A quick round-up of the week's best links.
A profile of 11-year-old climbing prodigy Ashima Shiraishi.
Who says it gets too cold in Colorado for winter bouldering? Not this guy.
Start saving your pennies. A $500,000 trip to Mars isn't out of the question.
The latest video from Red Bull features gliders and skydivers.
How much money do track and field athletes make?
GoPros + Quadcopters + Mountainbikes = This video
A profile of climber Chad Kellogg as he attempts a speed record on Everest.
Meet America's new top dog.
Where in the world are all of the container ships?
The first cave art, found in a prehistoric living room, was better suited for a bathroom.
Merritt spouts off on Pistorius.
An Olympic marathoner's tragic weakness.
Health and Fitness
Coffee drinkers live longer, as long as they don't do a bunch of other addictive stuff.
How does training affect your perception of pain?
Skechers owners get their money back.
Healthy food is a better deal than junk food, if you measure it a certain way. (And, of course, you're close to a place that sells it.)
World's oldest backpacker heads to Europe.
Design and Tech
A laser for measuring your cycling output.
How does photography connect us to the world?
A window into the photography of Gordon Parks.