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Ricardo dos Santos’s Murderer Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison

Ricardo dos Santos’s Murderer Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison

On January 19th, 2015, Ricardo dos Santos was shot in the back by a military police officer named Paulo Mota Brentano. He died in hospital the next day. After nearly a year of waiting, Brentano has just been sentenced to 22 years in prison by a Brazilian court.

How Tourists Are Ruining Great Places

How Tourists Are Ruining Great Places

Paris is groaning. It’s groaning not under the weight of any expectation, or an excess of Gallic shrugs – it’s groaning under the weight of solid metal, in the form of padlocks.

How To Buy A Used Surfboard

How To Buy A Used Surfboard

Surfboards, a bit like cars, lose value as soon as they leave the showroom. What that means is that in when you buy a used surfboard you can pick up a real bargain, just by it having been waxed up and having a couple of footmarks in the deck.

The Best Fat Surfers

The Best Fat Surfers

Any supposedly “excess” weight will become a blessing, not a burden. For the larger wave-rider, good things come in buckets. And when they don’t come in buckets, they come in barrels. You will notice that most of the surfers featured herein have a (narcissistic?) preference for waves that resemble themselves (big, round, heavy). Other patterns also emerge.