Eastward wind velocity is plotted at a variety of pressure levels. The animation goes with decreasing pressure, so increasing altitude. Things to notice:
- The jet stream behaving like an ocean wave breaking
- Disparities between the hemispheres
- There is a point directly above Chicago where the air stops trying to push people over
A little experiment rotating the Space Needle using Google Maps and GIFs.
it’s friday, you might want to spend some time playing with this fun interactive webcam toy
Fun online webcam toy turns your visual feed into a trippy 3D mesh, running on HTML5 in your browser - by Felix Turner:
WebCamMesh is a HTML5 demo that projects webcam video onto a WebGL 3D Mesh. It creates a ‘fake’ 3D depth map by mapping pixel brightness to mesh vertex Z…