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2006-10-11 8:01:17 PM  
75 votes:
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A squall line approaches at sunset in northcentral Kansas this May.



This was a very, very quickly set-up and taken photo. We got the hell outta there before the gust-front arrived. :)
 
2006-10-11 8:09:39 PM  
37 votes:
 
2006-10-11 8:01:59 PM  
31 votes:
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A squall line approaches at sunset in northcentral Kansas this May.



I have no idea why the precip turned out purple. My guess is that it's a mix of the sunset light and the hail; we plowed through a lot of hail before we finally got in front of the thing.
 
2006-10-11 8:03:25 PM  
29 votes:
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The sun sets on on the Platte River during crane migration.

 
2006-10-11 8:08:48 PM  
28 votes:
 
2006-10-12 3:07:35 AM  
20 votes:
 
2006-10-11 8:04:02 PM  
20 votes:
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Knowledge is Power
Entrance Stairs, Boston Public Library
 
2006-10-11 8:25:07 PM  
18 votes:
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ah, yes, nothing quite like the power of a blond in a snug, white shirt

/hey, I don't make the rules, just happily abide by them ;-)

 
2006-10-11 8:09:39 PM  
18 votes:
Kim Sŏng-ju, a.k.a. Kim Il-sung (means "become the sun") and "Great Leader". The guy's been dead since 1994 and he's *still* the president of North Korea. All visitors to the country are required by law to bow to the statue of him in Mansudae Square within 24hrs. of arrival in the DPRK. North Korea's calendar system begins with the year of his birth, and it's illegal to rip, fold, crumple, soil, damage, etc. any photo or representation of him. (Newspapers containing pictures of him have to be disposed of carefully with this in mind.)

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Full backdrop consists of ~20,000 schoolchildren holding up banners of various colors.
 
2006-10-12 4:02:42 AM  
17 votes:
Looking out of my bathroom window...

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2006-10-12 3:04:36 AM  
17 votes:
Lightning over the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI:

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2006-10-11 9:12:16 PM  
17 votes:
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2006-10-12 3:06:22 AM  
16 votes:
 
2006-10-12 7:23:04 AM  
15 votes:
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2006-10-12 3:12:06 AM  
15 votes:
 
2006-10-11 8:26:45 PM  
15 votes:
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2006-10-11 8:01:50 PM  
14 votes:
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Firepower
USS Massachusetts - Battleship Cove, Fall River MA
 
2006-10-11 9:17:31 PM  
13 votes:
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It's a book-binding stapler. If you printed War and Peace on 8.5x11" in size 8 font on 20lbs bond paper, you could staple two of them together.

(free printing is awesome!)
 
2006-10-11 8:27:18 PM  
13 votes:
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2006-10-11 8:20:04 PM  
13 votes:
 
2006-10-11 8:12:10 PM  
13 votes:
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point cadet at biloxi, ms. the roadway normally lies on the uprights at the cross pieces. the storm surge picked them up and moved them 20+ feet inland.

3/3
 
2006-10-11 8:06:10 PM  
13 votes:
 
2006-10-11 8:05:24 PM  
13 votes:
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/because what's more powerful than a locomotive?
 
2006-10-12 3:12:50 AM  
12 votes:
 
2006-10-12 3:10:56 AM  
12 votes:
Sunset on the Aug. 18th, 2005 tornadic supercell that ripped through Stoughton, WI:

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2006-10-11 8:09:58 PM  
12 votes:
 
2006-10-11 8:34:34 PM  
11 votes:
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The power of PMS.

I call this one "One of these days I'm going to cut you into little pieces"
 
2006-10-11 8:05:42 PM  
11 votes:
Only Superman was more powerful!

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Speeding Train - Shinjuku Station, Tokyo
 
2006-10-12 3:16:35 AM  
10 votes:
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2006-10-11 8:58:59 PM  
10 votes:
 
2006-10-11 8:28:34 PM  
10 votes:
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2006-10-11 8:02:53 PM  
10 votes:
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gears in an old mill dam, Canton, CT
 
2006-10-11 8:02:52 PM  
10 votes:
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Horsepower
Engine intake cone, A-12 Blackbird - USS Intrepid, NYC
 
2006-10-11 8:02:04 PM  
10 votes:
"Electric Harp"
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I just thought this looked like someone plucking harp strings...
 
2006-10-12 3:35:10 AM  
9 votes:
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Does power consumption count?
 
2006-10-12 3:26:45 AM  
9 votes:
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2006-10-12 3:14:57 AM  
9 votes:
 
2006-10-12 1:58:15 AM  
9 votes:
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New York Stock Exchange
 
2006-10-12 12:28:38 AM  
9 votes:
 
2006-10-11 10:12:11 PM  
9 votes:
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#1 of 2.

