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   NASA releases dazzling night images of Frankenstorm Sandy from 512 miles up

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ghall3    [TotalFark]  
It would be nice if the article actually had a link to what the headline is suggesting.

The pictures in the article are still cool but no sandy pics.

07 Dec 2012 08:10 AM
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twobux     
I, too, was bummed that there was no Sandy. The night pics were pretty cool though, in spite of a damned ad in between each pic in the slideshow.

07 Dec 2012 08:12 AM
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kryphon     
this link takes me to google

07 Dec 2012 08:12 AM
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Fuggin Bizzy     
"It flies over any given point on Earth's surface twice each day at about 1:30 a.m. and p.m..."

Oh wow. It's not really a satellite, per se...more of a probability distribution.

07 Dec 2012 08:14 AM
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gaslight    [TotalFark]  
It goes to teh Google?

07 Dec 2012 08:15 AM
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ChipNASA    [TotalFark]  
SUBBY,
How about this...since you're an impotent headline link submitter

www1.nasa.gov

07 Dec 2012 08:16 AM
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bikerbob59     
TOO MANY DAMN ADS!

07 Dec 2012 08:19 AM
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katerbug72     
www9.pcmag.com

This one image, is that what you're headlining about, subby?

07 Dec 2012 08:23 AM
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ChipNASA    [TotalFark]  
Landfall:

BEFORE
www.nasa.gov


AFTER
 
images.nationalgeographic.com

07 Dec 2012 08:23 AM
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7480325115184371z     

ChipNASA: SUBBY,
How about this...since you're an impotent headline link submitter

[www1.nasa.gov image 850x708]


Much better than that horrible site.

07 Dec 2012 08:31 AM
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fatbear     
It's picture number 5 in the slideshow.


Direct link (w/ explanation) here.

07 Dec 2012 08:33 AM
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LDM90     
Why does that site hate my phone?

07 Dec 2012 08:41 AM
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no icon tact     
actually worth having to endure that pcmag website to get to hi-res link of night US cities

LDM90: Why does that site hate my phone?


That site and its developers hate themselves!

07 Dec 2012 09:00 AM
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JackieRabbit     

katerbug72: [www9.pcmag.com image 630x630]

This one image, is that what you're headlining about, subby?


That image is from much farther away than 512 miles.

07 Dec 2012 09:03 AM
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Error1355     
I love how I have a full page advertisement every time I click a link there. That's enough to get me to close out of your website and never come back after the second click.

07 Dec 2012 09:04 AM
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offacue     
Well played subby. Well played.

07 Dec 2012 09:06 AM
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Howlin Mad Murphy     
The thread linking to NASA a couple days ago is better than this ad infested bullshiat.

07 Dec 2012 09:15 AM
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YEREVAN     
No JAW-DROPPING! here; jaw remains intact and the plethora of ads makes me wanna rage.

First World Problems!

07 Dec 2012 09:16 AM
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LoneDoggie     
Is is possible to just go back to calling it Hurricane Sandy instead of Frankenstorm, Superstorm, Awesomestorm?

07 Dec 2012 09:23 AM
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Mikeyworld     
FTFA- "Steve Miller, a researcher at NOAA's Colorado State University Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere"

Some people call him The Space Cowboy, some call him The Gangster of Love

/Maurice
//Pompetous?

07 Dec 2012 09:43 AM
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Headso    [TotalFark]  
I don't think there was enough ads on that site... Why link to some malware site instead of just NASA

07 Dec 2012 09:45 AM
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PirateKing     
assets.nydailynews.com

Never trust a man with two first names, especially when one of them's a woman's.

/I wondered who would marry a man who looked like that, now I know.

07 Dec 2012 09:46 AM
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fatbear     

PirateKing: Never trust a man with two first names, especially when one of them's a woman's.

/I wondered who would marry a man who looked like that, now I know.


I really hope you're in the wrong thread.

07 Dec 2012 09:51 AM
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Mikeyworld     

PirateKing: [assets.nydailynews.com image 485x364]

Never trust a man with two first names, especially when one of them's a woman's.

/I wondered who would marry a man who looked like that, now I know.


Is that 'Sandy"? Sure looks like a frankenstorm...

07 Dec 2012 09:53 AM
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fatbear     
Holy shiat, you're not in the wrong thread. That is one scary looking couple...


Can anyone find a picture of the two of them together? It's the same farking person!

