Several months ago, I moved offices at my job. I threw up a couple pictures of the family and brought all my documents into my new space. And that's how it's been since. Fast forward six month,s and my walls are still barren. I travel a little bit for work and I spend a lot of time at my client’s offices, so I don’t always notice how empty the walls look. Finally, my office administrator walked into my office and told me that it was time to hang something up to make my office look a little more personable.
Most of the people in my office have artwork that was bought online or a stock photo of a beautiful scenery, but that’s not really my style. I wasn’t sure what I wanted, but I knew I wanted to build it myself and make it unique. So, I searched Pinterest and finally found something that I thought had a nice professional but masculine look that fit my style.
President Obama is visiting Alaska today, and before he leaves, he'll have renamed a mountain. That peak, the tallest in the United States with a summit elevation of 20,237 ft, has been officially known in the United States as Mount McKinley since 1917, having been dubbed so by gold prospectors in the late 1890s who wished to promote their favorite presidential candidate.
This week, the mountain will be officially designated Denali, meaning "the great one" in the Athabaskan languages of the Alaska Natives who live there, and the name that locals have used for the peak for centuries.
Swiss ice climber Ueli Steck not only free climbs some of the most intense and scary ice-covered mountains using only hand-axes, he climbs them in just a few hours. He's broken speed records like crazy in the Alps - "Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck set a record time for ascending "The Eiger's" treacherously steep north face. Steck destroyed the previous record (set by himself) by summiting the legendary 13,025 foot mountain in Switzerland's Bernese Alps in only two hours and 47 minutes. Beating your own records just for the sake of beating them?"
Watch the video to this this amazing guy at his best: