The Best Action Camera: Spring 2014 Edition

You can't just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren't all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best. » 4/17/14 1:00pm Thursday 1:00pm

Juggling looks way harder when you see it from a juggler's POV

Juggling might be the most fun useless skill to have. People who can't juggle see it as some impossible trick while those who have mastered the skill can see through the flying orb planets as some easy math problem. Just check out the view from a juggler's perspective. For me, a non-juggler, it looks like the ball is… » 4/09/14 10:02pm 4/09/14 10:02pm

Take a Quadcopter Tour of Alaska's Ice Caves Without Catching a Cold

With towering, crystalline halls of frozen water, ice caves are among the most visually arresting formations in nature. They're just a pain to explore given their often inaccessible locations and the inhospitable climate that allows for their development. But that's where the drones come in. » 3/14/14 3:40pm 3/14/14 3:40pm

Whoa, watch a street performer do mind-bending tricks from his POV

It's like magic. A street performer defies gravity by contact juggling a sphere in front of a crowd and it's absolutely mesmerizing to see from his point of view. You feel the pressure he has to perform, the focus he has in his movements and the art of it all. I'll be giving you money next time. » 3/04/14 10:54pm 3/04/14 10:54pm

Now You Can Narrate Your Crazy GoPro Stunts Using a Bluetooth Mic

Most GoPro videos of extreme stunts are accompanied by the sound of rushing wind, the roar of an engine, or just straight-up screaming. But with Sena's new Bluetooth Audio Pack for the GoPro Hero 3, you can use a wireless mic to provide narration alongside whatever stunt you're attempting. » 2/27/14 10:20am 2/27/14 10:20am

Hilarious monkey steals a GoPro camera and takes a selfie

Hey Mister Man, what are you doing filming us with that camera over there. Hey Mister Man, I don't appreciate you tempting me with food to trick me into dancing like a monkey. Hey Mister Man, that's it, I'm stealing your camera. That's—I'm assuming—what went through the head of this funny little monkey in Bali who… » 2/25/14 10:37pm 2/25/14 10:37pm

Skate Tricks Look Even Gnarlier From the Skateboard's-Eye View

From the usual viewer's vantage point, it's hard to appreciate the violent physics of a really great series of skate park tricks. That's why this video shot from underneath pro skater Dean-Paul Denniston's board is so mesmerizing: you get a front-row seat to all the grinding, slamming, kickflipping action. » 2/25/14 7:00pm 2/25/14 7:00pm

A Simple Trick to Keep Your GoPro Footage Steady

GoPro is the bestselling camera in the world because like a good date, you can take the tough sucker anywhere. Just mount it on your surfboard/snowboard/bicycle and it'll snag back dope fisheye footage for your bragging video. Handholding a GoPro, however, yields shaky results. » 2/24/14 5:58pm 2/24/14 5:58pm

What 12 inches of snow fall overnight looks like in 45 seconds

Is winter going to end anytime soon? Doesn't look like it. Here's GoPro footage capturing more than 12 inches of snow piling up over one night. It starts falling quickly and then slows down a little bit in the middle until it starts raging in the end. It's like you expect the snow to come to a stop but it keeps going… » 2/13/14 7:51pm 2/13/14 7:51pm

Getting hit by a 25-foot wave is like being inside a water tornado

When you get swallowed by the waves of the biggest sea monster in the world (also known as the wonderful ocean), there's not much you can do but protect your head and hope you know which way is up. It's like being trapped inside a water tornado. This footage, captured by pro surfer Mark Healey, shows the exact feeling… » 1/27/14 9:57pm 1/27/14 9:57pm

A Cheap Folding Drone That's Strong Enough To Carry a GoPro

They say the best quadcopter is the one you have with you (or is that cameras?) because not every opportunity to capture some glorious aerial footage is planned. So while you can spend thousands of dollars on a giant rig designed to hoist a heavy DSLR, why not save yourself some cash and opt for this wonderful $495 » 1/15/14 10:00am 1/15/14 10:00am