In a land of fast-growing trees and mysterious mountains, two characters joined by their hair struggle to chase their desires because of the physical connection between them in Robert Löbel’s Link. Returning to the site for the first time in just under five years, Löbel’s eight minute short tackles themes of relationships and connections with the same stylish design and comic touches that made us fall head-over-heels for his 2013 grad film Wind. Continue reading Short Film: LINK
For six decades, scientists have watched a steadily circulating wind pattern in the tropical stratosphere, repeating like clockwork every two years. Now, for the first time, it’s changed direction.
Typhoon Nepartak hit Taiwan Friday morning and reached winds of over 150 mph. According to the Weather Channel, three people have died and over 100 were injured due to the super typhoon. Seeing the incredible strength of the storm is truly terrifying—you can see the powerful winds tossing cars, shaking buildings, and ripping the ground.
Going up against winds over 100 mph? You’re going to lose. Watch as weather observers Mike Dorfman and Tom Padham from the Mount Washington Observatory goof off on the observation deck off the mountain in New Hampshire to show us what it’s like to stand, walk, and jump against 109 mph winds. The wind is so strong it pretty much acts like an invisible physical barrier.
Typhoon Haiyan was one of the most devastating tropical cyclones in history. The Category 5 typhoon killed thousands and ravaged the Philippines with billions in damages that it’s still recovering from. Here’s a brief glimpse of what it was like to be inside the typhoon. It’s absolutely frightening.
Fred Olsen is both the owner of Timex and its most successful watch designer. He’s also a world-class sailor and an oil industry pioneer, and was rumored to have inspired a Simpsons character. Now he’s leading a revolution in offshore wind.