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PEI From the Space Station

Commander Chris Hadfield of the International Space Station has become somewhat of a sensation for the stunning photographs he posts on his Twitter feed. Here is a shot of PEI, where you can clearly see our famous red soil. Advertisements

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Batshit Crazy Batman

Wingsuit / BASE-jump athlete Alexander Polli does the never before done—a tactical flight through a narrow cave on a rugged mountainside. The flight starts with a jump from a hovering helicopter, Alexander reaches speeds of 250 km/h (155 mph) while … Continue reading

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Something Fishy About St Helena

The island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic is most well known as the location of the final exile of Napoleon Bonaparte. Recently, Cmdr Chris Hadfield spotted something fishy about the island and snapped this shot from the  Space … Continue reading

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Back From Jamaica

We arrived back from Jamaica a few days ago, but it took me a while to get back into blogging mode. Here’s a couple of photos to show we took while away. On the plane ride down, we were advised … Continue reading

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I’m Famous

I have appeared on the latest update to Google Street View  in Halifax Nova Scotia. Last summer, while my youngest son was performing as a British Highlander from 1869, I took a break and went into town for a beer. … Continue reading

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Amazing Eyes

Suren Manvelyan is an Armenian photographer who has been working professionally since 2006. His latest project has been the human eye. There is a gallery of his work at Photography Served.

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Machu Picchu at 15.9 Gigapixels

Macchu Picchu has captured our imagination since 19111 when Hiram Bingham’s photographs and description first reached our eyes. Fast forward to 2012 will all of the advances in photography and digital technology, and we have the 15.9 gigapixel photograph created … Continue reading

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Fearless Photographers

Three photographers, Franco Banfi from Switzerland, Jiří Řezníček, from Czech Republic, and Brazilian Daniel De Granville have taken some serious risks to get that ‘great shot’. Take a look:

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I am glad to see you, and yes, that is a dragonfly in my pants. I was bringing the laundry in the other day, and this guy was hitching a ride on a pair of my shorts. I believe this … Continue reading

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What makes a good beach day?

A question that has plagued great minds for years, is exactly how to determine what conditions are most conducive to people heading to the beach. This has been especially puzzling in Australia.   Assessing preferences of beach users for certain … Continue reading

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