11. We used to run through the rainbows our lawn sprinklers made
Those were the days when a well-kept green lawn was a positive thing, plants didn't have to be drought resistant, drip watering systems had not been invented, and rainbows were associated with pots of gold.
A rainbow is a phenomena caused by reflection of the sun by drops of water. Each observer sees a different rainbow, and it is impossible to get any closer to the rainbow, nor further away. In fact, it is impossible for an observer to maneuver to see any rainbow from water droplets at any angle other than the customary one of 42 degrees from the direction opposite the Sun.
The whale is exhaling a huge amount of moist air. The videographer was in the right place at the right time:
These are sometimes called "spray bows." "There she blows!" actually began with whalers and not Bill Clinton (sarcasm). Here's another spray bow:
An oil rainbow is a thin sheen upon the surface of water:
Same principle, just a different angle of reflection. It's pretty, if you don't consider the source.
Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny. -- Robert Heinlein, "The Notebooks of Lazarus Long"