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Longboard Bearings Ceramic Vs Steel

Ceramic Bearings vs. Steel Bearings for Longboards Two of the most common types of wheels for longboards are made from ceramic bearings and steel bearings. Each of these materials have different characteristics and aspects that must be taken into consideration whenever purchasing a longboard. Experts have always recommended ceramic bearings instead of steel bearings for a wide number of reasons. Ceramic bearings contain many different factors that are quite prevalent in the use of longboards, and consequently make up a big component of longboards for all types of riders, including professional longboard riders. Characteristics One of the most beneficial characteristic of ceramic bearings is its overall measurement. All ceramic bearings have the standard measurement of 0.8mm which directly represents the...

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Odin, The Viking King of the Norse Gods

Who is Odin? Norse God of the Vikings When it comes to Vikings, Odin will always be the first name associated with it. People nowadays may not have any idea who Odin is, but from the world of mythology, he is a famous Viking god. Odin rules the Aesir, which is composed of gods in the Norse lore. In the mythology, he was known to take a big part in the formation and devastation of the world. He is also not only a Viking god but also as the god of wisdom, battle, poetry and magic. Odin’s name means frenzy, which describes his whole being.   Odin, Father of the Viking Gods Odin, a Viking and Norse god is known...

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Harry Potter and the Broken Music Industry

The State of Things These days, it's extremely hard to make it in the music industry. More and more talented, incredible, and amazing musicians aren't being given their chance, and others end up having to step down, unable to continue due to financial problems or stress. Even when a musician gets their chance and is signed by a label, they're crushed by unending debt because their albums are being pirated, low merch sales, etc. People will always find ways to enjoy an artist's work for free. The old cornerstones and traditions of the Music Industry that worked years ago no longer work, the bubble is popping and something needs to be done.   Old Dogs Can't Learn New Tricks The...

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Longboard Skateboarding 101

About Longboarding Longboard skateboarding also known as longboarding is a type of skateboarding which consists of riding a longboard skateboard. Longboarding became the action or hobby of riding a longboard skateboard over certain different types of terrain. Longboards are best ridden on downhill terrains, sliding terrains and in other types of terrain which give more thrilling experiences and sensations for a large number of longboard skateboarders. That Constant Ride Throughout the course of its existence, the longboard has also been popular among cruisers. Longboard skateboarders can attain cruising speeds while riding a longboard, usually less than 30 miles per hour in maximum cases. This particular characteristic is highly sought after since regular skateboards do not provide sufficient ability to achieve...

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The Meaning behind the Skull and Crossbones

Skull and Crossbones is a Lasting Symbol The skull and crossbones is one of the most universally known symbols.  It is a symbol of death, it tells you to stay away, in many ways it is a warning.  But where did the symbol start?  How has the meaning changed over all of these years?  Why does it seem that the skull and crossbones is more popular now than it ever has been. Where did the symbol begin?  It is hard to imagine just were such a widely adopted symbol comes from, or who was the first to "design" the symbol.  This is one such symbol.  Skulls and bones have been used for thousands of years.  The Etruscans used skulls and...

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