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Snow Cover from Space

Ever wonder what the land looks like when it’s covered with snow? The video above shows the snow coverage over North America over several winters. Watch the time scale as it switches from month to month, year to year and the snow accumulates and melts off. Pretty amazing the extent to which the continent is […]

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Birth of an Iceberg

Images taken by the Envisat satellite show a massive iceberg breaking off the Petermann glacier in Greenland to become the largest iceberg in the northern hemisphere. The break occurred in August 2010. The animated image below shows the break occurring over several days.

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Ganges River Delta

4 Amazing Satellite Images of Earth

From Wires Magazine: Ten years ago on March 1, the European Space Agency launched an 8-ton satellite called Envisat that would deliver back to Earth some of the most beautiful images of our planet taken from space. Since then, Envisat has orbited Earth more than 50,000 times and has lived twice as long as planned. [Wired]

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Video: Bonsai Burma

This is a cool little time-lapse video shot in Burma. A tilt-shift film, shot by Joerg Daiber in Rangoon (Yangon), Kalaw, Inle Lake, Mandalay and Bagan in Burma (Myanmar).

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Baffin Bay, Canadá (NASA Terra-Modis)

A Trip to Baffin Island

Baffin Island: A Skier’s Journey EP2 [Season 2] from Jordan Manley Photography on Vimeo. This is a video produced by Jordan Manley Photography which follows 5 skiers on a spring time trip the the  Fjords of Baffin Island, Canada.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Video)

Traffic in Frenetic HCMC, Vietnam from Rob Whitworth on Vimeo. The video above, Traffic in Frenetic HCMC, Vietnam, went viral soon after it was uploaded by photograher Rob Whitworth 2 months ago. We just found it, and we like it!

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Mysteries: Racetrack Playa

Even in a age when we can pack a computer in our pocket and see into the inner workings of atoms and the far reaches of space, and robots are folding our laundry, there are still a few things right here on our planet we don’t understand. One such thing is Racetrack Playa in Death […]

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The Most Unique Deserts On Earth

There are some dry places on our planet. Some places receive less than 250 millimeters of precipitation per year which is less than is needed to sustain most plant and animal life. These places are called deserts. The link below shows some of the most unique deserts on earth including the Lencois Maranhenses, in Brasil, […]

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Giant Tree Drifting in the Ocean (photo)

An amazing image of a huge tree that washed ashore in Washington State last year. Click through to the source link for the full story on the log and the conditions that can cause a gigantic tree like this to end up in the ocean. Can you imagine paddling around in a canoe or kayak […]

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Earth to Earth? (photo)

Click the photo below to go to a small gallery of Alien looking places that are actually right here on plante Earth.

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