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Water, Water Everywhere

For someone who has always lived in arid areas — in Denver at the foot of the Rockies, in the high plains of western Colorado, or in the parched Mojave Desert of California — it’s hard to believe that this is a water planet. 712 more words

Life

Pic of the day


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This dramatic footage shows a huge tornado-like funnel cloud that formed over part of Britain.

The video was captured by photographer Pierre Bisson, 48, while he was out cycling on Sunday morning in Guernsey. 6 more words

Earth

TAKING A TRIP

April 16th in history:

On April 16th, 2004, the cruise ship Queen Mary 2 began its first trans-Atlantic crossing from England to New York.

The sinking of the Titanic in 1912… 63 more words

Today In History

Migrant Dinghy Picked Up Off Dover

“Two men thought to be migrants from Iran have been found floating in an inflatable dinghy in the English Channel”

This is a report on the Sky News website, detailing how two Iranian migrants have been picked up off the coast of Dover. 34 more words

Dover

The English Channel Megaflood And How Britain Became An Island

For much of its 50 million year history, the English Channel—or La Manche if you are looking from the French side—would have looked less like the ocean and more like a shallow valley with criss-crossing river canyons that did not completely sever Britain from the main European continent. 724 more words

Writing

The Chalky Cliffs of Dover

One of my favourite photos in England. The white cliffs of Dover as we sail away on our ferry to France.

Travel

A day in Brighton

Hiya,

So a week and a half ago I went to Brighton for a couple days, and had a lovely time! I mainly went for a concert, plus I’ve always wanted to go to Brighton because I am a  1,629 more words

Britain