Good stuffs from the internet:

A nice list of travel tips for aspiring backpackers via Art of Backpacking.

I could watch this baby orphan polar bear yawn and roll over. All day, errrday.

Wow. Check out this list of epic travel adventures by travel bloggers from Traveling Canucks. I want to have an adventure worthy of this list some day… especially snorkeling with beluga whales!

What kids around the world feed Santa. Love it.

Apple just applied for a patent to make hydrogen fuel cell batteries, which would allow computers to last for a week without a charge. Traveler’s dream comp.

A list of sweet, but pricey volunteer vacations from the WSJ.

I think trail-building sounds a lot more glorious than it actually is, but this is a neat opportunity. Help build the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado.