Time-lapse video from a weather news helicopter captures the destructive force of this week's massive tornado in Oklahoma.
As if you needed any more excuses to drink, here's how to turn trash from a cocktail party into a functional weather station.
When it became clear that London wouldn't have a white Christmas, a group of programmers got together to create one that could be controlled via smartphone.
According to a researcher in New Zealand, new evidence suggests the U.S. and the U.K. evaluated the viability of using 33-foot tsunami waves as weapons.
A Wi-Fi connection is the least of the Nebula 12 lamp's tricks. The lamp tracks weather data sent from your Nokia Lumia 920 and responds accordingly. Mood lighting to match sunrise and sunset is one thing, but if the forecast includes rain, the Nebula 12 will spawn an indoor cloud as a warning.
One of the most entertaining things about watching meteorologists assign names to storms is how the names (Irene, Isaac, etc.) begin to anthropomorphize and give character to a weather phenomenon. But wait — how scared should we be when the next storm on the horizon is named "Frankenstorm"?
Do you ever watch your local TV weather report and find yourself overcome with excruciating jealousy due to the fact you don't have your own personal Doppler radar? Of course you do. It's a normal reaction. Why do they get all that neat radar gear while you remain utterly blind to the velocities at which clouds — let alone everyday objects — are speeding to or away from you?
Hey, guess what, tomorrow it's going to be 68 degrees! How 'bout that! If you know what 68 degrees feels like off the top of your head (or adjacent to any other body part), you're a far wiser person than I, 'cause such numbers don't convey much in the way of useful information. Cryoscope, on the other hand, does.
Residents of Birmingham, Alabama woke last Friday to skies that looked more like an ocean, with a series of huge "wave" shaped crests rolling slowly across the sky. Experts have now explained the phenomenon as perfect examples of "Kelvin-Helmholtz" waves, when a fast layer moves over a slower layer and drags the top along creating a curled shape.
Nowadays, travel is all about getting to your destination as fast as you can while minimizing invasive groping, but this was not always so. In the olden days, travel was all about the experience, and Tiago Barros' Passing Cloud concept brings that back with this cluster of giant balloons that you can ride on.