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(Boing Boing)   'Earth,' animated online realtime map of global weather conditions, is beautiful and awesome   (boingboing.net) divider line 22
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2014-02-02 08:53:46 PM
Uh...California, are you aware there is some kind of vortex just off your coast?
 
2014-02-02 09:05:15 PM

Nuclear Monk: Uh...California, are you aware there is some kind of vortex just off your coast?


That's pretty normal* for California during the rainy season.

*Definition of "normal" subject to change without notice.
 
2014-02-02 09:13:46 PM
Can you see The Raft on it?

/I want just one good Reason...
 
2014-02-02 09:35:27 PM

common sense is an oxymoron: Nuclear Monk: Uh...California, are you aware there is some kind of vortex just off your coast?

That's pretty normal* for California during the rainy season.

*Definition of "normal" subject to change without notice.


ah..cool.  Never knew that...just stood out on the map.
 
2014-02-02 10:03:26 PM

RatMaster999: Can you see The Raft on it?

/I want just one good Reason...


I really wish HBO or AMC would make a mini series of that book.
 
2014-02-02 10:17:43 PM
That's pretty frickin' sweet.
 
2014-02-02 11:31:20 PM
 
2014-02-03 12:36:06 AM
Beautiful find Subby. Thanks for that.
 
2014-02-03 01:09:56 AM

lewismarktwo: RatMaster999: Can you see The Raft on it?

/I want just one good Reason...

I really wish HBO or AMC would make a mini series of that book.


That would be awesome.
 
2014-02-03 01:41:40 AM

RatMaster999: Can you see The Raft on it?

/I want just one good Reason...


I knew I wouldn't be the only fan of that book to show up. :)

/never trust beta software
 
2014-02-03 02:32:53 AM
Thanks Subby, very interesting page worthy of a bookmark.
 
2014-02-03 05:01:15 AM
Oh man that is...entrancing.
 
2014-02-03 05:18:15 AM
If you like that you may enjoy this <a href="http://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/flash-video?vid=cm26_v5_sst&w=940 ">high-resolution simulation of ocean currents</a>.
 
2014-02-03 08:21:43 AM

RatMaster999: Can you see The Raft on it?

/I want just one good Reason...


I just reread it again 2 weeks ago over 2 long plane rides.
It made for lonely times for my girlfriend....
 
2014-02-03 09:31:33 AM
Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist   hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on airlines (#10 on the dial

Boing Boing has its own in-flight TV channel? Why?
 
2014-02-03 10:02:01 AM
well that kind of blows.
 
2014-02-03 12:02:39 PM
So is that "bare" spot off the PNW coast the thing that's been farking with the rains here?
 
2014-02-03 12:03:59 PM

dillengest: If you like that you may enjoy this <a href="http://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/flash-video?vid=cm26_v5_sst&w=940 ">high-resolution simulation of ocean currents</a>.


And this ocean reanalysis.
 
2014-02-03 12:18:16 PM
Change the overlay option to temperature and the map looks even cooler. You can see why Siberia is really the worst place on earth and why Europe is a lot warmer than you would think given it's latitude.
 
2014-02-03 01:16:01 PM

RatMaster999: Can you see The Raft on it?

/I want just one good Reason...


Came to make 'Raft' comment, Ratmaster999, ya beat me to it.
 
2014-02-03 07:12:06 PM

dillengest: If you like that you may enjoy this <a href="http://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/flash-video?vid=cm26_v5_sst&w=940 ">high-resolution simulation of ocean currents</a>.


YOu can get that information from Subby's link too.
 
2014-02-04 02:24:20 AM

meat0918: So is that "bare" spot off the PNW coast the thing that's been farking with the rains here?


Yes. It's been there nearly constantly for months.
 
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