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'Parks and Recreation' actor reveals he used to live in van

'Parks and Recreation' actor reveals he used to live in van

March 19 (UPI) -- "Parks and Recreation" star Chris Pratt revealed to KTLA that he used to live in a van before the glamorous life of Hollywood.
Aileen Graef

Surfing croc prompts Aussie beach closure

BROOME, Australia, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A 12-foot crocodile seen rolling in the surf prompted officials in western Australia to close a popular beach.

Pistorius surfed for porn before shooting Steenkamp, document alleges

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was allegedly surfing porn websites immediately prior to shooting his girlfriend, a court document reveals.

Big wave pro surfing series schedule announced

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Pro surfing's Big Wave World Tour opens April 15 in Chile and ends next year at Hawaii's Jaws break, the Association of Surfing Professionals said Wednesday.
GoPro files for confidential IPO

GoPro files for confidential IPO

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- GoPro files for confidential IPO, making its way from extreme sports startup to full media company.
Kristen Butler

South African surfer 'Twiggy' Baker wins Mavericks Invitational

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Grant Baker of South Africa won the Mavericks Invitational surfing contest Friday at the famed big-wave break near San Francisco.
A 'Point Break' remake is still happening, possibly with Gerard Butler

A 'Point Break' remake is still happening, possibly with Gerard Butler

Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Gerard Butler is reportedly in talks to play Patrick Swayze's character.
Kate Stanton
Charlize Theron, Sean Penn spend holidays in Hawaii

Charlize Theron, Sean Penn spend holidays in Hawaii

Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Charlize Theron and Sean Penn rang in the New Year together in Hawaii.
Veronica Linares
Shark photobomb? Family photo captures possible shark encounter

Shark photobomb? Family photo captures possible shark encounter

Dec. 29 (UPI) -- June Emerson snapped photos of what's either a menacing looking dolphin or a shark.
Kate Stanton

Kelly Slater captures Pipe Masters surf tourney in Hawaii

HALAEWA, Hawaii, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Kelly Slater of the United States put an exclamation point on the pro surfing season this weekend by winning the Billabong Pipe Masters in Hawaii.

Schedules for ASP pro surfing world tours announced

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The Association of Surfing Professionals this week released the schedules for its 2014 men's and women's World Championship Tours.
Bindi Irwin says she and her brother are 'just kids' despite fame

Bindi Irwin says she and her brother are 'just kids' despite fame

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Australian television personality Bindi Irwin says she and her younger brother, Robert, are "just kids," despite their family's fame for wildlife conservation.

Deadly shark attacks claims Australian surfer

GRACETOWN, Australia, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Fisheries agents were ordered to hunt down the shark responsible for the fatal attack on a surfer in Western Australia Saturday.

FCC may lift ban on in-flight use of cellphones

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Federal Communications Commission is considering allowing use of cellphones and mobile broadband services on airplanes above 10,000 feet, officials said.
Bob Dylan unveils interactive music video for 'Like a Rolling Stone'

Bob Dylan unveils interactive music video for 'Like a Rolling Stone'

Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Bob Dylan's classic hit gets a music video nearly 50 years after its release.
Kate Stanton

Surfer rides estimated 100-foot wave in Portugal

PRAIA DO NORTE, Portugal, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- A Brazilian surfer who took on a 100-foot wave in Portugal believed to be the largest ever surfed said "it was luck" that he happened to ride the massive wave.

Shark chomps on California surfer's leg

EUREKA, Calif., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A surfer was recovering Monday after a shark bit him on the leg off the Southern California coast, authorities said.

Carissa Moore wins ASP women's surfing title

GUINCHO, Portugal, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Hawaii's Carissa Moore clinched the 2013 women's world surfing crown Saturday when her closest competitor was eliminated at the Cascals Girls Pro in Portugal.

Mick Fanning wins Quicksilver Pro France surf tournament

SEIGNOSSE, France, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Australian veteran Mick Fanning rallied in the final heat Friday to win the Quicksilver Pro France surfing tournament over Brazilian teenager Gabriel Medina.

Taj Burrow surfs to win at Hurley Pro at Trestles

LOWER TRESTLES, Calif., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Taj Burrow won the Hurley Pro at Trestles in California Wednesday, but Mick Fanning moved to the top of the Association of Surfing Professionals standings.

USAF touts flying technique for fuel savings

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Mobility Command has completed C-17 Globemaster III flight tests on a method to cut annual fuel costs.

Teen attacked by shark off Hawaii's Big Island

HILO, Hawaii, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A 16-year-old boy was attacked by a shark off the coast of Hawaii's Big Island and had to be airlifted to a hospital, officials said.

Bucan wins Billabong Tahitil over Kelly Slater

TEAHUPO’O, French Polynesia, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Adrian Buchan of Australia plowed through five heats Sunday and claimed the Billabong Pro Tahiti with a win over Kelly Slater in the finals.

End of surfing competition marred by disturbance, looting

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 29 (UPI) -- California police said they used tear gas and non-lethal projectiles to clear a rowdy crowd that damaged property at the end of an eight-day surfing contest.
Worry about U.S. smartphone surveillance, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden says

Worry about U.S. smartphone surveillance, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden says

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- Americans should be worried their smartphone use, text messages and Web surfing as well as phone calls, can be logged by Washington, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden warns.
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