7 Wonders Of Nature (That Look Like The Apocalypse)
Mother Nature never runs out of tricks. Just when you think you've seen every one of her weird little outbursts you possibly can, along comes some unbelievable new phenomena that makes you go "Now I've seen it all!" ... until you haven't again. For example ...
On their own, snow and lightning are relatively common occurrences. But put them together, and it looks like you're in a freaking Roland Emmerich movie.
If you can't turn up the volume, imagine the most excited any person has ever been for anything, except louder.
There are some very specific conditions required for this unbelievable scene. You need precisely the right combination of high temperatures down low and low temperatures up high, and then boom. Literally ... with snow on top.
When thousands of starlings take to the sky at the same time, that's known as a "murmuration." It's the perfect name, because these real-life birdnadoes could very well cause your heart to skip a few beats.
The weirdness doesn't stop there. These little feathered shapeshifters evidently hit their creative peak when they're targeted by birds of prey, in which case they've been known to morph into something surprisingly logical ... if a bit creepy.
Clouds can take on many forms, yet for some reason all we ever see is Gary Busey's smiling face. Perhaps that's more of a personal problem. But when you combine hilltops that are cone-shaped and symmetrical with an isolated mountain under the right circumstances, you end up with a scene straight out of Independence Day: