This documentary or portrait shows the preparing for the season in the arctic summer when scientist and tourists come to visit the camp at the Union Glacier. Studiocanoe made a documentary with the touch of a Wes Anderson movie which I like.
The “holiday” season at the South Pole needs preparation and a small team of people from all over the world are setting up the camp. Kitchen, tents, vehicles, roads and a lot of others getting prepared to make living at the South Pole a bit more bearable. Besides learning what’s going on down there, the arctic shows an almost untouched and peaceful world.
A few quick facts about the antarctic:
The Antarctic is home to albatrosses, emperor penguins, seals, whales and a lot of other animals. The ice can be about 4,500m thick and it contains about 75% of all sweet water reserves of the whole planet. The average temperature is -55 Degrees Celsius and once sunk down to -89,4 Degrees Celsius in 1983. The Antarctic remains to be an place which is only open for scientific researches and observation. Let’s hope it stays like that 🙂
Alfredo Moser invented the light bulb that doesn’t need power and is made out of a bottle and water! Image your room has no windows and the sun is locked outside. So what could you do? Cut a hole in the roof? Possible but only a small spot would get light. Cut many holes in the roof. Also a solution but what if it rains? Continue reading “The Bottle Light Bulb provides light for a low-budget”
I’m a fan of the TED Talks and from time to time I watch a Talk. Joe Smith shows in a funny way how to use a paper towel the right way! Continue reading “The small things in life – for example a paper towel”
There are many places around the earth which we probably never seen or only a few people have seen so far. I made a small collection with some really rare views on earth. Enjoy. Continue reading “UPDATE: The beauty of earth”
The YouTube channel MinuteEarth teaches you small interesting things about our planet. They have 16 episodes so far and each of them is approximately 2:30 minutes. Science facts like »Why are leaves green?« or »Why does earth have deserts?« are getting explained in a very easy and nice made way. Continue reading “Learn about our planet with these awesome mini episodes”
Scott Gass is giving us an awesome view on the biggest thing on this planet: The ocean. Roughly 71 % of the worlds surface is water. In the depth there are a lot of different things you probably didn’t know. The biggest mountain or the biggest canyon can be found under the water. Explore amazing facts about the ocean. Continue reading “How big is the ocean? Facts you didn’t know about our oceans”
Since four years the bees are dying in a lot of countries around the world. The reason why they are dying and what the problem is, is still a mystery. The documentary »More than honey« is looking for an answer! Continue reading “More than Honey – The dying of the bees (documentary)”
Our planet is our home – It’s everybody’s home. We need to be aware and take care of our home. The problem at the moment is, we use resources in a wasteful way and we have to rethink this way. Future generations will be grateful. Continue reading “HOME – A film (documentary) by Yann Arthus-Bertrand”