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The Most Amazing Variety of Marine Life in Palau

99793869 submission Submitted by Paradises on Monday April 23, 2018 @03:05AM Paradises writes: Situated east of Philippines, the islands of Palau are a uncommon oasis in the Pacific Ocean. Palau's waters life is one of the richest and the weather is beneficial so it is a great destination when it comes to scuba diving. The…

UEC Profile: Sébastien Biraud’s Path to the Critical Science of Measuring Trace Gases

He Followed Physics, Flight, Diving, and ‘Toys’ Into Investigations of the Carbon Cycle. This is the second article in a series of profiles on members of the ARM User Executive Committee (UEC). Readying for an ARM-ACME V flight over the North Slope of Alaska in 2015, Sébastien Biraud poses aboard the Gulfstream-159 (G-1) research aircraft…

Great Barrier Reef devastated by warming waters in 2016, 2017, researchers say

Dreaming of someday scuba diving Australia’s Great Barrier Reef? Better move fast. Climate change is threatening what is widely considered one of the world’s natural wonders. New research published in the journal Nature says there was a catastrophic die-off of corals on the reef during a marine heat wave in 2016. “Averaged across the whole…

Oil on Kody the Badger’s flippers

I just made this for Earth Day today this year.  One day, I, Kody the Badger, went to the beach to go scuba diving. And when I got close to the water, there was oil on my flippers. And I found out that there was a oil spill at the beach. And I saw birds…

DIY: Sewing Room Scrap Rug

I was having a hard time picking a rug to use in my new sewing room, when I came across these  TÅNUM runners at Ikea. They're made using leftover fabric (scraps!), from their bed linen collections. I loved the idea that they were made from scraps, and figured they'd be good at hiding threads and…

Ummm can the UK trainers who *wear* TV screens to make running fun come stateside?

Do you love running but find yourself getting bored after you loop through your favorite mix of tunes? That’s exactly why one United Kingdom–based gym chain is taking the best part about exercising indoors (the TVs that make your treadmill seshes not only tolerable but also super enjoyable) and amping up the entertainment value outdoors. David…

Swing Light: Salamandra Kevlar-Carbon Ice Axe Review

Carbon, Kevlar, and craftsmanship produce incredibly light yet robust tools, Elite Climb’s Salamandra ice axes. Every ounce counts in high-end alpinism and ice climbing. Each season, gear emerges with bold headlines touting slight weight reductions. But lightening the load often comes at the expense of functionality or durability. Elite Climb smashes marginal losses in weight…