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October 23, 2005 9:36 PM   Subscribe

Hurricane Tracker A god-like view of current hurricane activity.
posted by Muirwylde (19 comments total)

 
Hey, a cool post that we don't have to talk about in MeTa!
posted by odinsdream at 9:41 PM on October 23, 2005


i always think goatse when i see pics like that (i guess it would be God's hands pulling?)

It's interesting--is the gulf stream shearing it or propelling it?
posted by amberglow at 9:42 PM on October 23, 2005


I always think of tubgirl or goatse whenever I see a page like that, But really, I get flashback to those whenever the page refreshes anywhere. It's part of the scar tissue on my brain from those images. stuff like this (mouse over, NSFW, you've been warned.)
posted by Balisong at 9:59 PM on October 23, 2005


2005 hurricane season. Timelapse move from NASA. Unbelieveably cool.

You can even see the surface water temps cool down as the hurricane passes by and converts the energy into wind. And its easy to see how hurricanes form with all the swirling wind patterns.
posted by stbalbach at 10:06 PM on October 23, 2005


Jesus horsefucking Christ on a shitsicle!

WHAT THE FUCK BALISONG!? WHY!?@
posted by loquacious at 10:06 PM on October 23, 2005


...my eyes...they're bleeding...
posted by NationalKato at 10:11 PM on October 23, 2005


An awesome post, with no reason to go to Meta, nor any bad snarky comments, yet still ruined in 3 posts. Gaaaaaaaaaaaarghh!
posted by blue_beetle at 10:16 PM on October 23, 2005


Look, I hate to derail, but "You've been warned" and NSFW just do not suffice.

Semi-ontopic: I haven't seen that many animated GIFs since Geocities, circa 1999. At least these are, you know, semi-useful. I say semi because, honestly, the people who are in a position to be affected directly by the hurricane probably already know well enough that they're in its path or potential path. It is nice that the images all link to their sources, though.

It looks cool, anyway. Be nice projected up on a set of NASA-control-room-style big screens.
posted by jedicus at 10:18 PM on October 23, 2005


[utterly speechless]
posted by brundlefly at 10:20 PM on October 23, 2005


Balisong, wtf is the matter with your mind?
posted by stenseng at 10:24 PM on October 23, 2005


This is really wicked. One of these days I'm going to build that 8 head box, the top feeds from this would be cool to display on that machine.
posted by Mitheral at 10:34 PM on October 23, 2005


What? I thought for sure that was a double!!
BTW. the guy died. I figured it was newsfilter.
What with the Seattle Times news stories and a Blog about it..

Hmmm I'm feeling a full fledged FPP comming on...
posted by Balisong at 10:35 PM on October 23, 2005


stenseng writes "Balisong, wtf "

amberglog and odinsdream tempted him.
posted by Mitheral at 10:35 PM on October 23, 2005


Also, great hurricane coverage!! It's stuff like this that make Metafilter worth seeing out of my good eye.
posted by Balisong at 10:38 PM on October 23, 2005


fucking awful
posted by H. Roark at 10:54 PM on October 23, 2005


Hurricanes and guys being banged to death by horses. Two great tastes that taste great together.
posted by Justinian at 12:28 AM on October 24, 2005


thanks for this - it's better than anything i can get on the news over here in the UK - and an awesome way to see what's going on back home. many many thanks.
posted by yousoundhollow at 3:19 AM on October 24, 2005


so who stole it from whom?
posted by trinarian at 4:31 AM on October 24, 2005


MetaFilter: Hurricanes and guys being banged to death by horses.
posted by NationalKato at 6:49 AM on October 24, 2005


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