Sinkholes


This week: Gremlins cause havoc with our computers, but Kim saves the day, art is vandalised, art is vandalised by it’s artists, a film that will melt your head with mushrooms and magick, YouTube the censor, American fast-food chains cheat their employees, Mos Def is a cool guy, football goes batshit, Germans get harassed by advertising in their skulls, and isn’t it about time we got a theme tune for sinkholes?

PersonnelJoe Nolan, Kim Monaghan, and Ken Eakins


What causes sinkholes like this to open up so rapidly? Anyone? This latest example is reported by The Local:

A large sinkhole opened up overnight in the middle of residential area in Thuringia [Germany], sucking a nearby car and part of a garage into its depths and forcing authorities to evacuate residents, police said on Monday.

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The crater, measuring some 40 by 15 metres, appeared in the town of Schmalkalden around 3 am, a police spokesperson said. A nearby resident heard the noise and called police…