In BriefThe Earth is a mysterious place; explore some truly weird hidden corners of the world.
The world is full of unusual places and mysterious things, and more of them are discovered all the time. Simply take a look at the news. A few years ago, one of the most talked about discoveries was when a big “hole” appeared out of nowhere in Siberia (the first popped up at the “end of the world,” literally). Not long after, yet another hole popped up — sparking even more interest in dispatching scientists to not only explore the area, but to try to determine where these holes came from.
Ultimately, we learned that the mysterious craters aren’t so mysterious after all. But the point remains: very few things transfix us like unusual displays of nature. The Siberian holes just scratch the surface of weird.
Here’s a look at some of the strangest and most amazing holes on Earth: