Natural beauty.

Nice work, little man: 8-year-old Evan Doherty becomes the youngest to land a 720 on a vert ramp. Can such a youngster qualify as badass? Outside’s fact check says yes.

Now that’s what we call “pooling your resources.”

theatlantic:

California Is a Place: Cannonball

“Once upon a time, Fresno was the California Dream. Own a car. Own a house. Own a pool. Everyone wanted it and the wonderful world of credit made it all possible. But now, with the foreclosure monster running wild, the dream is dry. Thousands of pools are festering in the hot Central Valley sun. For most people this is tragic. But for some, it’s an opportunity.”

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