Tagged With waterfalls

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Video: This drone footage of Angel Falls in Venezuela is breathtaking. Angel Falls is the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall at 979m tall, and it is totally stunning to see the water makes its way down the side of the mountain and disappear into the mystery below.

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Shugendo is an old religion in Japan that started in the 7th century that focuses on a spiritual experience or awakening of sorts with nature. There's more to it then that, of course. But this film by Mathieu Le Lay explores that world and follows Yamabushi monk Kosho Tateishi during his prayer rituals.

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The Anacostia River that runs through Washington DC has historically been known as, well, not the cleanest river in the United States. A new elevated park straddling the river plans to filter the dirty water with a waterfall feature (apparently projected with Frederick Douglass's face). It's the winning design announced today for the city's upcoming elevated park.

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When you first see it, it looks like a perfect rainbow conforming to the contours of the river, trapped inside a waterfall. But then your brain realises that that's not possible. How are there colours in the water? How is there a rainbow at night? It's the trick of long exposure photography. And I can't stop looking at it.

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Winds were so strong on the southern coast of Sydney earlier this week - 120km/h - that waterfalls were running upwards. The water is just being blown up from the bottom. The situation's crazy, especially for those commuters in their ferries.