07 Dec 2012 09:59 AM
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Thurston Howell     
There were a couple of interesting pics there, but I'm not sure they were worth the butthurt of clicking through a slide show that reloads the entire page each time.

07 Dec 2012 10:03 AM
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PirateKing     

fatbear: PirateKing: Never trust a man with two first names, especially when one of them's a woman's.

/I wondered who would marry a man who looked like that, now I know.

I really hope you're in the wrong thread.


SANDY FRANK!

07 Dec 2012 10:07 AM
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kittyhas1000legs     

no icon tact: actually worth having to endure that pcmag website to get to hi-res link of night US cities

LDM90: Why does that site hate my phone?

That site and its developers hate themselves!


That pic's a bit more like it.

Also, holy crap, look at all the dots in the Gulf of Mexico. Are those all oil rigs?

07 Dec 2012 10:16 AM
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fatbear     

kittyhas1000legs: Also, holy crap, look at all the dots in the Gulf of Mexico. Are those all oil rigs?


What dots? Looks black to me.

07 Dec 2012 10:25 AM
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hdhale     
I just marvel at the fact that people spent so much money developing salt marshes and marginal land near the shore without a single thought to the possibility that the reason the Native-American tribes never settled the area (or at least didn't establish permanent residences) and the reason they were salt marshes and marginal land in the first place was the fact that every so many decades or so, a shiatstorm shows up and blasts and floods the place Old Testament style. Now, they'll dredge the sand, rebuild everything (with the help of Federal and state funds of course) and keep their fingers crossed that another Sandy doesn't happen in their lifetime.

Don't get me wrong, my heart goes out to all those who lost loved ones, to those who lost everything in their home and never get it all back, and to all those now struggling to earn a living. But in the rush to rebuild, maybe it's time to think about maybe doing that on higher ground?

07 Dec 2012 10:34 AM
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Frankenstorm     

LoneDoggie: Is is possible to just go back to calling it Hurricane Sandy instead of Frankenstorm, Superstorm, Awesomestorm?


Nope.

07 Dec 2012 10:42 AM
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rocinante721     

hdhale: I just marvel at the fact that people spent so much money developing salt marshes and marginal land near the shore without a single thought to the possibility that the reason the Native-American tribes never settled the area (or at least didn't establish permanent residences) and the reason they were salt marshes and marginal land in the first place was the fact that every so many decades or so, a shiatstorm shows up and blasts and floods the place Old Testament style. Now, they'll dredge the sand, rebuild everything (with the help of Federal and state funds of course) and keep their fingers crossed that another Sandy doesn't happen in their lifetime.

Don't get me wrong, my heart goes out to all those who lost loved ones, to those who lost everything in their home and never get it all back, and to all those now struggling to earn a living. But in the rush to rebuild, maybe it's time to think about maybe doing that on higher ground?


Have you lived at the beach?

My house was destroyed in Sandy; rebuilding; moving back in ASAP

07 Dec 2012 10:51 AM
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no icon tact     

kittyhas1000legs: no icon tact: actually worth having to endure that pcmag website to get to hi-res link of night US cities

LDM90: Why does that site hate my phone?

That site and its developers hate themselves!

That pic's a bit more like it.

Also, holy crap, look at all the dots in the Gulf of Mexico. Are those all oil rigs?


You bet

img829.imageshack.us

07 Dec 2012 11:03 AM
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GregoryD     

07 Dec 2012 11:09 AM
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fatbear     

hdhale: I just marvel at the fact that people spent so much money developing salt marshes and marginal land near the shore without a single thought to the possibility that the reason the Native-American tribes never settled the area (or at least didn't establish permanent residences) and the reason they were salt marshes and marginal land in the first place was the fact that every so many decades or so, a shiatstorm shows up and blasts and floods the place Old Testament style. Now, they'll dredge the sand, rebuild everything (with the help of Federal and state funds of course) and keep their fingers crossed that another Sandy doesn't happen in their lifetime.

Don't get me wrong, my heart goes out to all those who lost loved ones, to those who lost everything in their home and never get it all back, and to all those now struggling to earn a living. But in the rush to rebuild, maybe it's time to think about maybe doing that on higher ground?


50 billion in damage from Sandy?

Chump change.

07 Dec 2012 12:24 PM
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fatbear     
www.planetware.com

07 Dec 2012 12:25 PM
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fatbear     

rocinante721:
Have you lived at the beach?

