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WATCH: Massive Avalanche Causes BC Highway Closure

If you needed any more evidence of just how frighteningly powerful avalanches can be, observe the above video from the British Columbia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure.

According to the Washington Post, the controlled avalanche was set off by transportation officials on Friday, and The Inertia reports that the slide ultimately resulted in the closure of six miles of the highway in the surrounding areas. Watch the video, and then thank your lucky stars for the people who work in avalanche mitigation.

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Baby Bear Video Sparks Drone Discussion
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Baby Bear Video Sparks Drone Discussion

Baby Bear Video Sparks Drone Discussion

This video has sparked quite the convo on Twitter, some finding inspiration in this bear, others upset that the drone capturing the video may have interfered with the wildlife. Here's what people had to say: RELATED: Katmai National Park's Fat Bear Week is Amazing 

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Here’s How You Can Help Those Affected By The California Fires
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Here’s How You Can Help Those Affected By The California Fires

Here’s How You Can Help Those Affected By The California Fires

Currently, in both Northern and Southern California, there are three wildfires burning. These fires have displaced thousands, destroyed thousands of homes, and devastated entire communities. TGR will be donating 10% of our online shop sales this week to the California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund. Additionally, here is a list of verified resources of how you can help: 1. American Red Cross: This non-profit has helped by opening shelters throughout the state for evacuees.

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Watch the Full Video of Anderson Cooper Exploring Nazaré
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Watch the Full Video of Anderson Cooper Exploring Nazaré

Watch the Full Video of Anderson Cooper Exploring Nazaré

For centuries the ancient town of Nazaré was thought of only as a small fishing village along the Portuguese coast, if thought of at all. That all changed in 2011 when big wave legend and surf pioneer Garrett McNamara recorded himself with a GoPro riding down the face of a 78-foot behemoth within spitting distance of the town’s historic lighthouse. Since then, the once quiet town has been flooded by surfers and the town’s economy has been revitalized. Related: Rent or Download Andy Irons: