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Rainbow vs. Tornado
Status: RealA very cool picture... and it's not photoshopped. It was taken by Eric Nguyen in Kansas in 2004, and was featured as the Astronomy Picture of the Day on June 13, 2005. APOD explains: "Last June in Kansas, storm chaser Eric Nguyen photographed this budding twister in a different light -- the light of a rainbow. Pictured above, a white tornado cloud descends from a dark storm cloud. The Sun, peeking through a clear patch of sky to the left, illuminates some buildings in the foreground. Sunlight reflects off raindrops to form a rainbow. By coincidence, the tornado appears to end right over the rainbow."
Posted by The Curator on Wed Feb 01, 2006
The irony of this photo is unbelievable. That fellow looks like he may wind up NEEDING that pot o' gold at the end of this rainbow, but due to circumstances beyond his control (the reason for his need in the first place), may never be able to find it.Posted by Christopher in Joplin, Missouri in Joplin, Mo on Wed Feb 01, 2006 at 07:44 AM
Well, who won?Posted by Citizen Premier in spite of public outcry on Wed Feb 01, 2006 at 04:29 PM
The tornado, I assume.Posted by The Curator in San Diego on Wed Feb 01, 2006 at 11:58 PM
The rainbow hugs the tornado to death. Rainbow winsPosted by Patrick in Bowls of Hell on Thu Feb 28, 2008 at 09:36 PM
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