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Man has extremely lucky escape as motorbike sucked into sinkhole in Rajasthan, India

The little scooter was stuck inside the hole
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The little scooter was stuck inside the hole in the road
A motorcyclist had a lucky escape when a huge sinkhole suddenly opened up in the road in front of him.

Shocking footage shows the silver scooter riding along when the tarmac caved in beneath its wheels, leaving the driver - named as Bhopal Singh Medu - out of control.

The rear of the scooter fell into the pit first, before the rest of the scooter - and its hapless rider - followed.

Luckily for the man several people stopped to come to his aid, dragging Bhopal out of the pit by his hands.

Bhopal had been riding on Bhagat's Kothi-Basni road in Rajasthan, India, at the time of the accident.

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Sinkhole nearly swallows pickup truck in Cyprus

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A large sinkhole swallowed a pickup truck in a rural area of Paphos on Tuesday, with reports pointing to water erosion caused by a pipeline months after a historic overflow at the country's fourth largest dam.

Local media said a pickup truck fell into a sinkhole on Tuesday on a dirt road near Agia Varvara, Paphos district, with a video online later showing a single cab submerged in water and mud.

The sinkhole was estimated to be about 10 meters long, with media speculating it was caused by erosion from a pipeline that passes through the exact location.

In March 2022 overflow was reported at the Asprogia dam, colloquially known as Asprogia-Kannaviou due to an unresolved name war in the area, with additonal overflow or near-overflow incidents recorded over the years.

Reports said the driver of the vehicle was not injured when the ground gave way.


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Massive sinkholes leave two missing and three injured in Guatemala

Two people missing after massive sinkholes appear in Guatemala

Two people missing after massive sinkholes appear in Guatemala
At least two people are missing and three others have been injured in Guatemala after two giant sinkholes opened up in a street south of the country's capital.

The three injured people fell into a 15m sinkhole on Saturday while inside their vehicle and were rescued hours later by the emergency services.

Rescue teams and members of the Guatemalan army have entered the sinkhole in search of the two missing people.

The sinkholes formed on a street in the municipality of Villa Nueva, 20km south of capital Guatemala City.

Guatemala's national disaster relief agency CONRED has set up in the affected area to investigate the sinkholes and determine if there are any risks to residents in the zone.


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Van falls into sinkhole in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Road users are advised to be cautious driving along Jalan Kepong heading to Sg Buloh after a van fell into a sinkhole around 6am today.

The van driver told The Star that he only realised what had happened when the back of the vehicle was sinking into the hole.

Eventually, the van was stuck, and water was flowing out of the sinkhole.

The van was removed safely at 9.15am with the help of another van and an excavator.

Meanwhile, Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng said police closed the road and diverted traffic.

"Police, Fire and Rescue Department, Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) and Air Selangor were quick to respond, and their officers were on site to look into the situation."


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Vehicles collapse into sinkhole at south Edmonton dealership

A number of vehicles were stuck at an Infiniti dealership in Edmonton on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022.
© Evan Klippenstein/CTV News Edmonton
A number of vehicles were stuck at an Infiniti dealership in Edmonton on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022.
Several vehicles fell into a sinkhole at a car dealership in south Edmonton.

There were four cars in the hole at Infiniti South Edmonton's parking lot when CTV News Edmonton arrived on scene just before 10:45 a.m.

"This is very rare. It's a big one and luckily there's only four in there and not a whole parking lot," Dale Jackson with Cliffs Towing said.

Jackson said two of the vehicles in the sinkhole are new, one is used and one is a customer's car. He added the vehicles didn't sustain "a lot of damage."


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Parts of many coastal cities are sinking - NASA

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A team of researchers at Nanyang Technological University, working with a group at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and another colleague at ETH Zürich, has found evidence showing that parts of many big coastal cities are sinking faster than the sea is rising. In their paper published in the journal Nature Sustainability, the group describes using satellite-based radar to measure the degree of land subsidence for 48 of the largest cities in the world.

Prior research has shown that global warming is melting ice around the world, leading to rising sea levels.


This increase in sea levels is a major concern to cities and towns that lie on the edges of the sea. But many cities also face another problem — land subsidence, in which land sinks due to removal of groundwater or gas and compaction of the ground from the massive weight of buildings on top of it.

