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Meet the Karate master who trained by fighting bulls with his bare hands

Yesterday we briefly examined the strange history of contemporary bear wrestling. But in the 1950s, Kyokushinkai Karate pioneer — and trainer of such luminaries as actor Sonny Chiba — Masutatsu Oyama took his training to insane man-versus-wild levels. How absurd did it get? Two words: bare-knuckle bullfights. » 7/03/12 2:25pm 7/03/12 2:25pm

Scifi And Kung-Fu: The Ultimate Team-Up

Science fiction and martial arts totally belong together. After all, they both involve a deep introspection and awestruck contemplation of our place in the universe. Oh, and nothing improves a story about robots and aliens more than people kicking each other in the head. Yet, shockingly enough, scifi and kung-fu only… » 4/28/08 11:00am 4/28/08 11:00am