Inside Iceland’s Tallest Volcano

Glistening in the setting afternoon sun of an Icelandic winter, the Crystal Cave of Svmnafellsjvkull in Skaftafell national park, highlights nature’s beauty. Created by the awesome forces of the Vatnajvkull ice cap in the south of the volcanic island, the deep blue cave was formed by the glacier meeting the coastline. The centuries old ice that has come from the slopes of 6,921 feet tall Vrffajvkull, Iceland’s tallest active volcano, has compressed all air out of the ice adding to the texture and color of the cave. Accessible through a 22-foot entrance on the shoreline, the cave tapers to a tight squeeze at the end no more than four feet high. ‘Blue ice like this deep blue occurs over hundreds of years and begins when simple snow falls onto ice or in this case a glacier,’ said 35-year old photographer Orvar Thorgeirsson.” w/ photos

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Man Breaks Lightbulb Eating Record

Swallowing a lightbulb is a risky business, but for daredevil R.J Williams, it’s a record breaking reality after he managed to crunch down a whole glass bulb in 33.86 seconds. Watched closely by adjudicators from recordsetter.com, Mr Williams followed strict rules in order to break the record. He had to use a standard household light bulb and everything had to be eaten excluding the metal parts. Using his teeth was the only way he was allowed to break and eat the lightbulb and the broken glass could only be washed down with water. Last year he broke the record managing to chew it down in 1 minute and 7.97 seconds, before managing to reduce it further a few months later to 52.41 seconds.” w/ photos + video

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