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Niagara Falls Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before July 23, 2013

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 Niagara Falls is (or rather are) a sight to behold, and while capturing the falls from a boat or one of the overlooks is impressive enough, why not take to the air? That’s what YouTube user questpact did, creating the video above using his DJI Phantom quad-copter and GoPro Hero 3.

Although they’re not particularly tall, every minute (on average) about four million cubic feet of water makes its way over the crest line of Niagara Falls. Located on the Niagara River and serving the natural purpose of draining Lake Erie into Lake Ontario, the combined falls that make up Niagara boast the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world.

Extreme Firewood Stacking December 29, 2012

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Firewood keeps you warm, when you’re cutting, hauling, splitting and stacking it, in addition to when you actually burn it. Now that the Winter weather is really here, it is time to reflect on how some other folks have gone beyond just stacking up wood to keep warm. .

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How To Properly Stack Firewood – Yellow Bullet Forums. Click for more examples of Extreme Firewood Stacking

What are the most surreal places one can ever visit? – Quora December 19, 2012

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Travelers from all over the world post their most memorable places here.

Monument Valley

(1) Travel: What are the most surreal places one can ever visit? – Quora.

Mt. Everest – In Incredible Composite Detail December 18, 2012

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This gigapixel image of the Khumbu glacier was captured by David Breashears during the spring of 2012, from the Pumori viewpoint near Mount Everest. The Khumbu Icefall is clearly visible here, and one can easily see the hustle and bustle of Everest Base Camp below.

EverestClick the image to enter gigapixel navigation, then use the controls at the bottom of the screen to zoom and pan and find climbers on the glacier and around the base camp tents, which will give you perspective on the scale of what you are viewing.

via Khumbu Glacier – Mt. Everest – The Glaciers of the Himalayas.

Spectacular Ice Caves in a Swiss Glacier November 24, 2012

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 British adventure photographer Robbie Shone descended into the Gorner Glacier near Zermatt in Switzerland to capture spectacular pictures of ice caves

via British photographer Robbie Shone explores beautiful ice caves in a Swiss glacier – Telegraph.

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