Tag Archives: World

Perspectives: The World’s Islands In Size Comparison

There are many islands on Earth, this video shows some of them from the smallest (Hub Island) to the largest (Greenland). The measurements may vary depending on the source. The islands are placed over North America to have a better perspective of their size with respect to the different states.

MUSIC: (CC BY) sb_helios by Scott Buckley – http://www.scottbuckley.com.au

World Travel: ‘Amazing Places’ In 2020 (Video)

2020 – Year in Review: Best selection from all 34 Amazing Places videos released in the channel in 2020.

Video Timeline: 0:07 1. Garden of the Gods, Colorado, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ga_4v… 0:41 2. Maui, Hawaii, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n58bd… 1:23 3. Bolivia Altiplano & Salar de Uyuni https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hn-p… 1:47 4. Ngorongoro Crater & Conservation Area, Tanzania https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45edd… 2:28 5. Red Rock Country, Sedona, Arizona, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQBvt… 3:00 6. Seychelles Islands https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzeA1… 3:50 7. Dazu Rock Carvings, Chongqing, China https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT73C… 4:16 8. Olympic National Park, Washington, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHsR7… 4:57 9. Socotra, Yemen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga4Dn… 5:40 10. Historic Heidelberg, Germany https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0NWt… 6:01 11. Kauai, Hawaii, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-3vy… 6:32 12. Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXzYK… 7:07 13. 1000 Islands, Canada & USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThxuG… 7:33 14. Around San Pedro de Atacama, Chile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xvnQ… 8:02 15. Superstition Mountains, Arizona, USA https://youtu.be/jkQg1mmJVeI 8:29 16. New Zealand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jypK… 9:04 17. Coyote Gulch, Utah, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhDbs… 9:35 18. Bukhara, Uzbekistan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlCxQ… 10:08 19. Goblin Valley, Utah, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLI6R… 10:40 20. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfxoZ… 11:11 21. Orcas Island, Washington, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BHBZ… 11:44 22. Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan, India https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrBxb… 12:13 23. Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona, USA https://youtu.be/D3cTVN5wsMo 12:38 24. Big Island, Hawaii, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7z8y… 13:16 25. White Pocket, Arizona, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_kOB… 13:42 26. Garibaldi Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcOvQ… 14:17 27. Saguaro National Park, Arizona, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2bjj… 14:42 28. Lahore, Pakistan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUdDK… 15:08 29. North Cascades National Park, Washington, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duGVG… 15:46 30. Around Salta, Northern Argentina https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GWVx… 16:06 31. Glacier Gorge, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCem6… 16:42 32. Buckskin Gulch, Utah, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZf6L… 17:10 33. Tarangire National Park, Tanzania https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMDsM… 17:35 34. Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado, USA

Websites: “WindowSwap” – Look Out Through Someone Else’s Window

Let’s face it. We are all stuck indoors.
And it’s going to be a while till we travel again.

Window Swap is here to fill that deep void in our wanderlust hearts by allowing us to look through someone else’s window, somewhere in the world, for a while.

WindowSwap website

A place on the internet where all we travel hungry fools share our ‘window views’ to help each other feel a little bit better till we can (responsibly) explore our beautiful planet again.

Post-Pandemic: Reopening Companies Into The New Reality (The Economist)

The Economist Editors Picks Podcast logoA selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the business of survival—those companies that survive the coronavirus crisis will need to master a new environment. Plus, how to reopen factories after covid-19 (9:23) and Venezuela’s navy battles a cruise ship, and loses (17:41).

“2020 Sony World Photography Awards” National And Regional Winners Announced

From a New Atlas online article (March 1, 2020):

Adam Stevenson Australia National Award Winner 2020 Sony World Photography Awards
Adam Stevenson Australia National Award Winner 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

One of the largest and most prestigious photo contests in the world has revealed its first wave of 2020 winners. The Sony World Photography Awards National winners focus on the best regional talent across more than 60 countries around the globe.

The 2020 Sony World Photography Awards received a record breaking 350,000 submissions, with 190,000 entries into its Open category. The Open category spans a number of thematic sections, all seeking the best single photograph from either amateur or professional photographers.

See winning photos

Sony World Photography Awards 2020Adam Stevenson won the best Australian photograph with an incredible shot of a Kookaburra watching over the devastation of the bushfires that tore through the country over the past few months. The shot is titled “That’s Nothing to Laugh About” and was snapped with a Iphone X near Stevenson’s home at Wallabi Point in New South Wales.