Wednesday Wanderings: Lifesaver Lightning, Spacewalk, Whale Photos, and Oldest Photos of New York City

We have all heard that biting into a wintergreen Lifesaver makes lightning, right? Well, here's a slo-motion video of that effect- called triboluminescence- that is quite cool: Lifesaver Lightning Here's some looped video of an actual spacewalk by ISS astronauts. "Planet Earth is blue..": Spacewalk Some really gorgeous photos of whales of all types: Whales … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Lifesaver Lightning, Spacewalk, Whale Photos, and Oldest Photos of New York City

Monday Musings: Thunder and Lightning

That just about sums up our Saturday night here. We had a pretty intense set of storms go through here. Loud, boomy, echoing thunder and some pretty intense lightning. The radar map showed strikes all around us. And the rain was torrential. But it seemed to soak things down well, and we really needed that … Continue reading Monday Musings: Thunder and Lightning

Wednesday Wanderings: Age of Ultron 3rd Trailer, Where Lightning Flashes Most, Saturn’s Rings, and Creativity

Another trailer for the upcoming Marvel movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron has been released. We get a bit more of a look at Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, as well as commentary from Joss Wheedon, Chris Evans, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Elizabeth Olsen: Age of Ultron Trailer 3 Want to know where in the world lightning will … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Age of Ultron 3rd Trailer, Where Lightning Flashes Most, Saturn’s Rings, and Creativity

Wednesday Wanderings: Things Learned Growing Up With Books, Scenic PA, Awesome Lightning Photos, and Steampunk Girl Video

All of these are (or were at one time) me. All of them: http://www.epicstream.com/list.asp?articleid=1266&id=147&name=17+Things+You+Learn+From+Growing+Up+On+Books And a plug for the pretty that exists in my home state: http://www.pennlive.com/projects/2014/pennsylvanias-best-views/ If you like lightning, you will like these photos: http://bit.ly/1ntgXe7 And, finally, for your amusement- a really nicely done video for the song "Steampunk Girl" by John Anealio: … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Things Learned Growing Up With Books, Scenic PA, Awesome Lightning Photos, and Steampunk Girl Video