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holy cow! is that real?
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TOS wrote: holy cow! is that real?


I have my doubts too, but if it isn't, it's a good representation of nature :p

If real, the camera is attached to a boat, and the orca is chasing it. And you can see the trail of the boat before you see the whale.
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ukimalefu wrote:
TOS wrote: holy cow! is that real?


I have my doubts too, but if it isn't, it's a good representation of nature :p

If real, the camera is attached to a boat, and the orca is chasing it. And you can see the trail of the boat before you see the whale.


i really, really want it to be real

i'm not even going to google it
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TOS wrote:
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TOS wrote: holy cow! is that real?
I have my doubts too, but if it isn't, it's a good representation of nature :p

If real, the camera is attached to a boat, and the orca is chasing it. And you can see the trail of the boat before you see the whale.
i really, really want it to be real

i'm not even going to google it

My guess would be not real. The orca would be swimming madly. We would see his tail moving up and down vigorously at his rear.
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found the video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tau8up04Igo

It looks a lot smoother on video, but you can still believe it's fake if you want. It still looks awesome.
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This thread is awesome !
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OK, so real, still seems weird not to see the tail fin going in that particular orca, yet see it on the rest in that video.
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Kirk wrote: OK, so real, still seems weird not to see the tail fin going in that particular orca, yet see it on the rest in that video.


That's because you're looking at the whale from the front. When you view it from that angle, you see the face and not the tail end.

For example, in this front-angled photo of a dog you also do not see the tail.

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This thread gets more awesome.
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But please PLEASE PLEASE mention the location if you can.

An Google image search got me this article on the Hong Son Doong (cave) in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park of Vietnam.

Here is a photo-essay on this cave.
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DEyncourt wrote: But please PLEASE PLEASE mention the location if you can.

An Google image search got me this article on the Hong Son Doong (cave) in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park of Vietnam.

Here is a photo-essay on this cave.


not ure where it is, but i do know it's very far away

maybe uranus
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This channel is da bomb.

No, seriously. It's declassified high-speed captures of nuclear tests.
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this is abalone

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Abalone shells, particularly the pink ones, are gorgeous up close, even before polishing ;)
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As a matter of fact it's all dark.

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I didn't know Earth Girls Are Easy was a nature movie.
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TOS wrote: apparently not


I thought it looked like Alaska. Yeah, some of the harbours there are in fjords, and they get real deep as soon as you go a few feet from shore.
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why texting and walking can be dangerous

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TOS wrote: why texting and walking can be dangerous

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At least that guy was smart enough to run. I probably woulda been like "hey big guy, want some of my sandwich"?
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holy crap that's so wild

someone message dan and ask him how common that sort of thing is
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Pariah wrote:
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At least that guy was smart enough to run. I probably woulda been like "hey big guy, want some of my sandwich"?

No, running is very bad. It can cause the animal to reflexively give chase and attack. Back away slowly while making yourself look as big as possible. Hold your arms over your head, yell, take off a jacket and wave it around, etc.
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spotted: apparent "automated ground crew" for use aboard space-x landing barge

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TOS wrote: spotted: apparent "automated ground crew" for use aboard space-x landing barge

space-x thingie


we’ll let Reddit name it for us


oh no...

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ukimalefu wrote:
TOS wrote: spotted: apparent "automated ground crew" for use aboard space-x landing barge

space-x thingie


we’ll let Reddit name it for us


oh no...

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Dunno... I could see a "Unimatrix 001" making the cut.
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