A fetish for Miners. Source: imgur subscribe for more The 2010 Copiapó mining accident, also known then as the "Chilean mining accident", began in the
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A fetish for Miners

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The 2010 Copiapó mining accident, also known then as the "Chilean mining accident", began in the afternoon of Thursday, 5 August 2010 as a significant cave-in at the troubled 121-year-old San José copper–gold mine. The mine is located in the Atacama Desert about 45 kilometers (28 mi) north of the regional capital of Copiapó, in northern Chile.[1] The buried men, who became known as "Los 33" ("The 33"), were trapped 700 meters (2,300 ft) underground and about 5 kilometers (3 mi) from the mine's entrance via spiraling underground service ramps. The mixed crew of experienced miners and technical support personnel, with less experience working underground, survived for a record 69 days deep underground before their rescue.[2][3] Previous geological instability at the old mine and a long record of safety violations for the mine's owners had resulted in a series of fines and accidents, including eight deaths, during the dozen years leading up to this accident.[4][5][6] As a result of the mine's notorious history, it was originally thought that the workers had probably not survived the collapse or would starve to death before they were found, if ever.

The country of Chile had just endured the 2010 Chile earthquake and its associated tsunami less than six months before the accident. The Chilean people's strong empathy for the workers and their grief-stricken families and the nation's tremendous outpouring of public concern led the national government to take over the faltering search and rescue operation from the mine's financially strapped owners, privately held San Esteban Mining Company.

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#2 - thismustbeseen (07/18/2014) [+] (11 replies)
#4 - Anetheril (07/19/2014) [+] (1 reply)
**Anetheril rolled image** Minecraft
#42 - slightlycynical (07/19/2014) [+] (7 replies)
everyone builds fancy ****

and I just roll with something like this the entire game
#7 - ispn (07/19/2014) [-]
**ispn rolled image** <--- My Minecraft story
User avatar #9 - tmbg (07/19/2014) [+] (12 replies)
I want to play Minecraft, but every server that's worth going on is filled with 12 year olds and/or giant faggots
#54 - huntergriff ONLINE (07/19/2014) [-]
&gt;Not destroying or booby trapping your creation once you're done with it to keep the russians from using it   
						*******					 plebian
>Not destroying or booby trapping your creation once you're done with it to keep the russians from using it
******* plebian
#1 - xxhadesflamesxx (07/18/2014) [+] (2 replies)
jesus ******* christ you upload fast
#47 - disies (07/19/2014) [-]
Minecraft confirmed to be satan's game.
#32 - jotsn (07/19/2014) [+] (1 reply)
what is with the long descriptions lately
User avatar #27 - lech (07/19/2014) [+] (5 replies)
How do you guys like my castle?

www.dropbox.com/sh/36y8d1cf1dxvmks/AACNXfq5DQVhe9YsbYzNP4ona

I'm building it in survival mode (I just popped into creative mode to take the pics), and a lot of the floors of the castle aren't finished yet. But I built my secret underground base. All I need is a few farms down there
(And yes, I am building this on a desert island
User avatar #25 - hashtronaut (07/19/2014) [+] (3 replies)
i've never played this... it just didn't seem to serve any interest for me.

Seems to still be a pretty active game though, so I guess others must see the fun in it
User avatar #34 to #25 - aldothenazi (07/19/2014) [-]
Same here... is it like building legoland or what kinda is the appeal in it?
User avatar #12 - scientific (07/19/2014) [+] (3 replies)
Creepers are plants
User avatar #23 to #17 - warioteam ONLINE (07/19/2014) [-]
Game Theory: What ARE Minecraft Creepers?!? i think he is referring to this
User avatar #44 - reican (07/19/2014) [-]
I didn't know Stalin played Minecraft
User avatar #29 - xjiicx (07/19/2014) [-]
I've actually done some **** like this..... sooo many times.
#8 - kouzan (07/19/2014) [-]
**kouzan rolled image** MFW the description
User avatar #6 - gmaxx (07/19/2014) [-]
what's up with the description
User avatar #3 - failtolawl (07/19/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Since this is a minecraft post I will shamefully advertise my server

www.pwmc.us is the website

factions with european based regions, make your own country (with enough people)

map is here www.pwmc.us/server
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