Antarctica

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Image: courtesy of Bob O’Hara, author of Deep Thoughts and Silliness. Vote for me here.

Update: Antarctic Vote Count

Image: Sneer Review. The current Antarctic Trip Vote count is as follows; 6763 – 3075 – 1988 – 1944 – 1262 out of 615 candidates registered. With less than 2 weeks remaining, things are heating up and voting is changing rapidly as previous voters reassign their votes and new voters cast theirs for the first…

Video created by The Sneer Review. Since I have recently developed quite a history of visiting cold and snowy places, often during the winter (remember Morris, Minnesota in January? Or how about Helsinki, Finland in November, then again in February?), I wish to preserve that tradition. I am competing for the opportunity to go to…

tags: nature, birds, Antarctica, emperor penguins, Aptenodytes forsteri, David Attenborough, streaming video This video presents a Nature program that briefly documents the breeding biology of Antarctica’s Emperor Penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri, a bird that nests far inland in the winter months, enduring the worst weather imaginable. Narrated by the incomparable David Attenborough.

Update: Antarctic Vote Count

Image: Sneer Review. The current Antarctic Trip Vote count is as follows; 6544 – 2997 – 1973 – 1938 – 1261 out of 611 candidates registered. With less than 2 weeks remaining, things are heating up and voting is changing rapidly as previous voters reassign their votes and new voters cast theirs for the first…

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Video created by The Sneer Review. Vote for me here.

Update: Antarctic Vote Count

Image: Sneer Review. The current Antarctic Trip Vote count is as follows; 6446 – 2857 – 1955 – 1920 – 1259 out of 606 candidates registered. With only 2 weeks remaining, things are heating up and voting is changing rapidly as previous voters reassign their votes and new voters cast theirs for the first time.…

Image: Bob O’Hara, I Can Has CheeseBurger. . I need your vote to win an essay contest to be the official blogger on a one month cruise in Antarctica. This cruise takes place in February 2010. To vote, you must register your email address on the site and you can only cast one vote per…

Update: Antarctic Vote Count

Image: Sneer Review. The current Antarctic Trip Vote count is as follows; 6351 – 2390 – 1947 – 1915 – 1251 out of 603 candidates registered. With only 2 weeks remaining, things are heating up and voting is changing rapidly as previous voters reassign their votes and new voters cast theirs for the first time.…

A Blue Whale in Antarctica

tags: nature, mammals, Antarctica, blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus, David Attenborough, streaming video This amazing video clip from BBC’s remarkable multi-part TV program, Blue Planet, shows the awesome size of the Blue Whale, Balaenoptera musculus, the largest creature in the sea and the largest creature that has ever lived. Narrated by the incomparable David Attenborough.