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Radars Might Be Used to Predict Sinkholes Radars Might Be Used to Predict Sinkholes

One month ago a 40 foot-wide hole in the ground opened up underneath a showroom floor at National Corvette Museum and swallowed eight cars including a black 1962 Corvette and a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder (which was recently recovered, mostly intact). …

Chicago Sinkhole Scares Local Residents Chicago Sinkhole Scares Local Residents
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This month, Chicago, Illinois, has been in the news quite a lot. First, for the alligator discovered at O’Hare Airport, Charlie Trotter‘s death, and now Chicago is in the public eye again due to a sinkhole that has appeared in …

Toledo Sinkhole Opens In Road, Swallows Car And Driver Toledo Sinkhole Opens In Road, Swallows Car And Driver

In the latest sinkhole story, a giant maw opened up in the middle of the road in Toledo, Ohio on Wednesday and swallowed a car and the woman who was driving it. Rescue crews had to lower a ladder down …

Orange County Sinkhole Swallows Swimming Pool Orange County Sinkhole Swallows Swimming Pool
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The latest in a string of odd geological incidents in Florida is a sinkhole that opened up in a homeowner’s backyard, nearly swallowing the swimming pool. A hole 40-50 feet wide and 30-40 feet deep opened up in Orange County …

New Jersey Sinkhole Swallows Warehouse Worker New Jersey Sinkhole Swallows Warehouse Worker

It seems fantastical that the Earth could simply open up and swallow whatever is above it. However, sinkholes are a real danger, and just over the past few months sinkholes have taken cars, ponds, and people. This week, a man …

Sinkhole Swallows Pond in California Sinkhole Swallows Pond in California
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A Newcastle, California man woke up Sunday morning and found his pond missing. The man, Mark Korb, told the Sacramento-area NBC affiliate KCRA that his man-made pond was drained by a sinkhole. As if pulling the plug on a giant …

Second Sinkhole Appears in Tampa Bay Area Second Sinkhole Appears in Tampa Bay Area

It appears that the Earth may be attempting to swallow Tampa Bay, Florida. Less than one week after a sinkhole reported to be 30 feet across pulled a man named Jeffrey Bush to his death, Reuters is reporting that a …

Brooklyn Sinkhole Tries To Swallow Car Brooklyn Sinkhole Tries To Swallow Car

Brooklyn hasn’t been known in the past for such disastrous oddities as sinkholes, but lately the borough has had more than its share. Just a few weeks ago, an enormous, 80-foot pit opened up on 92nd Street, swallowing a tree …