Some Awesome Photos

Well, I’m awed anyway.

Some of the 15000 vehicles damaged during Hurricane Sandy lined up on a New Jersey air strip. [Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images]

Some of the 15000 vehicles damaged during Hurricane Sandy lined up on a New Jersey air strip. [Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images]

Full view of the air strip. [Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images]

Full view of the air strip. [Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images]

A dust cloud capped by clouds sweeping across the Indian Ocean west of Australia. (The dust was once part of Australia.) [Reuters/Brett Martin/fishwrecked.com]

A dust storm capped by clouds sweeping across the Indian Ocean west of Australia. (The dust was once part of Australia.) [Reuters/Brett Martin/fishwrecked.com]

A green aurora in the distance, the gas flares on the Bakken oil patch in the foreground. The flares are from fracking wells. North Dakota is now the second largest oil producing state. (Texas is first.) [cap from International Space Sation video via Krulwich's blog at npr.org]

A green aurora in the distance, the gas flares on the Bakken oil patch in the foreground. The flares are from fracking wells. North Dakota is now the second largest oil producing state. (Texas is first.) [cap from International Space Sation video via Krulwich’s blog at npr.org]

Flooding in London. [via indiatalkies.com]

Flooding in London. [via indiatalkies.com]

Typhoon Bopha photograped from the International Space Station. [nasa.gov]

Typhoon Bopha photographed from the International Space Station. [nasa.gov]

Drought-struck river bed in Kerala state. [indiatalkies.com]

Drought-struck river bed in Kerala state. [indiatalkies.com]

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