8 Things I Learned from Travel


Life After Liquidity

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As I write this post I am sitting in the Caltrain, passing through various suburbs of the San Francisco Bay peninsula on my way to the city. It’s comforting to be surrounded by so many familiar sites once again.

My wife and I have had quite a journey: 17 countries, dozens of cities, and countless airports/train stations/bus stations. We’ve witnessed both staggeringly beautiful phenomena (Northern Lights in the Yukon Territories) and horrifying moments (a mob beating up some dude in the streets of Istanbul) along the way. Fortunately, my wife and I came out the other end of our trip completely safe and with a lifetime of memories.

I’ve delayed writing this post as long as I could; it’s been taking me a while to process what I’ve learned from this trip. The short answer is: a lot.

I may not be able to cover all the lessons I’ve learned…

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Subwing – Changing Water-sports and Letting You Fly Underwater


Check out the Subwing, a new water-sport craze that’s taking things under the surface is sweeping across Europe.


The Subwing is a 4ft carbon-fibre ‘wing’ that you hold onto in the flying position while being dragged through the waters by a speedboat.

Riding the Subwing will make you feel like you’re flying underwater and gives the rider a sense of dolphin-like freedom”. – Westgård

With only “22 years old, Sivertsen’s Subwing has come into its own and is spreading across the water-sports world. “Riders are towed behind a boat and have the ability to spin, turn and dive almost anywhere,” says Director of Subwing, Mats Westgård.
It’s said that it requires ‘little or no practice’ and using the Subwing is quite intuitive. Tilting the wings right or left allows for dramatic dives, lateral ricochets, and exhilarating corkscrew spins”. – Interesting Engineering

Original Source – Interesting Engineering