I’m sure someone has added this already, but that diver is walking upside down on ice. The buckets are filled with air, which creates the illusion of gravity pulling on buckets of water. When I was getting certified, they always said to watch the bubbles you breathe out to tell which way is up if you get disoriented under water, since the air always rises to the surface. Those silvery shimmery places on the “floor” are air deposits trapped under the surface of the ice.
Just a super interesting graphic that the Storm Prediction Center put together using GIS data. What you’re seeing is a graphical representation of the track of each tornado that’s impacted the continental United States from 1950-2013.
oh god I just realized that if I ever do manage to make it back to the South I’ll have to deal with tornadoes, and the anxiety that they cause me approaches the levels of mental anguish related to winter
Nebraskans - check out that scab between Kearney and Grand Island!