A motorcyclist hoping to save money by skipping a toll drove into wet cement. The person shooting the video is as amused as we are.
Peter Forsberg spent three years building Aerium, a motorcycle that runs on a tank of compressed air worn by the rider. Much of the mechanism is visible, and it can be ridden continuously for up to five minutes. Just listen t those pistons about 16:45 into this video: Image: YouTube / Wonder World READ THE REST
YouTuber Great Idea restored a vintage Ural motorcycle with sidecar similar to the one his grandfather rode in the 1960s: I remember how as a child, my grandfather had a Ural with a cradle, the motorcycle seemed so huge and powerful, it rumbled throughout the village. Grandfather watched him and prepared for summer every winter.… READ THE REST
This guy is a little less colorful, and certainly finds the Vincent less abusive than Hunter Thompson did. Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 (1973): But first things first. We were talking about motorcycles. Jackson and I were out there in Ventura fucking around with a 750 Honda and an experimental prototype of… READ THE REST
High school Spanish class is permanently embroidered into most of our brains. Vocabulary quizzes. Verb conjugation drills. Language lab. It's all tattooed on our souls like it happened yesterday, right? Estudiantes. Escuchen. Language learning doesn't have to be like that. Instead of being trapped in endless repetitions and dry academic book learning, Jumpspeak wants to… READ THE REST
Leadership is a magic quality that few truly possess. Oh sure, many people have to lead as part of their job description, but few actually have the inherent ability to make others better, cultivate trust, focus on problem-solving, and give team members confidence. Of course, not everybody has to be born with the ability to… READ THE REST
For any companies or individuals who fear being hacked by malevolent cybercriminals, there's some good news… and some bad news. According to an annual M-Trends report on cyber attacks, companies are spotting intrusions on their networks a lot faster than in the past. Last year, it took an average of 56 days from a first incursion… READ THE REST