Category Archives: environment/climate

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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Clem Schultz deadly tornado

85-year-old Clem Schultz recorded a tornado that came right through his house and killed his wife and caused him numerous injuries. This is some scary shit. News article here.

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Supercell time lapse

Beautiful to behold but so frightening in reality. Coming in spring.

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Flying through a hurricane

A team called Stormchasers flies through a hurricane wall into its eye while recording data.

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Ford dealership flood

Flooding at the Ford Dealership in Republic, Missouri after 24 hours of heavy rain just recently. Urban Hillbilly should really tone down their intro a bit.

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Flood plow

What is it that throwing up so much water? Oh.

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Anatomy of a tornado

Weatherman creates a tornado right in the studio.

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F3 tornado visualization

Scientists used pre-storm conditions from an observed F4 tornado in South Dakota in 2003 to initialize a simulation that produces a severe supercell storm that produces a powerful tornado and terabytes of data.

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Mammatus clouds explained

Puff ball clouds, mammary clouds whatever you call them, get explained by a man who knows.

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Underwater kite

Research team is working on exploring ways to harness ocean currents using an unexpected technology… a kite.

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The unfortunate road

It finds victims one after the other.

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Planes and hurricanes

Planes can fly through hurricanes but always fly above thunderstorms. Why is that? Flying through a hurricane [4:16]

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