Tag: phenomena

Sep 2, 2015

Picture of the Day: Tsunami Cloud Over Sydney

Picture of the Day: Tsunami Cloud Over Sydney

A huge squall approaches Sydney and the incoming shelf cloud looks terrifying. Photograph by Jonny Ross

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Aug 27, 2015

Mammatus Clouds Look Fascinating, Here are 18 Great Examples

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 hanging from its underside.

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Aug 18, 2015

Wall of Fog Rolls Over Mountains in Lark Harbour, Newfoundland

Wall of Fog Rolls Over Mountains in Lark Harbour, Newfoundland

Amazing video shows a ‘wall’ of fog rolling over the Long Range Mountains in Lark Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada.

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Aug 6, 2015

Picture of the Day: Butterflies Drinking Tears from Turtle Eyes

Picture of the Day: Butterflies Drinking Tears from Turtle Eyes

Two Julia Butterflies (Dryas iulia) are seen drinking the tears of turtles in Ecuador. The phenomenon is known as lachryphagy.

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Aug 5, 2015

Picture of the Day: Face Cloud

Picture of the Day: Face Cloud

Did you know that seeing faces in things is actually a psychological phenomenon known as ‘pareidolia’?

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Jul 25, 2015

Picture of the Day: This is Hair Ice

Picture of the Day: This is Hair Ice

You may have never seen or heard of it, but hair ice – a type of ice that has the shape of fine, silky hairs and resembles white candy floss – is remarkable.

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Jul 22, 2015

Picture of the Day: Clouds to Scale

Picture of the Day: Clouds to Scale

Six islands of varying sizes, each with their own cloud of equally varying size.

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