Please forgive my ignorance on this. Can anyone tell me what the bright colored areas are, especially the yellow? Flowers?
Is it just me or does that seem kinda dangerous? Tons of people below them and they are awfully close to each other’s parachutes.
I’ve seen places like this both from the ground and the air. As an amateur home tinkerer, I can go to my local ag/yard supply company and be completely overwhelmed by what I see as I go from row to row of rocks of
The highest point in Madeira is Pico Ruivo, at 1862 meters (1.8 kilometers). It’s Portugal’s third highest mountain. So yea, I’m guessing it can definetly have an impact on low altitude cloud systems. Especially being in the middle of the Atlantic.
> the magnitude of the debris removal task [$5 billion](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rescue_and_recovery_effort_after_the_September_11_attacks_on_the_World_Trade_Center#Handling_of_cleanup_procedure), just to sort and remove the debris according to the Wiki page.
[Nothing is Something worth doing](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tVs_R8-WT0).
If anyone’s interested, the recent helicopter crash was into a pub, visible on the far side of the river adjacent to the 4th bridge from the right. [River visible to the right](http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/71497000/jpg/_71497668_cluthat_shaw.jpg)
Thank you for not being just another photo of the Space Needle.
It was not damaged because no big battles took place there. Krakow is the only major Polish city that escaped destruction.
[A lil’ history](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Sofia_in_World_War_II): The most severe bombing of Sofia ever occurred on March 30, 1944. Some 370 American heavy bombers flew ovver Sofia destroying 3575 buildings. Over 3000 high explosive bombs and 30000 incendiary bombs were used. There were 139 people killed. The casualty
I was very intrigued when I first saw them on google earth. It was a low rez image, a couple of these circles alone in the middle of nowhere. It looked a bit like a big water treatment plant. Thankfully there were some images
No. It’s fake tilt-shifted. Someone applied a blur effect in photoshop which vaguely approximates the effect of tilt shifting.
I lived in Cape Town for 4 months and never quite managed to figure out the geography of that city.. In most cities you have a vague sense of north/south etc, but cape town confuses the dick out of me.
About $3000/month for a 1-bedroom. http://www.pcvstliving.com/pages/apartments.asp
A mosh pit death from almost 500 meters up? That’s a cool way to go out.
Ah I remember this place!! Thanks for the unique view!!
Definitely Toronto. It’s impossible to take a picture without a crane in shot.
Exactly. The Southern San Francisco bay. It’s one of the largest salt ponds in the world. The largest in the US, I believe.
Correct…here’s a[ cool video](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ja6Zju2W_XY) on it.
If you like Mount Hood, try this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6xVyTTLsqM If you’re in the area you can fly with waveguru. His contact info is in the Youtube comments. Edit: The glider is doing ‘figure 8 turns’ and steadily gaining altitude by riding the updraft caused by