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The Associated Press reports of this amazing occurrence captured on video in North Dakota by retired engineer, George Loegering. According to the AP, experts say the phenomenon developed from a rare combination of "cold, dense air, and an eddy in the river."

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In this dramatic footage released via YouTube earlier this week, the 24 -acre Bayou Corne sinkhole swallows an entire grove of trees in Assumption Parish, Louisiana. Since its discovery little over a year ago, the sink hole has grown 30 times in size and continues wreaking havoc to this day.

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Watch this footage of a Tokyo commuter train taking a direct hit of lightning while crossing a railway bridge. According to the Telegraph, the carriages briefly lost power as a result of the strike, but no one was injured and the service resumed within 10 minutes.

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A new species of spider that builds decoys of larger spiders to scare away potential predators may have been discovered in the Peruvian Amazon, according to science educator and biologist Phil Torres in a recent interview with Wired. Hat tip goes to The Verge.

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