Tag: travel

Feb 4, 2015

Chilling Dash Cam Footage Captures Taiwan Plane Crash

Chilling Dash Cam Footage Captures Taiwan Plane Crash

A dash cam has captured the chilling moment that TransAsia Airways flight GE 235 crashed into the Keelung River shortly after take off from Taipei, Taiwan. There were 53 passengers and 5 crew members according to authorities; with 23 confirmed deaths, 20 people still missing and at least 15 survivors. For continuous updates as…

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Jan 29, 2015

Drone Captures Haunting Aerial Footage of Auschwitz 70 Years On

Drone Captures Haunting Aerial Footage of Auschwitz 70 Years On

Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today – 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is now maintained as a World Heritage Site and is visited by thousands of tourists and survivors every year. Auschwitz was the largest camp established by the Germans during…

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Jan 26, 2015

Almost Everyone in this Small Alaskan Town Lives in this One Building

Almost Everyone in this Small Alaskan Town Lives in this One Building

Erika Thompson teaches grade school in Whittier, Alaska, a town where most people live and work in one building, and is only accessible by a miles-long tunnel with limited hours.

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Jan 26, 2015

The Most Beautiful Sky Timelapse You Will See Today

The Most Beautiful Sky Timelapse You Will See Today

Photographer Shane Black and two friends spent two months travelling across the United States teaching photography workshops and exploring the great outdoors in an old Dodge Caravan. The trio travelled across 32 states, visited 13 national and state parks and drove nearly 13,000 miles, capturing jaw-dropping footage along the way. The music is ‘Signaling…

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Jan 13, 2015

The Northern Lights in Real-Time, Ultra HD

The Northern Lights in Real-Time, Ultra HD

Ronn Murray ventured into the cold to capture aurora borealis near Fairbanks, Alaska on 2 January 2015. Murray used a Sony A7S with a Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 lens and DJI Ronin Gimbal Stabilizer. To record 4K straight from the camera he used the Atomos Shogun 4K Monitor and Recorder.

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Jan 4, 2015

Guy Stumbles Across a Luxury Bathroom at a Shell Station in the Philippines

Guy Stumbles Across a Luxury Bathroom at a Shell Station in the Philippines

File this under ‘unexpected’. A guy discovers a lavish public bathroom at a Shell Station in Bohol, Philippines. It doesn’t get more random than this!

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Jan 2, 2015

What it Looks Like When an Entire City Sets Off Fireworks at the Same Time

What it Looks Like When an Entire City Sets Off Fireworks at the Same Time

For NYE 2014, the city of Manila decided to set off all of their fireworks at the same time—across the entire city—creating an unforgettable audio-visual experience. Here’s what it looked and sounded like from the tallest building in the country.

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