Things To Do…

And Thad has a few plans for the future also…

  1. Live a life full of love, exploration, adventure and curiosity, pursue creative ideas, and continuously strive to be free from the dehumanizing effects of dogma and authority.
  2. Share the insights of quantum space theory with the world and strive to formally complete its mathematical formalism.
  3. Earn my Astronaut wings.
  4. Inspire at least 10 people to chase their dreams and give them the freedom that comes from being accepted for who they are.
  5. Travel to 100+ Countries. (So far: United States, Canada, Mexico, Peru, & Japan)
  6. Finish a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Physics.
  7. Find a meteorite – fresh fall.
  8. Chase penguins in a tuxedo in Antartica.
  9. Explore every country in the Americas. (From 1-1-2013 – 7-15-2013 Angela, Chihiro and I will be exploring: Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Barbados, St. Lucia, Dominica, Montserrat, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, and the Cayman Islands. We will be making a documentary along the way. Follow our travel blog here.
  10. Make a global treasure hunt.
  11. Write an autobiography.
  12. Sail Southeast Asia and the Caribbean.
  13. Live on a beach for 100 days. (36 days so far.)
  14. Spend over 3 hours in zero gravity collectively & make love in zero gravity. (Little over 20 minutes so far.)
  15. Participate in 20+ dinosaur digs (12 so far).
  16. Get liscensed for aerobatic planes.
  17. Put 3+ people through college.
  18. Circumnavigate the globe.
  19. Visit a Buddhist temple in Burhma.
  20. Break the sound barrier screaming.
  21. Get a Master’s Degree in Philosophy of Science.
  22. Ride a bike from Canada to Mexico.
  23. Sail the entire Mississippi River.
  24. Earn my skydiving certificate.*
  25. Discover and name a new extant species.
  26. Publish in National Geographic, Popular Science, and/or New Scientist.*
  27. Become fluent in Spanish. (un pocito)
  28. Be part of a Private Space Agency.
  29. Make love in 100+ Hot Springs.
  30. Backpack Europe (hippy style) for at least 3 months.
  31. Explore 50+ caves (39 so far).
  32. Dive with sharks.*
  33. Explore the jungles of Madagascar.
  34. Photograph 200+ waterfalls (51 so far).
  35. Get a helicopter license.
  36. Explore every island in Hawaii (Maui and the Big Island so far).
  37. Raft the river caves in Belize.*
  38. Learn French.
  39. Do a handstand at the South Pole and stand on one foot at the North Pole. (My good friend Marie Green spent a research season in Antarctica and did a naked handstand at the South Pole in my honor, and my friend Mark Walsh has helped me get to the South Pole by taking my story there – Thanks Mark!)
  40. Communicate with a Chimpanzee.
  41. Fly in a cloud with no wing for 10 miles+ over land.
  42. SCUBA dive the Great Barrier Reef.
  43. Surf in 10+ countries.
  44. Fly a small plane through the Northern Lights.
  45. Participate in the Cape to Rio Race (sailing).
  46. Spend a month in Fiji.
  47. Run in the New York Marathon.
  48. Discover Africa by small plane.
  49. Swim the English Channel.
  50. Learn Chinese.
  51. Spend a month in Tahiti.
  52. Canoe down/explore the Amazon River.
  53. Hike to the top of 20+ mountains over 14k ft.
  54. Send a message into space.
  55. Walk along the Great Wall of China.
  56. Fly a fighter jet.
  57. Work on a Clovis, or Kenyan site.
  58. Compose a CD of original songs.
  59. Raft and explore the Grand Canyon.
  60. Become fluent in Russian. (Chut-chut)
  61. Cross the Transsiberian Railroad.
  62. Learn to windsurf and/or kitesurf.
  63. Dig trilobites in Morocco.
  64. Paint a cave mural.
  65. Drive the Cape to Ciaro route.
  66. Name a star after a loved one.*
  67. SCUBA dive below 300 ft.*
  68. Become hot air balloon certified.
  69. Master every move in the Kama Sutra.
  70. Explore Palau (Balau).
  71. Sail the Seven Seas.
  72. Master photography and astrophotography.
  73. Fly a glider.*
  74. Explore all 50 U.S. states (48 so far).*
  75. Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro before the ice cap completely melts.
  76. Go deep sea fishing.*
  77. Hanglide with a bird.
  78. Hike the Otter Trail in South Africa.
  79. Cave dive in 10+ caves.*
  80. See Angel Falls.*
  81. Hike the Fish River Canyon in Namibia.
  82. Cross a gorge on a rope bridge.*
  83. Take a submarine below 500 ft.
  84. Climb a glacier in Chile.
  85. Dive the Blue Hole in Belize.*
  86. H.A.L.O. jump.
  87. Rapel Notch Peak.
  88. Raft class 5 rapids.
  89. Publish a book of my photographs.
  90. Always be there when my loved ones need me most.
  91. Launch a system that facilitates the Team Death Punch adventure for millions of people.
  92. Start a “pay it forward” process for putting people through college.
  93. Smile just before death.


Items with an * are expected to be completed soon.