The Grand Canyon Gets Stoned as Shit
Every listed example so far has clearly been a triumphant display of Mother Nature's ever-formidable cruelty toward mankind, but she does throw us a bone every once and again. Just look at this phenomenon, which happens once a decade on average:
Erin Whittaker/National Parks Service
Yes, Grand Canyon National Park recently became the background setting for one of James Cameron's undoubtedly shitty upcoming Avatar sequels when the whole damn thing filled itself with clouds thanks to a "temperature inversion."
This is the result of extra snow and rain in the canyon getting trapped by a sudden high pressure system. The air on top is clear and warmer, while the air closer to the ground is still trying to figure out what to do with all that extra water. So it made fog. Lots and lots of it.
"You're breathing my farts. Enjoy."
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