Category Archives: Meteorology

How To Identify A Meteorite

http://epswww.unm.edu/iom/ident/index.html A guide to identifying meteorites. I doubt that I’ll ever stumble across one, but the hope remains. I’d love to find something as beautiful and naturally-made as this:

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The Cloud Appreciation Society

http://www.cloudappreciationsociety.org/ SaveFerris points to the Cloud Appreciation Society. I’m a card carrying member these days, being 17 floors up with a Western view. As I pack my apartment in preparation to sell, I’m struck by the fact that I’ll miss my sunsets more than anything else about this condo. It’s hard not to be totally […]

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http://www.hprcc.unl.edu/nebraska/june2004hastings-mammatus.html This has been Stumbled left, right and centre, but I figured to post it anyway. These are mammatus clouds, seen over Nebraska. Life imitates a Mario World background.

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Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia – The TV IV

http://tviv.org/wiki/It%27s_Always_Sunny_in_Philadelphia Thanks to the Onion AV Club, I have a new show on my watch list: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. And thanks to It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, I have a new understanding of what, for me, makes a good comedy series: 30-something slacker losers who get themselves into cringe-inducing scenarios. Watch what you […]

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DIY Projects, Inspiration, How-tos, Hacks, Mods &More @ Makezine.com – Tweak Technology to Your Will

http://www.makezine.com/extras/25.html Interesting observation: The only thing that really bothered us was the loss of our beautiful backyard forest. Fifty-to-sixty-foot tall trees fell over like beer bottles after a fun Friday night. The ground would actually shake as each one hit. In case you’re keeping score at home, pine trees will snap in half, while the […]

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NWS Pueblo, CO

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/pub/ltg/plane_japan.php As if I wasn’t terrified enough of them to start with (hides under bed)

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http://www.wnyc.org/books/9336 Her voice takes some getting used to, but I’m really liking Sarah Vowell’s writings of late. And w00t for the thought of another girl who’s as nerdy about the Civil War as I am: “The Gettysburg Address is more than a eulogy. It’s a soybean, a versatile little problem solver that can be processed […]

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Inside Tornadoes, Direct Hit, multimedia – National Geographic Magazine

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0506/feature6/multimedia.html I’m terrified of yet fascinated by tornadoes – this video speaks more to the fascination than the terror.

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