Tag: nature

Apr 14, 2015

Pro Snowboarder Moves Off the Grid Into 225 sq ft Dream House Surrounded by Nature

Pro Snowboarder Moves Off the Grid Into 225 sq ft Dream House Surrounded by Nature

Mike Basich ditched his 4,000 sq. ft home in the city and self-built a 225 sq. ft dream house off the grid on 40 snow-covered acres near Truckee, CA to be closer to nature. He even has his own chairlift!

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Mar 24, 2015

When It Comes To Food, Ravens Will Not Be Denied

When It Comes To Food, Ravens Will Not Be Denied

Ravens are regarded as one of the most intelligent animals on the planet. See why, as they challenge a bald eagle and outsmart a fisherman in their quest for food. If you found this video impressive, be sure to check out our previous posts HERE and HERE, highlighting the intelligence of corvids, a family…

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Mar 23, 2015

Incredible Timelapse Shows Plant Seed Drilling Itself Into the Ground

Incredible Timelapse Shows Plant Seed Drilling Itself Into the Ground

This is the seed of Erodium cicutarium (stork’s bill or filaree), which upon having contact with water will bore or drill itself into the ground in order for the seed to sprout. Watch closely as the seed will reverse itself several times, possibly to bury itself further in to the ground. Erodium cicutarium is…

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Mar 18, 2015

Breathtaking 5K Timelapse Shows 21 Different Flowers in Bloom

Breathtaking 5K Timelapse Shows 21 Different Flowers in Bloom

4 months and 9,624 photos later, Thomas Blanchard has released his first flower timelapse, shot in 5K RAW. Blanchard explains: “I created this video simply because I love nature. I always found the flower’s timelapses fabulous, but most of the time they are made with a black background. Then I told myself to make…

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Mar 16, 2015

A Breathtaking Timelapse Tour of North American Landscapes

A Breathtaking Timelapse Tour of North American Landscapes

After 4 months, 14,000 miles and 20,000 still images, photographer Shane Black returns with Adventure is Calling II, a beautiful timelapse tour of US and Canadian landscapes (see Part I here). Shane captured the scenes last summer as he travelled across the United States and Canada teaching workshops, shooting whenever he could along the…

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Mar 8, 2015

The Great Hermit Crab Shell Swap

The Great Hermit Crab Shell Swap

When a big, new shell washes ashore, hermit crabs congregate and position themselves from largest to smallest in a vacancy chain where everyone tries to upgrade to a bigger home. An excerpt from BBC’s Life Story Series (episode ‘Home’) and narrated by David Attenborough.

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Mar 6, 2015

Teton Gravity Debut First-Ever Ultra HD Footage of Himalayas Above 20,000 ft

Teton Gravity Debut First-Ever Ultra HD Footage of Himalayas Above 20,000 ft

The aerial cinema experts at Teton Gravity Research release the first ultra HD footage of the Himalayas shot from above 20,000 ft. with the GSS C520 system, the most advanced gyro-stabilized camera system in the world. Filmed from a helicopter with a crew flying from Kathmandu at 4,600 ft. up to 24,000 ft. on…

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