My house was destroyed in Sandy; rebuilding; moving back in ASAP


More power to ya, as long as you're doing it on your own dime without any of my tax dollars.

07 Dec 2012 12:26 PM
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Noticeably F.A.T.    [TotalFark]  

JackieRabbit: That image is from much farther away than 512 miles.


Not really. It's a composite of a bunch of pics taken from 512mi up.

07 Dec 2012 01:41 PM
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DirkValentine     

PirateKing: [assets.nydailynews.com image 485x364]

Never trust a man with two first names, especially when one of them's a woman's.

/I wondered who would marry a man who looked like that, now I know.


Hey, if you don't mind me asking...WHAT THE FARK IS THAT?

07 Dec 2012 02:03 PM
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Mr_Juche     

kittyhas1000legs: no icon tact: actually worth having to endure that pcmag website to get to hi-res link of night US cities

LDM90: Why does that site hate my phone?

That site and its developers hate themselves!

That pic's a bit more like it.

Also, holy crap, look at all the dots in the Gulf of Mexico. Are those all oil rigs?


No kidding. Also, what the hell is that blob in Western North Dakota/Eartern Montana? Is that really from all the oil fields out there?

07 Dec 2012 02:11 PM
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Evil Mackerel     

PirateKing: [assets.nydailynews.com image 485x364]

Never trust a man with two first names, especially when one of them's a woman's.

/I wondered who would marry a man who looked like that, now I know.


They both look like extra's from that film "Life force".

07 Dec 2012 02:11 PM
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Headso    [TotalFark]  

fatbear: rocinante721:
Have you lived at the beach?

My house was destroyed in Sandy; rebuilding; moving back in ASAP

More power to ya, as long as you're doing it on your own dime without any of my tax dollars.


NY is a net contributor to the federal government so that would be impossible unless you live in another part of NY I guess...

07 Dec 2012 02:27 PM
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MBrady     

fatbear: rocinante721:
Have you lived at the beach?

My house was destroyed in Sandy; rebuilding; moving back in ASAP

More power to ya, as long as you're doing it on your own dime without any of my tax dollars.


Hey now, I want all of my tax dollars that 0 spent for the "stimulus" and everything else he spent money on returned to me. Same thing with Boston's "Big Dig." Way too much money spent there. Way over budget, and who gives a crap? I've never been to Boston, so why did my tax dollars go for that?

07 Dec 2012 02:28 PM
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no icon tact     

Mr_Juche: kittyhas1000legs: no icon tact: actually worth having to endure that pcmag website to get to hi-res link of night US cities

LDM90: Why does that site hate my phone?

That site and its developers hate themselves!

That pic's a bit more like it.

Also, holy crap, look at all the dots in the Gulf of Mexico. Are those all oil rigs?

No kidding. Also, what the hell is that blob in Western North Dakota/Eartern Montana? Is that really from all the oil fields out there?


No idea, I figured an artifact of stitching the images together. That is a HUGE area, the horizontal "etching" CAN'T be truly be parallel lights across that much area. It covers a big lake and national grassland and wildlife preserve!

Weird goings on in Williston, ND doncha know?

07 Dec 2012 03:16 PM
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Agent019     
Good job NASA... a bit too late though. Googles been doing this for years. Next time someone asks why funding for the space program was cut you can point them to here.

07 Dec 2012 03:34 PM
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Agent019     

ChipNASA: Landfall:

BEFORE
[www.nasa.gov image 720x480]


AFTER 
[images.nationalgeographic.com image 600x450]


They built a river through a few living rooms.

07 Dec 2012 03:35 PM
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fatbear     

Agent019: Good job NASA... a bit too late though. Googles been doing this for years. Next time someone asks why funding for the space program was cut you can point them to here.


Please tell me you're trolling and not retarded.

MBrady: fatbear: rocinante721:
Have you lived at the beach?

My house was destroyed in Sandy; rebuilding; moving back in ASAP

More power to ya, as long as you're doing it on your own dime without any of my tax dollars.

Hey now, I want all of my tax dollars that 0 spent for the "stimulus" and everything else he spent money on returned to me. Same thing with Boston's "Big Dig." Way too much money spent there. Way over budget, and who gives a crap? I've never been to Boston, so why did my tax dollars go for that?


2.5/10

07 Dec 2012 04:32 PM
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