Chris Tangey took this intense image of a tornado sucking a brushfire into the sky near Alice Springs, Australia. From The Australian:
"There was no wind where we were, and yet you had this tornado," Tangey says.
For him, it sounded "like a fighter jet"; for (firefighter Ashley) Severin, it was like "standing behind a 747". "I've never seen anything like it. I just thought the ground was going to start trembling," Severin says. "The noise it was making, the speed, the red flames in the centre of it. It was like a kaleidoscope show."
"Alice dust devils pack a gullet full of flames"
Australia’s Liberal Party voted out its own leader, Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and replaced him with Malcolm Turnbull.
In Australia, an animal humane society brought in a champion sheep-shearer to trim a badly overgrown sheep that was found wandering in the woods near the capital. From the Guardian: A bushwalker spotted the sheep near Mulligan Flats, just outside Canberra, and called the RSPCA, which mounted a rescue mission on Tuesday. Tammy Ven Dange, […]
Jordan sez, “Fourplay are a one-of-a-kind string quartet. Much more of a band than a classical ensemble. They jam out songs, they have vocals, they rock. We did a film clip!”
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