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Why You Should Carry a Camcorder, Infrared Goggles, Survival Kits, GPS, and Canned Burgers
Gizmodo ^ | 7:32 AM on Wed Jul 23 2008 | Gizmodo

Posted on 07/23/2008 6:48:19 AM PDT by CarrotAndStick

Already pointed out the need to carry a camera with you at all times to catch amazing pictures. Now, here's one reason to always remember to carry a good videocamera. And survival kits and a GPS and armored suits and canned burgers and infrared goggles or a F-35 helmet. Unlike Lori Mehmen, however, these guys didn't take cover and just kept driving to this huge mother of all dust storms in Australia. Not as dangerous as a tornado, sure, but scary doesn't even start to describe it.

WATCH: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=a94_1216779982


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Outdoors; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: australia; dust; duststorm; weather

1 posted on 07/23/2008 6:48:20 AM PDT by CarrotAndStick
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To: CarrotAndStick
When you are are in a dust storm - pull over and hunker down. You a chancing death to a high level (not to mention killing your air filter)
2 posted on 07/23/2008 6:54:31 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: CarrotAndStick

Cool!

Thanks!


3 posted on 07/23/2008 6:56:23 AM PDT by Rick.Donaldson (http://www.transasianaxis.com - Please visit for latest on DPRK/Russia/China/et al.)
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To: CarrotAndStick

Bookmark forlater viewing


4 posted on 07/23/2008 7:21:00 AM PDT by ├čudda├čudd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona....)
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To: CarrotAndStick
Can anyone suggest a compact camera suitable for this? I would think it would need some optical zoom, be compact and be able to produce video/audio that can easily be uploaded and used by youtube, liveleak and other sharing sites.
5 posted on 07/23/2008 7:53:54 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: 2banana

Awesome video,

Did`t know they could be deadly,guess one could choke
on that much dirt if it lasted long enough


6 posted on 07/23/2008 8:01:29 AM PDT by Harold Shea (rvn `70 - `71)
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To: theBuckwheat

It will be hard to find a camera that can see through dust storms. Even infrared cameras are more or less useless because of the amount of solid matter that is in the air, that will blot out any temperature gradient.

Sandstorms are an excellent cover against spy satellites.


7 posted on 07/23/2008 8:04:29 AM PDT by CarrotAndStick (The articles posted by me needn't necessarily reflect my opinion.)
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