Brandon Block

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Our Town: Members of 100% Skate Club skate like a bunch of girls

If “What Flamingo” is the answer, then what in the world is the question? As put to local artistic duo Eric Moschopedis and Mia Rushton by the City …

The Banks are Back… almost

<b>WORDS AND PHOTOS: JONATHAN MEHRING</b><p>The Brooklyn Banks is maybe the most iconic of NYC skate spots. It’s one of those places where, when you arrive, …

Brooklyn Bridge

The Illegal Civ Skate Program Gospel

New IC short with Kevin White, Olan Prenatt, Ryder McLaughlin, Na-kel Smith, Tyshawn Jones, Gary Rogers and Aramis Hudson.<br>Filmed by Mikey Alfred, …


St. Petersburg finally breaks ground on long-awaited Campbell skate park

ST. PETERSBURG — After years of planning and waiting, skateboarders will finally get their skate park.<p>The city broke ground Friday on a …


Tyshawn Jones at Tompkins

TJ skating around at Tompkins. That pop and board control! The new Supreme video is gonna be nuts.

Lakai The Flare Premiere | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts

The Nine Club on location at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, CA for the premiere of the new Lakai Footwear video <i>The Flare.</i>

Trump Administration

Scientists Used CRISPR to Reverse Huntington's Disease in Mice

The gene-editing technique CRISPR is often touted as an eventual cure-all for all that ails us, from fatal genetic diseases to food shortages. But …

Scientists Demonstrate "Liquid Light" at Room Temperature for the First Time

A Strange Form of Matter<p>Thanks to technological advances, scientists now have various ways of manipulating matter. Often times, these result in …


The scientific quest to create a new universe

Physicists aren't often reprimanded for using risqué humor in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist …

Dark Matter

Read This: What would happen if the world actually became flat?

Because “I Want to Believe” posters have apparently given us a reason to ignore scientific fact, our modern world is rife with batshit conspiracy …

Flat Earth

NYT Bestseller Celebrates Trailblazing Women in Science [Deal]

From Poland's Marie Curie to Harlem's Patricia Bath, "Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World" is an illustrated glossary that …

New York Times

Scientists overlooked a major problem with going to Mars — and they fear it could be a suicide mission

Scientists have long known high levels of radiation exists on Mars. But could it be so high that humans won't be able to handle when we get there? Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Going to Mars may be more dangerous than we thought. The major problem is high-energy space radiation. Scientists</i> …


Adorable Mouse Lemurs May Change the Face of Medical Research

They’re tiny, adorable, and quite possibly the answer to medical researchers’ dreams.<p>The big-eyed mouse lemur, the world’s smallest primate, may soon …


UW researchers’ ‘kidney on a chip’ will be prepped for space station experiment

A stack of card-sized gizmos that test the effects of drugs, toxins and weightlessness on human kidney cells is due to take a ride to the …

Space Exploration

Drugs and Carrie Fisher: How Cocaine, MDMA Affect Heart

Actress Carrie Fisher had a number of drugs in her system, including cocaine and MDMA, when she went into cardiac arrest before her death in …

Billie Lourd

Researchers Uncover What Causes Cancer Cells to Spread and How We Can Slow It

Understanding Cancer Cells<p>Treating cancer can be tricky: for one, cancer cells tend to spread quickly, known as metastasis — a behavior which …


A Clever New Hypothesis Could Explain the Elusive Nature of Dark Matter

Having It Both Ways<p>We cannot see dark matter, but we know it exists simply because it has to — without it, the universe cannot exist under our …

Dark Matter

Star's birth may have triggered another star birth, astronomers say

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have found new evidence suggesting that a jet of …


For Rolling Stone, 'worst nightmare' continues

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Days after Rolling Stone magazine published a shocking 9,000-word story about a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia in November 2014, the magazine's editors received an email just before 2 a.m. with "Our worst nightmare" in the subject line. They needed to run a …

Media Industry

WikiLeaks: Clinton Campaign Emails Broke With Obama On Arctic Oil Drilling

WikiLeaks has been releasing thousands of emails reportedly from within Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, including what it calls “The Podesta Emails,” a series on deals involving Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.<p>Podesta also served as President Bill Clinton’s chief-of-staff …

Columbia University

Joe Biden: Donald Trump Presidency Is 'Possible'

Vice President Joe Biden believes Donald Trump could become the next U.S. president.<p>“Yes, I think it’s possible,” Biden said in an interview on the</i> …

Donald Trump

Carly Fiorina, Unlike Rand Paul, Sees Undercard Debate As Opportunity

"So I'll debate anyone, anytime, anywhere and I'll look forward to South Carolina."<p>Carly Fiorina says she isn't concerned about being relegated to the undercard stage in Thursday's Republican presidential debate.<p>"Well, you know, it's interesting, I started this campaign 17 out of 16. Nobody took me …