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  • December 19, 2012
    This is a zoomable 2-billion pixel photo of Mount Everest. Well, technically this is a screenshot of that photo, but if you go HERE and click on the picture you can pan and zoom the actual image to your coal-black heart's content. The final composite...was assembled from al... / Continue →
  • October 27, 2011
    This is Mt. Rainier in Washington state casting its shadow on the clouds above at sunrise. You know, because mountains can do that. Also: be brokeback. It's true, I remember seeing a movie about it once. The Notebook maybe? Mt. Rainier is a volcano, climbing to a height of... / Continue →
  • January 4, 2011
    Because Avatar tattoo guy needs a place to renew his vows to his wife (who you better believe he'll make dress like Neytiri), the Hunan Provence (not to be confused with the Hunan Palace, which is right down the street and has an $11.95 all-you-can-eat buffet that can make a gr... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2010
    Mount Everest, at 29,029 feet tall (~5.5 miles), is the tallest mountain on earth (excluding Hawaii's Mauna Kea, which is actually 33,465 feet tall -- only 13,796 of which are above sea level). But it's got nothing on the tallest mountain in the solar system. Nope, Mars's Oly... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2010
    Mount Everest, which I have climbed many times in the past (several times carrying an injured Yeti to their sacred temple), now has a 3G network for climbers to use when they're not freezing their balls/vaginas off. [Nepalese network provider] Ncell claims to have a base stati... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2010
    As legend has it, Saint Bernards used to carry little casks of booze while performing rescue missions in the Alps. The idea was that, when they finally came across an individual in distress, the person could booze it up, providing them with the energy and false sense of warmth... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2010
    China recently decided to change the name of the famous 'Southern Sky Column' in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province to 'Avatar Hallelujah Mountain' in order to honor James Cameron's blue kitteh blockbuster garner some tourism. Clever, China, clever. Avatar has become the most popula... / Continue →
  • October 27, 2009
    Well there's the original three wolf moon t-shirt, a three keyboard cat moon t-shirt, and a three Teen Wolf moon t-shirt, so why not a three Worf moon t-shirt? I have no idea if these are actually for sale, but send me $25 and a blank t-shirt and I'll see if I can't iron one o... / Continue →