A few season-starting links for your enjoyment.

Better Headgear Through Chemistry
For the helmet-haters: a soft beanie lined with elastic polymers that stiffen upon wipeout

Take better photos (& send them to LPL!) courtest of the New YorkInstiture of Photography
How to Take Great Skiing and Snowboarding Pictures

Some Stunning snow photography, mostly from Japan

The most incredible snowboard drop ever. I have no idea who it is, but they have bigger balls than king kong.
Huuuuuuuuuuuuge drop