“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"
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"
The unofficial secret menu, that is. Click here to see more ‘secret’ menu items. Exercise caution when ordering. Pictured above: The McFry.Read more "The Secret Menu at McDonald’s"
I decided to let the cat out of the bag to share this, but make sure to prank your friends by sending them one of the fake links if you think they’re in need of an internetvention. Or if they just love the Old Spice guy. Or fighter jets with hot tubs. Or independently wealthy […]Read more "The Old Spice Guy Stages Internetventions Through Fake Websites"
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The video below is a playlist, starting with the commercial. The second video is a behind the scenes documentary, the third is the first test drive, the fourth a world record drive attempt, and the fifth is of the truck melting. The truck was created by Canadian Tire to promote its MotoMaster Eliminator Ultra battery and […]Read more "The Canadian Tire Ice Truck and How It Was Made"
Shawn Farquhar performs on Penn & Teller’s “Fool Us” show. If you’d like to read some theories about how it was done, open the clip in a new window and check some of the YouTube comments. This clip originally went viral when it aired in 2011 and is making the rounds again. |Via|Read more "Card Trick by Canadian Magician Baffles Penn & Teller"
Pilot’s name: Brian Drake. |Via|Read more "Wingsuit Pilot Flies Dangerously Close to the Ground"
While jumping in Moab, Utah, BASE jumper Thayer Healey slammed into the side of the cliff after pulling his parachute. He said equipment failure caused him to lose control and ended up with a “compression fracture of the T12 vertebra, 5 stitches to the eye, 6 stitches to the chin, severely sprained back, wrist and […]Read more "BASE Jumping and Hitting the Cliff"