Downhill long-board skateboard racing is making a comeback in the United States. It's considered a gravity sport along with downhill luge racing. That's when skateboarders lay down on their long boards and race downhill. But in this downhill skateboard racing revival, the skaters are standing up.
The following is an excerpt of an article from the November 11, 2010 issue of "Rolling Stone." This issue is available Friday, October 29th on newsstands and online via Rolling Stone's premium subscription plan.
Kevin Smith's most famous role is a guy who rarely speaks. But he's got a lot to say -- much of it profane -- after being kicked off a Southwest Air flight because he didn't fit comfortably into the seat.
Three decades ago, renowned sales trainer Zig Ziglar walked into a Dallas car dealership to buy a Cadillac Sedan deVille. He was greeted by master car salesman Chuck Bellows. The occasion may represent one of the greatest selling matchups of all time.
Rap artist "Snoop Dogg" was arrested and booked for being a felon in possession of a firearm and transportation of a controlled substance at a California airport Thursday, according to the Burbank Police Department.
Walt Disney ranks no. 180 on FORTUNE's Global 500 this year, with $31.9 billion in revenues, up 3.9% from the previous year. The Burbank, California-based company was ranked no. 159 on the 2005 list. Its 2005 profits were $2.5 billion, up 8% from a year earlier.