The music is maybe a little overwrought, but the beautiful images in photographer QT Luong’s time-lapse videos of Hawaiian volcanoes will make you wish you were a sacrificial virgin just so you could get a closer look.

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Too oozey for you? Try this eruption time-lapse on for size:


Clear moral here: Do not mess with the Earth, for you are flammable.