Time lapse satellite images, 1984-2012
jkottke: Working with the USGS, NASA, and Time, Google has built a viewer for satellite image time lapses. Among the images are those of the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, the retreat of an Alaskan glacier, and the growth of Dubai. You can also refocus the map on any other area you want. More info here.
747 cargo plane crash caught on video
jkottke: Yesterday morning, a 747 cargo plane taking off from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan crashed soon after taking off. A dash cam caught the entire thing on video: It is amazing how quickly a powerful and fast jet airplane turns into a leaden hunk of metal.
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"Success is a catalyst for failure"
jkottke: Why don’t successful people become really successful? Greg McKeown explains in The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. Why don’t successful people and organizations automatically become very successful? One important explanation is due to what I call “the clarity paradox,” which can be summed up in four predictable phases: Phase 1: When we really have clarity of purpose, it leads to...
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kottke.org: Children should be allowed to get... →
jkottke: So says education researcher Teresa Belton: The academic, who has previously studied the impact of television and videos on children’s writing, said: “When children have nothing to do now, they immediately switch on the TV, the computer, the phone or some kind of screen. The time they spend on…