Totally Free, A Short Documentary On Roller Skates

Roller skaters in San Francisco describe their passion for skating.

Shot by Daniel Soares, this short series of interviews gives us a look into the lives of the roller skaters at a San Francisco part. These skating aficionados describe their passion for roller skates and how, in no uncertain terms, skating saved their lives.

Source: Daniel Soares

Impressive Robot Learns To Limp On A Broken Leg

French researchers design a robot that can re-learn how to walk on a broken limb.

Okay, the study of robotics is starting to really take off– researchers at the French Institute For Computer Science have recently designed a robot that is able to diagnose and compensate for its own injuries. Most mobile robots, when faced with a broken leg, will helplessly plod around in circles, unable to continue. These robots are different– they re-learn how to walk with their new limitations.

Source: Nature

The Moped Diaries, A Short Film

The Moped Diaries, a short film about youth, movement, and growth.

This short film by shows a young boy whose world suddenly becomes larger when a bridge is added to connect his island to the mainland. With it comes change, separation, and movement– he has to decide whether or not to stay home a boy or to venture out into the world as a man.

Source: Lucky Treehouse Productions

Russian Daredevils Take The Shenzhen Tower In China

Climbing one of the tallest structures in the world. Source: On The Roofs

In Shenzhen, China stands one of the tallest structures in the world– the tower atop the yet-unfinished Shenzhen Financial Center. A pair of Ukranian and Russian daredevils have taken to climbing it, to a height of 2,165 feet (660 meters), in this hair-raising, beautiful video.

Source: Vadim Makhorov & Vitaliy Raskalov

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