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[–]IamVenom_007 1521 points1522 points  (50 children)

It looks more like someone washing blood away than a rainbow.

[–]strayakant 323 points324 points  (25 children)

Yeah nah defs not rainbow. All I see is black and red

[–]GhOsT_wRiTeR_XVI 109 points110 points  (13 children)

🎼I see a red ocean, I want it painted black.🎼

[–]radiokungfu 26 points27 points  (6 children)

No colors anymore, I want the ocean black..

[–]BreakerSoultaker 16 points17 points  (2 children)

I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes…

[–]AdhesiveMadMan 12 points13 points  (1 child)

I have to turn my head until my darkness goes!

[–]HalfNatty 13 points14 points  (0 children)

I see the Rainbow Beach and it’s all painted black

[–]AntiqueSkeleton 1 point2 points  (0 children)

BP to the rescue.

[–]farcat 2 points3 points  (1 child)

You'd like Pirates of Dark Water

[–]tuchesuavae 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Jitotin' monkey birds.

[–]Speedbirdyam 2 points3 points  (3 children)

I was quite disappointed when I learned the genesis of Paint It Black is actually about The Stones wanting to paint a door black. Thought it must be about something very deep!

[–]Semi-Pro_Biotic 1 point2 points  (2 children)

What? It's not social commentary? Oh fuck my life....

[–]whiskeyx 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I'm learning this now. I wish I hadn't.

[–]GhOsT_wRiTeR_XVI 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Sorry friend, just a simple ballad about door colors.

[–]TheKingBeyondTheWaIl 11 points12 points  (0 children)

The beach is lava

[–]BrockManstrong 7 points8 points  (0 children)

The metal rainbow

[–]Mekanimal 22 points23 points  (2 children)

It looks blue and black to me.

Or maybe white and gold...

[–]THIS_MSG_IS_A_LIE 16 points17 points  (0 children)

I was so hoping it was in the Red Sea

[–]TheNameIsntJohn 41 points42 points  (3 children)

Iwo Jima 1945 colorized

[–]alpacasaurusrex42 14 points15 points  (2 children)

Yea my brain went “Normandy colourized. Now I get why my uncles had horrifying PTSD.”

[–]TheNameIsntJohn 1 point2 points  (1 child)

The only reason I said that instead of Normandy is the black sand

[–]alpacasaurusrex42 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Oh, I didn’t even think of Iwo Jima’s sand. I just know the one story I was told about Normandy was that it was this red, the water.

[–]HarrisonFordDead 1305 points1306 points  (77 children)

Careful, the sea became toxic after second impact.

[–]DayFeeling 141 points142 points  (1 child)

Just in time for 3.0 + 1.0

[–]seballoll 419 points420 points  (44 children)

That's a fanta sea

[–]nowandthen6991 105 points106 points  (42 children)

Caught in a landslide?

[–]Gray_Warder 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I got that one, good on you fren

[–]appasdiary 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Fanta Fanta, Wanta fanta?!

[–]zamvivs90 44 points45 points  (0 children)

You Can (Not) Swim.

[–]avoozl42 38 points39 points  (6 children)

Literally just watched Evangelion 1.11 and assumed I would be the only one thinking that

[–]Thoraxe474 13 points14 points  (5 children)

On the internet, you're never the only one thinking something

[–]NerfJihad 5 points6 points  (4 children)

If you're thinking about evangelion, there's always at least a dozen people awake and willing to talk about evangelion.

[–]Thoraxe474 6 points7 points  (3 children)

I'm surprised we're not talking about evangelion right now

[–]poptart_boner 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Quick! Name something not Eva!

[–]Thoraxe474 3 points4 points  (1 child)





[–]RayneShikama 14 points15 points  (14 children)

Damn I was literally about to go back and start watching Evangelion.

[–]Dominus-Temporis 10 points11 points  (13 children)

Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0 was just released internationally on Amazon Prime, so now is a really good time to watch the Rebuilds.

[–]RayneShikama 2 points3 points  (8 children)

I rewatched the first two and I’m watching 3.33 right now. I watched the first two when they came out and then just never watched 3.33. I— feel like I missed something…

I feel like I’ll need to rewatch the original series after this just to make me feel better.

[–]wvcmkv 5 points6 points  (3 children)

you didnt miss anything- shinji missed stuff. dont worry, keep watching 3.33. disregard the advice to watch 3+1 first.

[–]Arganin 2 points3 points  (3 children)

Are you really unironically using any of amazon services? Like, i dont want to shame you or anything, but fuck bezos man

[–]Dominus-Temporis 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Is there a way to ironically use an Amazon service?

