Did you hear? According to a recent scientific study, planting one trillion trees is the best (and most economical) way to combat global warming. When trees grow, they store carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to climate change. This article from The Guardian goes into more detail on the study results. By saving and planting more… Continue reading Save The Trees, Save The World
Back in November 2015, I came across an article about a man who planned on trekking across Antarctica alone, without the aid of dogs, machinery, kites, or supply drops. I had been browsing National Geographic en Español when I came across the story. (I couldn’t find the Spanish article, but you probably prefer English, anyway).… Continue reading Shackleton Solo: In Memory of Henry Worsley
Oak Island is cursed, or so they say. Located on the south shore of Nova Scotia, Canada, the island is privately owned by brothers Marty Lagina and Rick Lagina. The Curse of Oak Island - a reality TV series aired on The History Channel - follows the Laginas in their quest to find the hidden… Continue reading Oak Island: Can Places Be Cursed?
In the first actual snowstorm of the season, our area of New York was hit with a winter storm warning, and inches upon inches of snow accumulation. It was snowing since early this morning, and visibility was already limited a little while before I was supposed to be at work. At that point, New… Continue reading Winter Storm Warnings
It's Sunday, and we all deserve a pat on the back. Congrats, we made it through another week! And if you're like me, you're in the middle of winter, and the days have been pretty chilly. New York has been lucky; our winter has been mild, and our "snowstorms" have been pretty weak. It's strange,… Continue reading Top 5 Favorite Landscape Photos