2017年1月6日

Cool

The Double Life of the Treasure Farmer

Gilbert Faku splits his time between two very different pursuits. Most days, he’s a farmer and rancher in the remote Eastern Cape region of South Africa. His livelihood depends on his cattle herd. But Faku’s other passion takes him on adventures most of us read about in storybooks. He doubles as a treasure hunter in an area where a Portuguese merchant ship once wrecked near the shore. Come dig with Faku and take a peek at his rare collection of treasures.

Sports

How To Body Surf With Keith Malloy – Surf Sufficient

One of surfing’s biggest influencers, Mark Cunningham, explains that the keys to body surfing are “know how to swim, have a suit that is going to stay on, kick like hell, and come out of the water smiling…” It’s that easy, right?! In this episode of Surf Sufficient, another one of body surfing’s finest ambassadors, Keith Malloy, gives his take on body surfing’s various communities, how to maximize surface tension and planing as well as some tips on how you might approach your next session sans surfboard. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.

Science and Technology

Extreme Drift Go Kart Machine NASA Modular Robotic Vehicle

Indoor kart tracks can be found in many large cities in different parts of the world. These tracks are often located in refurbished factories or warehouses and are typically shorter than traditional outdoor tracks. Indoor karts are typically powered by a 4-stroke gasoline engine producing anywhere from 5 to 13 horsepower, or sometimes by an electric motor. Many tracks offer competitive races and leagues. At the top level, an Indoor Karting World Championship (IKWC)[1] exists. Besides traditional kart racing, many commercial enterprises offer karts for rent, often called “recreational” or “concession” karts. The tracks can be indoor or outdoor. Karts are rented by sessions (10 to 15 minutes usually), they…