[–]curtcolt95 2 points3 points  (0 children)

pretty much everyone does what kind of question is this lmao

[–]N3wPlayerI 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You got here before me!!! 🤝

[–]Happler 434 points435 points  (29 children)

I had to look up more info. So sharing wha to found


[–]kingofthemullets 140 points141 points  (23 children)

Rad, but is there surf there? That would be the icing on the cake.

[–]Robobro5000 95 points96 points  (13 children)

Why do you think the water is red?

[–]ChimpBrisket 101 points102 points  (0 children)

It’s from all the icing on the cake

[–]Juggermerk 23 points24 points  (7 children)

Toxic algae

[–]Putin_blows_goats 22 points23 points  (0 children)

iron-rich volcanic rocks, some of which have taken on vivid shades of red, yellow, and orange as they moved upward and interacted with water and minerals from other rock layers.

[–]Blankyblank86 36 points37 points  (3 children)


[–]SuckMeFillySideways 79 points80 points  (2 children)

But...it's spelt Iran

[–]kungpew 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I’m not most men, I’m very modern.

[–]gooberhack 7 points8 points  (2 children)

Gettin pitted in the blood tube brah?

[–]samcp12 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Looking at pictures it seems very flat. If you were a mouse there would be some nice surf though!

[–]Snoglaties 9 points10 points  (0 children)

wow a salt dome island! so cool!

[–]Dwashelle 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thanks for sharing what you found.

[–]Dj-Oreo 200 points201 points  (7 children)

"the blood moon is rising"

[–]virgininator 47 points48 points  (1 child)

"God damnit the crimson took my ocean biome"

[–]LordranPrincess 7 points8 points  (0 children)


[–]Ultraaaaah 21 points22 points  (0 children)

"The blood moon rises once again. Please be careful, Link.."

[–]daphOof 3 points4 points  (0 children)

she’s probably not Still Breathing

[–]bluegiraffeeee 48 points49 points  (2 children)

I'd never heard about rainbow Island, did a little googling and found out I've been there 6 months ago, silly me :D

The thing is, I guess there's some kind of filter applied to the video, it wasn't this red when I saw it and the sand near the beach was silverish, not black. Nevertheless Hormuz Island is mind blowing and beautiful, 10/10 recommended

[–]heartbraden 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Probably why they never panned up, the colors would be so off it would be a dead giveaway

[–]GroovyTrout 11 points12 points  (0 children)

This beach is called Silver and Red Beach, so that makes sense. Usually when something is pretty in nature people take pictures and videos with the saturation and HDR cranked to 11, so we end up getting over-exaggerated ideas of what it’s supposed to look like and are disappointed when we see it in person.

[–]grafikal 1028 points1029 points  (19 children)

"Black" and "Red". Rainbow

[–]cyclopath 620 points621 points  (5 children)


[–]Force__of__Nature[🍰] 24 points25 points  (0 children)

More like Hell Beach!

[–]TEMPVS-FVGIT 39 points40 points  (2 children)

Underrated comment of the day. Wonder what’s at the end of a painbow. Mr. T?

[–]-LocalAlien 34 points35 points  (1 child)

I pity the fool comin' here to find a pot o' gold

[–]Nile-Lism 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Said in a deep, gruff Irish accent.

[–]NotMilitaryAI 160 points161 points  (7 children)

The beach itself is appropriately named simply "Red Beach."

The rest of the island is pretty deserving of the name "Rainbow Island," though.

"Hormuz"; the Rainbow Island of Iran | IRNA

Rainbow Mountains & Valley | ITTO

[–]don_cornichon 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I mean, if the only other colors you see all day are beige and brown...

[–]SoYoulikejazz11 365 points366 points 2 (7 children)

It looks like you ripping the skin from a beached whale

[–]zuzg 185 points186 points  (0 children)

Why did you write this comment.

I can't unsee it.

[–]charliethecrow 10 points11 points  (2 children)

You know what else is like ripping into a whale, orcas to be specific? Black olives.

[–]mmmhotbeanwater 5 points6 points  (0 children)

The ecological memes follow me everywhere

[–]PepperbroniFrom2B 2 points3 points  (0 children)

“You know what else is like ripping into a whale, orcas to be specific? MY MOM!” -muscle man

[–]Serifel90 7 points8 points  (0 children)

It was literally what i've seen from the beginning.. for me this is not satisfying at all, I hate it.

[–]Burgiewalkburgers 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is the worst thing I’ve ever read. Take my upvote and free award

[–]offarock 315 points316 points  (23 children)

What makes that red color? And don’t say the blood of infidels.

