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Roost Of The Year

So it’s that time of the year when Pinkbike holds it’s POTY (Photo Of The Year) competition. 32 of the top photos (I’m assuming that means most viewed) from 2014 go into the octagon and battle it out in a round robin style death match that will see just one image crowned the very, absolute, total bestest. 321 more words


Holiday Dust

At this time of year, many of us are in search of some winter sun, and a popular destination for Brits abroad is Egypt.

Typical conditions in Cairo at this time of year are fairly warm, dry and sunny. 277 more words

Met Office News

Mysterious Plumes on Mars Baffle Scientists, Are Probably Haboobs

I say it’s a dust storm, or a “haboob.” If any of you have read Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson, the dust storms are a semi-important deus ex machina near the end. 47 more words

Tiny Bodies

Jeff's Latest Blog: Riding With Gene When I’m Not Riding With Gene

I couldn’t ride with Gene on our second annual cross-country journey. I had a first grandbaby due in May, an illness forming, and my usual means of fundraising had fallen short. 450 more words

Exotic Earth Photos Part I

Nature Speaks

The lava lake of the continuously active volcano Erta Ale, Ethiopia

Where the Great Wall of China ends
A geyser right before eruption… 37 more words


dust storms are an actual thing.

Israel is a desert. Yeah I know that. But I didn’t know that dust storms existed in the world let alone in the country I’m living in. 291 more words