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Hippo Speed

from Mail Online

Bangers and flash: The incredible high-speed pictures that show bullets, marbles and explosions tearing through everyday items

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from the Guardian

Protector of the Giants photographic exhibition

Photograph: Joachim Schmeisser/David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/

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Rhino! (Rhinos are very powerful runners, despite their large/heavy size. Can reach up to 45 mph in 5 seconds, with how much they weigh, they could knock over a safari truck. -Learned this on my safari excursion in the Huluhuwe Resort in South Africa)

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from PetaPixel

Blurred Long-Exposure Portraits Showing Dancers in Motion

The entire series was shot using a Canon 5D Mark II and a 35mm f/1.4 lens, and the resulting photographs were cropped to a 4×5 ratio during post. Each of the images is a simple exposure taken in a very dark room, with a single soft light source shining down on the dancers from above. Wadman used a 3-second shutter speed with his lens stopped down to f/11 (to prevent the depth-of-field from being too shallow, since he was aiming for motion blur rather than out-of-focus blur).

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Bianca the Hippo Memo Holder. Hippo Facts: Scientific name: Hippopotamus amphibius Speed: 30 km/h (On Land, Running) Lifespan: 40 – 50 years Gestation period: 243 days Height: 1.5 m (Adult, At Shoulder) Mass: Male: 1,500 – 1,800 kg (Adult), Female: 1,300 – 1,500 kg (Adult) …….but our Bianca’s made out of plastic and looks after your memos for you so there!