Because everybody needs a hobby and the best hobbies require only a decent pair of shoes and a devil-may-care attitude, this is a video of UK freerunner Max Webb performing a corkscrew jump from a rooftop to a tiny ledge across the alley. That’s wild. Even wilder? That his friends
Because some people actually have the gumption to see their ridiculous ideas through to fruition instead of abandoning them the morning after the “scribbled on a bar napkin” phase, this is a video of Youtuber Scotty Cranmer and friends riding the pogo stick bike they constructed. Instead of wheels it
Because dream it and you can at least try to achieve it even if you don’t like these guys, this is a video from the car lovers (nice bumper, yow yow!) at Overdrive handbrake turning their way into increasingly smaller parallel parking spots in an attempt to beat the world
This is a video of who I assume is a highly sought after circus performer bouncing a ball up a series of platforms and into a goal using only their feet. That is impressive. I was about to attempt the same thing myself before I realized if I got down
This is a Great Big Story about Terry “Turbo” Burrows, the world’s fastest window cleaner. It’s actually a pretty interesting watch, and includes Terry detailing his daily regimen of getting up, drinking four cups of coffee, playing video games, then practicing cleaning a window he set up in his shed.
This is a video of Red Bull using a giant hot air balloon to lift a skatepark into the sky, and BMW rider Kriss Kyle performing tricks in the bowl some 2,000 feet up. But don’t worry, Kriss was wearing a parachute in the event he found himself outside the
A feet of modern engineering, this motorized electric skateboard built by Youtuber Vagabond Works (vagabonds typically don’t work is the thing) moves on 24 legs inspired by the Strandbeest kinetic sculptures of Theo Jansen. It’s totally rideable and steerable too, featuring two motors powering its legs, and a 661 pound
This is a video of what is allegedly (at least the announcers think it is) the greatest curling shot of all time, made by Swedish curler Niklas Edin at the 2023 Men’s Curling Championship. Niklas manages to avoid a couple of his own team’s previous shots, hitting the opponent’s stone