Mike Wellins’ has an obsession with the odd things of the world, and he creates plenty of them too. Co-creator of Portland’s one-and-only “freakybuttrue” Peculiarium, he has been raiding thrift stores, flea markets and garage sales to feed his …read more
A new and challenging event in the beautiful rainforests of the Gold Coast Hinterlands is to be held on August 8 this year, Bicycle Network announced today.
In a joint partnership with Bicycle Queensland, Peaks Challenge Gold Coast 2015 is the newest event in the recently expanded Peaks Challenge series.
Starting in …read more
After attending dozens of WorldTour bike races it becomes apparent that many of the people behind the scenes have just as interesting, if not more interesting stories as the public figures themselves. And often in casual conversation is when the interesting rider stories come out. Here are a few of …read more
Can you tell what the translucent object is in the photograph above? It’s a single grain of sugar captured in a macro photograph by artist Pyanek. Their “Amazing Worlds Within Our World” project is a series of macro shots that show the beautiful details of ordinary things — …read more
Last year, lighting company Profoto teamed up with New England-based wedding photographers Justin and Mary Marantz to create a series of behind-the-scenes videos showing how the duo goes about shooting a wedding from start to finish. The Walk Through a Wedding series started in February 2014 and …read more
We’ve seen a lot of amazing timelapse videos in recent months, but the ones that often stick with me the longest are those that capture the night sky in impressive fashion. This video does that incredibly well, showing us countless stars and the glow of the Milky Way over some …read more
In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Final teams announced for the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; 10 things we’ll take from the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under; Five WorldTour teams vying for Fernando Gaviria?; Horner “couldn’t believe” Airgas-Safeway Tour of California snub; The battle to …read more
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has created an open source camera system for use underwater to aid in research projects. The rig is composed of a GoPro camera and other easily sourced components, and is cheaper than commercially available oceanographic camera systems. Learn more …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Lots of athletes experience peaks in their athletic careers in high school. Others peak in their university years and a select few continue on to peak at World Championships, the Olympics or as professional athletes. The …read more
Newsday reports that John Grega of Long Island, New York, died in a tragic car accident on Friday evening. Grega had been wrongly convicted in 1995 for the 1994 rape and murder of his wife, but was released in 2012 after DNA proved that he wasn’t the perpetrator. He was …read more
The pedals were in weird places, it was inexpensive, and it was pretty great. …read more
If you’ve been itching to try your hand at shooting a hyperlapse video, the short and sweet video tutorial above may be a nice place to start your journey. It was made by Cal Thomson, the same guy who created the popular time-lapse …read more
As I write this, there are no less than four teams on Nanga Parbat who are attempting to complete the first winter ascent of that mountain. If you’ve been following their progress over the past few weeks, and have wondered what life is like in the Karakoram in the winter, …read more
Mike Popejoy, photo by PhotoRun.netJanet Bawcom, photo by PhotoRun.netMike Popejoy and Janet Bawcom won the RNR New Orleans Half marathons on Sunday, January 25, 2015. Here is the release sent to us by our friends at the Competitor Group.
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Speaking to the BBC in what is being billed as his first TV interview since appearing on the Oprah Winfrey show two years ago, Lance Armstrong has said that if he could turn back the clock, he would change the way he acted but not the taking of banned substances. …read more
P’INCH doesn’t serve a thousand different functions. Or even a multi-tool standard 8 to 12. And really, it doesn’t even do what it does do at great length. Literally, since P’INCH is a pin that’s exactly 1 inch long. Just 1. Simple enough. But when you’re in a US Standard …read more
A few weeks back I shared the trailer for a mountain biking documentary entitled Chasing the Inca. At the time, the full video was available online, but it couldn’t be embedded on other websites. That has now changed, and you can watch the full 18+ minute film below. It follows …read more
Depending on the type of photography you’re involved in, a multi-tool may be one of the invaluable items found inside your camera bag. If so, Leatherman has a new product for you called the Tread. Upon first glance, the product may look like a sleek but rather ordinary metal …read more
Joel Leftwich has left his job as senior director for PepsiCo’s public policy and government affairs team (since March 2013) to become staff director for the Senate Agriculture Committee now led by Pat Roberts (R-Kansas).
