The beauty of disaster

This image, sent to us today by Melissa Dressely of Lutsen, raises an old NewsCut question: What is it about nature’s “disasters” that can be so beautiful? And why do we feel so guilty when it is.

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This morning, you may have noticed a gorgeous sunrise. Tonight, you’ll probably see a splendid sunset. Both are the result of the BWCA fire.

Here are some more images.

  • Jim Shapiro

    I remember Mexico City as having the most incredible sunsets. The polluted air made your eyes and throat burn, but man those sunsets….

  • Jim

    “This morning, you may have noticed a gorgeous sunrise. Tonight, you’ll probably see a splendid sunset. Both are the result of the BWCA fire.”

    The sunrise this morning in the metro area was undeniably gorgeous, but it had nothing to do with the BWCA fire.