Burning daylight—thought these were tornadoes, I think those are the burning oil wells in Kuwait during the Gulf War. Iraq set fire to more than 600 of them as they retreated from Kuwait during the Gulf War in 1991
Antarctica Icebergs: Stripes are formed by layers of snow that react to different conditions. Blue stripes are often created when a crevice in the ice sheet fills up with melt water and freezes so quickly that no bubbles form. Nature is amazing*
June 2010 Shooting on assignment from the John Hancock Center, the Chicago Tribune photographer Chris Sweda captured lightning bolts hitting the Sears Tower and the Trump Tower at precisely the same moment. Photograph: Chicago Tribune photo by Chris Sweda
Tanzanite, Tanzania (in central East Africa) The world's one source of Tanzanite is only a five square mile area - and is a hilltop at Merelani, in the Lelatema Mountains of the Arusha Region of Tanzania.