From Santa Claus to the Tooth Fairy to the tiny people who live inside vending machines, most of the legends we hear about as kids turn out to be completely make-believe. But one geothermal scientist couldn't shake a story he'd heard as a child. And it's a good thing, or else we never would have found this boiling river.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas January 8, 2018
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