Tornados are pretty awesome (except, of course, when they're barreling towards your house), but how about a fire tornado?

In the Brazilian municipality of Aracatuba, dry conditions combined with strong winds and fire to create fire tornados, swirling formations of pure firey awesomeness.

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Shea Gunther ( @sheagunther ) is a podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Maine. He hosts the popular podcast "Marijuana Today Daily" and was a founder of Renewable Choice Energy, the country's leading provider of wind credits and Green Options. He plays a lot of ultimate frisbee and loves bad jokes.