I had always found that the effort associated with climbing culminated in a void inside me, clearing me for other things since when you're about to shit your pants on a 5.9 move 20' from your last protection, there isn't much else going on except marshaling *exactly* the resources needed to survive. (And where the… Read more
They say that a little fresh air and moving about gets your brain cells jogged as well. Your intentions are valid. ;)
Wow - four days? Are you climbing to the moon or something? (I am such a goober.)
In terms of biomedical research, I think one of the biggest challenges is appropriate modelling systems to test therapeutics. We're already making breakthroughs in stem cell technology and creating human tissue/organ culture systems. Especially if we can get better nervous system models, we could use it to test… Read more
You could always do the national pastime?