These days you can find pictures and movies at almost every CFD company
or CFD department. Here are a few selected sites that have been around for a
long time and have a lot of nice pictures and movies related to CFD.
Parts from an old site by Professor M. S. Cramer. You can still find
some nice pictures of fluid dynamics phenomena in nature here. If you're
interested in fluid dynamics you should definitely check it out.
There are no CFD plots here though.
A classical book written in 1913 by the Russian science author Yakov Perelman.
This is a book for those of us who like to think about the physics around us. Read it to your child and discuss it afterwards. This is a text aimed at improving peoples physical imagination. We like it a lot.
A very nice feature by Mike Seymour on fxguide.com about how CFD methods are used in the film and entertainment industry. Includes many nice examples and videos. This is a dream application for a CFD engineer - it doesn't matter if it is correct just a long as it looks cool!
You can find even more information about CFD for games in Intel's Fluid Simulation for Video Games articles.
On November 7, 1940, the first Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge collapsed
due to wind-induced vibrations. This site gives background information and
a QuickTime move of the catastrophe. YouTube also has several nice movies of collapsing bridges, here are a few examples:
Tacoma Narrows Gallopin Gertie,
Russian Wobbly Bridge.
Impress your kids with a paper airplane inspired by Ken Blackburn. Ken
holds the world record for time aloft for paper airplanes and has written
several books on the subject. This is a wonderful site with lots of details
on how to make your paper planes fly better. Fun!