Daily Archives: May 25, 2011

HD: Super Slo-mo Surfer!

HD super slow motion video of big wave surfer Dylan Longbottom in a 12 foot monster barrel – the first shots of their kind ever recorded. Helps to understand wave proccesses and how they break.

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Chevron chiefs face shareholders after huge $18bn Ecuador fine

Chevron bosses are facing shareholders for the first time since the company was fined a total of $18bn (£11.1bn) by a court in Ecuador over contamination from oil extraction in the Amazon. California’s largest oil company is coming under increasing pressure from institutional investors and … Continue reading

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Worst drought in 50 years along Yangtze

The worst drought in 50 years to hit provinces along the Yangtze River may continue to plague Central China. The China Meteorological Administration warned on Tuesday that little rain is expected in the coming 10 days and highs of 36 … Continue reading

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