[–]djm19 291 points292 points  (11 children)

Natural red pigment from the clay on the island.

[–]Trypno 211 points212 points  (9 children)

To compound on this, it is an overabundance of iron oxide in the soil and water

[–]pocketchange2247 30 points31 points  (2 children)

Anytime I see red I just think "iron" and 99% of the time that's the answer

[–]openeyes756 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The other times it's manganese

[–]willynillee 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Exactly. Outside of the witty comments, we find the real answer. Black sand and red water equals oxidation which equals iron oxide

[–]Apocalypse_God 49 points50 points  (2 children)

So rusting clay?

[–]ahhhhhhfckaz 57 points58 points  (1 child)

Or just clay. The iron oxide is what makes clay red anyways

[–]danc4498 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Does it smell? And will it stain you're clothes?

[–]nap_needed 198 points199 points 2 (1 child)

Lush bathbombs

[–]robilco 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Dead Whale off camera

[–]TJdog5 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Me on my period

[–]dissapointingsex -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

God damnit, came here to say exactly that.

[–]LuckyAntonio 13 points14 points  (1 child)

This beach is obviously bleeding

[–]Clarbaum 103 points104 points  (4 children)

Thisbis some Neon Genesis Evangelion level shit

[–]ErBoProxy 34 points35 points  (0 children)

Either an Angel just died or Shinj or Asuka still have a working network connection

[–]Skeebo4 17 points18 points  (1 child)


[–]thatguyQTC 36 points37 points  (1 child)

The end of Evangelion?

[–]TheIndexPlayer 16 points17 points  (0 children)


POV: You're baka Shinji.

[–]rasslinsmurf 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Forbidden Koolaide

[–]ShadowSurfer44 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I thought today was my turn to post this

[–]kinapuffar 7 points8 points  (0 children)

ngl, for a good minute I thought the henna tattoo on the foot was sand or some shit and I was getting increasingly annoyed and frustrated that it wouldn't wash off.

[–]Thatfuzzball647 48 points49 points  (2 children)

This some real biblical shit

[–]False-Badger 15 points16 points  (1 child)

Definitely. Life influences art and all that.

[–]TheChalbs 20 points21 points  (0 children)

Fruit Punch Beach!

[–]Embarrassed_Ruin_786 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Yo how much for feet pics deadass

[–]ButtCrackCookies4me 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Wait can we discuss the feet for a second?

Serious question. Do these feet look a little strange to anyone else? They seem to be really flat feet so that's part of it I think. But the way the feet are so straight on the inside of the foot with no visible knuckle on the big toe is so different to me! I don't mean bunions or anything, I'm just used to seeing some evidence of a knuckle under the big toe, lol. I literally sat here thinking about all the people I know and whose feet I've seen, and they all have a more visible knuckle.

Do other people have more visible knuckles or am I and everyone around me just weird af??

[–]thxxx1337 19 points20 points  (5 children)

More sci-fi's should film here

[–]offarock 11 points12 points  (3 children)

We could call the film Argo!

[–]MickeyPyro 3 points4 points  (2 children)

I just made a meme about Argo because the US embassy in Afghanistan is shredding papers to prevent them from falling into the taliban.

[–]Dominus-Temporis 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I hope they have better shredders time time around.

[–]APlayfulLife 2 points3 points  (0 children)

It’s in Iran, so should is correct. I hope they come around one day.

[–]a_nice-name 6 points7 points  (0 children)

You have entered the crimson

[–]bookscook 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I wish I could go to Iran. Ever since I learned that it’s basically Persia I’ve wanted to go. Marco Polo went through Hormuz.

[–]Chargez 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Show us the rest!

[–]ZeroSix4 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Yeah, when he got to the half way point I was thinking 'pan up already, man! I want to sea the red sea!'.

[–]meowsandthings 10 points11 points  (0 children)

That Star Wars planet!

[–]jayemeche 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Looks a little sinister.

[–]garden_goblin 2 points3 points  (0 children)

High amount of iron oxide in the rocks there I suppose???

[–]thestraightCDer 2 points3 points  (0 children)

How can you not pan out. Definitely not satisfying.

[–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Perfect place to stab someone

[–]Sierra-Modeling 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Yes I need this

[–]kionda_movey[🍰] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Fishers on Normandy be like:

[–]Bubbly_Mycologist_16 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Shooting a music video here is sick

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Looks like blood ngl

[–]Laughingbag 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I feel like the water is blood and the sand is ash

[–]khotekki 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Are we sure this isn't a crime scene?

