The Beautiful Bora Bora

Bora Bora

While the name Bora Bora certainly sounds exotic, it’s actually the product of misunderstanding on behalf of the island’s Western explorers. As the Tahitian language does not recognize the “b” sound, the bountiful island’s original name was more likely Pora Pora, however upon its 18th century discovery by the West, it was “Bora Bora” that stuck.

Glass Beach’s Bejeweled Shores

Glass Beach Looking Out

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Beaches usually conjure up images of roiling waves, vast expanses of sand, and an occasional seagull squawking as it combs the shoreline. Yet traipse over to Glass Beach, one of three beaches in Fort Bragg, California, and that image changes. Here, colorful beds of sea glass blanket the ground, its small, smooth “pebbles” bright as gemstones.

Glass Beach Underwater

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A Breathtaking Supercell Thunderstorm In Texas

It took Mike Olbinski four years, but he finally captured a rotating supercell dominate the skies in the central plains of Texas. Not your average thunderstorm, a supercell is defined by its deep, persistently rotating updraft and ability to affect local climates up to 20 miles away. Their potential for complete destruction is real and obvious, as is their staggering degree of beauty.

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