Sandboarding: Surfing the Dunes

Lone woman sandboarding

Asphalt is to skateboarding as the dessert is to…sandboarding? Wait, is that really a thing? Get ready for a crash course in the extreme sport that brings our inner Tony Hawk in out among the cacti. Sandboarding is exactly what it sounds like: snowboarding but over sand rather than snow. For this reason, it is […]

Glass: From Sand to Sturdy

What’s the kind of sand you can see through? That sounds like an oxymoron- sand is gritty, dirty, and notorious for getting in whatever crevice it can. Beyond that, it’s hardly translucent. Visiting the beach during high winds is impossible because of the low visibility. So how can you see through sand? Simple. Just heat […]