Here’s beautiful footage of lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano. The hot red burning orange lava oozes its way across the ground and basically swallows everything in its path in a fiery inevitability. It’s quite mesmerizing to see from up close.
It looks like a giant fire scaled dragon snaking its body across the scorched Earth. Or like the fire brick road that leads you into Mordor. Any way my imagination tries to spin it, the reality is that it looks awesome. And the reality is that it’s drone footage from Iceland of flowing lava from a volcano that…
Whenever I see an epic volcano explosion, such as this one of Volcano Calbuco in Chile exploding for the first time in 40 years, from the comforts of my own home through a glorious time lapse video shot in 4K, I can’t help but wonder about a time without video cameras and the Internet and cities and light pollution…
Calbuco, a stratovolcano in southern Chile, began erupting yesterday at 7pm local time. First spewing massive ash clouds then, at 10pm, erupting explosively as its fragile structure collapsed inwards. Here’s all the stunning imagery and video; we’ll keep it updated as this develops. You can see it from space!
This is the most terrifying thing I've seen in a long time. Like, monsters are real and the apocalypse is nigh terrifying. And yet I can't look away because the footage of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is so stunning that I can smell my fear burning as the molten lava rock starts taking over the Earth.
Volcanic lightning is one of those crazy, Old Testament-type phenomenons that makes you think that maybe hell is hidden under Earth. We've seen crazy photos before but here it's captured on video by Marc Szeglat. He was chasing down the Sakurajima volcano as it was erupting in Japan and got this awesome footage.
Don't try this at home (if your home somehow has lava?). But this video shows what happens when you step in lava that's burning anywhere from 1292 to 2192 degrees Fahrenheit. You don't exactly sink in and become engulfed in the molten burning red liquid, you sink a little bit and then catch fire.
A video on street harassment sparks an online debate. Fiery lava is slowly encroaching upon a town in Hawaii. And winning the World Series is always a great excuse to burn down a neighborhood. It's a hot list in this week's What's Ruining Our Cities.
"Lava" is the Disney Pixar short that will premiere before the feature-length movie Inside Out next summer. Judging by this first sneak peek, it's going to be absolutely adorable.
What have you grilled on this summer? A propane burner? A charcoal fire? Maybe even a fire pit? How about A RIVER OF LAVA? That's exactly how the gastronomical adventurers at Bompas & Parr recently cooked up two huge steaks—and then they used lightning.
CJ Kale is reportedly the first person ever to photograph lava entering the ocean from the surf, swimming near the scalding water and avoiding lava bombs just a few from where he was standing. Needless to say, the risk of dying is huge but his photographs are awesome.
The making-of video for Peugeot Design Lab's latest project contains no words—it doesn't need any, since it shows every step of the process: From blasting a huge chunk of volcanic stone from its resting place to crafting a piece of carbon fiber to perfectly fit the rock's jagged profile. The resulting bench looks like…
YouTube's predictably awesome lavapix shows us how a volcano consumes a can of Coca Cola: the slow, oozy, melty way. And for some reason I'm finding hard to explain, I just can't look away.
This might seem like some kind of psychedelic artwork—but you're actually looking a hundreds of individual lava flows, frozen in time on the side of Olympus Mons on Mars.
You know what's always amazing? Lava. The power of that liquid molten burning is stunning and out of this world—when you see it, you feel like you're getting a peek of hell. You know what's even more amazing? That people are making their own molten lava.
I get transfixed watching rivers of lava flow, either fast and fluid, or growing in slow motion, like the living rocks at 1 minute and 53 seconds in this video. And that terrifying crackling.