“Here was a toy used by bored youths to pass time, which through video culture and trick one-upsmanship transformed into a social movement … Theoretically, that is the route Cardistry could take.” Vanity Fair’s Kevin Pang gives you a visual tour inside the world of Cardistry.

+ From Quartz, a photo essay on the Afghan girls who are forbidden from riding bikes. So they skateboard around Kabul.

+ Vox provides a brief history of the bizarre and sadistic Presidential Fitness Test. (I can still remember the day my 7th grade PE teacher decided to give me a break and credit me with completing one-half of a pull up.)

+ Hamish Wyatt on photographing surfers and being a cork bobbing in a beautifully angry ocean.