They have come up with some very cool stuff. You can't take that away from them. AT least they've done something neat with those trillions of taxpayer dollars we know about. Imagine what they've done with the hundreds of trillions of 'lost' dollars we don't know about!
If you look closely at the smoke trails, you'll see that they disappear unnaturally, and that the smoke doesn't linger and drift. I don't know which program this is from, but it's not real. Pretty amazing graphics though, whoever designed the simulation did a real nice job.