"Absent" River (17 pics + 1 video)

Posted in PICTURES       13 Jan 2011       17807       19

You are not hallucinating. This river is truly of emerald green color. Learn more about it after the jump.

 

This absent-colored river is running in Goldstream Park, Canada. Its waters turned neon green on December 29, 2010. People couldn’t believe their eyes. They thought it was just an illusion. And though it wasn’t, the weird emerald green coloring disappeared after a while leaving many questions unanswered. According to the local Environment Ministry, there was a chemical reaction in the water known as “fluorescein”. They believed that somebody dumped fluorescein in the Goldstream River to make a holiday season joke, but that substance wasn’t toxic and fish along with the habitat weren’t affected.



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GIGI 9 year s ago
7'UP river
       
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shemish 9 year s ago
Usually construction workers and geologists use special color dye in rivers to pin point which "waters" might leak in tunnels or other construction sites where water is a problem.
       
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wow 9 year s ago
possible prank? i got a better prank it includes a nuke but i will say no more, my prank will be better!
       
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Norway 9 year s ago
Awesome! :D
       
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vishpri 9 year s ago
Safety first...
       
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Sizomu 9 year s ago
"but that substance wasn’t toxic and fish along with the habitat weren’t affected." .... Well, that what most people thought of Smoking... then Years later, people started to blame the industry........Just sayin.
       
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lolxdxd 9 year s ago
thanks again BP :))
       
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2Cool4Ice 9 year s ago
7up isnt green nitwit, the bottle is green..
       
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Pvpriest 9 year s ago
homer simpson.
       
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Dude 9 year s ago
They do this in Chicago every year.
       
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craig 9 year s ago
absinthe :) lol

not absent
       
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Jayzen Freeze 9 year s ago
vishpr that is what you said about the other pics safety for what?
       
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vishpri 9 year s ago
well...if water in my faucet someday looks like this I think I dont wanna drink that!
       
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Fry 9 year s ago
It's a river of Slurm!!! XD
       
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incognito562 9 year s ago
cool
       
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wow 9 year s ago
in China?
       
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Peanut 9 year s ago
Yuk! I wouldn't want to drink any of it, either.
       
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lolzz 9 year s ago
In portugal they have orange rivers!!
       
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simulation rachat de credit 9 year s ago
Merci d'avoir un blog interessant
       
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