Why You Can’t Just Swim Straight Across the Ocean | The Swim

BEN LECOMTE IS SWIMMING MORE THAN 5,500 MILES ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN — AND FROM THE GET-GO, THIS WAS NEVER GOING TO BE EASY. IN ORDER TO COMPLETE HIS JOURNEY, BEN NEEDS A MAP TO NAVIGATE STRONG CURRENTS, EDDIES, AND EVEN TO ADJUST FOR THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF THE EARTH. JEREMY: Continue Reading

Do You Love Swimming Pools in Summer? Let Us Ruin That for You

How’s your summer going? Did you spend a lot of time in the pool? Have fond memories of the ol’ swimmin’ hole? Well, let me retroactively ruin them. Pools are gross. The thing about water is some pathogens absolutely thrive in it. Harmful viruses, bacteria, and protozoa can be transmitted Continue Reading

History of ice-skating (pt.1)

According to Roman Wilfand, Director of Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia, this winter is going to be colder than those winters we have got used to for the past decade. Many are desperate about it. But here at Mind Palace (Chertogi razuma) we have decided to live this winter to the Continue Reading