Also related – Aurochs
I’ve climbed up the shoulder of Mt Rainier to Camp Muir (10,188 ft) and glissaded down; but I should have brought my old snowboard instead like these guys!
This clip brings back some memories for sure. I need to do that hike again.
Two hundred and seventy white garbage bags hang like ghosts in the columned hall of Vienna, Austria’s Museum für agewandte Kunst (MAK) for the exhibition Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty. The piece is by Nils Völker, and is titled after the number of bags present in the installation. Over 1000 precisely installed fans and 45 circuit boards keep their movement on track, helping to rhythmically inflate and deflate the hanging plastic objects.
Not saying this was the perfect bachelor party itinerary, but it was a pretty darn good one. 🙂
K1 Speed cart racing
The Rathskeller – great German food in a classic German beer hall. With live music!
MacNiven’s Scottish Bar – great Scotches and Scottish food – even haggis
Tappers Bar & Arcade – drink beers and play old 80’s arcade machines all set on freeplay
Nicky Blaine’s upscale and funky cocktail+cigar bar
Claddagh’s Irish pub for whiskey flights
Here’s a little video clip from the afternoon that turned really windy. View was very obstructed due to all the smoke from wildfires. Air quality was actually listed as hazardous – so I didn’t get out much this day.
Turns out you can rent the Villa used in the movie ‘Under a Tuscan Sun’. It’s about $2000-$4000 per night and has a minimum 7 night stay, but it does sleep 20 comfortably. Breaking that down, if you found 20 friends for a week, it would only cost about $1000. That’s not a bad deal.
So, who’s with me for a stay at Villa Laura in Cortona?
Roll you glorious cheese, and the insane people that seek to catch it. All in 4K video.
Tugboat crews easily read a vessel’s size, shape, function, and features, while deciphering at a glance the mysterious numbers, letters, and symbols on a ship’s hull. To non-mariners, the markings look like hieroglyphs.
Hakai magazine on coastal science published a really cool article that helps you decode all the interesting markings, paint schemes, and functions of the interesting and strange things you see on big ocean-going vessles. I had no idea there was so much interesting information – and that paint schemes are far, FAR more complicated than marking water lines. Give it a read.