Monthly Archives: October 2014

Video: XPLORE – Saving Landscapes by Capturing them on Film

This video is a teaser-trailer of sorts for a project put together by a team of filmmakers who want to capture some of the world’s most endangered landscapes in order to preserve them for future generations. They took their cameras … Continue reading

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Video: Wingsuit Flying in Reverse

Here’s a novel approach to the wingsuit videos that we’re use to seeing. It takes the standard footage, and runs it in reverse, which certainly makes for a different perspective. Watching the parachute actually go back into the bag, as … Continue reading

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Has the Mystery of Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance Been Solved?

The disappearance of Amelia Earhart somewhere over the Pacific Ocean back in 1937 created one of the most compelling and enduring mysteries of the 20th century. The pioneering aviator, along with her navigator Fred Noonan, were attempting to fly around … Continue reading

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Himalaya Fall 2014: Korean Lhotse Team Prepares For Summit Push

While only one team remains on an 8000-meter peak in the Himalaya this fall, the season isn’t quite over yet. The Korean squad on Lhotse continues to battle poor weather, and unstable conditions, in an attempt to reach the summit … Continue reading

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Video: A Journey on the Trans-Siberian Express

The Trans-Siberian Railway is one of the most classic train journeys in the entire world, covering 9289 km (5771 miles) between Moscow and far-eastern Russia, with branches reaching all the way to Beijing. The video below charts filmmaker Stanislas Giroux’s … Continue reading

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Nat Geo Expedition Goes Peak Bagging in Myanmar

Myanmar isn’t exactly a country that leaps to mind when you think about major mountaineering expeditions, but the country is starting to become a hotbed for adventure, in part because it has allowed limited access to outsiders for some time. … Continue reading

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High-Altitude Skydiver Breaks Felix Baumgartner’s Record for Highest Freefall

Remember Felix Baumgartner? He’s the man who made that epic skydive from the edge of space a few years back, captivating the Internet in the process. At the time, he set a new record for the highest freefall skydive, jumping … Continue reading

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Video: A Journey Through Iceland

Join two friends, Kerrin and Gaston, as they set off for adventures in Iceland. This video captures their journey across the beautiful landscapes of that country, and gives us a sense that we’re along for the ride. The short film … Continue reading

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Video: The Most Epic Flight Safety Video Ever Made

You have to hand it to Air New Zealand, they sure no know to make a safety video that will capture your attention. They released this Hobbit-themed video a few days back, and it is certainly filled with all kinds … Continue reading

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Himalaya Fall 2014: Season Ends on Makalu

Just a brief update from the Himalaya today, where we have received word that the British Tri-Services team has canceled their summit bid, and are now preparing to depart the mountain. It seems conditions on the upper slopes above Camp … Continue reading

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