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Alan Moore, war artist - obituary

Australian war artist who sketched the triumphs of the RAAF and the horrors of Bergen-Belsen<p>Alan Moore, who has died aged 101, was a war artist best known for his depictions of the horror and misery of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.<p>He was born on August 1 1914 in Melbourne . At the age of 16 …

Art

Two Skateboarders Trade Boards Midair Over Huge Jump

This is a short video of Mitchie Brusco and Italo Penarrubia trading skateboards while midair over a massive jump. At first I thought not making it …

Skateboarding

Young girls in Afghanistan are skateboarding to fight for gender equality

On the spectrum of cultural taboos, it ranks between driving a car and keeping company with a man who is not a relative.<p>But no one ever said anything about riding a skateboard. Frankly, so few people owned them in the country's capital, that it was never an issue.<p>Now, thanks to non-profit …

GoPro video perfectly captures the excitement of a 6-year-old making the most of his Evolve electric skateboard

This amazing video was captured by Max's dad as he timed Max riding his electric Evolve skateboard around a parking lot. He hadn't noticed Max giving himself a pep talk until after he reviewed the GoPro footage.<p><i>Video courtesy of Little Big Pictures</i><p><b>Follow Little Big Pictures:</b>On Vimeo<p><b>Follow BI …

Post Modern Skateboard has no board, just two wheels

Two unconnected wheels along with a good sense of balance power a new take on the old skateboard.<p>When a product shows up on the pages of the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog, you know it's bound to be entertaining. The Post Modern Skateboard certainly fits that description. You might notice the almost …

I, Photographer: Jonathan Mehring on the Collaborative Process of Skateboard Photography

For our I, Photographer videos, we typically choose a scenic location, like NYC's now-iconic Highline or a beautiful beach. Skateboard and commercial …

Photography

Skateboard legend Tony Hawk rides a real hoverboard

Ever since we first saw Marty McFly hop on a hoverboard to escape the bad guys in "Back to the Future Part II," we've been coveting our own futuristic skateboard.<p>We've suffered through hoverboard hoaxes -- we're looking at you, Christopher Lloyd! But now, thanks to a company called Hendo Hover, it …

Extreme Sports

Skateboard charges devices, triples as a boom box

The Chargeboard uses the kinetic energy generated from its spinning wheels to charge devices, and speakers in its base turn it into an iPhone dock.<p>Skateboarders need no longer feel left out of the whole kinetic charging movement: a designer has built a skateboard that harnesses the kinetic energy …

Jordan Brand Wants You to Skateboard in This Air Jordan 1

The Air Jordan 1 is one of the most famous basketball sneakers of all time, but it also has deep roots in another sport, too. With its durable …

The birth of “extreme cinema”: “The Revenant” is an endurance test of suffering for Leonardo DiCaprio — and moviegoers. But for what?

As directors are pushed to extremes to stand out, movies like “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “The Revenant” become common<p>In “The Revenant,” suffering is an extreme sport. No character in film history has been put through quite as much pain and turmoil as Hugh Glass, Leonardo DiCaprio’s nearly wordless …

These were the most expensive homes sold in greater Los Angeles in 2015

Another year of nine-figure listings dominated real estate headlines and, to an extent, our imaginations in 2015. But despite sticker prices intended to induce shock and astonishment, we failed to see a $100-million home sale recorded in Los Angeles this year.<p>Instead, many of the year’s most …

Hermann Goering's 'full catalogue' of looted Nazi art published for first time

Hand-written manuscript of Nazi art collection of Hermann Goering, Hitler's number two, published in book on Wednesday<p>The full handwritten catalogue of Nazi number two Hermann Goering’s huge collection of stolen art masterpieces is to be published for the first time on Wednesday.<p>Kept in France’s …

THE SHOT: The Amazing Journey of 5-year-old Hawkeye Huey

Hawkeye Huey is 5 years old. He is also a photographer, with over 129,000 followers on Instagram. His father, Aaron, is a National Geographic photographer and during an 18 month period in 2014-15, they made 6 trips traveling through the American West shooting pictures. That is, each of them shot …