What is the strongest material on Earth? Diamond? Steel? Wrong; it’s snail teeth.
Limpet snails, Patella vulgata, spend all day scraping against rock searching for tiny morsels of food. 229 more words
Being a man who writes about kindness and chivalry can bring some interesting lessons. One of which, is just how many people feel as though being kind is a sign of weakness. 117 more words
I made it the mantra of those days; when I paused before yet another series of switchbacks or skidded down knee-jarring slopes, when patches of flesh peeled off my feet along with my socks, when I lay alone and lonely in my tent at night I asked, often out loud: Who is tougher than me? 29 more words