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What Is A Thunderstorm

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TOP 10 Nature's Phenomena

mammatus clouds, these strange, pouchy formations often occur in association with a thunderstorm

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Everything about a thunderstorm is intensely saturated with anticipation and vibrancy; a good thunderstorm makes the whole world feel precarious and tingly and alive. It's gorgeous.

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Red sprites and blue jets are both atmospheric and electrical phenomena that take place in the upper atmosphere. They take place above normal lightning; Blue jets happen in cone shapes above thunderstorm clouds, and are not related to lightning. They’re blue due to ionised emissions from nitrogen. Red sprites can appear as different shapes and have hanging tendrils. They occur when positive lightning goes from the cloud to the ground.

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from My Modern Met

Gorgeous Portraits of Ballet Dancers Gracefully Moving through the Streets of Mexico City

Gratitude—that's what New York-based photographer Omar Robles took away with him after his latest experience photographing ballet dancers in urban backdrops. Following his recent trip to Cuba, the talented photographer took his project to Mexico City with the support of Fujifilm, where he once again connected with gifted local dancers to create a striking series of images. The grace, elegance, and athleticism of the dancers' craft is on full display in Robles' photography. What be...

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Yes.. a beautiful picture of a natural phenomena -- but this is what we need to figure out; how to harness the massive energy by tapping into it.... and our energy problems would be over. A strike like this, it is said -- could power an entire good sized city for a month!

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from Mashable

This is an incredible photo of a microburst slamming Phoenix

Helicopter pilot Jerry Ferguson was cruising through the skies above Phoenix on Monday as thunderstorms erupted around the desert city.

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what I always say to my family when there is a storm. they look at me crazy, but I don't care because I know what I'm saying. a star in the sky; that's him. ❤️ you will be missed, Mitch. LEGENDS NEVER DIE

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