Category Archives: environment/climate

People vs. winter

Nature is unrelenting. People are generally stupid. Have a laugh at someone’s expense.

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Russian snow plow team

Everybody waits while the machines clear the road.

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One Inch of Snow trailer

Will Atlanta survive? You can run but you can’t drive…

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Antarctica Condition 1 – fave

It feels like that here in Illinois.

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Taking a dump in Antarctica

Where does the waste go? a group of Antarctic scientists as they build the world’s coldest porta-potty, known as the “waste tent.” It’s no surprise that they can’t stop laughing because this one stinks to high heaven.

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Slippery hill

30-car chain accident due to icy weather and slippery road conditions. The video is sped up which makes it easier to watch and perhaps get a little frivolity from other people’s misfortunes.

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Winter is very, very close

Here is our Public Safety Advisory for driving in the snow. It may be a fave, or it may not. Now it’s a PSA. Winter will be loaded with Russian dashcam crashes.

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Solar City and Tesla

The island of Ta’u in American Samoa, located more than 4,000 miles from the West Coast of the United States, now hosts a solar power and battery storage-enabled microgrid that can supply nearly 100 percent of the island’s power needs … Continue reading

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Tesla solar tiles

Some insight into another Elon Musk vision. [5:54]

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Windsurfing in hurricane conditions

This is one of the reasons why the Darwin Awards exist.

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Fighting public urination in India

Indian organization trying to do something about too many humans pissing in public.

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Old movie trailer recut as a drama

Monty Python and the Holy Grail takes on a different look when shown in a trailer as an action drama.

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Icelandic wind turbine could change everything

A start-up called Icewind is building a new type of funky wind turbine designed to perform well in low-wind conditions but also to slow itself down in high-winds, preventing it from catching on fire or ripping itself apart.

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Wildfire spread time lapse

This fire started at 2:30 pm and this video was being shown by 6 pm. At 5pm it was estimated at 500 acres, by nightfall 10 pm it was 2000 acres, this morning at 9 am it is 3500 acres. … Continue reading

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Colorado tornado

Extreme up-close video of a tornado just north of Wray, CO on May 7th. Storm chasers are fanatical creatures. [5:23]

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Driver escapes the Fort McMurray fire

Quite reminiscent of those Aussie fires from a while back.

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