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Last November, Explorer and Storm Chaser George Kourounis did the unthinkable - he willingly entered a fiery pit of burning gas and extreme heat in the name of research. The story goes that Turkmenistan's Darvaza Crater opened up over 40 years ago under a gas drilling rig and was subsequently set on fire by Soviet scientists in an effort to burn off noxious gases. To read more, click here..