Lollygagger Longboard by Loll Designs

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New from Loll Designs and Grow Anthology, the Lollygagger Longboard is an eco-friendly board for commuting. The stable design has a deck that’s half an inch thick and made of paper composite Richlite. Each side of the deck is striped and stamped with graphic text. The brightly colored wheels (Avila 3DM) measure 75mm and turn with ease thanks to the Gullwing 50° trucks, HDPE truck risers, and matching wheel cut outs. In classic Loll style, the design includes a bottle opener. $349 at GSelect

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Brazil Soccer Fan Tattoos

Tattoos are widely popular in Brazil, where the beach culture and tropical climate make it an ideal place to show off body art. Everybody under age 30 seems to have something etched into their bodies. Now with the World Cup just days away, soccer tattoos are everywhere.

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In this May 17, 2014 photo, soccer fan Carlos Eduardo poses for a photo showing his Botafogo’s tattoos in Petropolis, Brazil. The Lone Star (Estrela Solitária) is currently present in Botafogo’s flag and crest. The Lone Star is one of the most important symbols of Botafogo’s football team. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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2014 Spring Sports High School All-Stars

Portraits of the All-Star high school athletes in volleyball, baseball, softball, tennis and track and field. All photos were taken at the Old Pueblo Trolley Motor Bus Division Headquarters.

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Emily Robinson, of Ironwood Ridge High School, poses for a portrait in between two former San Tran busses from 1975 and 1989. The busses are located at the Old Pueblo Trolley Motor Bus Division Headquarters, 10 North Park Avenue. (Photo: Mamta Popat / Arizona Daily Star)

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Brazil ready for World Cup

It’s the tale of two World Cups. One will be played on the field. The other will be in the streets of a moody nation not yet convinced that hosting the event was worth the price paid. Even so, many across Brazil — and around the world —can’t wait for the games to begin.

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In this Monday, June 2, 2014, a youth runs with a soccer ball in a small court in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The practical obstacles in accessing the Maracana stadium, located less than half a kilometer away, to watch World Cup games haven’t dampened the boys’ passion for what Brazilians call the “beautiful game.” (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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Parkour BMX Bike Stunts by Tim Knoll

Tim Knoll is a BMX riding visionary. He is the most creative, original and unconventional flatland rider in the game. Spotted at WHUDAT

Runbell: The Stylish, Courteous Way To Alert Runners

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If you’re an urban runner then you know just how frustrating it can sometimes be when running along a crowded pathway, trying to dodge pedestrians who are unaware that you’re behind them and looking to pass.

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Parkour Running: “Bad Parkour” by WheezyWaiter

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This is usually what happens right after someone watches a crazy parkour video on the internet then says, “Hold my beer, I got this.” Unfortunately it doesn’t involve any major face-plants or dislocated hips, it just looks funny.

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World Cup Wall Chart Calendar

Inside the Pakistani Factory that Makes World Cup Soccer Balls

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An employee uses hot air as she sticks outer panels on a soccer ball inside the soccer ball factory that produces official match balls for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, in Sialkot, Punjab province May 16, 2014. It was when he felt the roar of the crowd at the 2006 World Cup in Germany that Pakistani factory owner Khawaja Akhtar first dreamt up a goal of his own: to manufacture the ball for the biggest soccer tournament on the planet. Last year he finally got his chance – but only 33 days to make it happen. (Photo by Sara Farid/Reuters)

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The Armless Bodybuilder

Meet Barbie Thomas the incredible armless female body builder who is inspiring America. The 37-year-old lost both her arms during a horrific electrical accident as a toddler – but that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her bodybuilding dream. Barbie says she can do anything an average person can do – except she uses her feet. That includes brushing her teeth, making dinner, taking milk out of the fridge, texting, shopping, putting on makeup and even driving.

The competitive mother-of-two was given an emotional standing ovation by competitors and spectators at the NPC Junior USA Bodybuilding Championship, South Carolina. She said: “I’d say to anyone, you can do whatever you put your mind to. The only limitations are the ones you put on yourself. Everyone has limitations and handicaps in some way or another – mine are more visible than yours maybe”.

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Barbie Thomas has incredible strength. (Photo by Incredible Features/Barcroft Media)

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Meet the New Electric Skateboard You Can Control With Your Phone

Marbel-The-Lightest-Electric-Skateboard-In-The-World-5The Marbel Board was designed to be lightweight, fast, and easy to use. The entire Marbel electric skateboard weighs in at a record setting 9.9 pounds. Lighter than any electric vehicle in the world. It has enough power to go 20 MPH uphill, will take you 10 real world miles per charge, and all of the electronics and batteries are completely integrated into the carbon fiber / kevlar deck. On top of that, it connects with your smartphone to fully customize your riding style and even control the throttle of your board.

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2014 World Cup Wallchart by Elliott Quince


As well as all the usual schedules, venues and fixtures, this illustrated wall chart by Elliott Quince also looks back at some of the more memorable moments from past World Cup tournaments.

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ESPN Brazil Football World Cup 2014 Poster Series by Cristiano Siqueira

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heck out the footballers- your poster guys in the enthusiastic avatar right through in the collection of ESPN Brazil football World Cup 2014 poster series by Cristiano Siqueira.

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Naked Ping Pong Session at Bounce in London


This weekend, Bounce, the home of ping-pong hosted the world’s first naked ping-pong tournament in their stunning private room.

The private room – known as the Jaques room – hosts groups of 35 – 100 people. Not only do they get three ping pong tables to battle it out across, they also have their very own bar, a state of the art integrated Karaoke system, UV lighting (should you want to have a go at glow in the dark pong), a ipod docking station connected to the private room’s huge surround system so you can be your own DG and of course, a wireless presentation kit with an LCD screen.

Photos: Jack Taylor / Barcroft Media

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Soccer Match in Rio de Janeiro’s Slum


People take part in a soccer match held at the Tavares Bastos slum in Rio de Janeiro, May 18, 2014. The World Cup will be held in 12 cities in Brazil from June 12 till July 13. (Photo: Reuters)

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