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Hiker discovers an abandoned town inside Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Sometimes it's easy to take for granted how much land there is in America. Sure, it's harder and harder to find places that haven't been explored, but it's also become easier to forget places that we've already been. Kind of like the entire friggin' town in the middle of Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park. That's exactly what Jordan Liles discovered when he explored the park last y

Great Smoky Mountains National Park – 2013 Year in Review

2013 was a chaotic year for the Great Smoky Mountains. The park experienced, Newfound Gap Road sliding off of the mountain, a record amount of rain in January, an EF1 tornado in June, a much cooler than average Summer, and of course a Government Shutdown. This podcast highlights some of the key events that occurred in 2013 at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Christopher And Merete’s Tiny Dream Home

Sometimes big dreams come in small packages. Nowhere is that more true than in the ‘Tiny Homes’ movement. There are many styles of pre-made homes available to buy, and there are just as many DIY tutorials on making your own and people to be inspired by. I hope this couple, featured at Trendlish, helps get your creative juices flowing. Their little house is economical and energy efficient. It

Beautiful Aurora Borealis

Terje Sørgjerd I spent a week capturing one of the biggest aurora borealis shows in recent years. Shot in and around Kirkenes and Pas National Park bordering Russia, at 70 degree north and 30 degrees east. Temperatures around -25 Celsius. Good fun. Visit my Facebook page tesophotography.com for more information. If you are interested in hiring me or licensing my clips contact me at

Clingmans Dome – Highpoint of the Great Smoky Mountains

© Great Smoky Mountains Association 2012. Clingmans Dome is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the third highest point in the east of the Mississippi, and provides one of the most scenic viewpoints in the United States. This video takes you on a journey through one of the most interesting mountain ecosystems in the country. Feel free to embed or link to our videos

A Man Filmed Heaven For 7 Days. What He Saw Took My Breath Away

This was filmed between 4th and 11th April 2011. I had the pleasure of visiting El Teide. Spain´s highest mountain @(3718m) is one of the best places in the world to photograph the stars and is also the location of Teide Observatories, considered to be one of the world´s best observatories. The goal was to capture the beautiful Milky Way galaxy along with one of the most amazing mountains

Explaining Rare ‘Hole Punch’ Cloud With Rainbow in the Middle

Residents of Wonthaggi, near Melbourne, Australia, were taken off guard by the appearance of a hole punch cloud earlier this week. A hole punch cloud forms over southeastern Australia on Monday. PHOTOGRAPH BY LEESA WILLMOTT, AP Residents of Wonthaggi, Australia (map) snapped pictures of a rare, rainbow-filled "hole punch" cloud on Monday. By the next day, the photos had gone viral with sp

This Isn’t A Normal Road. When You See Why? Your Jaw Will Drop

The world’s most dangerous roadway is Norway’s Atlantic Ocean Road. It has harsh turns and twists, seated right above the Atlantic’s treacherous waters, makes driving on this road feel more like an out of control roller coaster ride. Even a casual drive feels like a thrilling road trip. Buckle up and prepare for the ride of a life time. Would you ever drive on this road?

OMG! Man Climbs Mountain on his Bike!!!

Danny MacAskill is a Scottish trials cyclist, from Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye and that’s exactly where he shot this short film while riding along the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline. Breathtaking!

Incredible Video Shows Volcanic Eruption in Papua New Guinea

A video captured by an Australian couple shows the destructive power of a volcanic eruption. Mount Tarvurvur located in Papua New Guinea erupted on August 29. The event sent plumes of debris and ash thousands of feet into the sky. The volcano continued to erupt for several days afterwards The Australian couple, Linda and Philip McNamara, were on a boat nearby when it erupted again. The vid