Where Is Snow Guaranteed? Cloud Seeding Gone Awesome

5 11 2009

Where is snow guaranteed? Nowhere.

However, the Chinese are quite the nifty little tricksters when it comes to weather and when it will change. It’s no news that the Chinese government (and many other governments around the world) have been investigating the usage of cloud-seeding. What they forgot in their latest experiment was that water freezes below 0°C… Read the rest of this entry »





Design-A-Week 32: A Kind Letter to the Clouds

15 09 2009

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Bad Lighting Causes Nuclear Crash During Rushhour

17 02 2009

Tourists often claim that snowboarders and freeskiers are too wild, too dangerous, and just plain unnecessary on the slopes. A select few resorts have even banned this unacceptable behavior.
So we like to go fast. So we like to use lips and rollers to practice 360’s. So we get a kick out of spraying a pack of dutch skiers in jeans trying to slow down during their 1km/h ride. So we like to have some fun… But what were the French and British thinking when they managed to crash two nuclear submarines in the middle of the Atlantic? I would hope this mode of transport involves a big manual for the pilot entitled “handle with care”. On the other hand, we are speaking of the Atlantic – the middle of the Atlantic. There’s obviously limited space, traffic, scary creatures, and bad lighting… but a dead jellyfish would be better at avoiding big nuclear-powered monstrosities than these guys.
At least you know that tax money is providing funny stories for the morning news…
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7892294.stm