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Tumblr Thread: Grasping The Age of The Appalachians

For most people, geology is pretty uninteresting. Considering the vast ages of comparable piles of rocks shouldn't be that captivating, but then of course tumblr has its way of making seemingly boring details extremely interesting. For instance here's a tumblr thread about various sciences judged on their lickability.

Tumblr thread on ages of Mountain ranges in America | archosaur-automaton Rockies are new, young and virile and fresh Laramide orogeny, tall and lanky teenagers on geological scale Appalachian mountains are old, formed hundreds millions years ago before dinosaurs walked Earth. They are ancients, elders, witnesses half billion years life coming and going.
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The final part of the Madangad climb is on these precarious-looking steps hewn out of the side of the mountain. They must make one think: "how much do I really want to see the top of this thing?" At least there seems to be a bit of rock to act as sort of a guard rail for... some of it.

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14 Frosty Times The Mountain Was Victorious Over Failing Humans

What we have here, is a fine and mighty, ice-coated display of shredders getting shredded, by the unforgivable, raw power of Mother Nature. And ain't she one cold mistress sometimes. Respect to the folks in these moments of fail for pushing themselves through all manners of snowy madness. 

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win video man skis off mountain
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Sometimes it feels like life's never-ending cavalcade of misery will crush us all and  can only hope that the sweet embrace of the afterlife will..

Oh, you mean, there's hope? 

Yes, there's hope. Take this skier who went off a mountain and survived. If he can make it, why can't we? 

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Jogging in the French Alps would be the only upside to jogging.

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The first bit of the Megavalanche is really more about dodging all the fallen racers squirming in the slush to get back on their bikes. Jamie Nicoll shows that’s no easy task, as he goes down twice in the first two minutes of the mass-start downhill. Nicoll still managed a 7th place finish.
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The Mountains of Mouthness is an interactive experience featuring MONT-EIN and MONT-DEUX, two friendly mountains loudly reciting tweets from around the world. The users can tweet to the mountains using certain hashtags or mentions and have it read back to them in realtime. You can also visit this world from the same URL by using a smartphone to have a 360 degree VR experience as one of the villagers living below the mountains.

So now you can do this instead of homework. 

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beer comes from this mountain
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Or do you have to throw it back into the mountain like the one ring?