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Boeing 787-9 Amazing Maneuvers

We’ve had the opportunity to fly the Boeing 787-8 airplane from on United’s DEN-NRT route a couple of times over the past year.  Being a passenger in this plane makes for a great flight experience.  Lower cabin pressure means less jet lag.  Larger windows and better luggage bins mean a lighter, airier cabin.   It’s just a much better flying experience.

Now with the new Boeing 787-9, a larger version able to carry more passengers, the bar is set even higher.  Here’s a video of the new Boeing 787-9 performing “out of the ordinary” maneuvers while practicing for the Farnborough UK airshow.  It’s pretty spectacular to see this large of plane, be able to do these things so easily.  Enjoy.

Ancients – Atacama Desert, Chile

The Atacama is one of the driest places on earth.  Because of that, the skies are almost always dark and clear every night.  Here’s a great video from videographer Nicholas Buer which was shot near the small town of San Pedro, Chile.

Roundshot – Amazing Panoramic Images

A Roundshot web camera takes phenomenal high resolution “almost-live” image panoramics.  We ran across one yesterday of Aspen, here in Colorado.  Now you can actually see the slopes of Snowmass, Aspen, Buttermilk and more with panoramic images taken just minutes ago.

The Roundshot web camera captures 66 million pixels of imagery live as it rotates up to 360 degrees , creating an animated panoramic of it’s view in minutes.  And, the image is updated every 10 minutes or less.  In the Aspen image, you can see all the way from Independence Pass, over to and beyond the Snowmass ski area.  

Almost live panoramas are also available of points in Norway, Switzerland, France  Check out others here.

Truck In Norway Goes Over Cliff

This video clip was on our local news today.  A tow truck towing a semi-trailer on a mountainous road in Norway slides out of control over a 200ft cliff with the driver still in the semi.  The semi driver, surprisingly had only minor injuries.  The tow truck driver escaped right before both trucks went over the cliff.  

Rope Swing – Moab, UT

We ran across this very cool video of the World’s Largest Rope Swing, put together by a bunch on a visit to Moab, Utah.  If you’ve ever wanted to swing from a natural stone arch, this will show it’s possible.


Snowboarder Saved by Air Bag

Living in the snow country of Colorado, we’re always acutely aware of the danger of backcountry skiing or snowboarding.  Snow and mountain conditions change constantly, no matter what the weather may seem like.  Being prepared, whether your skiing, snowboarding or just hiking in the backcountry at any time of year is important.  Here’s a video clip shot last week of professional snowboarder Meesh Hytner, near Montezuma, Colorado in the Vail-Summit zone of Colorado.  As she snowboarded down the mountain, she triggered an avalanche.  Luckily, she was wearing an Avalanche Airbag from Backcountry Access and walked away from it.  Watch this amazing video.