How A Skateboard Is Made

Throughout the years, skateboards and those who use them have been subjected to a number of associations, none of which are unambiguously good or bad. Your thoughts on the sport and the culture aside, the mechanics that go into the skateboard’s construction are as intricate as they are visually stunning.

For more skateboarding video–from its physics to what happens when you put a bunch of chalk dust onto a skateboard, be sure to check out our skateboarding section.

Jerry Seinfeld On The Advertising Industry

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld had some choice words about advertising when accepting an award at the 55th annual CLIOs–the most prestigious international advertising awards ceremony–this past week. Taking materialism, conspicuous consumerism and the trickery involved in promoting both, Seinfeld deadpanned that “we know the world stinks. But we think, ‘Hey, maybe this [product] won’t stink’. We are a hopeful species. Stupid, but hopeful.” Jury’s out on if the audience regretted giving him an award.

How You Might Be Killed From A To Z

It was Benjamin Franklin who said that nothing in this life is certain save for death and taxes. And, a couple hundred years later, he’s still right. Watch as this dark (but funny) animated short takes on the former, providing you with an alphabet of ways you might die.

11 U.S. Products That Are Banned In Other Countries

What do ketchup, baby walkers and mullets all have in common? All are traditionally “American” goods, and all are banned in various parts of the world.