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U.S. 285 south subject to sinkhole 1,000 feet ahead," reads a bright yellow sign along the stretch of highway heading through Carlsbad, N.M.
Normally a motorist driving through the area might not find a sign like that unusual. The city is, after all, home to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, a network of some of the largest natural caverns in North America. But on this occasion, the sign's sharp colors make the message clear: what's happening in Carlsbad is not natural.
In fact, the massive sinkhole currently running through the center of town was created by the oil industry. As MSNBC reports, it was formed over three decades as oil field service companies pumped fresh water into a salt layer more than 400 feet below the surface and extracted several million barrels of brine to help with drilling.
originally posted by: bbracken677
a reply to: g146541
I had one of those cars. It wasn't due to technology, it was due to an engine with barely enough power to accelerate the vehicle 0 to 60 in 5 minutes lol. People stopped buying them, they would rather have something with some get up and go.
That vehicle (mine) was a Datsun B210 if my memory serves me.
Every time I hear about supposed tech being suppressed when I investigate it I usually find some hoax or fraud.
Yeah, the internet is a great source of open information, but at the same time it is a great source of misinformation and outright bull shist.
If someone can make money (including the evil corporations) from new tech you bet your a$$ it will. If it provides a superior result, there will be no stopping it. I cry BS at suppressed tech, plain and simple.
All those tales of the suppressed technology have zero as proof and are nothing more than grist for the conspiracy mill and weak minds that will believe anything they want to believe is true, regardless of the non-existence of proof of any kind. Might as well believe in the tooth fairy.
Does anyone enjoy SALT on their food? Guess where it comes from. That's right, underground. Using this same process.