“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 […]
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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|
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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|
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The ram hitting the bike is one thing, but the man standing his ground and corralling the ram when it comes after him is the real beaut.
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