3 Strange-Looking Kinds of Clouds

3 Strange-Looking Kinds of Clouds

What do you see in clouds? Bunnies? Zombies? The face of Nic Cage? There are some kinds of clouds that, while rare, make even weirder shapes — like pancakes, rolling cylinders, and shimmery rainbows.

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Sources:
http://science.howstuffworks.com/dictionary/meteorological-terms/cloud2.htm
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/abq/?n=features_acsl
http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~noel/mgloryjfm.pdf
http://www.wired.com/2009/09/clouds/all/
http://www.atoptics.co.uk/highsky/psc1.htm
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/srh/jetstream/clouds/cloudwise/types.html

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20 Responses

  1. cornishphilosopher says:

    I remember when I was in Yorkshire and there were morning glory clouds, I
    was thinking just how bizarre and beautiful it was 

  2. RMoribayashi says:

    I love to watch low scattered cumulus clouds around sunset. Depending on
    the timing sometimes only the tops or bottoms are sunlit. Both are eerie
    but beautiful effects.

  3. AKGamer says:

    Those clouds near the end of the video were the prettiest clouds i’ve ever
    seen.

  4. 2-D says:

    Holy shit, I started shaking my fist at the clouds right before he told me
    to.

  5. Reio Kimura says:

    I have seen colourful rainbow on the cloud.

    It was near sunset when I ended my work. Is it because the Sun is shining
    on the cloud behind which cast the rainbow on top? It’s my first time
    seeing something like that.

  6. arnders says:

    Would like to se a video about colors of cloads and amount of pollution.
    E.g. did the dinosaurs have red clouds?

  7. Juan Torres says:

    CHEMTRAILS! CHEMTRAILS! CHEMTRAILS EVERYWHERE! lel

  8. Rai Breingan says:

    Fist the Sky! :D

  9. Kieran Crowley says:

    Screw the children im sicking of hearing about charity, GIVE ME FREE MONEY!
    @ KIERANCROWLEY@HOTMAIL.CO.UK, THANKS

  10. DinloWong says:

    Mr Green I don’t know why but it turns out that today you are super
    cute!!!!!!

  11. Jennie Anderson says:

    What do you see in clouds? Bunnies? Zombies? The face of Nic Cage? There
    are some kinds of clouds that, while rare, make even weirder shapes — like
    pancakes, rolling cylinders, and shimmery rainbows. 

  12. Ateeq Ahmed says:

    This may be irrelevant.. But why is that , mucus in my nose is not smelly
    when its in my nose but it gets smelly as soon as i take it out!.. :/ 😛 😀
    

  13. AlphaSections says:

    Lenticular cloud pancakes!! Delicious!

  14. mightyNosewings says:

    No mammatus?

  15. TheNuttyspark says:

    If only I could be so grossly incandescent… o/ 

  16. EnragedSephiroth says:

    Talk about contrails, please. I’m sick of conspiracy theories.

  17. Savage Selektah says:

    DO CHEMTRAILS

  18. Moritz Aaron says:

    Why isn’t it surprising that John Green does not speak about chem-clouds?

  19. John Daye says:

    Are you afraid to talk about Chem trails? What about weather modification?
    Is that important to you? How about an honest report about the weather, or
    lack there of, in California concerning the drought ? Why has it been
    warmer in Alaska that it has been in Texas?

  20. LKAChannel says:

    And some people are still afraid of airplane contrails…