In the Rotorua region in New Zealand, heat from the Earth’s core creates hot pools of mud that bubble and burp.

Sights for Seeing had enough patience to capture this gross, gassy activity:

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[vimeo http://vimeo.com/70306439]

It’s like the planet decided to take a note from your one friend who can burp on command and thinks it’s AWESOME. And, admit it, it kind of is.

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