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Photography News: This is what happens to a camera in a tornado

Digital Trends

March 9, 2019

What happens to a camera in a tornado? It turns into a 264 mph projectile.

Tornados can turn random objects into hazardous projectile — even cheap point-and-shoot cameras. Researchers at the Texas Tech University Debris Impact Facility recently used tornado debris canons — yes, there's such a thing, designed for tornado research — to fire a Canon Sure Shot to see what happens.

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