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Do you ever watch a short video that just gives you goosebumps and makes you go “YEAH! I live here!!!” This works for me. Shot all around Vancouver, not all of the Lower Mainland, but closer in – from the city and up towards Squamish direction. Angles you don’t usually see unless you are in the air or out on the water. Places you may not have seen, but they are close, really close, to downtown Vancouver. This is the North Shore mostly. This is MY home! Welcome, please come visit! Aerial Demo Reel 2013 from Alterna Films on Vimeo. And if that wasn’t enough to showcase the wonderful place we live, here is a media piece about a video put together by a 15 year old kid on the beauty and fun to be found in Howe Sound, the treasure our fabulous North Shore lies on.
This is a repost from the web, and was doled out on a Facebook Page I subscribe to – Bikers Against Texting. Both Bikers & Drivers (to understand our mind set) please take the time to read each of the ten “Most Common Motorcycle Accidents & How to Avoid Them” 10 Common Motorcycle Accidents And How To Avoid Them August 12, 2013 - By Wes Siler Riding a motorcycle is dangerous. Luckily, bikes also give you the best possible tools to avoid crashing — incredibly powerful brakes, obstruction-free vision, excellent handling and very gripy tires. Here’s how to use those tools, and your very own brain, to avoid an accident. Motorcycle Safety: Want to reduce your odds of dying in a crash? Get educated. New riders should complete a basic rider course from the MSF or similar while advanced tuition is available at race tracks. It can be cheaper than you …
I watched a video on a friend’s Facebook yesterday it had a big impact. I went hunting for the original video and found it on the PBS Frontline website – A Class Divided. The site hosts the original documentary filmed in 1968, clips as well as commentary and follow up interviews. I’ve always been fascinated by group dynamics/mentality and have a tendency to shy away from organized groups from anything right down to group motorcycle rides because of what often happens to people when they get together in organized groups. Egos come to the front, inhibitions that should be held back may be allowed free rein because in some cases those . We SHOULD have some inhibitions, and we SHOULD contain them in some cases. When an individual gains a degree of control over a group of people, those participants can be directed to act and think in a manner …
I shared this on Facebook earlier, but it was too good to lose. So many things in here sound so familiar….
I love David Pogue, his books are always fabulous and entertaining to read, particularly his photography tips books. Here are ten technology tips that might teach you something new. I learned that the pound key can bypass the voicemail instructions! What might you learn?