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I just saw this on pinterest and wanted to share it with MV because I thought it was pretty cool (plus there's always a discussion about wind.) I was mesmerized watching the lines move around on the map. I think I went cross eyed and may have drooled on myself a little.

article about the project: http://mashable.com/2012/03/28/wind-map/

I really hope they expand it to the entire planet! Nerd emoticon
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Very cool
It IS hypnotizing.

Thanks for the share.
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Really cool! Thanks!
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i just now realized that i only linked to the article and not the actual website as well.

derp. Facepalm emoticon

http://hint.fm/wind/
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Really, really cool!
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YANO i notice they don't have us on there. Very cool. Looks like my friends Afghan dog. Laughing emoticon
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That's REALLY cool, thanks for posting it! I like how you can double click on areas and zoom in. Very hypnotic -- you just decreased my productivity here at work by around 10%! Laughing emoticon

-Dan
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If you are a sailor in the SF Bay Area, you probably already know about this one:

http://www.met.sjsu.edu/cgi-bin/wind/windbin.cgi
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Wonders of the interwebs never cease.
Very cool. Just zoomed in between the Columbus and Detroit and saw this crazy vortex. Center of a storm?
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Something similar, this time a NASA timelapse of the worlds ocean currents.

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