From Reuters: DA NANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - In the mountains of central Vietnam, a colossal pair of hands lifts a golden thread of walkway high above the clifftops, as if the mountain itself has sprouted limbs. “I feel like I’m walking on clouds,” said Vuong Thuy Linh, a tourist from Hanoi. “It’s so unique”. Cau Vang or the “Golden Bridge” in Vietnam’s Ba Na Hills has attracted scores of tourists since it opened in June, eager to see a novel piece of architecture famed for its unusual design. The pedestrian walkway, designed by TA Landscape Architecture in Ho Chi Minh [...]
https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1040924068986449920 From Global News: A video capturing the incredible moment three humpback whales breached in tandem off the coast of Nova Scotia has gone viral — giving the world a glimpse at the large animals at play. The video, captured on Aug. 17, was taken by Edmond Giroux, a passenger aboard a whale tour by Ocean Explorations Zodiac Whale Cruises off the coast of Nova Scotia.
https://twitter.com/MyDaughtersArmy/status/1063793497537503233 From BBCiPlayer: Grief is something that nearly all of us will experience but it's something that most of us find difficult to talk about. Here on Like Minds, we've been finding out what grief is, that it's very individual for all of us and why you don't have to "get over" it. Produced by Rob Brown and India Rakusen
A blue tit's breath is captured as it sings its song in sub-zero temperatures in the city of Petrozavodsk, Russia. https://twitter.com/MyDaughtersArmy/status/1082656841757282305 Mikhail Kalinin, 34, an electric locomotive engineer spotted the chirping bird's condensation rising up out from it's beak with the temperature below -5 degrees celsius.
Dolphin surfing off the southern Californian coast. https://twitter.com/MyDaughtersArmy/status/1083398976630636547
How the extraordinary drone show at the opening of the Winter Olympics came to be. https://twitter.com/MyDaughtersArmy/status/962750461731311617
1,218 Drones were used in a spectacular display at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. From Geekwire: 'The synchronized flight of 1,218 Intel Shooting Star drones broke Intel’s previous record of 500 drones, flown simultaneously in Germany in 2016. The performance also surpassed the 300-drone salute that was pre-recorded with Lady Gaga for Super Bowl LI last year. For the Olympic show, Intel’s drones were programmed to paint the sky with colorful imagery, including the 3-D outline of a snowboarder that morphed into the Olympic rings.'
This baby giraffe is the newest addition to Kansas City Zoo. She was born Friday 2nd February 2017. At birth, she weighed just over 100 lbs and stood at five feet tall. She will soon be named by the same donor who named her mother, Lizzy, seen in the background of the video.
From The Associated Press: 'The clip shows a baby Caribbean reef octopus wriggling out of a flowerlike section of eggs. Almost immediately, the colorless creature’s cells fire pigment, giving it a brownish hue. It waves its tiny arms and shoots off into the water. The Virginia Aquarium spokesman Matthew Klepeisz says their researchers have theorized that the swift pigment flow is either due to the stress of being born or an instinct to camouflage fast.'