Located in Krausnick, Germany (60km south of Berlin) is Tropical Islands Resort, where the temperature is always 26°C/78.8°F. It’s inside the largest free-standing hall in the world, which was originally built to produce transport airships before its company went bankrupt. A Malaysian company bought the hangar, transformed it and opened the “tropical paradise” in 2004. […]Read more "Gigantic Indoor Tropical Beach Resort"
Directors James Balog and Jeff Orlowski witnessed 7.4 cubic km of ice breaking off of the Ilulissat Glacier in Greenland while working on James’ Extreme Ice Survey project. The sheer size of this is hard to comprehend from the video, but as you’ll see near the end of the clip, it’s described as if “the […]Read more "Largest Glacier Breakaway Ever Caught on Film"
It’s believed that it makes this sound to fend off predators (awwww) and attract mates (awwww); poor little guy probably just wants to be left alone – hope it didn’t mind this bit of filming that’ll raise awareness to its threatened species status. Filmed in South Africa by wildlife photographer Dean Boshoff. |Via|Read more "The Desert Rain Frog is a Living Squeaky Toy"
Water-powered jet packs started showing up in 2009 and are quickly moving up a lot of people’s bucket lists to try. I just hope when I get around to it my experience is like this video and not like the FAIL clip you’ll see in the first related link below. Related: JetLev-Flyer, the water Blob. […]Read more "Be A Human Dolphin With The Flyboard"
In case you missed it, a meteor streaked across the sky over central Russia on Friday before exploding about 30-50 kilometers high and scattering across the Urals region, damaging close to 300 buildings and injuring over 1,000 people. Reuters News Clip: Discussed By NASA Planetary Sciences Director, Jim Green. Also talks about the unrelated DA14 […]Read more "Explaining The Russian Meteor"
Check out this owl that passed through a Ford grille while the truck was traveling at 60 MPH. THOSE EYES. At the 0:45 mark, look closely at the left of the middle grille bar – it looks like the force of the owl cracked it and the plastic snapped back into shape after the collision, […]Read more "Why You Up In My Grille?"
Imagine seeing this coming towards you. As residents in the town of Onslow (North-Western Australia) prepare for a tropical cyclone, they got to wake up to this red dust sandstorm. It was created by huge amounts of red sand and dust picked up by strong winds in the Indian Ocean. Also known as a haboob. […]Read more "Red Dust Wave/Sandstorm Hits Australia"
Sarah Jessica Parker, is that you? |Via|Read more "Hurricane Horse Sandy"
Feel as if you’re skiing in the mountains, kayaking through some crazy rapids, or riding a wave. Another great video from GoPro for their latest HD camera, the GoPro HERO3 Black Edition. Song: OVERWERK – Daybreak (GoPro HERO3 Edit). |Via|Read more "It’s As If You’re There – GoPro’s Latest"
Click either photo for more. Ermahgerd, if you’re unaware, is just a silly way of saying “Oh My God” and any words that follow are typed/said in the same silliness. |Via|Read more "The Greatest Ermahgerd Meme Animals"