Nature of the Day: Watch the Calbuco Volcano Erupt in Chile

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So this is what the Apocalypse looks like.

Chile’s Calbuco volcano erupted multiple times Wednesday night for the first time in over 40 years, turning the sky into a scene straight out of Hell.

The eruption was captured in some pretty amazing video footage and photos. Watch the clip above as ash pours out into the red sky while lightning flashes in the background.

4,000 people have been evacuated from the area, including 1,500 residents from the town of Ensenada, after Chile’s National Service of Geology and Mining (Sernaageomin) issued a “Red Alert.”

“There was a lot of panic, lots of chaos, traffic jams, people going to supermarkets, everyone looking for water, trying to take out money from the ATMs,” said one witness according to CNN.

The volcano last erupted in 1972, according to the Associated Press, and another volcano, Villarrica,erupted back in March.

So far there have been no injuries or deaths reported, said Interior Minister Rodrigo Peñailillo, but some flights have been cancelled.

Brave and Terrifying Footage of an Avalanche Rescue

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Four friends skiing in the Swiss/French Alps faced incredible turmoil when one of their own got buried in an avalanche. One of the rescuers happened to be wearing a GoPro and captured the whole experience on video. Read more about the story here.

 

Real Life Monsters of the Day: Watch a Guy Feed a Bunch of Piranhas in Brazil

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Note to self: Don’t go swimming in Brazil.

Joao Antonio Cruz Junior recently uploaded a video to YouTube of him feeding some piranhas in a river.

It looks pretty calm until he tosses in a hunk of meat, and then all hell breaks loose.

Watch as these water demons tear their food to shreds, and then never go anywhere near this place ever because they will ruthlessly kill you and gnaw on your bones.