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Adult Soap Box Derby

Before there was NASCAR, there was box car. Soap box derbies, at the peak of their popularity in the 1950s, provided all-American kids with an opportunity to mix engineering ingenuity with the need for speed. Today, enthusiastic adults raised on Mario Kart are reviving this wholesome tradition on the..

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnPYe-dCh_0Before there was NASCAR, there was box car. Soap box derbies, at the peak of their popularity in the 1950s, provided all-American kids with an opportunity to mix engineering ingenuity with the need for speed. Today, enthusiastic adults raised on Mario Kart are reviving this wholesome tradition on the slopes of Mt. Tabor in Portland, Oregon. It's art on wheels, speeding down the side of a dormant volcano.

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Urban Golf

Certain personal attributes can be advantageous in particular sports. In basketball, height helps. For sprinting, fast twitch muscle fibers...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJwLcrUy4BYCertain personal attributes can be advantageous in particular sports. In basketball, height helps. For sprinting, fast twitch muscle fibers are a boon. With golf, a sizable trust fund sure doesn't hurt. Along with squash and polo, golf has long been considered a patrician pastime. But from Paris to Portland, roving bands of revolutionaries are reclaiming this sport for the masses by taking golf quite literally to the streets. When you combine egalitarian ideals with natty fashion, a dose of whimsy, and plenty of beer, a good time is par for the course.

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Bikes to Rwanda

Lugging huge bags of coffee through the unpaved hills of Rwanda to a processing plant was back-breaking work for the Karaba coffee co-op. In this original GOOD video see how a collaboration between Karaba and a Portland, Oregon, coffee roaster has solved that problem, boosted production, and given birth..

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPReMcBTF2MLugging huge bags of coffee through the unpaved hills of Rwanda to a processing plant was back-breaking work for the Karaba coffee co-op. In this original GOOD video see how a collaboration between Karaba and a Portland, Oregon, coffee roaster has solved that problem, boosted production, and given birth to a new non-profit.

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