Aerial photos reveal the destructive path of the Midwest tornado

Tornadoes ripped through the Midwest of the United States earlier today and the damage it left behind is absolutely tragic. These pictures of Washington, Illinois, the worst area affected, show how a community gets shredded by natural disaster. The path is violent, the ground is scarred and the homes are just gone. » 11/18/13 11:26pm 11/18/13 11:26pm

This Terrifying Video Shows How Dangerous It Is to Film Tornadoes

As long as there are storms, there will be storm chasers, and the footage they get is always equal parts soul-chilling and awe-inspiring. Yesterday, chaser Brandon Sullivan and his team got a little too close for comfort with one of the many twisters that have ravaging Oklahoma. » 6/01/13 5:25pm 6/01/13 5:25pm

Today's Terrifying And Historic Tornadoes Up Close

Earlier today, vast parts of the South and Midwest were hit by vicious tornados that leveled entire towns. The storm started in Alabama in the morning; by the end of the afternoon giant funnel clouds were touching down in Indiana and Ohio. It's already reportedly wiped one town entirely off the map. » 3/02/12 6:37pm 3/02/12 6:37pm

People Came Up with Some Crazy Ideas to Fight Tornadoes Back in the Day

I've never experienced a tornado but I watched Twister multiple times and I'm scared shitless of them. And I sort of understand the weathery science behind them! Imagine how people felt in the 1800's when those menacing winding bolts from the sky would manifest and tear up everything in its path. Not fun. » 5/03/11 8:40pm 5/03/11 8:40pm

Why You Should Carry a Digital Camera At All Times

Last Tuesday, Lori Mehmen looked out her front door in Orchard, Iowa and this is what she saw. She had a digital camera handy, and somehow managed to take this photo before crapping her pants and taking cover. This, my friends, is why always having a camera nearby is helpful. Oh, and no one was injured during this… » 6/16/08 12:40pm 6/16/08 12:40pm