The Epic Jump

The Epic Jump

Aiming for the lake…

Extreme snowboarders are always looking for that epic jump, those divine moments of floating through the air where time and space seem to meld into an indescribable adrenaline rush. The “Quiksilver Showdown Over the City” is a spectacular winter event in Canada.  This premier end of season event is the largest contest-style winter snow sport event in Vancouver.

With over 100 riders competing throughout the course of the weekend, Quiksilver brings together internationally recognized pro riders and top up and coming amateur athletes. Video and more photos after the jump.
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Introducing the Extreme Scroll Device

Introducing the Extreme Scroll Device

The challenge for cellphone designers has been to continually reduce the size of the device, yet make the display as large as possible.

This is the so-called “Scroll” device created by 13 Tech Design. It’s packing a touchscreen-based cellphone, a 10 megapixel camera and 1080p camcorder, various media-playing features, built-in WiFi and Bluetooth, and a full-fledged computer that runs on Vista or XP.

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Extreme Surgery

 extreme surgery

Dr Tomoaki Kato had to remove a lot more than a cancerous tumor during an unprecedented operation on a 63-year-old Florida woman earlier this month.

To get to the tumor, which was buried deep in Brooke Zepp’s abdomen and threatened to kill her within months, the organ transplant specialist said he first had to remove her stomach, pancreas, spleen, liver and small and large intestines.


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