Climate Reality Texas Training August 16-18, 2016

Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training is taking place August 16-18, 2016 in Houston, Texas.

You’ll learn

  • The science of climate change
  • How it’s transforming daily life for communities around the world
  • The solutions that are available today
  • Powerful storytelling, public speaking, and social media networking techniques
  • Media engagement strategies
  • Best practices in grassroots organizing
  • How activists like you are building momentum for solutions around the world

Apply now!

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Did Van Gogh Hide ‘Last Supper’ in ‘Cafe Terrace’?

via Huffington Post

“Vincent Van Gogh May Have Hidden ‘The Last Supper’ Within One Of His Most Famous Paintings…it’s possible that one of van Gogh’s most famous artworks [Cafe Terrace at Night] contains an allusion to an even more famous painting: Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper.'”

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Buffalo Lake Effect Snow Time Lapse

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EF5 Tornado Simulation

Fascinating to watch this very detailed simulation of an EF5 tornado.
via Leigh Orf’s YouTube Channel

“Orf, Wilhelmson, Wicker, Lee and Finley (2014). Talk 3B.3 at the Severe Local Storms Conference, November 3, 2014, Madison.”

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Knit a Nest, Save a Baby Bird

From Wildcare: 2014 Baby Bird Nest Craft-along

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’80s Political Flashback

Yes, kids, Chris Cuomo’s father used to be the Governor of New York State!

Governor Mario Cuomo 1986 Rally at the Plaza

Governor Mario Cuomo 1986 Rally at the Plaza

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T-Rex Optical Illusion

I thought this video was kind of lame until BAM! My jaw dropped as the powerful illusion is revealed. I (literally) never saw that coming.
The video is by the talented optical illusion specialist brusspup.
He posts links to materials you can download to make your own T-Rex!

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Security Footage of Sinkhole Swallowing Cars

Security footage showing a sinkhole forming, then swallowing cars on display at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Original story via

Video posted on the Corvette Museum’s YouTube Channel

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Video: Discovery of Steve Jobs’ Lisa Mouse Inside 30-Year-Old Aspen Time Tube

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Vintage Ad for Men’s Wigs

“Custom Wigs for Men” advertisement published in a Hong Kong tourist guide circa 1968.
Ad for Men's Custom Wigs

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