Bonaverde’s “Roast-Grind-Brew Coffee Machine” seemed like one of the cooler inventions I’ve recently stumbled upon. But then I came across this: The Copenhagen Wheel. Originally created by researchers at MIT, the Copenhagen Wheel “transforms ordinary bicycles quickly into hybrid e-bikes.[...]
In 2012, Bradley Wiggins became the first English cyclist to win the granddaddy of all cycling races, the Tour de France. In 2013, Chris Froome became the second.[...]
“Football is a whole skill to itself. A whole world. A whole universe to itself. Me love it because you have to be skillful to play it! Freedom! Football is freedom.[...]
We’ve never known footwear giant Nike to spare the advertising dollars, just as we’ve never known filmmaker Terry Gilliam to compromise his vision. Only natural, then, that the two would cross creative and financial paths.[...]
In the final months of his short life, Bruce Lee wrote a personal essay, “In My Own Process” where he said, “Basically, I have always been a martial artist by choice and actor by profession. But, above all, I am hoping to actualize myself to be an artist of life along the way.[...]
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, otherwise simply known as Ronaldinho, plays football/soccer for Atlético Mineiro and currently captains the Brazilian national team.[...]
Few of us possess the physical strength and even steelier will to follow in the handprints of professional balancer Jaakko Tenhunen, but most of us have other projects that could benefit from the sort of relentless determination he brings to his work.[...]
This weekend, the new Jackie Robinson biopic, 42, opened up well in the box offices, bringing in $27.3 million in ticket sales. That puts it at the top of the charts, which is a real rarity for a baseball film.
This isn’t the first time Jackie Robinson’s story has been told on film.
Bruce Lee has remarkable staying power. Forty years after his untimely death, he’s still celebrated as a charismatic and influential lethal weapon. Remember how Pelé ushered in America’s soccer craze? Bruce did the same for kung fu.[...]
“Why waste my time slumped in front of a television screen watching young men at play?” writes one man. “I have an experience (a secondhand experience), but it does me no good that I can detect. I learn nothing. I come away with nothing.[...]