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A Fascinating Timelapse of a Banana Slug Cruising Across the Side of a House

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Karl Johanson of Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine has created a fascinating timelapse of a banana slug cruising quickly across the side of a house in Tofino, British Columbia at 20 times its normal speed. Johanson also readily explained what he though was stuck on the end of the slug’s tail. That’s dirt and fir needles […]

The Abandoned Industry Towns Threatening British Columbia's Natural Resources

10 hours agoNews : Vice News

On an all new episode of ABANDONED, Rick heads to BC's northern coast to visit what remains of the region's industry towns.

Member of 856 gang arrested in Hells Angel shooting death

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

Jason Wallace was taken into custody by authorities in British Columbia one day after the gang member's death.

It’s Called Backcountry Skiing… Part 2

Cody Townsend and Elyse Saugstad are back with their second episode of It’s Called Backcountry Skiing. Join them as they ski deep snow, glorious pillows, and big lines in Alaska and British Columbia. Watch It’s Called Backcountry Skiing…Part 2: Did you miss the first film? Watch It’s Called Backcountry Skiing now. Show More Summary

Your guide to opening days for ski resorts across the country

This past week has been a good one for skiers and snowboarders eagerly awaiting the return of ski season. Snow fell last weekend in California, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. In British Columbia, Whistler Blackcomb received roughly 2 feet of snow and the resort’s ski cams showed whiteout conditions in Mid-October. Show More Summary

Music may help make high-intensity interval training viable option for average person

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) In a recently published study, researchers Kathleen Martin Ginis and Matthew Stork studied the attitudes of moderate exercisers towards high-intensity interval training, which they hadn't been exposed to before. Show More Summary

There's an Enormous Natural Gas Seep Along the West Coast

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

From British Columbia to Northern California, planet Earth’s got a case of the toots. A recent deep ocean mapping survey has learned that a geologically-active strip of seafloor called the Cascadia Subduction Zone is bubbling methane like mad. It could be one of the most active methane seeps on the planet. Read more...

UBC research offers faster way to confirm safety of oil and gas pipelines

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) A simple vibration test can help oil and gas companies prevent pipeline spills in a way that is faster and cheaper than conventional methods, a UBC study shows.The study, conducted atShow More Summary

Hunt Report | Mitchell Bushman BC Combo Hunt

Your Name: Mitchell Bushman Your Location: Wisconsin Your Agent’s Name: Russ Meyer Trip Taken: British Columbia combo hunt for moose, caribou, grizzly, and mountain goat Hunt Date: September 18-28 I hunted four days in some tough country for my goat. Show More Summary

Storms lash the west coast of Canada and the US

A succession of storms have brought heavy rain and damaging winds to British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest.

What is the wettest place on Earth?

Those who live along the "wet coast" – which is what people living in Puget Sound or the lower mainland of British Columbia and Vancouver Island affectionately call their home – might think that they live in the wettest place on Earth. Then again, people living in the Amazon rain forest might think that there lush and beautiful home is the dampest place in the world.

British Columbia Breast/IMer Jordan Andrusak Gives Verbal to BGSU

By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Jordan Andrusak, who hails from Victoria, British Columbia and swims for Pacific Coast Swimming, has made a verbal commitment to the BGSU Falcons for 2017-18. Read the full story on SwimSwam: British Columbia Breast/IMer Jordan Andrusak Gives Verbal to BGSU

An Unusually Large Iceberg Broke Off A Glacier And Nobody Noticed

This past summer (winter in Australia), a massive chunk of ice slipped away from a glacier in British Columbia, but no one was there to notice. Using satellite images, a scientist from NASA has now spotted the unusually large iceberg — and he suspects it’s the largest ever seen in North America. More »      

Kirby Tug Leaking Fuel After Running Aground in British Columbia [Incident Photos]

An American tugboat pushing an empty petroleum barge has run aground and is leaking fuel near Bella Bella located on B.C.’s remote central coast. The tug, Nathan E. Stewart, belonging to Houston-based Kirby Corporation, ran aground just after 1 a.m. Show More Summary

Marc-Andre Leclerc frees Titanic on Torre Egger

M arc-Andre Leclerc of Squamish, British Columbia, made the first free ascent of Titanic (formerly 6a A2, now 7b M5 WI4 950m) on Torre Egger (2850m) over two days at the end of September with the support of Austin Siadak of Seattle, Washington, who also filmed. Show More Summary

Canada's New Scourge: World's Deadliest Mushroom

Twenty years ago, residents of British Columbia in northwestern Canada didn't have to worry about the deadliest mushroom in the world. But Amanita phalloides, the "death cap" mushroom, likely hitched a ride on trees being imported into the area to beautify city streets and is now flourishing, resulting in multiple...

A Truly Unusual Iceberg Ripped Apart From a Melting Glacier

This past summer, a massive chunk of ice slipped away from a glacier in British Columbia, but no one was there to notice. Using satellite images, a scientist from NASA has now spotted the unusually large iceberg—and he suspects it’s the largest ever seen in North America. Read more...

Japan’s Mount Aso Had a Yuge Eruption. Yuge!

Mt. Aso in Japan had one of its largest explosive eruptions in recent memory, while Mt. Meager in British Columbia showed signs of awakening. The post Japan's Mount Aso Had a Yuge Eruption. Yuge! appeared first on WIRED.

UBC identifies bacteria linked to acid produced at mining sites

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) UBC researchers have isolated organisms that cause acid-rock drainage in mining operations.'Mining waste is an environmental concern in many parts of the world and currently costs a great...Show More Summary

Snow could reduce need for air conditioning

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) A recent UBC study shows that snow cleared from winter roads can help reduce summer air-conditioning bills.The UBC study, a computer modelling exercise, found directing a building's air...Show More Summary

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