Nov 06

Man climbs Kilimanjaro with a bathtub on his back

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Irishman Robbie Dowling climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in an achievement that is hardly noteworthy except for the fact the 57-year-old did it with a companion named Sheila on his back. Sheila is a bathtub. Yes, a bathtub, a 26kg bathtub. “It was a very proud moment for me and for Ireland,” Dowling told The Journal, an online …

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Oct 28

Killer whale flings harbor seal 60 feet into the air

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Killer whale flings harbor seal 60 feet into the air A transient killer whale known as T069C appears to have set an unofficial world record for seal tossing, by using its tail fluke to fling a harbor seal an astonishing 60 feet into the air off Port Angeles, Washington.    (The height is listed at …

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Oct 20

How to clean a hydration bladder

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  On a day-to-day basis, staying well-watered feels like a Herculean task (name one person who gets their eight glasses a day without fail). Add in an arduous hike or bike ride and a moldy hydration bladder that makes your water taste like the inside of a sock, and you’ve whipped up a foolproof recipe …

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Sep 26

The 4 most dangerous mountains in the world

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This weekend, the big blockbuster movie Everest will arrive in theaters, giving mainstream audiences a look at what it is like to climb the highest mountain on the planet. The film’s plot centers on the notorious 1996 climbing season, which was famously chronicled in Jon Krakauer’s classic mountaineering book Into Thin Air.  RELATED: ‘Everest’ starring …

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Jul 20

World Champion surfer gets attacked by shark in Jeffreys Bay South Africa

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Professional surfer and three-time world champion Mick Fanning was attacked by a shark during the J-Bay Open Sunday off South Africa, prompting organizers to cancel the competition.Fanning, 34, was not injured but video footage shows the shark emerging behind and splashing beneath him, as he senses what’s happening and scurries around to avoid being bitten, …

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