Forecasters for the Mavericks Challenge surf contest are watching the swell closely as they try to decide on the ideal day for the big-wave event. The window for the contest runs until February 28 and surfers are notified up to 72 hours in advance to give them time to travel.

A teenager who laid a devastating coward’s punch during Schoolies Week on the Gold Coast has laughed and snapped selfies after avoiding jail for the brutal attack. Caleb Maraku, 19, escaped with a 12-month probation. His victim will receive $365 in compensation. But Maraku showed little remorse, posing for selfies with reporters in the background as he left the court.

Book of the Dead demonstrates what is possible when using Unity 2018’s new Scriptable Render Pipeline, which provides enhanced customizability of Unity’s rendering architecture, putting more control in the hands of the developers.

Ink addicts is a gallery in which we celebrate the art of tattooing. We are sharing images from across the internet that we have stumbled across or that have been submitted via email. We love the tattoo community and our intentions are to shine more light and acceptance on tattoos. Check out these amazing pieces.

I just made a punch measuring device using a pillow, duct tape, and a digital weight scale. If somebody wants to come punch it, the first person will have the world record. For a while at least. Anytime after 7pm is cool. See ya then.

Mark Wahlberg has denied an accusation that he was a client of unlawful anabolic steroid distributor Wellness Fitness and Nutrition (WFN). The company’s incarcerated owner Richard Rodriguez implicated the Wahlberg in an interview last week.

Experience the thrill of professional racing from the comfort of your living room with this full immersion racing simulator. It’s equipped with a 5 way adjustable cockpit in addition to Logitech G27 driving controls with feedback steering, a 6-speed shifter, and tri-pedal.

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The Mechanism offers a dramatized retelling of supposedly true events, but instead of the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, we get an investigation into a corruption scandal in private and state oil and construction companies in Brazil.

Lifesavers used a drone to help rescue two people in heavy surf at Lennox Head on the New South Wales north coast, in a trial funded by the NSW Government. The drone dropped a flotation device to the swimmers in trouble, who were then able to make it back to shore. Photo via the talented Peter Parks found at @pparkspix.

Random Radness is a collection of epic images we have stumbled upon on the internet or have been submitted to us. We think they are both rad and random and we hope that you might think the same. If you would like to find an image please right click search google for any image.

Will Smith continues to be the audacious king of Instagram and there doesn’t seem to be any sign of him stopping soon. The Bright actor is in Australia promoting the new, controversial Netflix film and took some time from interviews to stop by the zoo and graciously show us all around. “Welcome to Will Smith’s first episode of ‘When Dumb People Get Bit.”

Miles Silvas has the consistency of a Navy SEAL Sniper, and the style of a relaxed leopard that’s sure it could kill any spot that comes its way. This 5 minute clip was taken in one go, and shows off Miles’ incredible skill.

Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.

Steve-O quickly made plans to take his new best friend home to Los Angeles, but not before they share some more mountain climbing adventures in Peru!

Current diving can be exhilarating and safe if you stay vigilant and practice good judgment. Learn to recognize different types of currents, and be prepared. If you’re diving in an area known to have currents, always carry a DSMB, or safety sausage, in case you get separated from your group and must surface alone. As with any dive, if you feel uncomfortable or find the currents too challenging, better to abort your dive and move to a site with more favourable conditions.

This 13-year-old could probably steal your girlfriend. These two guys have a head-to-head battle using all their strength and athleticism. I’m thinking I should have done gymnastics as a kid.

In Mexico, the whole tourist industry is at risk of being destroyed. The drug wars are well known and generally kept away from the beach resorts, but right now there is a new threat, even in places like Cancun. Be warned there are scenes of gang violence you may find disturbing.