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Barefoot Waterskiing

Here’s an interesting video from National Geographic showing the science behind barefoot waterskiing – and, by extension, waterskiing with skis on.

April 20th

Antarctic Iceberg Implodes

This is just a cool video for your Friday enjoyment. A group of people are in a boat riding past an iceberg in Wilhelmina Bay, Antarctica when the iceberg starts to collapse. The video is about a minute and a half and the sound gets pretty loud at points, so be prepared to adjust your […]

March 9th

Disposal of Surplus Sodium 1947

After World War II, twenty thousand pounds of metallic sodium needed to be destroyed. In order to do this, the War Assets Administration dumped the sodium into Lake Lenore – with spectacular results.

February 28th

Documentary: "A World Without Water"

As water becomes more and more scarce, it has offset political problems throughout the globe. More than a billion people across the globe don’t have access to safe water. Every day 3900 children die as a result of insufficient or unclean water supplies. The situation looks like it is becoming worse as water becomes evermore […]

August 16th

Go for a Skinny Dip and Save a River

New Belgium Brewery, best known for brewing great beer, like Fat Tire and Sunshine Wheat, and for the massive traveling bike carnival Tour de Fat, is also a leader in corporate water sustainability and donating to water advocacy groups. The company’s Skinny Dip campaign helps to promote and provide financial support for groups working to […]

July 7th

World Water Day 2009

Our friends over at EarthFirst.com turned us on to this YouTube video in honor of World Water Day 2009 on Sunday, March 22, and we wanted to share it with our audience as well. “If a community does not have clean water, it is impossible to improve public health in the long-term,” says Steve Commins, […]

March 21st