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Welp, it looks like Antarctica broke its temperature record

02.07.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Globally, high-temperature records are absolutely dominating low-temperature records. Now, an Argentinian research station just observed Antarctica's warmest temperature on record: a balmy 65 degrees Fahrenheit (18.3 Celsius). Like all of today's top... ...

Winds blowing waterfalls upwards in the Faroe Islands

Enjoy this footage of hurricane force winds blasting waterfalls skyward in the Faroe Islands. It was recorded Sept 14th, 2019, by Marko Korosec.

A powerful North Atlantic windstorm that delivers violent hurricane-force winds and major waves, smashing the huge cliffs on the Faroe Islands. Winds are so intense, waterfall and going in the opposite direction - ...

Here’s the deal with the White House’s confusing ‘first snow of the year’ tweet

01.13.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

The White House is copping some negative feedback after posting a picture appearing to herald the year's first snowfall. Why? The temperature hit a high of 70 degrees Farenheit (21.1 C) that day. On a balmy Sunday evening in January, the White House ... ...

Venice is flooded right now and it looks miserable

Rising tides and rain in Venice are flooding the city, and hotels are giving guests knee-high rubber boots so they can slosh their way from one tourist attraction to another.

From Yahoo News:

The high water, known locally as “acqua alta”, was amusing for tourists and a nuisance for residents going about their business, but levels ...

VIDEO: Hurricane destruction, one century in one minute

This video visualizes a century of tropical storm destruction in one minute.

Amazing work by Aslak Grinstead.

Damages are framed in terms of an equivalent Area of Total Destruction. How large an land area do you have to completely destroy to account for the reported economic damages for each event.

I made ...