I use www.Live.com as my RSS reader (more about this another post) and one of the feeds I have just for interest sake more than anything else is the Wired "on this day" feed.
Check this link out.
Wow how freaking cool is this? it's a reed boat and he crossed the entire Atlantic ocean with it (I wont even leave my apartment some times when it's raining).
It makes me feel so small sometimes when i compare what i've done with my life compared to this but inspires me at the same time. Thor Heyerdahl is my new hero.