Larger version to be found here
 
2006-10-12 3:13:06 AM  
8 votes:
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turtle power
 
2006-10-12 12:48:22 AM  
8 votes:
Taken a few days ago, just before the storm hit

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Susitna Valley, Alaska
 
2006-10-11 8:06:46 PM  
8 votes:
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Do you think it is safe to go in?
 
2006-10-11 8:03:30 PM  
8 votes:
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hwy 32, idaho
 
2006-10-11 8:02:44 PM  
8 votes:
 
2006-10-11 8:02:02 PM  
8 votes:
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2006-10-12 8:03:04 AM  
7 votes:
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Business end of the Saturn 5 rocket at the Kennedy Space Centre.
 
2006-10-12 4:08:52 AM  
7 votes:
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The National Flag of Canada above the National Biathlon Training Centre in Canmore, Alberta. Photo by Jae Ford of www.JaeFord.com
 
2006-10-12 3:08:30 AM  
7 votes:
 
2006-10-12 3:07:51 AM  
7 votes:
Police guarding Nazi rally, Madison, WI:

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2006-10-11 8:44:42 PM  
7 votes:
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2006-10-11 8:09:44 PM  
7 votes:
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2006-10-11 8:04:01 PM  
7 votes:
 
2006-10-12 3:41:15 AM  
6 votes:
The power of reading comprehension. Voting enabled this time. :|

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2006-10-12 2:23:34 AM  
6 votes:
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850+ horsepower & 1400 lb = sprint car!!
/personal favorite.
 
2006-10-11 8:36:35 PM  
6 votes:
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This one is called "Earthbound Misfit, I"
 
2006-10-11 8:10:51 PM  
6 votes:
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power lines crossing the entrance to Arches National park
/got nothing
 
2006-10-11 8:10:27 PM  
6 votes:
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2006-10-11 8:08:07 PM  
6 votes:
The boss' Porsche.

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And yes, he races it :)
 
2006-10-11 8:04:29 PM  
6 votes:
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bozeman, MT
 
2006-10-12 1:25:38 PM  
5 votes:
Westbank, Palestine.. with voty. oopsies

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2006-10-12 3:22:39 AM  
5 votes:
 
2006-10-12 2:23:20 AM  
5 votes:
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Tsunami Volunteers in Ban Samnak, Thailand
 
2006-10-12 12:31:04 AM  
5 votes:
A very well-defined storm line, the powerful storm caused massive flooding, and gusts of 79MPH knocked down a lot of trees. It is also the reason it's been colder in much of the lower 48 than here in Alaska.

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Taken the day after the previous photo.
 
2006-10-12 12:27:46 AM  
5 votes:
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2006-10-11 8:07:33 PM  
5 votes:
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Kennedy Space Center, Florida (The Rocket Garden)

Scanned 35mm print. Not a fan of how washed out the sky is, but whatcha gonna do.
 
2006-10-11 8:06:46 PM  
5 votes:
 
2006-10-12 7:28:55 AM  
4 votes:
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This time with Voting enabled.. Doooh!
 
2006-10-12 3:13:29 AM  
4 votes:
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8-way Dell Poweredge 2950
4 GB of RAM
Running Gentoo Linux (x86_64)
 
M-G [TotalFark]
2006-10-12 3:03:15 AM  
4 votes:
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2006 USGP
 
M-G [TotalFark]
2006-10-12 3:02:01 AM  
4 votes:
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2006 USGP
 
2006-10-12 2:18:33 AM  
4 votes:
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Biloxi, MS 2006
 
2006-10-11 8:44:08 PM  
4 votes:
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Los Angeles a month or 3 ago, we were walking up to "The Smokehouse" for BBQ and this D.W.P. crew were upgrading these transformers.
 
2006-10-11 8:11:20 PM  
4 votes:
The power of religion and nationalism:


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Trifecta of Causality - Birmingham, Alabama
 
2006-10-11 8:07:36 PM  
4 votes:
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The power of love!
/My flatmates last weekend :)
 
2006-10-11 8:05:21 PM  
4 votes:
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Not very well thought out power!
 
2006-10-12 4:47:37 PM  
3 votes:
Burning Man 2006...Doctor Megavolt!!

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2006-10-12 4:30:42 AM  
3 votes:
50 foot Bull sperm whale playing chicken with a 70 foot halibut schooner. Gulf of Alaska.

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Please delete previous post.
 
2006-10-12 4:22:08 AM  
3 votes:
 
2006-10-12 2:39:08 AM  
3 votes:
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The most powerfull thing in the soalr system
 
2006-10-12 2:26:40 AM  
3 votes:
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This might count..rail bridge at Tillery hydroelectric dam, near Mt. Gilead, NC.
 
2006-10-12 2:19:47 AM  
3 votes:
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2006-10-12 2:00:32 AM  
3 votes:
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The Rocket Thrower, Flushing Meadows Park, Queens
 
2006-10-12 1:14:21 AM  
3 votes:
USAF Thunderbirds. Laughlin AFB Del Rio,TX April 2005

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2006-10-12 12:54:23 AM  
3 votes:
Set up for the "concussion section" Lancaster Symphony Orchestra performance of The 1812 Overture. July 2005
16 original cannons, plus 1 Civil War mortar

Clicky clicky for full size.

