The Presurfer

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Achtergrond: Jay Huang (cc)

Kroonkurkblues

Sitting around with your friends killing a couple of six packs of beer trying to think of different means to open your next drink is pretty funny.

Journalist verzint zandstorm

Romanian news reporter Adrian Boioglu was left red faced after he was caught faking a sand storm live on TV after turning up too late to capture the real thing. The bungling reporter convinced an assistant to stand just outside the camera shot and kick sand towards his direction. He was caught out however when a cheeky, or shockingly bad, cameraman let those watching at home in on the secret.

Foto Flickr cc Stephan Geyer

Zeldzaam

At least 100 species go extinct every day. That’s how this amazing video by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore begins. And there’s no better way to grab someone’s attention. The will give you a brand new appreciation for what we stand to lose if changes aren’t made immediately.

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Lekker rustig poepen

When you gotta go, you gotta go. And answering nature’s call is certainly what the builders of these remote outhouses seem to have had in mind. Often situated in incredibly scenic locations, some of these outhouses also seem highly precarious, looking like they’re about to topple over a cliff at any minute.

Was this positioning chosen in the name of ventilation? Who knows.
Marvel at 13 of the loneliest latrines on earth.

Spelen in de virtuele zandbak

Augmented Reality isn’t just about flashing Google Project Glass alerts up in your line of sight, it’s also about getting your hands dirty with some mediated reality thanks to an Augmented Reality Sandbox project by UC Davis.

The handiwork of researchers at the W.M. Keck Center for Active Visualization in the Earth Sciences, the digital sandbox uses a projector and Microsoft Kinect sensor to track the contours of the sand and overlay a real-time topographic map complete with virtual water flow.

Foto: Sargasso achtergrond wereldbol

8 Lesser Known Crowded Islands From Around The World

When you think of islands, wide, pristine beaches and uninhabited jungles typically come to mind. These 8 lesser-known islands probably used to be like that once – but today, they have developed into entire towns. Islanders often have problems due to congestion in these settlements, and tourists from time to time come to enjoy the special charm of crowded islands.

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