From The Olympic Archives: Olga Korbut’s “Korbut Flip” at the Munich Olympics — captured here in slo-mo and set to Linkin Park — is now illegal in the gymnastics world because it involves standing on the high bar.
But in 1972, it was awe-inspiring.
paul kuczynski’s work
gregory crewdson (wikipedia page here) prefers the photo that induces a story
the untitled picture above is from twilight(amazon link here)
Serious Diabolo Skills of the Day: Watch a talented Taiwanese kid make the devil on two sticks his bitch.
Badass Balloon Guy of the Day: Redditor mephistocrat says: “She asked the balloon-wrangling dude for a machine gun. He added a touch of awesome.”
A few more photos here.
Rain Delay Renaissance Faire of the Day: The Radford-High Point matchup was delayed due to rain, so, naturally, the two college baseball teams held an impromptu joust.
This Looks Shopped of the Day: Give it time, America. Give it time.
Everybody Needs A Hobby of the Day: The most impressive nine-minute stick-balancing act you will see today, guaranteed.
Everybody Need A Hobby of the Day: What do you do if you want to wakesurf, but you’re the one driving the boat? You put your cigarette in your mouth and do it anyway.
Kickass Kid of the Day: Ah, 1990: When the men were men, the women were women, and the 3-year-olds operated JCB diggers while their dad stood by and filmed them.