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Chicago’s Mysterious Bubbling Creek

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Bubbly Creek looks placid enough in the photo above, but its shallow depths hold a gruesome secret. This small section of the Chicago River was named Bubbly Creek because of the bubbling gas coming off the riverbed below that has been present for the last hundred years.

So what makes the creek bubble? Rotting blood.