TIL The US is the global epicenter of tornado formation with an average of 1,200 each year. It’s the result of a unique geography that allows hot, dry air from the Southwest to flow atop moist, warm, unstable surface air east of the Rockies, with cold air at the jet-stream level overtopping it all

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  1. It’s true! Africa also has more air-to-ground lightning strikes than the rest of the world combined.

    I’m curious where you learned this, I learned both factoids in Dr. Thomas Sowell’s *Disparity and Discrimination*.

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