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Posted: 10 Oct 2014 - 22:44

nubbsgalore:

known informally as asperatus clouds, this atmospheric phenomenon gets its name from the latin aspero, which roman poets used to describe the sea as it was roughened by the cold north wind. 

though the cause of their formation remains unknown, it is likely that the undulating and lumpy underside is a result of warmer, moister air from above and colder, dryer air from below air meeting at the boundary between the lower and middle atmosphere.

when high level wind passes over rolling terrain, you get the same wavy effect as on the surface of water. but despite their ominous appearance, asperatus clouds tend to dissipate without a storm forming.

photos by (click pic) ken prior and allan gathman in perthshire, scotland; bryan and cherry alexander in qaanaaq, greenland; ti cranium in ohio; robert lurie in cape town, south africa; witta priester in new zealand; jesse klein in wisconsin

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Posted: 10 Sep 2014 - 13:14
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Posted: 08 Sep 2014 - 15:31
herpaperweight:

Irenaeus Herok Photography: Bondi Haze
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 - 10:56
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 - 10:56
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 - 10:56
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Posted: 03 Sep 2014 - 13:37
i-hate-the-beach:

omfg
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 - 13:37
stunningpicture:

I like the way you think, Coke.

stunningpicture:

I like the way you think, Coke.

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 - 12:45
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 - 12:41
osmium:

My transport phenomena class starts today. And what a coincidence, here is the first semester in one post.

osmium:

My transport phenomena class starts today. And what a coincidence, here is the first semester in one post.

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 - 22:26
Posted: 01 Sep 2014 - 22:26
america-wakiewakie:

Running on E

america-wakiewakie:

Running on E

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 - 22:17
Posted: 01 Sep 2014 - 22:16

officialunitedstates:

you’re brushing your teeth when suddenly your mint toothpaste tastes like eggs. do you

a)  power through and continue brushing
b)  wash your mouth out
c)  go to your fridge and get out the eggs and bite one to see if it tastes minty

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 - 22:10