Sealing up the Gates of Hell
As an eternal pit of fire prepares to be extinguished, I look back on Turkmenistan and the k-hole I accidentally stumbled into.
It sounds like the plot to one of the DOOM games, but the news came through this week that they’re planning to shut down the Gates of Hell:
“Citing environmental and economic concerns, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov appeared on state television Saturday telling officials to put out the flames at the Darvaza gas crater in the middle of the vast K…
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