“Why do you want to climb Mount Everest?” George Mallory – “Because it’s there.” Alex Honnold is the predominant “free solo” climber around (climbing without a rope) and while he certainly isn’t conquering Mount Everest, the only realistic explanation for why he does what he does is the above quote. Icebreaker: Ascending El Sendero Luminoso […]Read more "Climbing Without A Rope: Extreme Rock Climber Alex Honnold"
The actor stars in a two minute film featuring the Jaguar F-Type Coupe. To see the legendary side of Tom Hiddleston, check out a mock interview he did last year.Read more "Jaguar and Tom Hiddleston: The Art of Villainy"
Creative Director: Marc Atlan Architects: Oller & Pejic Architecture and Moderne Builders Location: Joshua Tree National Park/Mojave Desert, California. 30 minutes from Palm Springs. Area: 145.0 sqm Elevation: 4,000 ft Constructed: 2012 It’s available to rent for professional photo shoots, such as advertising campaigns, fashion, and film production. |Via|Read more "The Black Desert House in the Mojave"
Main photo: © Irwansyah, Indonesia, 1st place, Indonesia National Award. Click on any photo to enlarge. © Chen Li, China, Winner, Open Travel © Cheung Lai San, Hong Kong, 1st place, Hong Kong National Award © Holger Schmidtke, Germany, 1st place, Germany National Award © Holger Schmidtke, Germany, Winner, Open Architecture © Gert van den […]Read more "Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards"
Save the Children UK put together this shocking “Second a Day” video to raise awareness for the Syrian Children Refugee Crisis project and to demonstrate how war can turn any child’s life upside-down. YouTube description: A young girl’s life gets turned upside-down in this tragic second a day video. Could this ever happen in the […]Read more "The Horror of War Could Happen to Any Child"
Below info via Wikipedia’s “Climate of Antarctica”: Condition 1 Windspeed over 55 knots (100 km/h) Visibility less than 30 metres (98 ft) Wind chill below −73 °C (−99 °F) Description: Dangerous conditions; outside travel is not permitted. Condition 2 Windspeed of 48 to 55 knots (90 to 100 km/h) Visibility 400 to 30 metres (1/4 […]Read more "“Condition 1” – The Worst Weather Ranking in Antarctica"
Taiwanese photographer Will Ho came across this stretch of beach in the Maldives Islands that was covered in millions of bioluminescent phytoplankton. When agitated (by crashing waves, for example), these minuscule organisms glow like fireflies. Related: The Glowing Waves of California. |Via|Read more "An Ocean of Stars: Glowing Plankton Lights up a Maldives Beach"