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The 10 Best Companies That Create Skateboard Deck Designs

A brief look at how skateboard deck designs have gone from simple, to stylish and amazingly unique.

Baseball in Japan Can Throw You a Curve

Baseball in Japan has evolved quite a lot since Horace Wilson first introduced the sport in 1872, yet foreigners still find many aspects of Japanese baseball confusing – not least the the odd names of the teams. Let's run down the dozen Nippon Professional Baseball league teams (without actually running them down) and clear up any misconceptions.

Baseball in Japan Can Throw You a Curve - Part 2, the Pacific League

Part Two of Baseball in Japan Can Throw You a Curve looks at the six teams in NPB's Pacific League. The Pacific League corresponds to MLB's American League as a Designated Hitter is used – in the Central League, pitchers must hit. Leading off the sextet are the amusingly named Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, league champions in 2007.

 

How To Make A Tandem Twin Bicycle

Tired of riding a bicycle by yourself? This custom Tandem Twin Bicycle is simple to construct and will get your friends off the couch and outside.

MP3 Player Allows You To Submerge Yourself In Music

Since runners and bicyclists have been getting all the fun with their own uniquely designed MP3 players, Speedo and iRiver have teamed up to make sure swimmers don't feel left out.

10 Venue Names That Don't Belong In Major League Sports

With old sports venues falling apart and new owners stepping into the spotlight, more and more stadiums are being built. They may have new features, but sometimes, they just can't find a suitable name.

Obama To Make Left-Turns All Day?

Instead of designing a signature shoe or his very own hockey goalie pads, Barrack Obama might be making left-turns around the competition.


Countdown To Beijing: Water Polo

Water polo may seem like a boring water sport, but it's actually an interesting Olympic event any sports fan can dive into.

Countdown To Beijing: Indoor Volleyball

Despite being overshadowed by its popular variation, Beach Volleyball, the indoor sport has always attracted thousands of fans and created careers for students across the world.

The Tennis Invention That's Causing A Racquet

Sweaty palms got you down? One company has devised a plan to keeping your hands cool and your tennis game hotter than ever.