Entire Russian Town Being Eaten By Massive Sinkholes on April 12 | By Lazer Horse Follow Lazer Horse on Twitter | in LIFE, NEWS, PHOTOS TweetEmail Just the other day our Sick Chirpse mega hero, Timw_brap, wrote an article about a sinkhole in China swallowing a man whole and in February a man in Tampa Bay was swallowed up, bed and all, in a sinkhole in Florida. Now there’s news of a Russian town called Samara that is literally riddled with the things, sucking down cars and trucks all over the shop. No one seems to know why it’s going on exactly, but the people of the town have started a petition to the local council to get it sorted. Where would you begin though? It’s not like you can dig up the whole town, fill in the holes and then re-pave it? I wonder if this sinkhole thing is going to catch on? Maybe the hollow earth theorists were right after all. ☛ Watch Next: Amazing Footage Of A Sinkhole In China Swallowing An Unlucky Passerby The pictures are pretty nuts, but I’ll start you off with a video of a cabby accidentally falling in a massive puddle in a sinkhole, because it made me chuckle good: Sinkholes are normally created when limestone under the surface is burned away by acidic water, basically rain water seeps down, absorbs CO2 and reacts with rotting plant material which turns it acidic. And once the rock has disappeared you’re left with asphalt floating on nothing. Mix that with some heavy rain or a sudden thaw and you’ve got a recipe for a massive sinkhole. There’s just so many of these pictures, Samara’s foundations must be like swiss cheese that’s been partially eaten by maggots. ☛ Read Next: Google Street View Visits Daiichi Nuclear Disaster Site ☛ Look At This Next: Awesome Photos From Russia With Love #6 ☛ Read Next: Awesome Photos From Russia With Love #4 ☛ Look Next: Best New Tumblr Find: Horses in K-Holes SHARE MORE FROM AROUND THE WEB HAVE YOUR SAY MORE FROM SICK CHIRPSE Lizard/Rat Discovered On Mars? NASA Photo On Mars Reveals SomethingSix Badass Women Climb The Shard To Protest Against Shell's Arctic DrillingThe Future Of Light Bulbs Will Blow Your MindArtist Creates Human Skull Made Of CocaineJay Z Bodyguard Was Fired For Masturbating To Pics Of Beyonce, Blue IvyDanny Dyer To Join EastEnders As New Landlord Of The Queen VicThe Most Famous Map Of The World Is Completely InaccurateVintage Cat Advertisements « PREV Japanese ‘Cuddle’ Cafe NEXT » The Perfect Storm?