Rainbow Mountains In China’s Danxia Landform Geological Park Are Very Real
Yes, we had a hard time believing that this insane mountain formation was actually real, because we haven’t fallen down the rabbit hole. But, believe it or not, this technicolor range actually exists.
The mountains are part of the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park in China. Layers of different colored sandstone and minerals were pressed together over 24 million years and then buckled up by tectonic plates, according to the Telegraph. (Read more)
This little video is surprisingly charming and the accompanying game is actually sorta fun. It’s kind of strange that all this was created as a rail safety campaign for Melbourne Metro, but I’m curious if it had more impact than a poster at the train station might have.
(Incidentally, my favorite part of this video is how the character who decapitated himself in an airplane uses the top of half of his body to clap to the beat.)