Archive for the ‘Disaster’ Category

Oil wave

June 24, 2010

[From The Guardian, Photo by Dave Martin/AP]


Volcanic lightning

June 8, 2010

If animated .gif doesn’t work, just click the pic.

[From Dump]

Eyjafjallajökull time-lapse

May 14, 2010

Time-lapse video of the volcano and ash plume by Sean Stiegemeier.

[Via Time]

How to Name a Volcano

April 22, 2010

[From The Oatmeal, Via Nag on the Lake]

Ataque de Pánico! (Panic Attack!)

December 18, 2009

A well-done independent short film directed and animated by Fede Alvarez about giant robots destroying Montevideo, Uruguay.

New disaster flick?

December 11, 2009

Randall Munroe has it about right.

Bus ride through hell

November 13, 2009

Video from a harrowing bus ride through hellish scenes of a forest fire in Australia.

Train vs. tornado

July 5, 2009

Guess who won.  Be sure and watch to the end.

Trashy neighborhood

May 21, 2009

The path of refuse below is not a rubbish-strewn road, but rather a floating mess that has choked a creek in an impoverished section of Manila, Philippines.  See more trashy pics at Deputy Dog.



NYC 747 panic

April 29, 2009

Most folks have heard by now of the 747 from the Air Force One fleet that flew low over NYC this week for a staged photo op with an F-16.  Not very smart.  This was the reaction on the ground from some New Yorkers.  Skittish or justified?  You decide.

[From YouTube user davchip, Via Woosk]