In an effort to draw in more participants to the sport, five-time sky diving world champions Fred Fugen and Vince Reffett soared to–and from–extraordinary heights in Australia and bestowed upon us this incredible video.
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It should come as no surprise that the purple is at its most saturated in Asia.
With hundreds of diets claiming to be the holy grail of weight loss, it’s hard to distinguish the legitimate schemes from the frauds. Dieting itself has been around for most of human history, though fad dieting grew increasingly popular at the beginning of the 20th century. Yet for every successful diet plan, there are twice as many that have been disproved or retracted. Here’s a list of some of the most peculiar diets from the past few centuries.
Absurd Fad Diets: The Graham Diet
The Graham Diet grew popular around the 1830’s, when Presbyterian minister Sylvester Graham claimed that it could cure both obesity and squelch the desire to masturbate. Meats and alcohol were on the ban list as, according to Graham, they made humans both impulsive and lustful.
A grand prize winner at the 2012 Vimeo Awards, this film–among other things–reminds us of how we’re not so different from turtles. Enjoy!
This 91-year-old shoemaker has lived in Brooklyn since 1923. In that time period, he’s met all sorts of “soles” and has many wonderful stories to regale. Here’s a snippet.
Retirement affords us many opportunities, one of which is the chance to reflect on the set of experiences that has led us to where we sit today. What, if you looked into the mirror, would you see? Using a handful of seniors as models, photographer Tom Hussey does just that.