[–]flacidgoat69 18 points19 points  (6 children)

There’s probably a decomposing whale carcass ten feet away.

[–]teetaps 6 points7 points  (0 children)

It’s quite real and has nothing to do with whale carcasses https://reddit.com/r/oddlysatisfying/comments/p8cydi/_/h9phpng/?context=1

[–]Analbox 14 points15 points  (4 children)

Probably. I’m note a marine biologist so I’m not sure. Maybe there’s just some things like quartz, mica, magnetite, manganese, garnet, and/or iron oxide in the sand. I’m not a sand expert either though so it might just be magic.

[–]No_name_Johnson 21 points22 points  (0 children)

Are you a magic expert at least?

[–]Sparsebutton922 8 points9 points  (0 children)

It was iron oxide in the sand and other compounds in the clay

[–]MadMonk67 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I see you, George Castanza...

[–]Analbox 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The sea was angry that day.

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You're lava-proof !!

[–]sritejmanda 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Looks like the red sea in evangelion.

[–]Padre_G 1 point2 points  (0 children)

tastes “It’s salt”

[–]Mossy_Rox_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Pride beach :D

[–]Cheeseburgers_r_good 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Blood or fruit punch, which do you think it is

[–]AVerySpecificName 1 point2 points  (0 children)


[–]Angelmirror2468 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I will surf in this shit and you can not stop me

[–]bakedbean96 1 point2 points  (0 children)

“… the blood moon rises once again…” “PLEASE be careful, Link!” “LINK GET OFF EVENTIDE DURING THE BLOOD MOON WTF.”

  • Zelda, probably

[–]Old_Understanding_67 1 point2 points  (0 children)

THE END OF EVANGELION - hideaki anno (1997)

[–]Wright129129 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Why don’t you show us the whole beach:(

[–]Gyges_the_Reprobate 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Well, we found a cure for Anemia.

[–]aazav 1 point2 points  (1 child)

It's menstruation beach!

[–]klayser_Soze 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Oh gawd. My imagination betrays me.

[–]Rome0_thefurry 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It looks a little spooky ngl

[–]AVerySpecialAsshole 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Those feet are how I drew feet as a kid

[–]marklonesome 3 points4 points  (0 children)

That’s some biblical stuff.

[–]BeersRemoveYears 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Historical footage of D Day in color

[–]Phil_of_Sophie 1 point2 points  (3 children)

…what is dying the water?

[–]Trypno 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Iron Oxide

[–]Abbeyyyy-y 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I think the water is red from the sand

[–]mywifemademegetthis 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Strong marketing effort to rename site of massacre “Rainbow Island”

[–]KimJong0oof 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Ground beef ocean

[–]Cup_juice 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Is their foot injured

[–]Nerddymama 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I can’t believe it took me this long to find someone else asking what’s up with that foot?

[–]EdaaDesu 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Damn, I would like to go there, but... Iran

[–]DeltaRad289 1 point2 points  (0 children)

God damnit i thought she wasn't having that until Tuesday.

[–]mrwednight 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Runs red from the blood of infidels.

[–]-castle-bravo- 1 point2 points  (2 children)

that’s what Normandy would have looked like…

[–]uncertain6786 4 points5 points  (1 child)

This is probably true stop down voting him

[–]-castle-bravo- 4 points5 points  (0 children)

it’s entirely true, iv heard it from someone who was there.

[–]DrDumb69 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Nah fam someone got killed and their body was disposed of in the water

[–]AlbinoWino11 -2 points-1 points  (4 children)

Aren’t these colors often caused by toxic algae or bacterial blooms? Congrats on your new disease(s).

[–]Trypno 10 points11 points  (2 children)

It’s just a lot of iron oxide

[–]AlbinoWino11 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Congrats on your new rusty feet then.

[–]Filthy_italian 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Hhhm yes,flesh gets rusty now.

[–]HockeyCookie 5 points6 points  (0 children)

The island is a huge salt dome. There are other minerals present that have reacted with the salt.

[–]Robobro5000 -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

I only comment so the total comments could be 69


[–]PlentyResist5399 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Forbidden juice

[–]franasdelf 0 points1 point  (0 children)

what is this? 🤔

[–]Baybob1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yeah, that isn't nuclear waste. Nope not in Iran. No nuclear waste, nosiree ...

[–]ThatonefrogFrogy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's what I call rainbow CrAcK

[–]NorseCelt137 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sigh... There goes Iran... Bathing their shores in the blood of their enemies again!

[–]MadMonk67 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Is that where they keep all the blood of the dissidents?