3 posts tagged science
GoPro: Red Bull Stratos - The Full Story
Felix Baumgartner ascended more than 24 miles above Earth’s surface to the edge of space in a stratospheric balloon on October 14, 2012. Millions across the globe watched as he opened the door of the capsule, stepped off the platform, and broke the speed of sound while free falling safely back to Earth. Felix set three world records that day and inspired us to reach beyond the limits of our realities, and re-imagine our potential to achieve the incredible.
Geography: Lake Hillier
Also known as the pink lake in Australia, Lake Hillier has no decided reason as to why the lake has such a pink hue. It is believed that it is down to the salt content of the lake or possibly red halophilic bacteria in the salt crusts. [Wiki]
Stare at the colored dots on this girl’s nose for 30 seconds, then quickly look at a white wall or ceiling (or anything pure white) and start blinking rapidly. Congratulations, you just processed a negative with your brain!