Three confirmed tornadoes touched down in the Denver Metro area on Monday, July 28, but early reports indicated the storms had caused little damage. Two tornados were spotted near Denver International Airport while a third formed near Fort Lupton. This video shows one funnel cloud on the outskirts of Fort Lupton. Credit: YouTube/Megan Anders
A team of engineers from the University of Maryland come close to winning the $250,000 American Helicopter Society award for self-propelling a helicopter for at least 60 seconds. They managed to hit the 40 second mark and ended up setting a record while doing so!