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I'm going to a wedding today because there will be cake and beverages and I like those. [Oct. 22nd, 2005|04:18 pm]
The American Caliban
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rope trick
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[User Picture]From: zebulon_y
2005-10-22 11:26 pm (UTC)
and atomic bomz
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[User Picture]From: cascadefailure
2005-10-22 11:33 pm (UTC)
an onion (or some other bulb)...begining to bloom.
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From: besskeloid
2005-10-23 12:00 am (UTC)
That jaypeg's frikenin'.
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[User Picture]From: springheel_jack
2005-10-23 12:10 am (UTC)
watch the guy wires vaporizing before the main shock front reaches them.

just like a wedding.
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[User Picture]From: halfjack
2005-10-23 12:39 am (UTC)
Edgerton was a genius and a half.
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[User Picture]From: citizenx
2005-10-23 01:50 am (UTC)

Seriously

It's too bad the flash is now mostly used to create bad "deer in highlights" photos instead of things like this.
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[User Picture]From: _famine_
2005-10-23 05:06 am (UTC)
Or some kind of Metroid
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From: hersheyjumper
2005-10-23 04:47 pm (UTC)
Izzzat pollen?
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2005-10-23 06:49 pm (UTC)
Issa NUCLEAR SPLOSION. The vertical lines are the ropes that held the scaffolding in place. The main reason the photo is interesting is that you can see the ropes catching fire, and it's because the light from the explosion has caused them to burn up before the heat or the blast can even get there. It's called the "rope trick".
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