Tag: united states

Mar 13, 2016

Take a Dream Ride Through Some of the Most Beautiful Trails in the US

Take a Dream Ride Through Some of the Most Beautiful Trails in the US

Follow Mike Hopkins as he rides through some of the most stunning landscapes and trails in the United States including Utah, Nevada, California, Oregon and Washington

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Dec 1, 2015

A Year-Long US Road Trip Where Every Day is Around 70F

A Year-Long US Road Trip Where Every Day is Around 70F

Climatologist Brian Brettschneider created this calendar year long, 9,125 mile US road trip where each day is at or very near 70°F (21°C).

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Sep 23, 2015

Tilt-Shift Timelapse Turns Niagara Falls Into Tiny Tourist Attraction

Tilt-Shift Timelapse Turns Niagara Falls Into Tiny Tourist Attraction

Joerg Daiber gives Niagara falls the tilt-shift/timelapse treatment, turning the popular tourist destination into a miniature version of itself.

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Jul 9, 2015

Picture of the Day: When Expectations Meet Reality

Picture of the Day: When Expectations Meet Reality

A hiker on the Appalachian Trail gets the perfect photo op when he realizes he’s on the section of the trail that matches the cover of his guide book.

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Jul 7, 2015

Every US Highway Drawn in the Style of a Transit Map

Every US Highway Drawn in the Style of a Transit Map

Graphic designer Cameron Booth draws every current and signed Interstate Highway and U.S. Highway in the contiguous 48 states in the style of a transit map.

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Jul 6, 2015

USA Challenges Japan to Giant Robot Duel

USA Challenges Japan to Giant Robot Duel

USA’s “Mark II” challenges Japan’s “Kuratas” to a duel. Japan responds accordingly

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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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Jan 23, 2015

Picture of the Day: Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park

Picture of the Day: Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park

Photograph by GIUSEPPE MILO Website | Facebook | Twitter | 500px Glacier Point, an overlook with a commanding view of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, and Yosemite’s high country, is accessible by car from approximately late May through October or November. From mid-December through March, cross-country skiers can experience this view after skiing…

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Dec 11, 2014

Picture of the Day: Elakala Falls, West Virginia

Picture of the Day: Elakala Falls, West Virginia

Photograph via ForestWander Nature Photography Seen here are the beautiful Elakala Waterfalls in Blackwater Falls State park, West Virginia, USA. Elakala Falls are a series of four waterfalls. The first of the series of waterfalls is 35 feet (11 m) in height and is easily accessible from park trails. The remaining three waterfalls of…

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Sep 3, 2014

Smithsonian Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act [10 photos]

Smithsonian Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act [10 photos]

The Wilderness Act of 1964 marked a historic moment for the American environmental movement: for the first time, land was set-aside for the specific purpose of protecting it from the reach of mankind. The landmark act created the National Wilderness Preservation System, a nationwide system of federally protected lands known as wilderness areas. Today…

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