Reddit ‘Place’ Gives a Fascinating Glimpse Into Internet Culture and Community. *Update: As of 12:59:29 GMT Place has ended What started as an April Fools’ joke has taken on a life of its own.
Reddit’s /r/Place is an ongoing social experiment that provides a fascinating glimpse into Internet culture and community. You Can Send A Postcard From Antarctica Once A Year! An Unbelievable Display By Chinese Youths. Ludwig van Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata ( 3rd Movement ) Tina S Cover. People Are Awesome - Vidéos. Across the USA by Train for Just $213. Turns out, you don’t need a car to see America.
By popular demand, I’ve decided to start a travel planning service specialized in train travel. I’ll answer all your questions, arrange your entire trip, and book all your tickets for a small service fee of $49. Submit your booking request here to get started! Available 2017. Traveling coast-to-coast across the United States by train is one of the world’s greatest travel experiences. The American railroads are reminiscent of a bygone era. Today, the USA still has an excellent rail network for visitors that’ll take you to almost all the towns and cities a visitor would want to see. In December 2011, I traveled from San Francisco to New York by train. Follow me Keep up with my latest adventures The 3,400-mile coast-to-coast train ride takes 4 days if you do it without stopovers.
The train doesn’t technically depart from San Francisco but 20 minutes away in Emeryville. Image via subwaynut.com Image via trainweb.org Day 1 17 hours. Snowboard Flying With a Drone. Dec 21, 2016 Casey Neistat goes snowboard flying with a drone in Finland, and gets way higher in the air than you would think!
75+ Hobby Ideas For Men. Next-Level Coin Stacking by @Thumb_Tani. Twitter user @thumb_tani has amassed a large online following thanks to his gravity-defying coin stacking.
The hobbyist from Sendai, Japan has shared hundreds of his coin stacking projects on Twitter and it’s hard to imagine how some of them manage to stay up long enough to snap a pic! Patience and steady hands are mandatory in an activity like this and his work reminds me of another balancing artist—Michael Grab—whom we have featured (here, here and here) previously. Grab differs in that he uses rocks and stones to balance instead of coins.
Below are some of my personal favorites but you can find hundreds more on Twitter by following @thumb_tani! [via Colossal] David Blaine Does a Few Card Tricks on Jimmy Fallon But Saves the Best for Last. Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting.
Most images found on Reddit; articles from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org. THE AWESOME TRICK WITH TOOTHPICKS. Danny MacAskill’s Latest Adventure Through the Edinburgh Countryside is Awesome. Oct 13, 2016 “Wee Day Out” explores the rural landscape around Edinburgh in a film that sets out to capture the simple fun of a ride in the country with moments of incredible riding and a touch of humor.
Danny pulls off never-seen-before tricks, most of which would normally be assumed impossible on a mountain bike, like leaping onto a single train track, turning a hay bale into a giant unicycle, riding over a cottage, and disappearing into a 6ft puddle. There’s even a cameo from Danny’s dad, Peter. Channels: AMAZING, CREATIVE Tags: · biking, edinburgh, extreme, extreme sports, nature, red bull, scotland, sports, travel. Flawless 15,000 Domino Triple Spiral. Watch This Self-Proclaimed Idiot Hop Freight Trains To Montauk. Two Minutes of Awesome Athleticism. Discover Chile with Jake Blauvelt. Skydiver Jumps Out of Plane With No Parachute and Lands Into Giant Net. Professional skydiver Luke Aikins became the first person to ever jump out of a plane and successfully land on Earth, as he fell back-first into a 30 x 30 meter net set up at the Big Sky movie ranch in Simi Valley, California.
Awesome GIF. Capital - The man who leads with no limbs. The man standing before the stadium-sized crowd held the attention of thousands, in part because of humorous, yet moving, speech about the power of hope.
First-Person POV: Climbing the Tallest Skyscraper in Korea. Apr 12, 2016 Climb with daredevils Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov (On the Roofs) as they scale the 555 m (1,821 ft) Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea.
Scheduled for completion later this year, it will be the sixth tallest building in the world once finished. No Music Needs to Accompany This Amazing Mountain Biking Video. Watch mountain biker Bryn Atkinson rip through this awesome trail in Cairns, Australia.
Here’s the View from the 3rd Tallest Building in Shenzhen. Watch the On the Roofs crew scale the 384m (1,260 ft) tall Shun Hing Square Tower, including the 59m (194 ft) spire on top of the roof. The skyscraper is the third tallest building in Shenzhen, China, and the 28th tallest building in the world. Ice Climbing the Glaciers at the Top of Kilimanjaro. Feb 3, 2015 Late last year, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Will Gadd, ascended to the highest point in Africa, taking matters one step further by climbing the famous glaciers found at the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Photograph above by Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool At 19,341 ft (5,895 meters) above sea level, Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. According to NASA: “Between 1912 and 2011, the mass of ice on the summit decreased by more than 85 percent.
Laso Schaller Sets World Record for Cliff Jumping—at 58.8 Meters (193 ft) TwistedSifter The Best of the visual Web, sifted, sorted and summarized Aug 20, 2015. Teen Illegally Scales Giza Pyramid and Documents the Entire Thing. 18-year-old German teen Andrej Ciesielski recently scaled a 146-meter tall Giza pyramid, sharing photos and video of the illegal climb. The Munich teen was apprehended by police when he reached the base but was later released and allowed to leave the country. The rooftopping/urban exploring teen has previously shared dizzying photos from Hong Kong and Dubai which you can see on his website, where you will also find more photos of his trip to Egypt. The World's Longest Waterslide! By Live More Awesome. 600 foot Insane Rope Swing over SHIPWRECK!!! - in Greece in 4K!