I was lucky enough to spend a day with a bunch free runners a couple years ago and watch them barrel over landmarks and scale walls in Canada’s capital city. I was always in awe of them and don’t understand how you can’t be. On the surface, parkour looks like athletes doing fun tricks but the whole message behind it is to develop altruism by overcoming physical boundaries — ie building self-confidence by getting from one spot to another in the most efficient way possible.
In this Will Sutton-shot video, parkour enthusiasts seamlessly leap across gates and jump off high ridges in front of beautiful landscapes. If you’re not in awe, you’re probably doing something wrong.
Someone posted this on Facebook but a thoughtful friend thought the world would be better served if it was on Reddit.
Need an economical yet fashionable way to serve your beer? The BevBuckle is for you!
For the Jurassic Park and couture shoe enthusiast.
Moving full speed ahead on Kim Jong-il propaganda, North Korea are started training their baristas more intensively.
Making a wish might be a little tough with this NYC dandelion water fountain. Just through a penny in the pool instead. Read more…