A short video of crazy people cycling around the world.
Candide Thovex having another one of those days in his home resort.
The French professional skier filmed himself skiing through the resort Val Blanc in France.
A fascinating documentary about Weberman and his obsession with Dylan is on YouTube in full. He's the obsessed stalker who Bob Dylan physically assaulted in 1971 because he had been harassing his family.
An amazing interactive map (created by Cameron Beccario) of the world’s wind patterns. The data used, is collected by the US National Weather Service’s Global Forecast System.
Click on the links at the bottom left to change the map projection, overlay (ocean currents etc).
This is from a brilliant kids tv show we've just started watching:
James Kelly, pro skateboarder, showing off on his local roads.
Crash at about 2:20.
Robert Popper called into a religious TV show.
Visited the £10m FloWave wave research facility. This is a video of them showing off with the pool.
You can see the computer controller paddles around the circumference of the pool which are used to produce any types of wave motion required for testing.
Apparently a 58 year old woman was in a rush somewhere and didn't stop for the opening bridge.
Academy Award-nominated animator/filmmaker Don Hertzfeldt answers the question of what it would look like if THE SIMPSONS went far, far into the future!
Tommorrow (8th August) marks the return of the South Queensferry Burryman. Covered entirely in prickly burrs from the burdock plant a man walks about for 12 hours. No-one really know the reason why.
John Nicol, the previous burryman said: "It's verging on some sort of bizarre psychedelic experience, by the end of it you don't know what's going on."
Thingful.net is a search engine for data logging devices which are connected to the internet (sometimes these devices are collectively called the 'internet of things').
Interesting distribution of gamma radiation detectors in Europe:
An insight into the 2014 Highland Trail Race - UK's toughest bikepacking race along an uncompromising 550 mile route through the Highlands of Scotland.
Started as a practice run for races such as Ride the Divide, the Highland Trail has become a established challenge of it's own. It may not be as long, but the terrain and weather more than make up for it.
Maybe next year..if not the race..then maybe the route.