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2006-10-12 12:29:24 AM  
3 votes:
 
2006-10-11 9:11:30 PM  
3 votes:
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2006-10-11 8:30:21 PM  
3 votes:
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2006-10-12 10:47:32 AM  
2 votes:
mods? please delete previous

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/now with votey goodness
 
2006-10-12 10:08:00 AM  
2 votes:
 
2006-10-12 10:07:16 AM  
2 votes:
 
2006-10-12 5:40:31 AM  
2 votes:
F5

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Niles, OH May 31 1985. An elderly couple died in this house. The husband was in a wheelchair. They didn't go to the basement.

The tomato jars lived.
 
2006-10-12 3:24:46 AM  
2 votes:
Sunset at Antelope Island

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2006-10-12 3:07:53 AM  
2 votes:
 
2006-10-12 12:45:31 AM  
2 votes:
Original Civil War cannon firing during a performance of The 1812 Overture. Long Park, Lancaster, Pa July 1005

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2006-10-12 12:35:19 AM  
2 votes:
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/slightly blurry
//you can't focus on power like that
 
2006-10-12 12:33:11 AM  
2 votes:
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the aftermath of this post (pops) from earlier this week
 
2006-10-12 12:30:08 AM  
2 votes:
 
2006-10-12 12:29:34 AM  
2 votes:
 
2006-10-12 12:26:46 AM  
2 votes:
Taken during the start of a very severe storm a few days ago:

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The power was out, then back, then out again.

Susitna Valley, Alaska
 
2006-10-11 10:14:11 PM  
2 votes:
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Power for Nothing

#2 of 2
 
2006-10-11 9:43:46 PM  
2 votes:
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2006-10-11 8:21:02 PM  
2 votes:
 
2006-10-11 8:13:42 PM  
2 votes:
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wouldya believe: emotional power?
/still got nothing...
 
2006-10-11 8:07:12 PM  
2 votes:
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more post katrina on the south side of town.

2/3
 
2006-10-11 8:05:40 PM  
2 votes:
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hurricane power, baby. my roof and a few trees post katrina.

1/3
 
2006-10-12 8:14:29 PM  
1 vote:
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2006-10-12 7:56:13 PM  
1 vote:
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2006-10-12 7:54:27 PM  
1 vote:
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2006-10-12 12:50:26 PM  
1 vote:
 
2006-10-12 12:36:38 PM  
1 vote:
Nuclear Power Plant outside of Katowice, Poland. One of three I saw in the area.

NOTHING SAYS POWER LIKE A POLISH NUKE PLANT!

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\Loves Poland
\\Loves Polish Girls
\\\Staying 26 miles from their Chernobyl scared the hell out of me
 
2006-10-12 12:35:12 PM  
1 vote:
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Sedona
That's wasn't a couple of landscapers that put that crafted that divide.
 
2006-10-12 12:21:02 PM  
1 vote:
 
2006-10-12 12:16:26 PM  
1 vote:
BEHOLD!!! The POWER of the Magic 8 Ball!!!

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2006-10-12 10:12:58 AM  
1 vote:
 
2006-10-12 8:26:30 AM  
1 vote:
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A lionfish
 
2006-10-12 4:33:43 AM  
1 vote:
"Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed...."

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Superhero Power II

Not one of the originals but high a quality reproduction.
 
2006-10-12 4:31:40 AM  
1 vote:
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One massive hydrolic pump built by Scenic Technologies for Cirque du Soleil. 3/3
 
2006-10-12 4:22:09 AM  
1 vote:
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Superhero Power
 
2006-10-12 4:09:52 AM  
1 vote:
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New Orleans on August 19th 2006, almost a year after Katrina.
 
2006-10-12 4:03:47 AM  
1 vote:
mods, please delete the one with no picture. Thanks.
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inside of a 24v 7.2Amp power supply
 
2006-10-12 3:59:25 AM  
1 vote:
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The back of my testing device for programming Mitsubishi Programable Logic Controllers.
 
2006-10-12 12:38:44 AM  
1 vote:
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Power of Wind

/too scared to do the real thing
//ah the power of fear
 
2006-10-11 9:18:35 PM  
1 vote:
 
2006-10-11 8:16:08 PM  
1 vote:
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Nothing screams "power" like a brand-new Mercedes S-Class, so here's one next to some construction debris.
 
2006-10-11 8:09:42 PM  
1 vote:
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Also KSC. I'm much happier about this one, though it looks like the scanner made the lines sorta squiggly... (Though this one, I cut off the top of the rocket. Oops.)
 
2006-10-11 8:04:03 PM  
1 vote:
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The Civil War statue on Art Museum Dr. in Baltimore, silhouetted against the June sky.
Click for full size.
 
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