Category Archives: Adventure/Travel

Sneaking to the top of Shanghai Tower

I admit there’s something about urban exploration that always appealed to me. You can find out more about these guys here.

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Peter Freuchen: Not just your average 6-foot-7-inch-Arctic-explorer-journalist-author-anthropologist

The Dos Equis guy has some competition; his name was Peter Freuchen, and he looked like this: Standing six feet seven inches, Freuchen was an arctic explorer, journalist, author, and anthropologist. He participated in several arctic journeys (including a 1000-mile … Continue reading

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American Cup 2013

The American Cup is being held in the Bay Area this year. Here is what Jason Letman had to say about it: Sailing at this level requires top mental and physical performance as well as top-notch design. The engineers and … Continue reading

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Riding on Sun

Flying from California to New York on just Solar Power. On May 3, Piccard set off from Moffett Field, California in the Solar Impulse, a completely solar powered aircraft and the first plane ever to fly both day and night on … Continue reading

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Batman R&D

There is something remarkably human about this:

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The Reward, by The Animation Workshop

A fun animated video I found today. It’s a piece of student work from Denmark. But be careful, there’s slightly more violence and sexual ho-hah then American audiences are used to (but only slightly, it’s really no big deal.) Big hat … Continue reading

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Love the live-action Angry Birds

People are awesome: Nature is awesome: H/T: Carpe Diem

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World Record Surfing

My knowledge of surfing hovers somewhere around my knowledge of antique silver-wear; which is to say, not very great. Still, I can appreciate this:

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“Is Your Luggage Safe from airport security?”

Not sure I want people knowing about this, but I’ll post it anyway:

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There’s Something Going Down in Antarctica

Our own world is a remarkably un-explored place. Which is odd, considering modern assumptions about the it; which view it as a crowded, overused place filled with traffic, pollution, and a never ending series of Wal-Mart parking lots. Not so. Even the most populated … Continue reading

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