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John Shanahan For Mishka Skates

It is clips like this that made me want to start Mostly Skateboarding. Dude you've never heard of skating spots you've never seen and ripping. Props to John Shanahan and Mishka Skates for making such a rad video. The half-cab 50-50, the nollie 180 then straight nollie over the rail. So much good stuff in this part.

Ricky Skaggs, Sharon White to Release Duets Album; IBMA Announces Inaugural Film Festival; Music City Roots Celebrates Night Train to Nashville

8 hours agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Lee Ann Womack and Holly Williams are featured on the Tory Burch blog. The 615 premiered Billy Joe Shaver’s “The Git Go.” Check out Aoife O’Donovan and Nickel Creek’s Newport Folk Fest sets. (warning: autoplay) A 17-year-old girl was...Show More Summary

A Noah’s Ark of Stuffed Animals Draws Attention to Pollution

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

On July 17, a fishing boat traveled down China’s Huangpu River piled with 99 distressed stuffed animals. Camels, pandas, polar bears, leopards, and zebras clung helplessly to the dilapidated hull.

It's Not Me, It's You: My Break-Up Letter to President Obama

Dear Mr. President, We have grown apart in the last couple of years, and while I understand that it's normal, even expected, for a president to check out in his last term, I thought it was important to end this tumultuous relationship before you pack your things and move out. Our romance began in 2008. Show More Summary

"Eff Iggy" Reformed Me: A White Girl's Take on Madd Mary's Graphic Video

California rapper Madd Mary released "Eff Iggy" the last day of June and a day later, I viewed it on the recommendation of Minnesota rapper Atmosphere, whom I respect and follow on Twitter. I was appalled. In my opinion, the music video...Show More Summary

The big 2014 Vanderbilt football guide: Starting over with a familiar blueprint

Derek Mason has the perfect résumé for continuing Vandy's winning ways in James Franklin's absence. But while the defense has some exciting play-makers, the offense will be a question mark. (Thank heavens for a ridiculously easy non-conference...Show More Summary

Allison Williams to Play Peter Pan in NBC's Live Production

This is what happens when Kristen Bell is busy. Girls star Allison Williamshas been cast in the title role of NBC's Peter Pan Live!, the network announced Wednesday. In addition to Williams singing talent, which showcases at every opportunity on Girls, expect to see Williams to exhibit some truly "dynamic flying" in the Dec. Show More Summary

Self-Driving Car Wreaks Havoc, but Not for the Reasons You Think, in Hilarious Dutch Ad

Some aspects of the techno-utopian fantasy are especially worth skewering, and Dutch insurer Centraal Beheer does a pretty nice number on one of them: the self-driving car. The brand has a knack for making disaster funny by casting some obnoxious stereotype as fictional villain. Show More Summary

Caught Gold-Handed: Young Miscreant Paints NoPA Western Addition Fireplug to Match His Golden Cadillac Bike

TweetIf painting a fire hydrant gold is a crime, then this street urchin is guilty guilty guilty! Physical graffiti, the worst kind: Click to expand  

The Roots Freak Out Over Surprise In 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trailer

We finally know why NBC cut parts of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer when they premiered it last week. It's scary as hell! On Tuesday's "Tonight Show," Jimmy Fallon had The Roots watch the trailer that has been called "too hot for...Show More Summary

The Roots Freak Out Over Surprise In 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trailer

We finally know why NBC cut parts of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer when they premiered it last week. It's scary as hell! On Tuesday's "Tonight Show," Jimmy Fallon had The Roots watch the trailer that has been called "too hot for...Show More Summary

The People in My Neighborhood

Do you remember Sesame Street? Sadly, I remember very little from this beloved show that used hand Muppets to teach young kids age appropriate life lessons. It's interesting how ones' subconscious works however, and today, while walking...Show More Summary

Ultrasonics: This Is The Sound Of The Next Big Thing In Tech

Trend hunters in fashion, food and entertainment know that everything old can become new again. Now tech companies are realizing it too, thanks to ultrasonics. Engineers have discovered that this longstanding audio technology can give modern devices some cool, futuristic features. Show More Summary

JJ – “Dean & Me”

9 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

JJ have shared a new track from their upcoming album V following lead single “All White Everything.” “Dean & Me” is another ethereal track from the Swedish art-pop duo that sounds like it was recorded during the shimmering twilight hours. The typically pop-literate group references Lesley Gore’s ’60s classic “It’s My Party” in the lyrics, [...]

Every ACC Football Team's Odds to Make College Football Playoff

August will be here by the end of the week, and every ACC team's goal will be the same: Make the inaugural College Football Playoff and win a national championship. Realistically, some teams have better odds than others of achieving that goal. Florida State, for one, begins its quest to repeat as national champs with a Heisman winner still in tow. Show More Summary

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