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(Scientific American)   Don't make thunderclouds angry. You... wouldn't like them when they're angry   (scientificamerican.com) divider line 11
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2012-08-07 01:19:15 AM
CS,B time: Dr. Dwyer taught part of my Atmospheric Physics course last year, set aside a class to explain this to us. Rough summation: Jets and sprites be crazy.

www.nssl.noaa.gov
 
2012-08-07 01:23:24 AM
www.freeonlinelaughs.com
 
2012-08-07 02:14:59 AM
Standing outside during a thunderstorm is like getting a chest x-ray?
 
2012-08-07 02:50:14 AM
That's ok. I know a guy who can change them into squeer clewds.
 
2012-08-07 06:17:30 AM
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You wouldn't like me when I'm horny...
 
2012-08-07 06:22:13 AM
Lets sing the thunder buddies song



"fark you, Thunder. You can suck my dick. You can't get me, Thunder, because you're just God's farts."
 
2012-08-07 07:47:20 AM
Great article that summarizes our current understanding of terrestrial gamma ray production in thunderstorms. Who knew antimatter was involved. This part gets me:
Preliminary calculations, however, show that if an airline flight happened to be struck directly by the energetic electrons and gamma rays inside a storm, passengers and crew members could-without feeling anything-receive up to a lifetime's natural radiation dose in a fraction of a second. A bit of good news is that we do not need to warn pilots to stay away from thunderstorms, because they already do so; thunderstorms are very dangerous places to be, with or without gamma rays.

Thunderstorms: AVOID THEM
 
2012-08-07 09:27:57 AM
This is why those videos show the UFOs around thunderclouds. They use those gamma rays and anti-matter expulsions for fuel or some such.
 
2012-08-07 10:53:36 AM
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2012-08-07 11:22:44 AM
How about when they're hungry?
 
2012-08-07 03:43:59 PM
Amazing article. It's strange how little we know about our own planet
 
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