Switchbacks Get You Up The Steepest Mountains

Now isn’t that a quote!? I heard this the other day listening to Alie Ward’s 100th episode of Ologies. In just about every episode, Alie will interview an expert about their “ologie.” Just to give you an idea, here’s a smattering of relatively recent ologies: Saurology (Lizards) Acarology (Ticks) Mycology (Mushrooms) Scorpiology (Scorpions) Astrobioliogy (Aliens) […]

Are You Not Entertained: The Amazing Feats of Human Potential

Yesterday, I was watching Diana Nyad’s press conference and it got me thinking about human potential. Not just¬†human potential, but¬†demonstrated human potential. Over 50 years ago, Sir Roger Bannister busted all previously held illusions about human potential by running one mile in less than 4 minutes. Today, the world record sits at almost 20 seconds […]