18 Truly Remarkable Photos Everyone Needs To See

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on December 10, 2016 by theboldcorsicanflame


A turtle riding a jellyfish.

The world is genuinely full of amazing things, some that you could never have imagined existed if you didn’t see them with your own eyes. Discovering them, one wonder at a time, is what makes life so exciting.


10 Breathtaking Photos of the World’s Greatest Landscapes

Posted in 2016, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on December 9, 2016 by theboldcorsicanflame




The Athabasca River meanders through foliage at the foot of the Canadian Rockies.


National Geographic’s new book,Greatest Landscapes, takes readers on a spectacular visual journey from one majestic view to the next.


12/06/2016 — New Earthquake progression map — Which way does the Earth really “move”?

Posted in 2016, astronomy with tags , , on December 7, 2016 by theboldcorsicanflame

December 2016

This stream is showing the past 48 hours of USGS reported earthquakes + the last 50 EMSC reported earthquakes internationally.

No voice in this video unless a large earthquake strikes.

Marker height off the globe = depth into the Earth.

The feed may show double earthquakes in some locations due to both USGS + EMSC agencies reporting the events.

When an earthquake strikes, you will hear a rumble, ding, and a bell toll. The bell will toll the number of times = to the earthquake which occurs. (example : M4.0 will ring 4 times).

The most recent earthquake has a green placemark / flag on it.

Download the full version of earthquake3D here (cost: $20 USD):


Free version here:


NASA photo reveals a startling 300-foot-wide rift in Antarctic Ice Shelf

Posted in 2016 with tags , , , on December 5, 2016 by theboldcorsicanflame


Rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf as seen from a NASA aircraft on Nov. 10, 2016.

The breakup of the massive Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica is getting closer and will eventually produce an iceberg the size of Delaware prowling the Southern Ocean, according to new NASA data.
On Friday, NASA released an astonishing new image taken by researchers flying above the ice shelf on Nov. 10 showing the crack is getting longer, deeper and wider. Scientists think it will eventually cause a large section of the shelf to break off.

Lake of the Clouds, Pure Michigan

Posted in Uncategorized on December 5, 2016 by theboldcorsicanflame

Breathtaking as usual. Best photos love them. Thank you

nomadruss in words and photos

It’s time for winter, the trees to be barren, and within themselves. Before that, one last moment for Autumn, when the leaves true colors shine bright.

rbt_4940-edit Lake of the Clouds in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness

rbt_5219-edit The Carp River Inlet of the Lake of the Clouds 

rbt_4950-edit The young woman reading Thoreau

rbt_5005-edit Fall Reflections 

rbt_5051-edit Preparing for the long silence 

rbt_5078-edit Autumn along the shores of Lake Superior 

rbt_5094 Autumn’s Trees

rbt_5226-edit Morning has broken, Lake of the Clouds, Michigan

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Weather Alert: Western half of US Get Ready for the Big Freeze

Posted in 2016, Uncategorized with tags , , , on December 3, 2016 by theboldcorsicanflame

Australia: A Record Number Of Corals Just Died At The GREAT BARRIER REEF

Posted in 2016 with tags , , , , , , on December 2, 2016 by theboldcorsicanflame


Greg Torda, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the natural wonders of the world, a massive wall of skeleton and rock built by tiny soft bodied polyps.

For all it’s magnificence, the underwater masterpiece has been struggling lately. Warming ocean temperatures, opportunistic herpes infections, and pollution threaten the reef daily.

Now, researchers from Australia say that the Great Barrier Reef has just endured the worst bleaching event in history, with some significant losses.

“Most of the losses in 2016 have occurred in the northern, most-pristine part of the Great Barrier Reef. This region escaped with minor damage in two earlier bleaching events in 1998 and 2002, but this time around it has been badly affected,” said Terry Hughes, Director of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.




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