Obscure sports, a brief history of fossil fuels, "will write for ski swag," and... Dick Van Dyke? Here's the stuff you click this week.
I Can Ride My Bike with No Handlebars:
Those Are 'Shrooms, Dude!
Making Plastic from Mushrooms (Wend)
It's a... headlampternpod?
Headlamp + Lantern + Tripod = Sheer Brilliance (Wired)
Want Some Ski Swag? Use Your Words:
An Essay Contest? An Essay Contest (Backcountry.com)
I Think We're Going to Need Some More Sunscreen:
California's Whales Suffer Sunburn (NewScientist)
Beats Community Service:
Irish Judge Sentences Man to Climb Mountain (Backcountry.com)
In Case You Missed It:
Nikolai Novosjolov Wins Epee Title (ESPN)
Live Like the Other Half:
A Training Plan: for Spectators (Runner's World)
A Brief History of Fossil Fuels:
Never a Dull Moment:
Porpoises Rescue Dick Van Dyke on His Surfboard (Surfersvillage)