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Posts from the ‘Planet’ Category

14
Oct

Timelapse video is worth the time

Amazing timelapse video. Love the night shots and shooting stars. Simply gorgeous work by Dustin Farrell, shooting in Arizona and Utah. Check it out. But you’ve got to watch it in fullscreen and with the music on. Maybe at night, too.

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12
Oct

Luck of the Irish seals video deal

When you’re in the wild, the best course of action is steer clear of wildlife, for your sake, as well as the sake of the animals. But what happens if they don’t want to steer clear of you? Charlie Bird, Ireland’s best investigative journalist, finds out when a pair of elephant seal pups decides to cuddle. It’s an incredibly sweet video.

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17
Sep

Next on tap? A real conversation about water

As author Robert Glennon said, “Ignorance is bliss when it comes to water.” And with the drought in Texas as a backdrop, there are a lot of blissful people in the Lone Star state.

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12
Sep

It’s a whale of a tale, but it’s all true

Swimming with whale sharks is an incredible rush as my family and I discovered on our trip to the island of Holbox, Mexico. While you know on a conscious level that these largest of all fish are docile, it’s still a different feeling to jump into the ocean with anything bigger than your boat.

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26
Aug

No easy decision as hurricane looms

In the past, I’ve always kind of shaken my head when I’ve read about people who have stayed in the path of a hurricane, despite all warnings. I’ve never understood that. Not with all the sophisticated storm tracking and advance notice. But I now I get it. Up close and personal, it’s not that black and white.

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18
Aug

It’s the Mother of all beautiful videos

There’s a reason they call her Mother Earth. And this video captures that. It’s a truly beautiful video. Do not watch this on your smart phone. Watch it on a tablet or your computer at home or work, and watch it in full-screen mode. It’s worth it.

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10
Aug

No more car, no more worries

When you get something slipped under your door in our building, it’s usually a menu from a Chinese restaurant. But what I got in the envelope that was slipped under my door last night was something far better. It was a check for $150. And it reminded me how much I enjoy not having a car.

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31
Jul

Al Gore chooses reality: Do you?

CHOOSE REALITY: I love the all-cap, in-your-face, sledgehammer of a headline on the homepage of The Climate Reality Project, Al Gore‘s latest and never-ending effort to battle climate change. It’s such a simple notion, but one that as a nation, we’ve struggled with, especially with regards to climate change.

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