In some ways, it’s a perfectly logical appointment. Before joining PepsiCo, Leftwich worked for …read more
(“No, I said bundle of joy, you idiot!”)Firstly, thank you for indulging my absence as I took a week to get my baby-rearing legs back. Thanks also for your well-wishings, for those of you who extended them. Here are answers to some of your questions:–Regarding genderway, <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" …read more
A brand new student village recently opened its doors in the town of Sderot in Israel. What sets it apart from other such villages is the fact that it was built entirely out of used shipping containers. All the work was also done by the students themselves, many with no …read more
Here’s something else to file under “Strange things people are doing with camera drones”: PIEROGRAM was staying at a cottage with a friend this past summer when, after a few beers, the two decided to mount some roman candle fireworks to the drone to …read more
Football is never usually thought of as a feminine sport, quite the opposite in fact. But German artist Asja Jung has taken these manly athletes and added colorful femininity to their form. With colorful swirls and designs, she tries to show the players as a whole …read more
Galen Rupp has a three week indoor season, with January 31 (Armory Track Invitational), NYRR Millrose Games (January 14) and Birmingham (January 21). Here is a fine piece by Doug Binder on the 2012 Olympic silver medalist and six time US 10,000m champion, Galen Rupp and his two upcoming appearances …read more
The 2014 Antarctic season is scheduled to come to a close this Wednesday, January 28. That’s the day that the last plane is scheduled to fly out of Union Glacier on its way back to Punta Arenas, Chile, carrying the remaining climbers, explorers, and South Pole skiers – as well …read more
Do you hate Valentine’s Day but love Halloween? Then how about this twisted twist on the gush fest of lovebirds this year: a blood bath of teddy bears. Click here and enter to win a pair of morbid, gruesome, awesomely creepy Grisly Bears from artist <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" …read more
Polish explorer Marcin Gienieczko has announced a bold new expedition that will get underway on May 1 of this year. The adventurous photographer and journalist intends to cross South America by bike, canoe, and on foot, with his route that will take him to the very heart of the Amazon …read more
In the latest “How The Race Was Won”, Cosmo Catalano takes a look at the kick-off to the 2015 WorldTour season, the Santos Tour Down Under.
In Cyclocosm’s “How the race was won” series, you’ll see much more than simple race highlights. Cosmo Catalano picks up the details that …read more
Eugene Rezontov and wife Alena shared this very beautiful video with us of them standup paddling around Phi-Phi-Le Island in Thailand. “The Phi Phi Islands (Thai: หมู่เกาะพีพี, Thai pronunciation: [pʰīː pʰīː]) are located in Thailand, between the large island of Phuket and the western Strait of Malacca coast of the …read more
The Snapper Rocks Surfriders have conquered the 2015 Australian Boardriders Battle for a second successive year at Cronulla.
Australia’s biggest grassroots, boardriders event series showcased the 20 best surf clubs in the country. The defending champions from Queensland maintained their consistency and finished second in the last event of the day …read more
Rodrigo Gonzalez of Mexico and Renee Tomlin of the USA dominated the 2015 ITU Continental Cup in Havana, which also served as the 2015 Iberoamerican Championships.
Tomlin proved to be the strongest in the 5km run to claim her first victory of the season as she completed the sprint distance in …read more
An anonymous SMS (text) popped up on the screen of my phone late Saturday afternoon, letting me know that there was a journée de rencontre les producteurs on the rue du Nil in Paris, where they would be wine and food, and a chance to meet the producteurs (producers). There …read more
“The world is always going to be dangerous, and people get badly banged up, but how can there be more meaning than helping one another stand up in a wind and stay warm?”
