Author Archive: Scott Stoll

Scott Stoll

Scott Stoll

My claim to fame is that I rode a bicycle around the world and wrote some books. More about me.
Underwater bubble ring of oxygen
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Coming soon

More articles coming soon in this series, ultimately answering the question: How long before we run out of oxygen.

A pile of diet and fitness books. Comparing and contrasting them is the beginning of a mindfulness diet.
Ideas

The do-nothing diet

My first life experiment will be about a topic that seems commonplace: how to lose weight. Here I try a variation of a mindfulness diet. I call it the Do-Nothing Diet. Can I lose weight by literally doing nothing?

A dramatic picture of water droplets (clouds). A metaphor for the mass of oxygen on Earth.
Ideas

How much oxygen is in the atmosphere?

I demonstrate how to calculate the mass of oxygen in the atmosphere. And I talk about nine reasons why the accepted values may be wrong.

Scott Stoll wearing an astronaut's suit. He is crew candidate for the dearMoon project. #dearmooncrew.
Scott's Adventures

Scott applies to be an astronaut (again)

Scott applies to be a crew candidate for the dearMoon project to fly to the moon and back aboard the SpaceX Starship as one of the first space tourists.

Natural gas stove burning blue.
Ideas

How much oxygen is consumed by fossil fuels per year?

Oxygen depletion compared to carbon dioxide emissions. Author’s note: This isn’t one for my usual audience. It’s super heavy on the science. If you want to know the answer to how much oxygen is consumed by fossil fuels and three reasons why oxygen depletion may be the bigger problem, just skip to the bottom. (One

A colorful yet stormy sea Bahamas with a tiny sailboat on the horizon.
Ideas

My quest for happiness

An introduction to my adventure in depression.
A series about how to find/create more joy in life. Everyone can benefit from these life lessons and activities.

Scott riding his bicycle on Mars. The background is actual Mars, and the photo of Scott is from Tibet.
Scott's Adventures

Scott’s name lands on Mars

Aboard the Perseverance is my name, “Scott Stoll,” engraved on a silicon chip. Does that make me an astronaut? Are dreams written in stone — or silicon? Can Martians read? 

Underground kayaking Kentucky
Scott's Adventures

The Big Scotty Five-Oh!

A weekend in Red River Gorge, near the Adventure Capital of Kentucky, gave me time to think about what I’ve achieved in my life so far.

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Scott's Adventures

The Untold Stories

When I was younger, I wanted to do something never done before. I wanted to conquer the world and stand on the tallest mountain. As I grow older, I see every day as a new adventure.

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