Comment: Note that this phenomena is occurring alongside various other unusual geologic and seismic activity: See also:


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Mercedes-Benz swallowed by sinkhole in Perth, Australia

Mercedes sinkhole
© AAP Image/Richard Wainwright
Work crew repair a burst water main pipe that created a sink hole in Centro Avenue in the suburb of Subiaco in Perth, Australia on Sep. 19, 2022. West Australian authorities have apologised over a burst water pipe which left a luxury car submerged in a sinkhole in the Perth suburb of Subiaco.
A Mercedes-Benz was swallowed by a sinkhole and submerged in water in Perth, Australia, around the evening on Sept. 18.

The luxury car was parked in the affluent suburb of Subiaco near a water main, which burst around 10 p.m. and began eroding the earth underneath the road.

Once the ground collapsed, the car and a park bench fell into the gaping hole and were fully submerged.


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Dallas driver rescued from large sinkhole as traffic gridlocked

Crews blocked off the road to repair the several-feet deep hole.

Crews blocked off the road to repair the several-feet deep hole.
Drivers in Dallas, Texas faced detours after a large sinkhole opened up in the Pleasant Grove area on Thursday.

According to reports, a female driver fell into the hole but escaped without serious injury.

The sinkhole was reportedly caused by a damaged wastewater manhole and appeared in the centre lane of the Lake June road. It is reported to be several feet long.


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Woman falls into massive sinkhole at car dealership in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

According to a fire official, the hole was roughly 15 feet wide and 8 feet deep.

According to a fire official, the hole was roughly 15 feet wide and 8 feet deep.
A woman in North Carolina escaped with just minor injuries after falling into a sinkhole at a Winston-Salem car dealership on Monday.

Kia Long-Gyant said the ground collapsed beneath her in the parking lot as she came out of the dealership.

The fire department safely got her out of the sinkhole.

She was hospitalized with scrapes and bruises, but no broken bones.


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The War on Life

What the climate emergency narrative tells us about the death cult's psychology.
Ancient Yi Wasteland,
© Luye Zhang
Ancient Yi Wasteland.
The imminent destruction of the Earth's climate at human hands has been a constant theme throughout my life. The exact form of it has evolved somewhat over time. When I was a kid in the 80s it was the disappearing ozone layer. In the 90s it was global warming. In the naughts it morphed into climate change. Most recently the branding got racheted up to the more emphatic Climate Emergency.

It doesn't matter that none of the dire predictions of the past have manifested. Back around the turn of the millenium Al Gore rode a crane up the side of the infamous and long-discredited hockeystick graph, and confidently proclaimed that snow would soon be a thing of the past. Meanwhile, here in 2022, the Greenland ice sheet just added more mass in one day that at any other summer day in recorded history. That's just one example; there are others, more meaningful, such as the continuous failure of climate models to match actual global temperature changes, with the models consistently predicting far higher temperatures than have actually been experienced; the infamous emails between climatologists, arguing about how best to 'hide the decline' in global temperatures; the numerous instances of data having been manipulated to try and turn flat temperatures into slight increases, to smooth out previous warm or cool eras in order to emphasize recent supposed trends; and so on.

The failures of the models don't matter. Just as with the COVID mask formation, the goldfish memories of the educated portion of the tax cattle extend just as far as the most recent iteration of the ongoing psyops campaign. All the failed predictions are forgotten just as soon as they look at the latest blood-red weather map, in which temperatures that a mere decade past would have been depicted with happy smiling cartoon suns are painted in the colour scheme of a murder scene.

I'm not going to ajudicate whether anthropogenic global warming driven by carbon dioxide emissions has any basis in fact. It doesn't, and if you're in the group that thinks it does, well, you're probably fully boosted and looking forward to consooming next booster, so I don't really know what to tell you. I'm also not going to speculate on why so many people keep falling for it - it's for the same reason, ultimately, that they fell for the coronavirus psyop, the same reason they put pronouns in their email signatures, the same reason they loudly agree that white supremacist patriarchy is the real power structure in society, and the same reason they think the Rangz of Powah is a masterpiece of mythopoetic cinematography. Weak humans have low pain tolerance, and when you're a loyal citizen of the Empire of Lies the Truth Hurts like carbolic acid applied directly to the nerve endings.

What I'm interested in here is, why global warming, precisely? Why is the parasite class so obsessed with pushing this specific narrative?