We live in a culture of dividedness and fragmentation of the self. When we contemplate what it takes …read more
Courtesy of Billy Wallace of the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association (ILDSA). Billy Wallace provided minutes from the Irish Long Distance Swimming Committee in 1967 that were provided at the Inaugural Annual General Meeting in 1967 by Honorary Secretary Fred Parkes. Gentlemen, …read more
This is just about the coolest, yogadorkiest meditation video we’ve had the pleasure of discovering on the interwebs. In just 3 minutes there are more juicy science-y tidbits than you could possibly remember to tell your friends next time they ask about meditation…but you should try! Meditation is powerful. THIS …read more
→ The last Nikon D7000 cameras are on sale:
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Nikon D7000 body only grey market: $489.88
Nikon D7000 body only refurbished: $499.95
Nikon D7000 with 18-140mm lens: $629.99
→ Nikon D3300 (grey market): $359.95 – …read more
Casimir Loxom, photo by PhotoRun.netCasimir Loxom set a new AR for the 600 meters this weekend, running 1:15:58. Casimir’s AR the best of many fine performances this weekend. Here is are some of the other highlights.
Klucinova 4531 WLAPELDOORN (NED, Jan 25): …read more
The Santos Tour Down Under is over for another year with Rohan Dennis (BMC) having been crowned the victor after a spirited week of riding. Here, in no particular order, are 10 things we’ll take from the race; the first WorldTour race of the 2015 season.
The TDU mightn’t have the …read more
Not yet on the market is this remarkable smart home remote: Neeo
by Neeo inc. It?s a thinking remote, built to control all of your
home?s devices. Neeo has a central receiving piece, a.k.a. the brain,
that processes and transmits the info that you ordered from the remote …read more
Romanian photographer Radu Zaciu has been experimenting recently with photographing fruits and vegetables using internal lighting. He illuminates the produce from the inside and uses that as the only light source for his series of glowing images. The project is called “The Light Inside.”
He starts by drilling or …read more
My favorite slayers of the walking dead over at Zombie Hammer have expanded their market. Now in addition to using their American steel implements of doom to whack zombies, you can also use them to fix a leaky pipe and drive to Fatburger. The Death Wrench collection features tools …read more
Chicago-based photographer and videographer Jon Cole made this test video for the Sony FS7 that puts a humorous tongue-in-cheek spin on generic camera test videos. It features a “model’s commentary” voiceover by his wife that imagines what the subjects in these …read more
In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Rohan Dennis wins the Tour Down Under, Wouter Wippert claims final stage; Dani Diaz wins the Tour de San Luis, Mark Cavendish wins final stage; UCI backtracks on ranking and points system for 2015; Roman Kreuziger undergoes polygraph to prove …read more
There is nothing like a plate full of crispy potato skins, filled with melty cheddar cheese, and topped with bacon bits, sour cream and green onions. Continue reading “Potato Skins” »
Photo courtesy of ACTION IMAGES. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Olympians Daniel Fogg, Andrew Gemmell, Yasunari Hirai, Alex Meyer, Jarrod Poort, Andreas Washburger and Richard Weinberger will face the crème de la crème of the Pacific Rim nations as well as a …read more
USA Today created this short behind-the-scenes video that offers a glimpse into how its staff photographers go about covering the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards ceremony, one of Hollywood’s major award events that’s attended by some of television and cinema’s biggest celebrities.
The photographers talk about how they set themselves up …read more
You can only see so many postcard-esque shots of Times Square and Rockefeller Center before it feels like you have a good idea about what it’s like to be there. But what do these iconic locations look like from a baby’s perspective? With a Go-Pro behind …read more
As the calendar flipped to 2015, we asked DPReview readers to look back at their photographic year and send us their favorite shots from 2014 so we could feature some standouts on our homepage. The response was overwhelming. We’ve sorted through 1400+ submissions and made selections of our favorites in …read more
Get your lady a pair of these Double Agent Shoes for Valentine’s Day and you’ll never get stuck holding her purse again. Ahhh, a nice gift for her with a nice kickback for you. That said, be wary if she isn’t the most balanced or coordinated kid on the block. …read more
Zak Noyle is a surf photographer based out of Oahu, Hawaii who’s considered to be one of the best in the business. He became the senior staff photographer of Surfer Magazine when he was just 25 years old, and his work has appeared in numerous magazines (e.g. ESPN, …read more