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Chasing Storms

@ VOL 20 ON JAN 22, 2013

George Kourounis is a global explorer, adventurer, storm chaser, and host of the Angry Planet TV series. Hold on tight as he shares some of his most dramatic tales and images from numerous up-close encounters with the most dangerous forces of nature from around the world.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 11, 2013.

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Insights from a Higher Perspective

@ VOL 1 ON OCT 24, 2013

Whereas most people became weary of airplanes after September 11th, Bill Fox decided to take up his childhood dream of flying. He became a pilot and then flew over a volcano. While flying over the volcano he learned that living life to the fullest is a lot like being a volcano.

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The Volcanos in Our Backyard


"Auckland's pretty unique, its the only city in the world build on a volcanic field of it's kind."

In The Volcanos in Our Backyard from PechaKucha Night Auckland Special Edition, Ecologist and photographer Alastair Jamieson speaks on the numerous volcanoes that make up the urban and suburban landscapes of Auckland, as well as how the results of their eruptions have benefited the community over the years. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 25th, 2017.  

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Feuer und Flamme – für Vulkane

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 29, 2013

Feurig wird es bei dem Vortrag von Irene Sartoris. Sie ist Leiterin des Vulkan-Hauses Strohn, Natur- und Geopark-Führerin sowie Gästeführerin durch die Eifel. Sie erzählt über Feuerberge, Maare, Magma und Co.

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Construction In Pre-Prep

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 01, 2014

Where in the world can you make block animals, build a home inside a volcano surrounded by lava and get attacked by slime, zombies and skeletons without warning? Try sandbox indie games Minecraft and Terraria, where it is up to you to shape your world. Aman Izad-Ryan invites you to let your imagination loose with stern advice such as the need to explore to discover objects, not to limit yourself to making new things but making things better and if ever you decide to have a mansion, you’ve got to give yourself a library.

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Somnolence au Volant : Soyez Vigilants! - Drowsy Driving: Be Alert!

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 20, 2014

La somnolence au volant tue autant que l’alcool ! Cela vous surprend ? Dans sa présentation, Clémentine François vous expliquera pourquoi nous sommes tous concernés par la somnolence et quelles en sont les conséquences pour la conduite ou l’exécution de tâches à risque. Vous découvrirez également comment des lunettes, développées à l’Université de Liège, vous empêcheront peut-être de vous endormir au volant et de faire un accident. Clémentine vous expliquera l’histoire du projet sur lequel elle travaille et qui a permis de concevoir ces lunettes, depuis l’idée jusqu’au processus de création d’une nouvelle entreprise. Sa motivation ? Vous aider et améliorer votre sécurité !

Drowsy driving kills as much as alcohol! This surprises you? In her presentation, Clémentine François will explain why we are all affected by drowsiness and what are the consequences in driving or in performing hazardous tasks. You will also discover how a pair of glasses, developed at the University of Liège, may prevent you from falling asleep at the wheel and make an accident. Clementine will explain the story of the project on which she works and which has led to the development of these glasses, from the idea to the process of creating a new company. Her motivation? To help you and improve your safety!

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Lava Flows

@ VOL 22 ON DEC 12, 2014

Scott Rowland gained his love for the outdoors from the Hawai‘i Service Trip Program, and in college was happy to find a major (Geology & Geophysics) that involved being outdoors. He has been researching and teaching about lava flows at UH for more years than he wants to think about, but never tires of seeing them, flowing or not, in the field.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 11, 2015.

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Iceland: Between Fire & Ice

@ VOL 7 ON NOV 01, 2016

"He's looking into the abyss, He's looking into himself.."

In Iceland: Between Fire & Ice at PechaKucha Night Cambridge Vol.7,  David Ramsay reflects on the shifting landscape of Iceland as the once frozen land begins to thaw and divide. What lures him to dive into the freezing cold abyss of the freshwater fissures? What will he discover about this rarely traversed frozen tundra? Watch and find out.

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Hoedads, Volcano, and Quilt

@ VOL 4 ON NOV 18, 2017

 Howard Horowitz worked with his wife Ann worked as tree planters at Mt. St. Helens after it erupted in 1980. Ann sewed a series of quilt pieces about forestry work while it was happening.

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Volcanic Creativity

@ VOL 152 ON NOV 22, 2017

Based in Kirishima Prefecture, an area of Japan known for its various crafts and products that are produced using pumice from nearby volcano Sakurajima, Tsuyoshi Hieida-san will introduce some of the many creative scenes that have sprung up in areas near active volcanoes.


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The Volcanos in our Backyard

Auckland is the only city in the world built on a volcanic field. You'd be surprised at the benefits! In "The Volcanos in our Backyard" from a special Urban Visionaries edition of PKN Auckland, ecologist and photographer Alastair Jamieson speaks on the numerous volcanoes that make up the urban and suburban landscapes of Auckland, as well as how the results of their eruptions have benefited the community over the years. 

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Conquering Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji casts its shadow over Japan — it has inspired generations to take up the challenge of climbing it. Will you accept? PechaKucha's own Johnny Linnert tells his story of climbing Japan's tallest mountain/active volcano: Fuji-san. In “Conquering Mt. Fuji” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 117 he shows us that, from his experience of climbing up with the mountain with his friends, there is much excitement and trials to endure while on such an adventure.