rope they`re using made of?
  28. Profile photo of Gentle-Tramp
    Gentle-Tramp Male 13-17
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    October 6, 2010 at 11:38 pm
    it must be reaaaly cold down there. why else would they wear that much clothes? <(^_^)>
  29. Profile photo of almightybob1
    almightybob1 Male 18-29
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    October 6, 2010 at 11:45 pm
    What`s the rope they`re using made of?
    Testosterone.
  30. Profile photo of LoofahBoy
    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 12:26 am
    I don`t know if Chuck Norris would appreciate these guys hanging around his hot tub like this.
  31. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    October 7, 2010 at 1:12 am
    And some people have trouble believing there is such a thing as hell, That looks like a `Lake of Fire` to me.
  32. Profile photo of ubberboard08
    ubberboard08 Male 13-17
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    October 7, 2010 at 1:40 am
    That must be pretty intense. It would totally suck to just slip, and fall into that. Could you imagine being stoned off your ass, and doing that?
  33. Profile photo of helix25
    helix25 Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 1:45 am
    CrakrJak, except hell is invented by christians.
  34. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 2:55 am
    Loofahboy`s comment made me laugh....the first Chuck Norris joke to do that since 2007.
  35. Profile photo of Scott_2150
    Scott_2150 Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 3:15 am
    "I don`t know if Chuck Norris would appreciate these guys hanging around his hot tub like this."
    Win

    But still, that video is pretty mad.
  36. Profile photo of RecycleElf
    RecycleElf Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 4:07 am
    i wanna hold out a marshmellow on a stick and see how long it takes before it is done :D

    ...or would it jst ingite immidiatly?
  37. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    October 7, 2010 at 4:15 am
    helix25: The concept of `hell` predates Christianity, It has gone by different names as well.
  38. Profile photo of a1butcher
    a1butcher Male 40-49
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    October 7, 2010 at 5:16 am
    That`s what my stomach feels like after pizza night.
  39. Profile photo of beccab86
    beccab86 Female 18-29
    347 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 5:19 am
    How close are they really? I`m sure you can`t get but so close to lava, even with one of those shiny suits on.

    I`m not dissin` their bravery (stupidity); I`m really curious.
  40. Profile photo of Krowley
    Krowley Male 30-39
    696 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 5:27 am
    Lava is awesome.
    I need to score a pool like that for my lair!
  41. Profile photo of DickenMcHunt
    DickenMcHunt Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 6:57 am
    AlmightyBob just made me piss myself.
  42. Profile photo of Khronnus
    Khronnus Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 6:59 am
    beccab86 - Wow, you can`t say you`re not `dissin`` their bravery and then in brackets put stupidity. and if they`re wearing those suits I would guess they are pretty damn close.

    Don`t be retarded your whole life.
  43. Profile photo of tim1888
    tim1888 Male 30-39
    15 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 7:42 am
    I love this planet, thats why I moved here.
  44. Profile photo of megavidiot
    megavidiot Male 30-39
    901 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 7:57 am
    almightybob wins the internet today.
  45. Profile photo of BrimstoneOne
    BrimstoneOne Male 30-39
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    October 7, 2010 at 7:58 am
    that`s retard close

    for them to get that close INSIDE the volcano, they`d have to "turn off" their self preservation instincts/emotions/biology.
  46. Profile photo of dragosal
    dragosal Male 18-29
    1630 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 8:22 am
    man this is about as badass as it gets
  47. Profile photo of kilroy5555
    kilroy5555 Male 30-39
    496 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 8:55 am
    Why do I suddenly get the urge to have some Tums?
  48. Profile photo of mackey45
    mackey45 Male 18-29
    6 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 8:59 am
    Now if they only zip-lined across it :)
  49. Profile photo of Joolin
    Joolin Male 18-29
    1002 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 9:08 am
    BRUUUUUUUUTAAAAAL
  50. Profile photo of Joolin
    Joolin Male 18-29
    1002 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 9:10 am
    "except hell is invented by christians."

    Before you guys go any further with this, I`d like to remind you that this is a post about a volcano, not something having anything whatsoever to do with religion, so please make this the one post that doesn`t devolve into a Jesus flamewar.
  51. Profile photo of binarystarr
    binarystarr Male 30-39
    479 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 9:30 am
    looks like the almighty sarlacc has a peptic ulcer.
  52. Profile photo of midwestkid
    midwestkid Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 9:36 am
    it doesnt look real :-(
  53. Profile photo of mkkloote
    mkkloote Female 18-29
    28 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 10:04 am
    that really looks green-screened...especially the guy in the heat suit
  54. Profile photo of Kegomatix
    Kegomatix Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 11:45 am
    It might just be me but I don`t really wake up in the morning and think to myself "wow, I really want to descend into an active volcano today!"

    ... I don`t know it just doesn`t seem like my idea of a good time.
  55. Profile photo of itzdapinoy
    itzdapinoy Male 18-29
    11 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 1:23 pm
    to say that these guys have balls would be an extreme understatement
  56. Profile photo of Byfield
    Byfield Male 18-29
    464 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 1:44 pm
    POINT: that is that guys job. that kind of thing isnt scary. Really, i worked with a a tank display show, and we have some really strange people turn up in tanks to roll around our arena, and my job is to stand in front of the tanks if they go to fast or if they are being unruly. its not scary, you get used to it.
  57. Profile photo of gorgack2000
    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
    4682 posts
    October 7, 2010 at 2:07 pm
    @Byfield- Tanks and volcanoes are two wildly different things.
  58. Profile photo of greguire
    greguire Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 2:09 pm
    "Dude, that`s gunna be the most epic profile pic!"
  59. Profile photo of Theyoyoguy
    Theyoyoguy Male 18-29
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    October 7, 2010 at 2:15 pm
    the guy without a suit is too far in the danger zone to not wear a suit. if it were real his skin would be bubbling.
  60. Profile photo of SilverThread
    SilverThread Male 30-39
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    October 7, 2010 at 6:34 pm
    Look Sir, Droids!
  61. Profile photo of CHICOMIMI
    CHICOMIMI Female 18-29
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    October 8, 2010 at 2:23 am
    I couldn`t do that. Volcano`s scare me and I live super close to Mt. Rainier. =(
  62. Profile photo of ROK9
    ROK9 Male 18-29
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    October 10, 2010 at 5:12 pm
    hot magma
  63. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
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    October 19, 2010 at 12:36 pm
    And....STUPID.

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