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  • April 28, 2016
    This is a shot of one and half year old pet owl Poldi using a mushroom as an umbrella. Poldi's human Tanya Brandt is a photographer and snapped the picture when they were out adventuring in the woods together one day. Man, I wish I had an owl friend to go adventure in the woo... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2016
    This is a video of Loki (Tom Hiddleson) doing the weather for Fox 32 Chicago and blaming his brother Thor (Chris Hemsworth) for all the tornadoes and storms. Typical brother, always blaming the other for something. I do the same with my brother. Everything is always his faul... / Continue →
  • February 3, 2016
    Because Mother Nature lost her mind a long time ago, this is a video of a waterfall on the Scottish Isle of Mull blowing back upwards due to strong winds (previously: this waterfall in Australia doing the same thing back in 2011). Obviously, this is the ideal time to attempt g... / Continue →
  • February 3, 2016
    These are a couple photos of a cloud formation spotted above Madeira in Portugal that weather blogger Rogerio Pacheco (who captured the images) described as "an outstretched hand with a fireball." Others have likened the shape to the hand of God. I can see that. And it looks... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2016
    This is the statue honoring Jakub Wejher in Wejherowo, Poland. Jakub is most famous for stabbing a man with a broken light bulb for making a Polish joke. Just kidding, he was a military leader and founded the town in 1643. When it snows though, Jakub transforms into the spit... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2016
    Because it's important to have your faith in humanity restored from time to time, this is an interview with disabled Iraq War vet Justin Anderson and the off-road wheelchair he modified into a snowplow to clear the sidewalks and driveways around his Omaha neighborhood. Justin ... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2016
    This is a short vertical (but still worthwhile) video of a train of trash and recycling bins living the dream and riding a rain-made waterslide down a hill during the recent heavy rainfall here in Los Angeles. REAL FACTS: Did you know people in L.A. try to drive twice as shitt... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2015
    This is a video of UK Channel 5 weather forecaster Sian Welby presenting a short 40-second weather report in which she manages to packs twelve different Star Wars puns. On average, that's a Star Wars pun ever 3.33 (repeating of course) seconds. Good work, Sian. And for the r... / Continue →
  • November 6, 2015
    Note: Larger version HERE. This is a rare fallstreak hole (aka hole-punch cloud) spotted in Victoria, Australia. Fallstreak holes "are formed when the water temperature in the clouds is below freezing but the water has not frozen yet. It is believed that the introduction of... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2015
    Here goes nothing. This is a video of Welch weatherman Liam Dutton pronouncing the name of the 58-letter town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch as smooth as silk, despite the fact the name sounds like somebody speaking in tongues and having a stroke... / Continue →
  • July 21, 2015
    This is the Magical Unicorn Umbrella available from ThinkGeek ($15). It has a unicorn head handle and a rainbow canopy. It provides +5 whimsy on rainy days, and the standard -10 luck if ever opened indoors. You know, I opened an umbrella indoors once. Life has been miserabl... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2015
    The Tempescope is the brainchild of designer Ken Kawamoto and can recreate current outdoor weather conditions right on your desktop. The box downloads the upcoming forecast from the internet and is capable of producing different sunlight effects, clouds, rain and lightning. T... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2015
    Note: Video after the jump in case you wanted to call fake. Full-res version HERE. Because Mother Nature never ceases to find new ways to impress/terrify, this is a shot of a rainbow and a tornado captured by the storm chasing group Basehunters. As tempting as the pot of gol... / Continue →
  • March 30, 2015
    Because Mondays, amirite? This is a video of Minneapolis meteorologist/man whose mother should still dress him Steve Frazier realizing he left the wire hangar in his suit, and pulling it out during a live broadcast. It is arguably one of the worst magic tricks I've ever seen... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2015
    This is the ice sculpture created by a Jeep parked at a hospital in Greenville, North Carolina. "I'd hit it." We all know you would, Optimus. "Hey! I don't go around banging just anything." Ahahahhahahhaha, seriously?! Be honest -- how many lemons have you had sex with? ... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2015
    This is a video of Youtuber Ann Got's cat (which will now affectionately be known as the Kool-Aid Cat) blasting through a snowbank to return home after a snowstorm in one of those places that got a bunch of snow recently. So probably not southern California. The look on that ... / Continue →
  • November 14, 2014
    This is the correction that ran in an Austin newspaper after erroneously attributing the lightsabering of that taun-taun open on Hoth to Luke Skywalker. The original weather story read, "Yes, it'll be at least 20 degrees cooler today than it was Monday, but it's not slice-open... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2014
    This is a video from NBC News of weatherman Mike Seidel making it rain in Sugar Mountain, North Carolina on live television. The station immediately issued a statement claiming Mike had dropped his cell phone and was looking for it, which doesn't seem to be the case. I MIGHT ... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2014
    Remember that conceptual Air Umbrella I posted back in 2012? Well now somebody else has stolen/come up with the exact same idea and created a Kickstarter to make the product a reality. And they've already met their funding goal too, which means $128 will get you your very own... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2014
    This is a video from Novosibirsk, Siberia, of a bunch of beach-goers running for their lives (or to at least prevent bruising) after it starts hailing in the middle of a 99°F (37°C) day. I would have just stayed underwater. Still, God must be angry. Probably at something I d... / Continue →