How To Fight Off A Shark Like Mick Fanning

On Sunday, July 19 in Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa, during the World Surfing League’s J-Bay Open, there were not only professional surfers in the water, but Great White sharks, too. Five minutes into professional surfer Mick Fanning’s final heat against Julian Wilson, the three-time world champion was attacked by a shark during a live broadcast of the event, but managed to fight off the beast and escape the encounter unscathed.

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15 Adventurous Date Ideas To Spice Up Your Summer

Whether it’s a first date or a Friday night ritual, dinner and a movie is the most common date option. Sure it’s an easy go to, but is it the best option to get to know someone new or spend quality time with your sig other? Now that it's officially summer, we say ditch the routine and try some of these fun ideas instead.

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The Four Surfboard Quiver

The surfer’s quiver - a.k.a. his or her armory of surfboards - is much like the handyman’s toolbox. Like the handyman, who must carefully select the right tool, the surfer must be selective when deciding which board to choose from his or her quiver. And if either the handyman or the surfer chooses the wrong instrument for the job, they’ll find themselves unfit to execute it, whether that means being unable to catch a wave or tighten an iron bolt.

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Is #VanLife for You? What to Know Before You Hit the Road

There’s no doubt that #VanLife is big right now, and for good reason. Folks from all walks of life are embracing minimalism, and downsizing their possessions in favor of a more experience-driven way of life. More and more people are discovering that too much stuff can actually leave them feeling less fulfilled, and simplifying their lives with some amazing results.

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How Entrepreneurs Vacation Differently

Entrepreneurs see vacations as a chance to experience new places and people and encounter outside perspectives. As someone who's been in the startup game for a while, you know entrepreneurs tend to experience vacations a little differently.

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Radical Boredom: Why You Need It In Your Life

In this multi-screen reality, you may have already lived you last bored moment. We live in an age of constant connectivity - very few people have time for boredom. However, psychologists argue that we need boredom in our lives to cultivate creative thinking and bright ideas.

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It Takes An Ocean Not To Break

Every so often, the quote “Salt Water Heals All Wounds” washes up with the tides of social media. Beneath the surface, deep down, it rings true. We would like to think that the cure for anything is salt water: tears, sweat, or the sea. Especially the sea.

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