Posts filed under “Travel”

Google Maps Ocean Edition

Google Maps ocean collection includes six of the world’s most incredible underwater spots, including coral reefs (and their inhabitants) in Australia, the Philippines and Hawaii. This imagery is available to millions of people through the Street View feature of Google Maps and in our Street View Gallery at: maps.google.com/ocean.

These images were collected by our partner, The Catlin Seaview Survey: http://www.catlinseaviewsurvey.com
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Category: Science, Technology, Travel, Weekend

Traveling Today

  I am off to Vancouver, where I will be speaking at the Agora Financial Conference.  Ironically, I was originally scheduled to travel yesterday, but that got changed a few weeks ago. Perhaps there was still some residual disturbance in the force form that scheduling. I will be back in NYC at the end of…Read More

Category: Travel

All 135 Space Shuttle Launches at Once

Grand Finale 2010-12

Grand Finale 2010-11 from McLean Fahnestock on Vimeo.

A High Definition video work by McLean Fahnestock.
Finally complete following the last launch of the space shuttle in July!
Please visit my website- mcleanfahnestock.com

Category: Science, Travel, Video

The Europeans Are Different Than Us . . .

I am back from my Northern European sojourn (at least I am — my luggage is a different story). It was an interesting trip, and I plan on taking all of my notes and cobbling together something coherent out of them. In the meantime, a few observations regarding the macro circumstances. • I was amazed…Read More

Category: Economy, Travel

Spaceships Relative Sizes

Click to enlarge: ˜˜˜ Source: Supernova Condensate

Category: Travel, Weekend

Greek Tourism Feeling the Strain

Despite worries over the debt crisis, Greece drew a record number of tourists in 2011, but this weekend’s vital election could short circuit that growth.


June 14, 2012

Category: Travel, Video

65th CFA Conference

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I will be spending the next few days appearing at and attending the 65th annual CFA conference in Chicago. (For those of you who know what happens when I travel, you have been warned!)

The conference site has lots of goodies: You can stream the event; see the full schedule; get bios of all the speakers.

My panel is this:

9:00-10:10 a.m.

World Debt Crisis: Endgame Scenarios and What They Could Mean for Investors and the World

Anatole Kaletsky, GaveKal
John F. Mauldin, Millennium Wave Investments
Barry L. Ritholtz, Fusion IQ
David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.

• How the effects of deleveraging will increasingly shape the economic environment and policy decisions
• What effects unforeseen outcomes and behind-the-scenes factors are having on the eurozone crisis
• How emotion and instinct can be our worst enemies in extreme market conditions

 

and I am definitely planning on seeing these:

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Category: Markets, Psychology, Travel

Shawn Reeder: Yosemite Range of Light

Category: Travel, Weekend

Political Hacks, New Jersey Turnpike Edition

We interrupt our usual programming for this brief rant about some of the political hacks of the world: The intertubes are abuzz about this high moderate speed run of 30 hot cars down the New Jersey Turnpike to Atlantic City. (See e.g., N.J. State Police Investigating Sports-Car ‘Death Race’) and this NJTodayOnline video). The politicians…Read More

Category: Legal, Politics, Really, really bad calls, Travel

Riding the Booster (enhanced audio by Skywalker Sound)

From the upcoming Special Edition Ascent: Commemorating Space Shuttle DVD/BluRay a movie from the point of view of the Solid Rocket Booster with sound mixing and enhancement done by the folks at Skywalker Sound.

Courtesy of NASA KSC Weather Office

Category: Travel, Video