Tag: travel

September 8, 2014 at 10:40 am

Man Descends 1200 ft Into Active Volcano to Experience Lava Lake Up Close

Man Descends 1200 ft Into Active Volcano to Experience Lava Lake Up Close

Sam Cossman and George Kourounis guided by volcanic pioneers Geoff Mackely and Brad Ambrose become among the first explorers to step foot inside one of the worlds most dangerous and inaccessible volcanoes, Marum Crater. More people have visited the moon than the fiery bottom of this spectacular and deadly place. Ambrym is a volcanic…

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September 5, 2014 at 11:58 am

Astronauts in Space Give Video Geography Tour of Earth

Astronauts in Space Give Video Geography Tour of Earth

Watch Expedition 38 crew members Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio give a brief geography lesson as they hurtle through space at 27,600 km/h (17,100 mph) onboard the International Space Station.

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August 9, 2014 at 3:08 pm

A Timelapse Tour of North Korea Like You’ve Never Seen

A Timelapse Tour of North Korea Like You've Never Seen

Enter Pyongyang is a collaboration between JT Singh and Rob Whitworth. Blending time-lapse photography, acceleration and slow motion, HD and digital animation, they have produced a cutting‐edge panorama of a city still hardly known to the outside world. Below is a FAQ from their video description which provides insight into how the video came…

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August 6, 2014 at 1:37 am

A Restaurant Staffed by Deaf Waiters and Waitresses

A Restaurant Staffed by Deaf Waiters and Waitresses

Signs is Canada’s first restaurant staffed by deaf waiters and waitresses. Patrons are encouraged to use sign language to order and the menu comes with handy icons and a ‘cheat sheet’ to assist you. According to the Toronto Star: In 2006, Statistics Canada reported an unemployment rate of 10.4 per cent for those with…

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July 27, 2014 at 3:41 pm

30 Country Timelapse Tour of Europe

30 Country Timelapse Tour of Europe

One family, 2 cameras, 30 countries, 60 flights, 1000+ timelapse videos, 200,000+ images and almost 20 terabytes of data. An amazing compilation of timelapse videos shot over the last two years by Stan Chang while travelling Europe with his wife and son. How many places did you recognize?

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July 15, 2014 at 12:05 pm

From Tokyo to San Francisco in 83 Seconds

From Tokyo to San Francisco in 83 Seconds

Travel from Tokyo’s Narita Airport to San Francisco International Airport in this timelapse made from over 3,400 separate images. For those curious about that bright object leading the sunrise, that’s Venus! Music is “A Courageous Light Instrumental” composed by Adam Michaels.

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July 6, 2014 at 3:30 pm

This is the First Ride Down the World’s Tallest Waterslide

This is the First Ride Down the World's Tallest Waterslide

At 168 ft and 7 inches, Verrückt (German for ‘insane’) is the world’s tallest waterslide. Set to open this month at Kansas City’s Schlitterbahn Waterpark, riders will have to climb 264 steps to reach the top of this 17-story behemoth. Four-person rafts will reach speeds in excess of 60 mph before ascending a second…

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July 3, 2014 at 1:20 pm

Breathtaking Timelapse Shows Landscapes Shaped by Time

Breathtaking Timelapse Shows Landscapes Shaped by Time

“Shaped by Time” is a time-lapse film by Enrique Pacheco that explore the power of nature through the erosion and ongoing transformations of famous landscapes. – Filmed by Enrique Pacheco – Music by Péter Nanasi – Shot with Sony A99 – Sony A7 and Zeiss lenses by Sony Spain – Motorized Slider by KietaCam…

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June 7, 2014 at 3:47 pm

Adventure, Discomfort and the Richness That Comes with Struggle

Adventure, Discomfort and the Richness That Comes with Struggle

National Geographic photographer Cory Richards reflects on adventure, discomfort and the richness that comes with struggle; as he continues his quest to create photographs that relate a common humanity. Original Still Photography: Cory Richards/National Geographic Creative Co-Director, Producer: Catherine Yrisarri Co-Director, DP, Editor: Rob Finch Assistant Camera: Jamie Francis Original Music: Elizabeth Lim Sound…

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May 12, 2014 at 1:50 pm

This Guy Rode Over 200,000 km and Took a 360 Panorama Everywhere He Went

This Guy Rode Over 200,000 km and Took a 360 Panorama Everywhere He Went

In a once-in-a-lifetime journey that lasted 600 days, Alex Chacon rode a motorcycle through 36 countries, logging an insane 202,690 km in the process. Equipped with a GoPro, Alex took a 360 panorama of everywhere he went, editing the footage into one amazing video that will cause wanderlust for many. You can find hundreds…

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