TIL during the Dust Bowl, the US government launched dynamite into the sky in order to provoke clouds into producing rain

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  1. I feel like I remember a story of this happening in China in the early 1900’s(?)

    Some warlord cannon-blasted the sky until it rained. There’s some science behind why that actually can work, but they were literally just attacking the sky out of desperation and then it rained.

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