Mammatus Clouds Look Fascinating, Here are 18 Great Examples
Mammatus cloud are known for their interesting appearance, as the clouds seem to have smooth round puffs (sort of like cotton balls), hanging from its underside. The name mammatus is derived from the Latin mamma(meaning “udder” or “breast”). [source]
Mammatus are mots often associated with severe thunderstorms and anvil clouds and often extend from the base of a cumulonimbus cloud; but are known to be found under other cloud types as well.
Below you will find a gallery of these fascinating clouds that were found on Wikimedia Commons and Flickr (click the photographer’s name beneath each photo to see the original post). To learn more about Mammatus clouds visit Wikipedia.
Artist Mixes Liquids to Portray How Emotions Blend and Ease
“The Colors of Feelings” is an experimental, dreamlike video by Thomas Blanchard, who mixes paint, oil, milk, honey and cinnamon. The visuals serve as an analogy for feelings like anger, love, sadness and joy; and shows how they mix and eventually ease.
The video was captured with a Canon 24-105L + Macro lenses and the song is Long in Space by Max Richter.
This Used to be a Fire Hall and Its Doors are Made from Old Fire Hose
How cool is this? A former fire hall’s doors are made from old fire hose and even the nozzle was incorporated! Located in Brussels, Belgium (62, place du jeu Balle) the space is now home to a restaurant called Pin Pon.
For those curious, the pattern is apparently known as an ‘8 mad weave’ (3 over, 3 under). Below you can see some photos of the door as well as an embedded Google Map street view.
Laso Schaller Sets World Record for Cliff Jumping—at 58.8 Meters (193 ft)
58.8 meters (193 ft). That’s the height 27-year-old Laso Schaller leaped from to set a new world record in cliff jumping.
The daring feat was accomplished at Cascata del Salto, which is located in the Italian-speaking Ticino area of Switzerland. The area features over 150 descendible canyons with countless waterfalls but Cascata del Salto is the grandaddy of them all.
To learn more about the record-setting jump, visit Red Bull.
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Artist Jing Zhang has created a wonderful series of illustrated recipe cards and recently shared the project onBehance. The London-based, freelance illustrator has done work for a number of international clients as well as her own personal art projects.
You can see much more from the self-professed ‘plant fanatic’ at the links below!