Gerrit van den Brink

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Watch storm chasers get caught in “extremely dangerous” mile-wide tornado

“Oh my god! I felt the wind from that on my head and I got it on camera!”<p>On Sunday, a mile-wide, "extremely dangerous" tornado reached the ground in northern Texas and a goofy, brave, idiotic, amazing storm chaser was there to capture the scene.<p>"Oh my God!" the man shooting the video shouts while …

Beach Lightning

The Tides explained in ten seconds

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Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Denial dries up: Americans finally seeing the light on climate change

Looks like Fox News and Congress are becoming ever more intellectually isolated from the American people, perched together on a sinking island of …

A Very Simple Explanation Of The Higgs Boson

François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.<p>François Englert and Peter Higgs have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, as was pretty …

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