For anyone who’s ever thought you were “too cool” for getting involved, you obviously don’t know Frank Scura. When he conjured up the Action Sports Environmental Coalition in 2001, the green movement was still just for hippies and squares. But when you get pro-skaters Bob Burnquist and Jen O’Brien, and DC Shoe cofounder Damon Way on your team, there’s just no denying your cool factor.
Skateboarders, BMX riders, snowboarders, surfers and other extreme sport enthusiasts have a new online destination, Shred or Die. Started by skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, Shred or Die is the perfect place for anyone who has ever gotten a broken arm skateboarding, picked themselves up, and come back for more, to spend a little quality time. Particularly in the videos section.
Update 11:20 a.m., 3/29: Search has been re-enabled on Ning.com.
Update 3:20 p.m., 3/26: We are continuing to look into issues with search. Thanks for your patience while we investigate.
Update 11 a.m., 3/26: We are looking into a few issues post-release, and search may be unavailable for a short time. We’ll update here with more info.
As we recently announced, Ning.com Network Search is making a comeback!
There’s a great article in the New York Times today about how online social networks — including Ning Networks — can help the chronically ill find friendship, support and information.
For many people, social networks are a place for idle chatter about what they made for dinner or sharing cute pictures of their pets. But for people living with chronic diseases or disabilities, they play a more vital role.
Twenty five different languages are available to you when you set up your Ning Network. While here at Ning HQ we speak (primarily) in English, we love Ning Networks in all languages that are beautiful, active and thriving.
Alienigenas Na America is a podcast and Ning Network run by a Brazilians in the U.S. Each podcast is uploaded to the music player, and also listed on a page, for easy access. Interested in learning more? Check out the blog, where background on each episode is added, along with videos, photos and more.