Bathing with Piranhas

Jeremy Wade decided to find out just how far he can push the limits of science (and stupidity) by bathing with some hungry piranhas. Needless to say, don’t try this at home… or anywhere with piranhas really.

Vinyl Record Trick Shots

I suppose you could do a trick shot video with CDs, but that just wouldn’t have the vintage hipster appeal of vinyl, now would it?

Masters of Movement, Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls needs no introduction. The English writer and adventurer was once a member of British Special Forces and the youngest man to ever climb Mount Everest. He received his love of climbing from his father, a former Royal Marine.

Playing God With the Spider-Goat

Adam Rutherford meets a new creature created by American scientists, the spider-goat. It is part goat, part spider, and its milk can be used to create artificial spider’s web. It is part of a new field of research, synthetic biology, with a radical aim: to break down nature into spare parts so that we can rebuild it however we please.

The Permanent Art of Tattoo

It seems that no matter how far we advance into the digital age, our bodies remain a place where we want to express ourselves. Meet three tattoo artists of differing styles. Vinny Romanelli embraces tattooing detailed portraits, Kiku works with the traditional Japanese form, and Stephanie Tamez embodies an eclectic mix of influences, with the use of typography.

TED Talks: How To Buy Happiness

Michael Norton shares fascinating research on how money can, indeed buy happiness — when you don’t spend it on yourself. Listen for surprising data on the many ways pro-social spending can benefit you, your work, and (of course) other people.

Very Old School Skateboarding

Nomad Skateboards is taking the idea of throwback to a whole new level in their aptly titled “Very Old School”. This was done to promote an upcoming collectible cruiser board.

Skating in the Brazilian Rain

Thrasher took a mission with some Brazilian rippers around the island of Florianopolis and got in some shredding before the rain hit hard.