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Human-Powered Hydrofoil Kayak 2

The 4-man Olympic-style K4 boat gets off to a good start against the 1-man Hydrofoil “Flyak”. It doesn’t take long however for the Flyak to burst ahead of the 4-man boat at a speed of 27 KM/hour to win the 200M race. The Flyak starts out like a regular kayak, but once the paddler reaches ...

Sketch It: Urban Food Chain 1

Sketch it! is a fun new section on The Urban Country where we feature random napkin sketches from our resident sketch artist and writer, George Pechtol (Against his will).   “Urban Food Chain”, by George Pechtol

Who Controls Your Media? 1

  (Photo courtesy of fxgeek on Flickr) “Mediterranean becomes sea of death for hundreds” – CNN, March 31st “Chinese ‘Kill Weapon’ Gives U.S. Cause for Concern” – FOX News, March 31st “Two Killed Execution-Style in NFL Player’s Condo” – FOX News, March 31st “SHARE MORE PAIN” – Toronto Sun – March 31st For a period ...