Erden Eruc circled the Earth, which is not that big of a deal anymore. Except, Erden Eruc circled the Earth using only a bike and a rowboat, powering his entire trip with his own legs and arms. (I guess he’s at a gas station just to tease himself?) And it took him 1,026 days. Words: Nick Heil. Photos: Ryan Heffernan.
Want to go on an adventure? But also want to get there without a car? Well, stop being so picky! You want to “breathe clean air” and “recycle,” too, I bet.
Despite all that—which you should ignore—we’re here for you with a list of the the top 10 public-transportation-powered adventures that do not require a car.
“No ducks were harmed in the filming of this video.”
Yeah right, ask the duck.
I wish news here was this awesome. Ours is total bullshark.
This Is Slightly Uncomfortable To Watch, You Should Watch It of the Day: Today co-host Karl Stefanovic is back doing what he does best: Making everything awkward. (Good stuff starts @ 1:38.)
Success. 3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and a terabyte of footage. Distilled into a minute.
Perhaps swimming was dancing under the water, he thought. To swim under lily pads seeing their green slender stalks wavering as you passed, to swim under upraised logs past schools of sunfish and bluegills, to swim through reed beds past wriggling water snakes and miniature turtles, to swim in small lakes, big lakes, Lake Michigan, to swim in small farm ponds, creeks, rivers, giant rivers where one was swept along easefully by the current, to swim naked alone at night when you were nineteen and so alone you felt like you were choking every waking moment, having left home for reasons more hormonal than rational; reasons having to do with the abstraction of the future and one’s questionable place in the world of the future, an absurdity not the less harsh for being so widespread.
Jim Harrison, The Man Who Gave Up His Name
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So…you can buy high heeled mountain boots.
7 more tips on camping with your high maintenance girlfriend…
The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.
Run to the East: Outside’s Online Editor Joe Spring, and a group of movie making gurus, release their documentary film this week. Prepare to be floored.
News headlines all over the West reinforce negative stereotypes of Native Americans. They live in communities associated with drug use, alcoholism, and random acts of violence. In these societies defined by loss, a lack of infrastructure, substandard education, and addiction have led to despair. But that isn’t the entire story. A pocket of hope lies in the sport of running. Endurance running has long been a key spiritual element of Native American cultures—one through which individuals can demonstrate strength and resilience. Its importance has declined as modern problems have emerged, but many still preach its benefits. Through endurance running the next generation can learn mental toughness, the value of proper nutrition, and the gratification that comes from winning.
It probes one important question:
Can these high school seniors use running to beat the odds and earn a scholarship to a prestigious college?
Film inspired by Joe’s story in The New York Times called Running from Despair.