A paraglider in the Himalaya and an eagle …

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Check this incredible video of a paraglider, an eagle, an emergy parachute … a ‘landing’ … and finally check what happens afterwards.

I Believe I Can Fly (Flight of the Frenchies)

The ‘I believe i can fly’-trailer. Below, the behind the scenes.

The entire 40 minutes version will be available on 11.11.11 at 11 a.m for download on the video blog Sebastien Montaz-Rosset .

The light bulb conspiracy (documentary)

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Planned Obsolescence is the deliberate shortening of product life spans to guarantee consumer demand.

As a magazine for advertisers succinctly puts it: The article that refuses to wear out is a tragedy of business – and a tragedy for the modern growth society which relies on an ever-accelerating cycle of production, consumption and throwing away.

The Light Bulb Conspiracy combines investigative research and rare archive footage to trace the untold story of Planned Obsolescence, from its beginnings in the 1920s with a secret cartel, set up expressly to limit the life span of light bulbs, to present-day stories involving cutting edge electronics (such as the iPod) and the growing spirit of resistance amongst ordinary consumers.

This film travels to France, Germany, Spain and the US to find witnesses of a business practice which has become the basis of the modern economy, and brings back disquieting pictures from Africa where discarded electronics are piling up in huge cemeteries for electronic waste.

The Story of Stuff gives more information on planned obsolescence :

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Also check their website.

Stella Artois 9 Step – Pouring Ritual

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In Your Arms – Kina Grannis (Official Music Video)

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Using 288,000 jelly beans to create a stop motion animated music video … directed by Greg Jardin and using the body and music of Kina Grannis, this incredible video took 1,357 hours over nearly two years to make. In that time, the production team shot 2,4360 still frames featuring Grannis and thousands of jelly beans.

The making of :

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A Dynamite Blast Frees The White Salmon River

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October 28, 2011 — The White Salmon River in Washington state is flowing again as the nearly 100-year-old Condit Dam was disabled with explosives Wednesday. The reservoir draining took about 2 hours. Further demolition is scheduled in 2012. The event is a significant milestone for river restoration and dam removal nationwide.

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Egyptian Mc Donalds commercial

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Egyptian Mc Donalds commercial

Most dangerous volcanoes on our planet

Infamous Mount Vesuvius : one of the most dangerous volcanoes

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76st anniversary of the Hoover Dam

September 30, 2011 marked the 76th anniversary of the dedication of Hoover Dam. The dam straddles the border of Arizona and Nevada in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River and was dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935. Rising 726.4 feet from its foundation, Hoover Dam was constructed in five years, beginning in 1931 and completed in 1936. Take a look back at its construction and history.

The Ugly the Bad and the Beautiful in Photos

real life monsters

Real Life Monsters

30 amazing moments caught on camera…

“Thou beslubbering swag bellied puttock…” Curse like Shakespeare lol…

We live in a truly breathtakingly beautiful world…here’s the evidence

Cole Rise photography ~ truly awesome work…

Incredible high speed liquid and bubble photography

Pretty girl photographs herself every day for four and a half years ~ the results are amazing…

I’ll leave you with an Elk that’s watched too much Bay Watch!!! Amazing pictures…

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