Twin Tornadoes Devastate Nebraska Town

A pair of tornadoes touched down within a mile of each other in northeast Nebraska today. While multiple tornadoes spawning from a single storm are common, having an independent pair of strong twisters touch down this close together is rare and downright devastating. » 6/17/14 3:07am 6/17/14 3:07am

A Path of Tornado Destruction

On April 27th, a tornado cut through Mayflower and Vilonia, Arkansas. The EF4 storm had winds raging at between 267 and 322 kilometers per hour, wrecking devastation. A new satellite image reveals the 66 kilometer path of destruction. » 5/07/14 2:45pm 5/07/14 2:45pm

Are you Comfortable with Catastrophe?

Everywhere has disasters. In the United States, this ranges from earthquakes on the west coast, hurricanes on the east coast, and tornadoes in-between. The only question is which ones you can tolerate, and how you prepare for them. » 4/29/14 10:18pm 4/29/14 10:18pm

The Into The Storm Trailer Has FIRE TORNADOES

Here is your new storm-chasing weather-destructo-porn fetish movie. It's called Into The Storm, and it stars Lori from The Walking Dead, Thorin Oakenshield, and just a pantsload of totally insane tornadoes attacking one town over and over and over. » 3/27/14 6:28pm 3/27/14 6:28pm

If you've ever wondered what a tornado looks like on radar

This is easily the clearest and most defined example of a tornado on radar that I've come across. This is from the tornado in Oklahoma that struck Carney not long ago. Started out smallish and grew into a mile-wide wedge shaped tornado. » 5/19/13 7:58pm 5/19/13 7:58pm

Watch an Earth-sized "tornado" gyrate across the surface of the sun

Okay, so the sun doesn't really have tornados in the same way that Earth does. But the shifting of warmer and cooler plasma across the sun's surface can create similar-looking phenomenon — in this case, a spiraling inferno as large as the Earth itself. » 2/18/12 1:00pm 2/18/12 1:00pm

Freakiest Form of Alternative Energy: Tornadoes

One of the most terrifying, destructive forces in nature may help keep your lights on. Louis Michaud, a retired engineer living in Ontario, Canada thinks he's created a tornado-powered generator. First, he'll create a raging tornado inside a massive cylindrical arena 100 meters high by pumping hot air into it at the… » 6/27/08 10:13am 6/27/08 10:13am