Poolside: “Feel Alright Nashville” Premiere

Professional skater Braydon Szafranski zooms down a midwest highway in one effortless take

When Poolside released Heat last year, the duo’s knack for crafting super-catchy, sunny disco-pop was (once again) confirmed. That “daytime disco” vibe is perhaps most reflected in the gloriously infectious and breezy “Feel Alright,” which has just been reworked for a new version and video—both of which we are exclusively premiering today. “Feel Alright Nashville” includes just the right amount of country twanging—thanks to band …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Naming space objects, a new design for Rockefeller Center Plaza, the history of pink and more in our look at the web

1. Help NASA Nickname New Horizons’ Next Target A small, frozen world known as (486958) 2014 MU69 is the next flyby destination for NASA’s New Horizons. Understandably, the space agency thinks it needs a snappier name. Some billion miles past Pluto, MU69 is located in the Kuiper Belt and is now in the market for a nickname. Hosted online, there’s a contest where the public …

The “Yeah Girl” Exhibition Celebrates Women in Skateboarding

On display now at Copenhagen’s Vess Gallery, “Yeah Girl” is a celebration of women in the world of skateboarding. A show made up of images by women photographers of women skaters, it’s a diverse show, curated by photographer Sarah Huston. Featuring work by Jenna Selby, Alana Paterson, Linnea Bullion and others, the exhibition first opened last year in Australia. Head over to Huck to read …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

An '80s all-girl skate gang, a Jaguar E-Type hearse, mapping NYC's LGBTQ+ landmarks and more in our look around the web

1. Extraordinary Aurora Given a Very Ordinary Name Termed as an aurora, but technically an aurora-like feature, this phenomenon behaves differently—and has been named differently too. While most auroras ripple and fade horizontally, this one appears as a bright green/purple vertical streak. “Steve,” as its known, was discovered by the Alberta Aurora Chasers, who follow and photograph the Northern Lights and it’s now been verified …

An ’80s Era All-Girl Skate Gang, The Hags

Stevie Bates started the all-girl skate gang The Hags back in 1983 or ’84, and the 10+ crew could be seen rolling around West LA with matching canvas patches on the backs of their jackets. Skating since she was nine years old, Bates says she started the gang because she was rejected from the male gang The Jaks and because “everything is more fun in …