If volleyball had a child with a bounce house, it would be bossaball. The relatively young sport was created in Spain but has already started taking off in South America and Europe—and damn does it look like fun.
The one thing that makes summer so awesome is also its biggest drawback: the heat. So to avoid completing scalding the bottom of your feet on hot sand, this inflatable floating volleyball court takes the action to the water where it’s easy to cool off.
The chances of you ever visiting Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are already pretty low. But the likelihood you'd manage to find your way into its specially designed, ultra-safe, and hyper-secure nuclear research facility are slim to none. Which is too bad—because it's the only chance you'd ever have of knowing…
Any beach goer knows that spending time in the sand means spending infinitely more time trying to scrub sand off your body. Sand just sticks everywhere. But why doesn't it stick to Olympic volleyball players? It's because the Olympics always use special, highly regulated sand.
For some reason, beach volleyball isn't taken all that seriously in the UK. Why? It's a legitimate sport. It's not all about the sex. So how are these athletes battling the stigma? With QR codes on their asses. You're welcome.
For the longest time I thought the black sinewy thing on Olympic beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh's shoulder was either a confused Alien face sucker, a horny spider, a bad tattoo decision (a la Mike Tyson), or all of the above. Turns out I was way off, and it's actually Kinesio athletic tape from a company in…