Gongol.com Archives: June 2014
You probably didn't know: Most popcorn comes from a small stretch of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota
Tornado video may show a house being rotated on its own foundation
While there are certainly some meritable results that have come from the scientific analysis of storm-chasing data and videos, it's really getting to be too much. The thrill-seekers (many probably inspired by Reed Timmer and his fervor on the "Storm Chasers" television series and online) are probably now dangerously outnumbering the scientists, and when even the serious scientists can still get caught in deadly situations, it's time to reconsider whether we're rewarding and encouraging the wrong kind of behavior. Jeff Masters is among those who seem to think so.