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Lord of the Rings-Aping Steampunk Walks Under a Waterfall of Lava

Just, this. You're watching a man named Geoff Mackley donning a self-fashioned heatproof proximity suit / "Fire Brigade" breathing apparatus combo and strolling up to an active volcano on Ambrym island. And there he stood for 40 minutes, on the...
September 25, 2012, 3:30pm

Just, this.

You’re watching a man named Geoff Mackley donning a self-fashioned heatproof proximity suit / “Fire Brigade” breathing apparatus combo and strolling up to an active volcano on Ambrym island. And there he stood for 40 minutes, on the precipice of total fiery destruction, perhaps wishing he’d brought along an otherwise indestructible object to hurl into it.