Nature

Plastic sheeting from strawberry field rides dust devil

Another great find by Boing Boing: a mesmerizing video of plastic sheeting from a Bavarian strawberry field dancing in the sky on thermal air currents. As Mark Frauenfelder posts at Boing Boing, still the best blog produced mostly in Los Angeles: "the video gets much better after the first 30 seconds. It reminded me of the transcendental plastic bag scene in American Beauty." Definitely get past the 30-second mark. There's also a big finish. I recommend full screen, and here's a video link.

Earlier: Rare color photos of San Francisco's '06 quake carnage


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