Waterfall by DanielJGreenwood

Originally posted on Chae H. Bae – Blog:
Please Read.. And view on black! Its been a few years now since I took my very first landscape image or used a camera for that matter…Sometimes I look back at my older images from a few months ago and think to myself “what the F$@^! was…

Should you Drop out of School?

Everything You Won’t Learn in College About How to Be Successful” by Michael Ellsberg =================================== “The Education of Millionaires: Everything You Won’t Learn in College About How to Be Successful” by Michael Ellsberg =================================== Julien Blanc’s Social Media: F A C E B O O K: http://www.Facebook.com/JulienBlancOf… T W I T T E R: http://www.Twitter.com/JulienHimselfContinue reading “Should you Drop out of School?”

This is how astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving in space

Happy intergalactic Thanksgiving! Americans don’t have to be on Earth to get a day off for Thanksgiving. In a video published Monday, NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren and Scott Kelly spoke about their plans for the holiday. “We’re gonna have the day off, which is great. We’re gonna watch some football,” said Kelly. Usually, the schedulesContinue reading “This is how astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving in space”

Apollo 16: “We Like Big Rocks”

April 1972: The fifth pair of astronauts to visit the moon were the most enthusiastic geologists, bringing home the largest sample ever collected from the moon. Apollo 16 launched on April 16, 1972 as the tenth crewed Apollo mission, and the fifth to land on the moon. Astronauts John W. Young and Charles M. DukeContinue reading “Apollo 16: “We Like Big Rocks””

A Portrait of the Plains: Documenting A Changing Landscape

Originally posted on Emilio Cogliani:
Fourchette Creek by Robin Walter Morning light spills through grass thick with dew, small whorls of dust rise from hooves stamping their lives into this ground. Listen, I rise to the clatter of birds: small, fierce, and brown. This blog is part of an ongoing series following the Rediscover the…

Snow Facts

It’s not really the most wonderful time of the year unless there is snow involved. Fact.  Not only can snow be the greatest part of the British weather experience, but it also guarantees more happiness than a decent summer season. Ah snow. Word on the street (the street being the Met Office) is that weContinue reading “Snow Facts”

High Rates of Lead Poisoning / Asthma can be Life-Threatening in many Communities Worldwide

High Rates of Lead Poisoning / Asthma a deadly consequence of residing near industrialized neighborhoods.  Pollution resulting from our Built Environment have resulted in  extensive health disparities worldwide: About 25% of the USA’a housing —some 24 million homes— contains significant lead-based paint hazards, i.e. deteriorating lead paint or lead contaminated dust. (HUD, 2009). The majorityContinue reading “High Rates of Lead Poisoning / Asthma can be Life-Threatening in many Communities Worldwide”

Coral damage from BP’s Gulf of Mexico spill ‘extensive’

Originally posted on Chibuisi Ikwuagwu's Blog:
A new study reveals that damage to coral resulting from the massive 2010 BP oil spill in the US Gulf of Mexico is worse than previously thought, according to reports. The study, which will be published in the oceanography journal Deep-Sea Research, found sick and dying corals in…

Claim: Fungus Can Help Plants Tolerate Heat

Watts Up With That? This is a photograph of Morning Glory Pool from Aug. 23, 2012.CreditJoseph Shaw, Montana State University Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scientists studying mechanisms by which plants growing in hot geothermal soils like Yellowstone National Park tolerate extreme heat, claim they have discovered symbiotic fungi which impart significant heat tolerance toContinue reading “Claim: Fungus Can Help Plants Tolerate Heat”

Baby Koalas have Loads of Spunk..!!

For more information or for request of video use please contact; Kevin Fallon Marketing and Creative Services Manager | Symbio Wildlife Park, Sydney kevin@symbiozoo.com.au +61 2 4294 1244 photoshoot and, as this viral video shows, the 10-month-old joey was a total pro in front of the camera. Look at those angles! The dynamism! The poise!Continue reading “Baby Koalas have Loads of Spunk..!!”

Unusual objects you’ve probably never seen before

Originally posted on SOMEONE SOMEWHERE:
1 What Space Mountain looks like when all the lights are on. 2 A very rare albino alligator. 3 The ammolite, a rare organic gemstone found in the Rocky Mountains. Some say it’s actually the rarest gemstone in the world. 4 The view from the top of Mount Everest. 5…

The “Driest place on Earth” is covered in pink flowers after rain

The Atacama Desert in Chile, known as the driest place on Earth, is awash with color after a year’s worth of extreme rainfall. In an average year, this desert is a very dry place. Arica, Chile, in the northern Atacama holds the world record for the longest dry streak, having gone 173 months without aContinue reading “The “Driest place on Earth” is covered in pink flowers after rain”