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Fire rainbow in the clouds (Photo: Pixabay/leoleobobeo)

What are Fire Rainbows?

Fire rainbows are a rare and beautiful weather phenomenon that appear as rainbow-colored wisps of clouds in the sky. Consider yourself lucky if you see one.


In 1918, Austrian artist Oskar Kokoschka commissioned a life-sized sex doll of his former lover, Alma Mahler (widow of composer Gustav Mahler and then-wife of architect Walter Gropius). He dressed it in custom-made clothes and took it with him on trips, to cafés, and to the theater. He destroyed it publicly several years later, claiming it had “cured him of his passions." 

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