Robert Vinet

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Video » Negative Space

Based on a 150-word poem by Ron Koertge, “Negative Space” is a short animated film that depicts a father-and-son relationship through the art of packing a suitcase.

Source: Vimeo

Music Festivals, Roller Derby, Cure for Ebola, Microplastics in the Arctic, Population Decreasing, Electric Wheels, Recession Fears, Dildo, Newfoundland

Robert’s Newsletter for August 18, 2019

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Napping, They Simply Don’t Care, July was Hot, Expect to Have Miniature Horses on Your Next Flight

Robert’s Newsletter for August 11, 2019

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Video » Hiking the Faroe Islands

As one of the Faroe Islands’ first hiking guides, Rannvá Joensen is part of a community ushering in a new culture of outdoor play.

This video is presented by the Merrell shoe company.

Amazing Video of a Crack Splitting an Antarctic Ice Shelf in Two

by National Geographic

Ted Simon and Sam Manicom Discuss Solo Motorcycle Overlanding

Ted Simon and Sam Manicom, two wonderful blokes with real world overlanding experience, have a wonderful conversation about motorcycling solo all over the world.


A Nation of Fear, Hate, and White Supremacist, This is Exactly What They Want, Breathtaking National Parks, Tiny Apartments in Tokyo

Robert’s Newsletter for August 4, 2019

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Video » Mike Libecki, Loving Life

What’s more important in life than having that bond and connection with the people you love.

Video » Exploring Northern Patagonia by Bike

The video shows some of the advance work that OneSeed Expeditions and Revolución Rides did in the Lake District, Carretera Austral, and Chiloé Island of northern Patagonia.

An Explanation of Why We Ground Electrical Systems

Posted byu/VVillyD on Reddit:

… There are 2 very common myths regarding electricity which are important to dispel at this point. Myth 1: electricity is ‘trying to get to ground or the Earth’. Get this out of your head right now and forget you ever heard it. This is not true and I have heard many stories of people who created harmful situations because they believed this whole-heartedly. Fact 1:electricity is ‘trying to get back to it’s source’.

Myth 2: electricity takes the path of least resistance. If this were true, it would be impossible to connect circuits in parallel, because the electricity would only take the parallel path which has the least resistance. Basic electrical theory and Kirchhoff’s Law tell us this isn’t true. Fact 2: electricity takes ALL conductive paths available to it. …

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