This paraglider is prepping for a cross-country trip across New South Wales, Australia with 39 other pilots when a dust devil decides to have some fun with him. He's tossed across the sky, out of control, as his wife, also a pilot, screams in the background. Fortunately, in the end, the paraglider safely lands.
Tucker Gott posts lots of great videos of himself whizzing around above his idyllic town on his paramotor-powered paraglider. He just added a foot-mount camera, which is even more vertigo-inducing than a POV shot.
Competitive canopy piloting has added a remarkable event where pilots get points for skimming their feet across a shallow water feature and landing within a small square. Points are given for precision and style.
It’s a rude awakening for that rookie vacationer abroad when they try to plug in their gear for the night. Veteran jet-setters know that outlet shapes can vary wildly from country to country, which necessitates that most boring must-have for any world-traveler: A sackful of clunky power adapters. Awkward problem, elegant solution: The Twist Plus […]
Looking for a career in music behind the boards, either as a music producer or DJ? It’s a good bet that you’re going to be working with Ableton Live. Each new iteration of this powerful workstation gives the user more tools to create, and it’s just as well suited for the task of meticulous track […]
The graveyard of failed startups is littered with concepts that just got lost in translation. At its core, that’s what great front-end design is about: Making an app or website usable, translating its best ideas smoothly to the user. It’s a skill so broad there might be no one book or course that covers it […]