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  • New 'hoverboard technology' may only be marketing stunt

    New 'hoverboard technology' may only be marketing stunt
    Most of us remember the hoverboard scene from the 1989 film 'Back to the Future 2.'  While the technology to create such a device was nonexistent when the film was released, many have been waiting and dreaming for the day when they can purchase their...
  • Hello, Ollie

    Hello, Ollie
    Before skaters recorded tricks on their phones and ESPN began airing the X Games or "extreme sports on TV," a Hollywood Hills High kid so slight that he looked more like a sixth-grader leaned back on his board and popped it into the air — without...
  • Return of the Aquabats, Interview II: The Q&A

    Return of the Aquabats, Interview II: The Q&A
    The Aquabats are a band from Southern California who dress as superheroes and are also the stars of their own television series. In "The Aquabats! Super Show!," which airs Saturday mornings on the Hub, they travel about in their Battle Tram to play...
  • Weekend Preview: Crazy under the supermoon

    Weekend Preview: Crazy under the supermoon
    If you are looking to do something different, and a new crowd to do it with, FAT Village is the place to be this weekend. That’s when Josh Miller throws out the welcome mat, rolls out the grill and dishes out free burgers and dogs for BBQ Friday...
  • To do Tuesday: From skateboarding to poker playing

    To do Tuesday: From skateboarding to poker playing
    Museums Meet Brian Sumner: As part of the traveling exhibit "Tony Hawk: RAD Science," the Museum of Discovery and Science (401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) is holding a 1-4 p.m. seminar on the science of skateboarding and making your own skateboard...
  • At 40, skateboarding vert pioneer Bucky Lasek still gets ramped up

    At 40, skateboarding vert pioneer Bucky Lasek still gets ramped up
    Bucky Lasek stands atop the vert ramp hunched forward, right hand on his skateboard. Above his tidy brown chin strip and mustache, deep lines crease his cheeks. He watches other boarders drop in at practice Wednesday. Tom Schaar, 13. Mitchie Brusco,...
  • TV This Week: May 12 - 18: 'Mammas' on Sundance

    TV This Week: May 12 - 18: 'Mammas' on Sundance
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 12 - 18, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY Just in time for Mother's Day, it's...
  • Weekend Preview: Count your blessings with Tony Hawk, Marty McFly, Frances Ha

    Weekend Preview: Count your blessings with Tony Hawk, Marty McFly, Frances Ha
    There are plenty of “cool” things going on around here this weekend (I have lusted in my heart for “Frances Ha” for, like, weeks), but ever since this Oklahoma business, I have been looking to spend more time with my kids, OK?...
  • Skateboarding + physics = RAD

    Skateboarding + physics = RAD
    Skateboarders generally view their activity as more of an art than a science. They don't worry about things such as inertia, force or velocity. It's more about creating while in the moment and pulling off another trick. But it doesn't hurt for the...
  • Skateboarders jump for joy as ground is broken for park

    Skateboarders jump for joy as ground is broken for park
    Skateboarding enthusiast Stephanie Murdock was 21 when she placed an ad in the Baltimore City Paper in 2004, looking for help in bringing a skate park to Hampden. "This is going to be easy," she thought. Nine years of hard work later, Murdock, now...
  • Aquabats are living out their fantasy as heroes

    Aquabats are living out their fantasy as heroes
    Adult life is made up mostly of expected things, to keep our minds from exploding. But when the unexpected thing does occur, if it is not harmful or tragic, it can bring with it feelings of incredible happiness. Such was the moment when I first...