Hades is Rolling in his Grave… err, Underworld

“Just 12 years after the arrival of the 6 billionth individual on the planet in 1999, humanity will greet the 7 billionth arrival this month. The world population continues its rapid ascent, with roughly 75 million more births than deaths each year. The consequences of a world crowded with 7 billion people are enormous. And … [Read more…]

Halloween-y Post: Do Something That Scares You

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHQ9pWEG9dE&feature=related] (The video gets exciting around the 58 second mark. Hold onto your panties! Oh, and that’s not me. I doubt I’ll ever have the guts to climb such a route. And ignore the awful music.) I have been climbing for a few years now. Every┬ámoment I step up to the gray expanse of cold … [Read more…]