I just like watching fiberglass go on. Someday I want to shape and glass my own surfboard.
Kayaker Jimmy MacDonald lost his paddle and tipped over in the choppy waters of New York's Lake George when the miraculous appearance of priests touring the lake on a floating tiki bar appeared and saved him. Via WNYT, Tiki Tours captain Greg Barrett was shuttling the priests around when he saw the paddle, then MacDonald.… READ THE REST
The only way to navigate parts of Chile's Rio Claro is by kayak, which Dane Jackson and fellow adventurers hike in and tackle some of the narrowest and steepest sections of river in the world. And check out some of the crazy boulder gardens that navigate in California's own Kaweah River: Image: YouTube / Dane… READ THE REST
It's astonishing that these kayakers survived, let alone navigated a slalom course as they plunged down the class IV+ – V rapids of Norway's lower Myrkdalselva. READ THE REST
Innovation almost always comes when someone, often in a mix of both genius and frustration, decides there's just got to be a better way. Back in 1989, Dutch computer scientist Guido van Rossum felt the same way. The result of his journey was Python, a decidedly lithe, streamlined coding discipline that has emerged to become… READ THE REST
For most of us, buying a PC is a lot like buying a car. We look for something responsible, sensible, efficient, and safe. That usually means we end up buying the computer equivalent of a Toyota or a Hyundai. But if you're a hardcore gamer, you're likely looking at a sports car-equivalent. Sensible is fine, but… READ THE REST
Americans are mostly oblivious to the metric system, so it likely comes as a big surprise that the kilogram is more than just a measurement of weight or even an idea. Back in 1879, the kilogram became an actual, physical object. Expert craftsmen in Britain literally created the prototype for the modern kilogram, a golf-ball… READ THE REST