The Alpinist (2021) on Netflix is the story of Marc-André Leclerc, a free-spirited mountaineer who embarks on daring free-solo climbs. Leclerc climbs treacherous snowy mountains all alone, with no rope or way of contacting others. There is no room for him to make a mistake as he faces many risks such as avalanches, loose ice and rocks, and losing his footing.
Devastating and deadly wildfires are caused by climate change and accelerate climate change. The San Francisco Bay area wildfires in 2020 were sparked by the electrical grid, owned and managed by Pacific Gas and Electric. While in Australia, the size and heat from the wildfires there expanded the ozone hole and increased temperatures in the… READ THE REST
"Like flowers growing in concrete cracks, skateboarding always finds a way." — Nestor Judkins, Salad Days of Skateboarding. The capacity for bodies to create art with movements that seduce and defy gravity is a global phenomenon. I am talking about skateboarders and their brilliance, bravery, and community-building capacities. As posted in Thrasher Magazine, SkatePakistan, a… READ THE REST
I just finished watching "The Starry Night Toad," a new documentary by First Nations Frontline. The Starry Night Harlequin toad, thought to be extinct since 1991, was reintroduced to the world in late 2019. "The indigenous Arhuaco community of Sogrome in Colombia, which shares habitat with the toad, first invited the scientists to research the… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Commuting is kind of the pits. There's no good way to sit in traffic or on an unsafe bus (and helicopters are out of the option, even if you're filthy rich.) If only there… READ THE REST
It can feel unbearable to go outside when it's cold unless you have the proper gear to withstand chilly temperatures. Your average coat might not cut it unless you're willing to shell out hundreds for a down feather piece. Alternatively, a heated jacket can use electricity to keep you toasty, and all you need is a power… READ THE REST
Thanksgiving recently ended, but that doesn't mean kitchen items and stoves will receive a break. Over the next month, kitchens of all shapes and sizes will bustle with activity as people scurry to prepare holiday dishes. Of course, sweets like pies, cookies, and cakes will litter the list of holiday-gathering favorites. But more savory dishes… READ THE REST