National Geographic and Facebook plan first presidential virtual reality video for August, featuring Obama in Yosemite

“President Obama will become the first sitting President to participate in a virtual reality video experience,” the White House press pool reported this weekend. “The virtual reality video will feature the President’s visit to Yosemite and include a conversation with Don Neubacher, Superintendent of Yosemite. “The virtual reality film, shot by National Geographic, Facebook and […]

Watch an epic ice fall at Yosemite Half Dome this month

“You’re walking on the Mirror Lake Loop trail, enjoying the sounds of Tenaya Creek flowing by when, suddenly, you hear a loud booming noise! Perhaps your first thought is “rockfall!” and you search the cliffs that surround you. Your eyes land on Half Dome and see the cause of the sound: snow and ice crashing […]