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August 13, 2016

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Blue Whirl, the Friendlier Fire Tornado

The Blue Whirl, recently discovered by researchers at the University of Maryland, may make clean-up of oil spills on water less smoky. The little video at the link shows a striking transformation from an uncontrolled yellow fire tornado to a calmer blue one.

I wish some other things in life would magically transform from uncontrolled to controlled. I was not thinking specifically of the uncontrolled spread of fast food restaurants.


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