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Converse Vs Vans EXTREME.

Ciarán Maguire tweetz:

I felt sorry for all the tourists arriving to take in the beauty of the Cliffs of Moher today but instead got gale force winds that meant they could barely get to the edge…




Three recent unveiled gigantic kinetic sculptures by Utah artist Anthony Howe entitled Di-Octo, In Cloud Light III, and Switchback.

Despite the smooth elegance of their movement, each wind powered structure (lab tested before being installed outdoors) weighs nearly three quarters of a tonne.

More of his work here.



This afternoon.

From left: Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan, unidentified brolly carrier, Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at Garda Headquarters, Phoenix Park, Dublin  where they discussed progress “in relation to the ongoing Justice Reform Programme”.

(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)


Earlier this week, hikers in the Derbyshire Peak District recorded a rare phenomenon caused by high winds at the River Kinder Downfall – a powerful updraft reversing the cascade of the 30m tall waterfall.


6682897153_050990dfa0_b6791207402_96ea87900b_b3073880527_f561848e2b_oslope+point+new+zealand+4 slope+point+new+zealand+10 slope+point+new+zealand+7Slope Point is the southernmost tip of New Zealand’s South Island – an exposed headland where the vast circumpolar airstream traverses the Southern Ocean unobstructed for 2000 miles before slamming into the land with such violent persistence that the trees are warped and twisted into grotesque and occasionally beautiful shapes.