This article first appeared in Issue 12 of our digital magazine CURIOUS.
Geology and biology collide at Fly Ranch Geyser, a geyser in Nevada, United States.
It is one of the extreme regions of the world with temperatures as high as 93°C (199°F).
A group of extremophile tenants make up the view from this gyser.
The story tells the story of how settlers tried to establish a ranch on the land, but ended up with an explosive source of boiling water that was not useful for what they needed.