These photos of red lightning are unsettling yet cool


Grist

What’s that saying? “Red sky in morning, sailors take warning”? Or was it “Go, greased lightning”?! I guess if you combine the two, you get these unnerving photos of red lightning, Although nobody’s penned a musical number about that yet, so please go for it:

IS THIS AN X-FILE, you ask? No. It’s a real-life file, which is scarier. Researchers with the U.S. Air Force Academy and Fort Lewis College have been chasing sprites this summer:

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Red-Nosed Reindeer


The link below is to an article that explains why Reindeer have red noses.

For more visit:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2012/12/the-scientific-reason-why-reindeer-have-red-noses/

China: The red Rocks of Mount Gongga


The link below is to an interesting article on the algal growth on rocks over the slopes of Mount Gongga in China.

For more visit:
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2012/07/shocking-red-algal-mat-due-to.html

2010 Red Centre Holiday: Destination Videos


I have come across a few videos on YouTube of some of the places I’ll be going to during my upcoming holiday and thought I’d post them here. These include videos of Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park (Ayers Rock and The Olgas), Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon), the West MacDonnell Ranges, Alice Springs and Cooper Pedy.