The amount of time tornadoes spend on the ground is usually measured in minutes. That won't quite do for the behemoth that hit the Canadian province of Manitoba Monday night—figure nearly three hours. Given that the longest on record is the three-and-a-half-hour Tri-State tornado of 1925 in the US...
Forget tornadoes: Thanks to fracking, Oklahoma is all about earthquakes now.
Ukraine's Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios stated Monday that fighters from the Tornado territorial defense battalion have resisted Internal Affairs Ministry orders to lay down their arms, and are presently located in a town just outside Kiev, Ukrainian media have reported.
Global lightning map based on satellite observations between 1995-2013. (Photo: NASA/Public Domain) Where do hurricanes corkscrew into being? Where does the black dervish of a tornado tend to roar up? And where do the elements of sunlight...Show More Summary
The world's premier skilled tornado of a footballer joins a club where boundless energy is required for success. It's perfect. In soccer, the rich keep getting richer. The grey-templed crown jewel of Bayern Munich, Bastian Schweinsteiger is a now a Manchester United player, and so the mohawked Arturo Vidal steps into his place. Show More Summary
The Russian Army has received 20 cutting edge Tornado-G launchers boasting devastating power.
Last night brought the premiere of Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, the third installment in the intentionally stupid disaster comedy about sharks terrorizing and killing people as they’re blown around by tornadoes. While fans were expecting...Show More Summary
Mark Cuban, fresh off getting left at the altar by flaky Clipper DeAndre Jordan, showed off some of his acting chops last night for the SyFy premiere of Sharknado 3. For those unfamiliar, it’s about a shark that’s also a tornado. Or something. It’s an unapologetic C-movie that actually cast the Mavericks owner and Shark […]
Hot on the heels of Sharknado 3 comes Archie vs. Sharknado, with the sharknado-filled tornadoes crashing down on Riverdale. Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, and the rest of the gang just can’t catch a break. First, a leisurely vacation turned them into intergalactic prey in Archie vs. Predator, and now they have to deal with shark-filled […]
The opening 12 minutes or so of “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No,” are a whirlwind (make that shark-infested tornado) of Washington scenery, offering a glimpse of the iconic landmarks of the nation’s capital. So let’s think for a moment of the latest installment of the campy flick not so much as the cheesy gore-fest that […]
Is a TV movie franchise about shark-ridden tornadoes crazier than real life?
Charlie Rose | (CBS News Video) | – – “Higher sea levels could lead to stronger hurricanes, tornadoes and thunderstorms, causing major problems for coastal cities. CBS News correspondent Jim Axelrod reports…
Members of the Ukrainian nationalist volunteer battalions are people who are just trying to make money off the war, said Donetsk resident Darina Sokolova, stating that was she was a member of ‘Tornado’ and ‘Right Sector.’
For a time this summer, it seemed all anyone could talk about was the N.A.A.C.P. chapter president whose parents had “outed” her as white. The tornado of public attention has since moved on, but Rachel Dolezal still has to live with her choices—and still refuses to back down. Show More Summary
A tornado watch has been issued for northern Illinois, northwest Indiana and southwestern Wisconsin as part of a front that could also bring rain and flash flooding, according to the National Weather Service.
The first ever movie of a massive solar tornado could help scientists predict dangerous solar flares
An outbreak of 100 tornadoes raises alarms -- and questions
Numerous powerful tornadoes ripped through the Midwest earlier this week. Expect disaster declarations to be issued in the coming weeks for some the hardest hit areas. This twister (click image to watch Kholby Martin's full YouTube video) was in open relatively (sorry, lone house) open country. Show More Summary
A tornado hitting your house is no joke, but it's not always practical to build a shelter just in case the worst should happen. If the thought of jumping into a protective bag doesn't appeal, a new tough construction panel developed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) could be a good alternative. Show More Summary
This is Edge Of Stability, a timelapse created by photographer Jeff Boyce using over 70,000 photographs. I especially liked the scenes of the tornadoes forming. I remember growing up in Alabama we'd have tornado warnings in middle school...Show More Summary