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A 4K Tribute to Storms in Haunting Black and White

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A 4K Tribute to Storms in Haunting Black and White

Mike Olbinski kicks off the new year with his latest storm timelapse, PULSE. A breathtaking compilation of monsoons and supercells he’s captured over the years and re-rendered in haunting black and white. In his video description Olbinski adds: “For quite a few years now I’ve been wanting to do something different with my time-lapse films. […]

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Levitation Day 1 Recap: Dangerously Good Weather And A Total Sh*t Show

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Levitation Day 1 Recap: Dangerously Good Weather And A Total Sh*t Show

To catch y’all up who are just tuning in, Levitation, aka Austin Psych Fest, was canceled Thursday evening, a mere 20 hours before the festival was scheduled to begin, due to “dangerous weather conditions.” As it turns out, the clouds blew over and the sun came out to shine on a complete sh*t show that […]

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The Force Of Waves On The High Seas Will Literally Bend Container Ships

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The Force Of Waves On The High Seas Will Literally Bend Container Ships

Container ships are a lot tougher than you might give them credit for. The boats are the engine for a large percentage of the world’s economy and they can take an impressive beating from the sea. As evidence, I present to you the following video of one cargo ship literally being bent by the rough […]

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Recently, The Weather Conditions Were Perfect For This Mind-Blowing Phenomenon

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Recently, The Weather Conditions Were Perfect For This Mind-Blowing Phenomenon

Sometimes winter isn’t all that bad. Case in point: when the sun sets in a cold environment, it reflects against ice crystals that manifest in the air. The collective surface of these ice crystals acts as a mirror to the sun and other light sources (like street lamps), reflecting their light into the image of […]

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Lightning Can Strike Upside Down

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Lightning Can Strike Upside Down

Lightning is far more than just a skyborne phenomenon: Remarkably, it can also form at ground level and shoot upwards. This upside-down lightning is the subject of a paper published in the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, in which the strange behavior of these inverted bolts is revealed. Despite the fact that there are […]

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Why The Weather’s Been So Bad

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Why The Weather’s Been So Bad

As the U.K. floods and the U.S. freezes, blame it on increased rainfall in the West Pacific, and some meandering jet streams. (And maybe blame climate change.) 1. The weather’s been terrible on both sides of the Atlantic for months. But why? Cathal Mcnaughton / Reuters Joshua Lott / Reuters   Britain’s Met Office recently […]

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