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Geminid meteors appearance…

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If you haven’t been looking for them or at them,  you have probably waited too long, but plenty of people will have gotten photos of the  celestial event  for this year.   If I find some more shots,  I’ll add them as an update.

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December 15, 2017 at 3:51 pm

If you must…

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…live in Vladivostok,  Russia,  you really ought to obtain a vehicle equipped with winter tires and learn how to drive it.   Either that,  or find a way to avoid this  truly nasty hill.

 

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November 29, 2017 at 4:34 pm

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If you live…

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…in a showy region,  this may  be the perfect gift.

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October 17, 2017 at 1:29 pm

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Name game…

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There is a couple celebrating 75 years of wedded bliss in the USA,  and the Washington staters are named Harvey and Irma.   They have been through the Great Depression,  the Second World War,  the John F. Kennedy assassination,  and countless deadly weather events,  though none has ever hit their Spokane home.    They are quite bemused to have a  pair of deadly  hurricanes bearing their rspective names on the loose.

 

 

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September 12, 2017 at 5:44 pm

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Russian ice balls…

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These are  in northern Russia,  but they form elsewhere under the proper conditions.   Mother Nature is just full of interesting phenomena,  isn’t she?

 

 

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November 5, 2016 at 11:53 pm

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Bermuda Triangle solved?

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The large number of ships and planes which have gone missing in the Bermuda Triangle has puzzled us for many years.   Could the peculiar hexagonal-shaped  clouds meteorologists have found over that dicey patch of water actually produce  “air bombs”  capable of causing disasters?   Assuming they are caused by micro-bursts,  but are larger than what we normally take that term to mean,  they certainly could produce  sufficient disturbances in the air or on the water to explain this enduring myster.

 

 

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October 21, 2016 at 11:51 pm

Hurricane Matthew…

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Hurricane Matthew  is menacing  Florida and the Carolinas,  having dumped tremendous rain amounts on Haiti.   I wish no one anywhere ill fortune from this  nasty storm,  but I suspect most people in the very dry southeast wouldn’t mind if we picked up a few inches of rain from Matthew.   Late-season vegetables are suffering,  despite the moderately cooler temperatures,  my cherry trees are wilted,  even my tough fox grapes are unhappy.

By the way,  despite all the global warming/climate change/global weirding enthusiasts,  it has been 4,000 days since a major hurricane hit the U.S.

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October 5, 2016 at 11:54 pm

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