1) Badwater was this past week. 135 miles of running through Death Valley in temperatures up to 130°F. This years winner finished in 22 hours and 52 minutes. The last finisher finished in 47 hours 8 minutes. I highly recommend watching the documentary "Running on the Sun".
3) An alarm clock shaped as a dumbbell that requires you to do 30 bicep curls before the alarm goes off. It's not heavy enough to count as a workout, but I bet it wakes you up and gets you thinking about fitness first thing in the morning.
4) Hard to do, but true.
5) Wiggins for the win! Now onward to the Olympics.