More than just flowing bodies of water, rivers have long served as sources of life and sustenance to the communities connected to them. This interwoven relationship is best exemplified in Paradise Valley, home to the Yellowstone river—a river that now lies in peril. Currently there are plans by a Canadian company to mine gold in one of the drainages of the Yellowstone, which means toxic and heavy metals will contaminate the water. This would threaten more than just the ecosystem, but the rural and urban communities downstream that are tied to the river’s flow. The short film Last Call by Tributaries Digital Cinema, not only calls attention to this issue but demonstrates the people closely tied to the river—BBQ & bakery owners, lodge owners, naturalists, fly fishing guides, and even a sitting U.S. senator.
Norwegians have a funny sense of humor. The nation is home some huge mountains, great skiers, and is arguably where death metal started in the early 1990s. Keeping that macabre mood going, today we present you with the 2018 Norwegian Death Diving World Championships. They call it “dødsing,” we call it absolutely nuts. I mean, who else would want to throw themselves off a 10m diving platform and land in the loudest, most painful and least graceful way possible? Upon a little research, this is
Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller - who struggled with fame and addiction - died on Friday at his home in the San Fernando Valley, California. He was 26 years old. RELATED: See Andy Irons: Kissed By God, A Film About Bipolar Disorder & Addiction It's hard not to draw parallels between Miller's story and the conversation about addiction and mental health that millions of people worldwide battle with daily. Miller snowboarded Park City, UT to film for his MTV show 'Most Dope' "I'd rather
This is exactly what you don’t want to happen halfway up a climbing route: the entire pillar you just ascended collapsing at your feet. We can’t find more details on the climber or route just yet, other than the climber was likely Spaniard Antonio Saldaña Santaella, but wherever it was, it’s scary. Almost as good as this gem from the ice climbing world: