Stuff You Should Click On: Week of November 12

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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 (

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 (

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)

–Michael Webster

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