I always thought that forests were huge and covered large swaths of the planet…guess not. Makes sense then why climatologists say each one is so important. Pulled from a fascinating interactive – Changing Forests – from the N.Y. Times.
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Archaeologist discover Shakespeare’s original theater
The remains of London’s second playhouse, The Curtain Theatre, could be unearthed in Shoreditch as part of a development by Plough Yard Developments. The Curtain Theatre was home to William Shakespeare’s company, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, before they settled at the Globe and staged several of Shakespeare’s plays including Romeo and Juliet. Despite being immortalised …
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The highest resolution single-shot of Earth ever taken
Mesmerizing timelapse of the Earth is the highest resolution single-shot imagery ever taken of our planet from space. The video and images were snapped by the Russian weather satellite Elektro-L during its orbit 36,000 kilometers above the equator. The images are in 121 megapixels; That’s 1 km per pixel. In the video shown above here, …
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