Pro skater Tony Hawk pulled off his first amazing 900-degree aerial spin 17 years ago at the 1999 X Games. To prove that he still has it, the RIDE Channel documented the 48-year-old skater digging deep and pulling off his iconic stunt once again. Here is footage of his first “900” from 1999.
The official trailer for the highly anticipated second season of the sleeper hit Mr. Robot features the members of FSociety stewing in the aftermath of the financial takedown featured in Season One and the tenacious FBI agent who is close on their heels.
About: MR. ROBOT follows Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek), a young cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the underground hacker group fsociety, after being recruited by their mysterious leader (Christian Slater). Following the events of fsociety’s hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season will explore the consequences of that attack as well as the illusion of control.
Season_2.0 premieres on Wednesday, July 13th on USA Networks.
Inspired by Theo Jansen’s remarkable Strandbeest, artists at the industrial design collective CARV have created a Strandbeest Walking Bike, which employs the same glorious principles of physics found in Jansen’s creatures. The Exploratorium in San Francisco has since invited the the bike to be a part of their upcoming Strandbeest show “After Dark: BYOBeest” on July 7, 2016.
photos via CARV Design
British comedian vagabonds has made a parody video of the Boston Dynamics SpotMini demonstration video that shows incredibly foul-mouthed, four-legged, long-necked robot complaining about the smell in the room, challenging Stacey’s ex-boyfriend to a fight, cleaning the kitchen and slipping on a banana peel. In other words, he’s having a bad day.
To celebrate The Championships, Wimbledon this year, The All England Lawn Tennis Club teamed up with Mr. B the Gentleman Rhymer for “Open String” a chap hop ditty about the history of the Wimbledon tournament. In the song and video Mr. B explains a number of key moments from the tournament’s history as school children dance and play along on ukuleles.
The tournament is currently running from June 27 to July 10, 2016.