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While no official explanation has surfaced (yet), new footage has emerged from deep inside the mysterious crater on the Yamal Peninsula - known as the 'end of the world' to locals - in Siberia. There are many theories as to what caused the hole, including aliens, a meteorite, a stray missile, or an explosive gas cocktail released due to global warming. Continue reading for a video from Russian scientists who recently returned from the first expedition to look inside the giant hole.

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You'd think cheating death once in a lifetime is a feat never to be repeated, but Dutch cyclist Maarten de Jonge managed to do it twice. He was supposed to fly on both MH370 and MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday. The reasons? Well, in March, his cycling team was scheduled to take flight MH370 departing from Kuala Lumpur to compete in a race in Taiwan, but switched to another flight at the last minute to avoid having a stopover. Earlier this week, de Jonge planned to take flight MH17 to return to Kuala Lumpur from a recent race in the Netherlands, but changed his flight for a later one this weekend, yet again, at the last minute. Continue reading to see him cycling and for more information.

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In 1979, a teenager named Jadav "Molai" Payeng started planting trees along a barren sandbar near his birthplace in India's Assam region. Floods during that time washed a number of snakes onto the sandbar. When 16-year-old Payeng found them, they had all died. So he alerted the forest department and asked they grow trees there, but they insisted that nothing would grow there. More than 30-years-later, that once-barren sandbar is a sprawling 1,360 acre forest that several thousands of varieties of trees and wildlife, including birds, deer, apes, rhino, elephants and even tigers, call home. Continue reading for more pictures and a documentary.

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An enormous crater has appeared suddenly in a small Siberian village whose name roughly translates as "the end of the world". There are currently teams of scientists rushing there to fathom the cause of this unusual - and rare - geographical occurrence, baffling those who have already viewed it. One bizarre theory speculates this hole was caused by a UFO landing. Continue reading for the video and more information.

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You read that right, fire officials say that a man from West Seattle actually used a lighter and a can of spray paint to kill spiders in his laundry room when the house went up in flames. Fire crews originally battled the blaze from a distance after learning there may be ammunition inside, and were eventually able to extinguish the fire, but not before it did significant damage to the structure. Continue reading for a picture of the actual house and more information.

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You'd think that a scorching hot summer day with temperatures reaching 37C (98.6F) would mean lots of sunshine, but not for this Siberian beach. A freak hailstorm suddenly occurred and one sunbather said: "It was like being hit by raining bullets from the sky." While another woman noted, "My husband was protecting my young daughter but his back was exposed to the hailstones and he has bruising all over it." Continue reading for the video.

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Joel Zwicky isn't your average cop, as a former photographer and musician, he likes to get creative while working as a patrol officer at the Green Bay Police Department, in Wisconsin. To accomplish this, he patrols the streets on a skateboard. This all came about when the department's chief was looking for new initiatives to engage more with the community, so Joel suggested the idea: "You know chief, I had this crazy idea in the back of my head what would you do if I brought my board to work and started skating it?" Continue reading for a video and more information.

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When viewed from the outside, this structure in Bangkok, Thailand doesn't look like much, but it was once the bustling New World Mall. Built in 1982 by the Kaew Fah Plaza Company, the 11-story New World Mall enjoyed a brief period of success, Unfortunately, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) shut the mall down 15-years later in 1997 when they realized that the owner had obtained permission to construct only four floors. They then destroyed the seven upper levels and a subsequent fire in 1999 left the mall roofless. Without cover, rainwater filled the basement and this pool of stagnant water soon became a breeding place for mosquitoes. So, local vendors decided to release a few fish into the water, to get rid of them. Soon, the fish began to multiply and take over the once stagnant, mosquito-laden waters. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and information.

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Unlike other roller coasters, Gravity Max inside Taiwan's Discovery World theme park features a specially designed track that splits apart from horizontal to vertical before clicking into place and releasing the safety lock to drop the train down. This attraction takes home the titles of being the world's first coaster to feature a true 90-degree drop and the world's only tilt coaster. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Believe it or not, this picture, taken on the set of Spielberg's 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park has made the internet go crazy. First of all, a great number of commenters apparently failed to realize that the triceratops has been extinct for 66 million years ago and that Spielberg, one of the most famous movie makers of all time, is sitting beside a mechanical prop from a movie which has grossed more than $1-billion and won three Academy Awards, says The Daily Mail. Continue reading for a video on 13 questions Jurassic Park left unanswered and for more information.

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