Category: SPORTS

Sep 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Transparent Kayak

Picture of the Day: The Transparent Kayak

Photograph by Clear Blue Hawaii Imagine travelling in this and seeing the wonders of the sea beneath you. The Molokini by Clear Blue Hawaii is a transparent two-passenger kayak made out polycarbonate material (the same used in the bulletproof glass and fighter jet canopies according to the manufacturer). The kayak comes equipped with an…

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Aug 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: When Skydivers Meet

Picture of the Day: When Skydivers Meet

Photograph by Dom Daher / Red Bull Content Pool Soul Flyers Fred Fugen and Vincent Reffet perform during training in Austria for The Ultimate Skydiving Combo, skydiving from 33,000 feet (10 km) above Austria on May 13th, 2014. Love the curvature of Earth in this shot! What an epic location for a handshake! …

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Aug 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Largest US Soccer Crowd Ever

Picture of the Day: The Largest US Soccer Crowd Ever

Photograph via Jamie Frank (@jamiefrank87) on Twitter A friendly between Manchester United and Real Madrid this past Saturday set the US attendance record for a soccer match with an official tally of 109,318 fans. The record-breaking match took place at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, commonly known as ‘The Big House’. The crowd…

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Jun 26, 2014

We’re Now One Step Closer to the Hoverboard

We’re Now One Step Closer to the Hoverboard

Photograph by Liam McKenna for ZR Hoverboard Franky Zapata, founder of Zapata Racing, recently unveiled his latest invention, the ZR Hoverboard. According to their press kit, the device can soar up to 16 ft (5 meters) above the water and approach speeds of 25 mph (40 km/h). The Hoverboard is a surf board that…

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Jun 15, 2014

Stadium in Berlin Gets Turned Into Giant Living Room with 750 Couches and 700″ TV

Stadium in Berlin Gets Turned Into Giant Living Room with 750 Couches and 700″ TV

For the duration of this year’s World Cup, Berlin’s Stadion An der Alten Forsterei (home to FC Union Berlin) will be transformed into a gigantic living room. The field will be outfitted with 750 couches (brought in by fans), complete with side tables and lamps for each along with a massive 700″ TV surrounded…

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Jun 9, 2014

A Writer Imagines What Would Happen if England Actually Won the World Cup

A Writer Imagines What Would Happen if England Actually Won the World Cup

BuzzFeed staff writer Tom Phillips imagines what would happen if England actually won the world cup. You can see the original post here and read more articles by Phillips here. Who are you rooting for in this year’s World Cup? The international tournament features 32 national teams and is scheduled to take place in…

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Jun 4, 2014

This Stadium Was Home to 3 Sports Teams. Zeppelin, Elvis, Floyd and The Who Played Here

This Stadium Was Home to 3 Sports Teams.  Zeppelin, Elvis, Floyd and The Who Played Here

On 23 August 1975 the Pontiac Silverdome officially opened its doors. For 22 years it was the largest stadium in the National Football League (NFL). The stadium complex, which sat on 127 acres (51 ha) of land, had a capacity of 80,000+. The Silverdome hosted the Detroit Lions of the NFL (1975–2001), the Detroit…

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