06 Jan '12, 2pm

New blog post from Antarctica: False start on finally leaving McMurdo station for Pine Island Glacier.

New blog post from Antarctica: False start on finally leaving McMurdo station for Pine Island Glacier.

McMurdo (Antarctica), 31 December — That close. We were that close to leaving McMurdo yesterday; literally, a few feet from the airplane. The day started early, but with great promise. Everything was going so smoothly. Everyone showed up for breakfast dressed for the cold weather, our flight lunches were ready for pick-up, transportation was on time and we packed into the monstrous Delta vehicle (a small compartment atop huge tires, designed to span bumps and holes in the road) for the 50-minute drive to Pegasus, the skiway on the McMurdo ice shelf. The only ones ahead of us were the flight crew, the cargo handlers and a few ice runway work crew. This was the last day before the 2-day New Year weekend. We counted ourselves fortunate to be escaping McMurdo and getting to PIG so we could begin sorting our gear and be ready for Monday’s first move onto the ice shelf. As we tr...

Full article: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/fromthefield/2012/...

Tweets

Loss of memory and other brain function can sta...

straitstimes.com 06 Jan '12, 2am

LONDON (REUTERS) - Loss of memory and other brain function can start as early as age 45, posing a big challenge to scienti...

[Blog] Reflections on this season's unsuccessful attempt to drill through Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier.

[Blog] Reflections on this season's unsuccessfu...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 18 Jan '12, 3pm

Christchurch (New Zealand), 18 January — This will be my last entry in this season’s blog. I had hoped to tell a different...

The Bag Hag Diaries: Start the Year with New Shoes!: (@thebaghag)

The Bag Hag Diaries: Start the Year with New Sh...

thebaghagdiaries.com 08 Jan '12, 9am

I had ceased editing my shoe closet. I think this is the hardest to edit-- the shoes. I was first a shoe lover before I be...

Antarctica Cruise Perfect for Adventure Travel Lovers

Antarctica Cruise Perfect for Adventure Travel ...

justluxe.com 03 Jan '12, 9pm

A little back-story: Antarctica was number one on my bucket list. As the last on my seven-continent check sheet, whether t...

[JOURNAL] Time Machine - We're going back to th...

blackhatworld.com 08 Jan '12, 9am

Thanks for clicking on my thread. I keep getting PMs about my last thread , asking to see the video/website I put up. I wa...

Golfweek: Notes: After review, no penalty for Watney: After an up-and-down round on the c...

Golfweek: Notes: After review, no penalty for W...

golfweek.com 07 Jan '12, 5am

KAPALUA, Hawaii – As if the up-and-down round of level-par 73 weren’t enough to leave Nick Watney feeling queasy, more anx...

Walmart wants a conversation on sustainability on its new green blog How about we discuss big box consumerism itself?

Walmart wants a conversation on sustainability ...

treehugger.com 04 Jan '12, 9pm

So Walmart has launched a green blog, The Green Room , "that we hope to develop into a vibrant conversation about helping ...

Updated my blog finally!

Updated my blog finally!

sheylara.com 06 Jan '12, 6pm

I am at the moment dog sitting Basil in Piers’ parents’ house, which I thought is a great setting for starting my blog goi...

Starry Start To A New Year

Starry Start To A New Year

blog.omy.sg 03 Jan '12, 1pm

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 9:39 am and is filed under JJ's Latest News/俊杰最新动态 . You can follow...