Antarctica’s Taylor Glacier Appears to Be Bleeding with a Five-Story Crimson Waterfall

May 17, 2013 by  
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There are some phenomena in nature that inspire tears of joy, some that spark a sense of awe, and then there are those that send chills up your spine. The Taylor Glacier in Antarctica, which was discovered in the McMurdo Dry Valley in 1911, appears to be bleeding. The bright red waterfall, dubbed “Blood Falls,” is nearly five stories high, and it seeps through a crack in the ice. Geologists first believed that the color of the water came from algae, but the hue is in fact caused by a small body of water containing a hidden lake of microbes . Read the rest of Antarctica’s Taylor Glacier Appears to Be Bleeding with a Five-Story Crimson Waterfall Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antarctica , atlas obscura , blood , blood falls , extremophiles , Iron , lake , mcmurdo dry valley , microbes , red , slate , taylor glacier        

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Rent and Trade LEGO Sets with Pleygo’s Mail-in Service

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Get ready, LEGO addicts: Now you can rent LEGO sets with Pleygo ‘s innovative mail-in service. Sign up for their exclusive LEGO club by registering for one of their low-cost plans, and you’ll have full access to their wide, ever-growing collection. From Duplo to Friends to Star Wars LEGO sets, there’s something for every one in your family. And even though sets’ age limits say 5-16, who’s really checking? LEGO doesn’t have age limits! Find out more about this awesome site here . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Duplo , Friends , Lego bricks , LEGO building blocks , lego collection , LEGO collections , lego mail order , lego rental service , lego sets , mail-in lego , pleygo , rental lego , star wars        

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Reclaim x2: NYC Designers Team Up to Create One-Off Works with Proceeds Going to Sandy Storm Relief

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Voltaic Celebrates Bike to Work Day with Portable Solar-Charging Trailer You Can Rent!

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Today is National Bike to Work Day , and all across America, people are ditching their cars and trucks for a cleaner, healthier journey via bicycle. Our friends at Voltaic Systems joined in the fun  to support NYC’s Bike to Work Day , and it’s no surprise that they added their own solar-powered flair to the day’s festivities. Company staffers decked out a commuter bicycle and with a custom-built bike trailer carrying 60+ Watts of portable solar panels, 180 Watt hours of charging capacity, and lots of connectors to charge up smartphones, tablets and even a MacBook, in an effort to show New Yorkers how much fun can be had when human and solar power are combined. Read the rest of Voltaic Celebrates Bike to Work Day with Portable Solar-Charging Trailer You Can Rent! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bike commuting , bike to work day , bike trailer , solar charger , solar panels , Solar Power , voltaic systems        

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