“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"
Haunting, really. Directed by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro. Related: Parallax Technique. |Via|Read more "Classic Paintings Brought to Life Using the 2.5D Effect"
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"
The 2015 WRX STI has arrived: World Rally Blue paint, gold wheels, spoiler and all. The official performance specs will be released on Tuesday, Jan 14th, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. |Via|Read more "2015 Subaru WRX STI Official Photos"
Video created by the Omega Point Project. |Via|Read more "Thought-Provoking Speech by the Late Alan Watts: What is Wrong with Our Culture"
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"