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Friday, May 20, 2022

Best Travel Photos

 

The Pitons, St Lucia (2,618ft/798m)

An unmistakable sight in St Lucia, The Pitons are one of the island's best-known views. The two volcanic plugs are now covered in a dense green jungle and the Pitons – Gros Piton and Petit Piton – are home to no less than 245 different plant species, including eight rare tree species, and 27 bird species, five of them endemic.

Editor's Pick

 PJ of the day:

YESTERDAY I WENT TO THE WORLD’S TINIEST WIND TURBINE EXHIBITION.

Honestly not a big fan.

Links to explore:

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/surface-temp-tops-60-c-satellite-images-show-101651343166998.html

https://news.sky.com/story/nasa-releases-audio-recording-of-a-black-hole-and-it-sounds-like-a-hans-zimmer-score-12606800





Thursday, May 19, 2022

Best Travel Photos

 

Kirkjufell, Iceland (1,519ft/463m)

We've all heard of Everest and Fuji, and while these peaks are mesmerizing in their own ways, Kirkjufell in Iceland is altogether more ethereal. The gorgeous mountain can be found on the island's western coastline, an area defined by crystalline fjords, geothermal pools and dynamic waterfalls. And while it might be the smallest on our list, it's the most photographed peak in all of Iceland due to its incredible beauty and the Northern Lights that often dance in the night sky above.

Editor's Pick

 CB Science Club link for the day:

Travel to the center of the planet Uranus


PJ of the day:


MY FRIEND WAS A STRUGGLING ARTIST UNTIL HE DECIDED TO JUST DO SCULPTURES.

He made over six figures last year.


Fact of the day:


Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Best Travel Photos

 

Overall winner: Vladimir Alekseev, Solar eclipse

Another of Alekseev’s eclectic but consistently enchanting captures of the natural world is this timely shot of the total solar eclipse, taken in Svalbard on March 20, 2015. A blizzard and thick cloud cover had threatened to eclipse the eclipse, with the weather clearing just an hour before the astronomical event.

Editor's Pick

 Links to explore:

https://fortune.com/2022/05/10/tiger-global-hedge-fund-loses-17-billion-tech-sell-off-history-biggest-dollar-decline/

 

https://www.deccanherald.com/international/world-news-politics/calling-men-bald-counts-as-sexual-harassment-uk-tribunal-rules-1108905.html

PJ of the day:

CAN ANYONE TELL ME WHAT OBLIVIOUS MEANS?

I have no idea.


CB Science club link of the day:

Amazon deforestation threatens newly discovered fish species in Brazil


Fact of the day:



30 min heart-opening yoga flow

 


This video belongs to the Yoga with Kassandra YT channel and CB doesn't endorse this video. 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Best Travel Photos

 

Overall winner: Vladimir Alekseev, Volcanic eruption

The accomplished photographer, who works as an editor and photographer and has been published in several travel and geographic magazines, has headed up more than 50 photo-research expeditions including in his native Russia. His winning portfolio also included this spectacular eruption of Plosky Tolbachik Volcano in Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula, taken at dusk to amplify the glowing magma.

 

Editor's Pick

 CB Science Club link of the day:

An extinct rat shows CRISPR's limits for resurrecting species

Fact of the day:


PJ of the day:

MY DOG SWALLOWED A WHOLE BAG OF SCRABBLE TILES SO WE TOOK HIM TO THE VET TO GET HIM CHECKED OUT.

No word yet.


Link of the day:

MY DOG SWALLOWED A WHOLE BAG OF SCRABBLE TILES SO WE TOOK HIM TO THE VET TO GET HIM CHECKED OUT.

No word yet.

30 min sun salutation yoga

 

This video belongs to the Yoga of Kassandra YT channel and CB does not endorse it. 

Monday, May 16, 2022

Ancient Indian Architecture

 


Best Travel Photos

 

Overall winner: Vladimir Alekseev, Arctic fox

This beguiling shot of an Arctic fox was captured during a blizzard on Spitsbergen, part of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard. Vladimir Alekseev, there on an expedition, was charmed by the way the beautiful creature almost merged with the environment. And the judges were so impressed with this and the rest of the Russian photographer’s portfolio, they crowned Alekseev their overall winner.