earth mysteries: the land

  1. maximus otter

    Mysterious Ripped-Up Road In Wiltshire

    The B4069 near Lyneham, Wilts has been severely damaged by as-yet unexplained forces. The section of the road has been so badly damaged that the tarmac is completely snapped or lying a 45-degree angle in some places. Wiltshire Council say the road has been closed since February 17th, but some...
  2. A

    Swallowed Up By The Ground: Sinkholes!

    Reading the thread on humans buried in concrete reminded me of a story I heard when I was a kid. I lived on a crossroads and I was told by several people that in the early years of the 20th century a house and cart had just turned one of the corners when the ground just opened up beneath them...