Climb THIS: Ice Climbing Competition Structures are Architecture From The Alterverse

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Crazy structures for the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup, including all sorts of overhanging, free floating barrels, and convoluted shapes. We got to see a few of these recently in Ouray, Colorado. Via Gizmodo: Ice-Climbing Structures Are Mind-Blowing Experimental Architecture

Jeffrey DonenfeldClimb THIS: Ice Climbing Competition Structures are Architecture From The Alterverse
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The Coldest Place in the World: Dome Argus, East Antarctica

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NASA recently revealed that a spot in Antarctica just hit a record -135.3 degrees F below zero – that’s cold! In my time at the south pole, the coldest I experienced was -60F – not even close to the record. Fron NBC News: Ice scientist Ted Scambos at the National Snow and Ice Data Center said the new record is “50 degrees colder than anything that has ever been seen in Alaska or Siberia or certainly North Dakota.” “It’s more like you’d see on Mars on a nice summer day in the poles,” Scambos said, from the American Geophysical Union scientific meeting in San Francisco Monday, where he announced the data. “I’m confident that these pockets are the coldest places on Earth.” Here’s a quick explainer video. Me in the South Pole Ice Tunnels

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How To Keep Your Bitcoins Safe As It Goes Mainstream

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When Bitcoin starts being accepted at major real world brick and mortar stores, how are you going to ensure that your Bitcoins stay safe? Bitcoin is not like a physical currency – it exists only in the digital world, and your ownership of your digital store of Bitcoins is dependent on you keeping, and keeping secure your private keys to your walled. As Bitcoins become more mainstream, security will become more and more critical for this digital currency. To help lock it all down, new startup Trezor is making a physical Bitcoin security computer, shaped like a key fob. Here’s the details: TREZOR The Bitcoin Safe. My Bitcoin BTC Address: 1Li4nEywPj42YeW5oGLg96vvPqTW5uvtcW

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An Intense Look at Consumerism.. In High Speed

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http://www.vimeo.com/57126054 From Vimeo: La surconsommation désigne un niveau de consommation situé au-dessus de celui des besoins normaux ou d’une consommation moyenne. Image provenant du film Samsara : Samsara est un mot tibétain qui signifie la roue de la vie, un concept à la fois intime et vaste, qui définit l’âme de chacun. La surconsommation from Lasurconsommation on Vimeo. La surconsommation désigne un niveau de consommation situé au-dessus de celui des besoins normaux ou d'une consommation moyenne. Image provenant du film Samsara : Samsara est un mot tibétain qui signifie la roue de la vie, un concept à la fois intime et vaste, qui définit l'âme de chacun.

Jeffrey DonenfeldAn Intense Look at Consumerism.. In High Speed