Adam Motes

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Before It Was 'Chopes

The pros have been terrified of this situation since 1997.<p><b>The 1997 Black Pearl Horue Pro, a four-star WQS event, was the first surf contest held at</b> …

Aquatic Sports

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …

World History

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

Education

A Wave Pool Cometh

The first artificial wave pool opened for business in London, of all places, in 1934. In 1966, Tokyo’s Summerland amusement park built a new wave …

Aquatic Sports

Waimea Rivermouth

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Aquatic Sports

A Dozen Surf Resolutions

Surfing

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Food Preservation

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10 striking images of graffiti in Kandahar

On cement blockades throughout Kandahar, members of the military defy orders to make art<p>When America’s coalition invaded Afghanistan in 2001, they stormed Taliban strongholds such as Kandahar, obliterating the presence of local warlords and scattering anti-American sentiment across the region. …

Steve McQueen: the unseen photographs

A new collection of unpublished images of Steve McQueen by acclaimed photographer Barry Feinstein captures the public and private life of a true American icon<p>Barry Feinstein was the perfect photographer to shoot stills on the set of Steve McQueen’s classic movie Bullitt. As an artist, photographer, …

Top Surfers Name the World’s Most Dangerous Waves, Plus Surf Spots for the Rest of Us

<b>See surfing photos submitted to us by adventurers like you >></b><p>For all of human history, waves have been a byword for “danger.” They drown swimmers, sink ships, and swamp entire towns with an inexorability and indifference that mocks the frailty of man in the intermittent roar and murmur of moving …

'Invisibility wetsuit' to protect against sharks launched in Western Australia

An “invisibility cloak” to protect surfers from sharks has been launched in Western Australia, the scene of five fatal shark attacks in recent …

How to Get Rid of Gmail's New Tabs (And Why You Should)

Gmail looks different this week! The new inbox system that automatically splits your new messages into stuff from Social, Promotions, etc. is finally …

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World's 20 Best Surf Towns

A great surf town is the sum of its parts. These 20 towns run the gamut, from a mecca for the surf-obsessed to a spot where surfing's in its infancy. With waves awaiting, an adventurous spirit, and a little guidance, you can’t go wrong.

Welcome to the jungle: The definitive oral history of ’80s metal

Mötley Crüe, Slash, Lita Ford, Dokken and more share the wildest stories from the heyday of L.A.’s Sunset Strip<p>While the New Wave of British Heavy Metal was taking over the club scene in the UK and Europe, a batch of bands in and around Los Angeles — triggered by a love for KISS, Van Halen, and …

The 5 Coolest Car Stunts of the Last 5 Years

We may no longer live in the golden age of the stuntman, with names like Evel Knievel attempting death-defying stunts. But don't believe that everything that can be done with a car or motorcycle has been done. These five recent stunts prove there is no en

Urban surfing: From Munich to China, daredevils ride inner-city rivers | CNN Travel

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NOAA

How Big was the Biggest Wave Ever Surfed?

How Big Are The Biggest Waves Ever Surfed?<p>Now that a 100-foot wave has been surfed, the bar has been raised yet again for somebody to step up and set …

San Diego

The Most Influential Gear of All Time

After months of research and countless meetings and back-and-forth emails between <i>Outside</i>'s editors, writers, and gear testers, we've assembled our first-ever list of the most important gear ever created. These are the products and innovations that have made it possible for those who inspire us and …

Great Depression

Justice Families

And then there is @kellyslater. Photo: @johnrespondek #QuikSurf