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A basic understanding of search engine optimization will help you promote yourself and your work—and it may even make you a better writer.
Vital Farms is calling bullsh*t on mainstream egg carton labeling. Cage free? Free range? Tell that to the chickens’ faces. The Vital Farms hens are pasture raised, and that means exactly what it sounds like.
To see what all the egg-citement was about, Randal Ford donned a blue jumpsuit and a hair net and headed out to pasture with the rooster’s call. Vital Farms and the small family farms that supply their eggs have a very stringent policy about cleanliness, even in the field.
Over the past year, Saildrone unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) have completed the first autonomous circumnavigation of Antarctica and the first eastbound and westbound crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by an unmanned vehicle. They have discovered a shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico, tracked crustaceans in the Bering Sea, and surveyed fish in the North Sea, eddies off the coast of Africa, and air-sea heat transfer in the Gulf Stream. And—they have spent 147 days intentionally sailing up to, and sometimes into, bands of Arctic sea ice.
An accurate map of the ocean bottom is necessary and vital to the global community. Not only is it important for navigation, but also for fisheries and habitat management, telecommunications, offshore energy, and understanding the ocean’s currents and the physical properties. In July, Saildrone partnered with the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to launch a Saildrone unmanned surface vehicle (USV) equipped with a shallow-water multibeam echo sounder in the Gulf of Mexico to test the accuracy and longevity of the platform.
A 23-foot-long, wind-powered vehicle called a saildrone became the first unmanned system to circumnavigate Antarctica. SD 1020 was equipped with a suite of climate-grade sensors and collected data in previously unchartered waters, enabling new key insights into ocean and climate processes. The 196-day mission was launched from Bluff, New Zealand, on January 19, 2019, returning to the same port on August 3 after sailing over 13,670 miles around Antarctica. During the mission, the vehicle survived freezing temperatures, 50-foot waves, 80 mph winds, and collisions with giant icebergs.
Saildrone Forecast for iOS is one of only a few weather apps to leverage the power of Apple’s Metal framework to animate global and local weather on one beautiful and accurate map.
If the first thing that comes to mind when you think of virtual reality is a room full of teenagers wearing clunky helmets playing video games, you’re not alone. But VR actually has a broad range of applications including engineering, military and space training, entertainment, marketing, and even fine art. Art works and installations have begun to appear in galleries and exhibitions in both virtual and physical forms.
These days, many artists falsely assume that if they put their art online, Google will take care of the rest. Nothing could be further from the truth.
The competition is fierce for a spot “above the fold” on the first page of a Google search result. Many factors go into how search engines rank re...
Sweet Root is a tiny restaurant in Užupis that’s quickly garnering a big reputation. It opened just shy of three years ago, founded by three partners in their early 30s who all had degrees in marketing and business, but were already fed up with the rat race. They all had an interest in food and dreamed of a restaurant that serves dishes that highlight the vast array of ingredients native to Lithuania.
Heather Morris’ debut novel, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, is a harrowing true story at the intersection of life, love, and the camps.
Packaging design company Hatch asked Annabelle Breakey to shoot a series of “portraits” that reflect the ingredients and the playful image of the company. Good Use cold-pressed juices all have cheeky names that reflect the ingredients inside: If Looks Could Kale, Turn Up the Beet, Vitamin Sea, and One in a Melon.
We’re delighted to announce that Michael Prince has joined the Marianne Campbell Associates roster! To get to know a little more about Michael, we sat down for a conversation about what makes a good drone photo, his obsession with found objects, and being in the right place at the right time.
Satellites are capable of measuring an incredible variety of phenomena about the ocean from space: sea surface temperature (SST), sea surface salinity (SSS), chlorophyll, sea level, and winds. But there are limitations to satellite remote sensing. Cloud cover, time of day how often the satellite passes over a particular area, and spatial resolution all impact the quantity and quality of data retrieved from Earth orbit. Saildrone is working with NASA to increase the value of remote sensing data by providing in situ data for satellite calibration and validation studies and algorithm development.
As temperatures rise on Earth, increased air-sea fluxes of moisture intensify hurricanes and monsoons and affect weather patterns causing droughts and floods over land. Early awareness of changes to flux patterns can have a significant socio-economic benefit, however, there are inherent challenges to collecting accurate data due to technology limitations and harsh ocean conditions. In the paper, “Air-Sea Fluxes with a Focus on Heat and Momentum,” scientists discuss a need for a global, integrated observational strategy to measure air-sea fluxes.