Remember when I posted an article entitled The Guatemala Sinkhole? Well that title has now been rendered obsolete. No longer is the word “The” appropriate, as there is now ANOTHER SINKHOLE EXACTLY LIKE IT in the same country! I realize sinkholes happen all the time all over the world, and I’ve seen a lot of them, but none of them have ever looked like the two in Guatemala. My kenophobia has swiftly been renewed. Look at how similar the most recent sinkhole is to the one from back in 2008:
(click the image for a larger view, or click here for the original hi-res size)
If seeing the bottom (or should I say lack thereof) of that pit does not strike an uncanny fear into your heart then I don’t know what will. Is this how frightening a black hole is? What even is a black hole? This puts into perspective how scary those probably are.