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This Man Set A World Record For Doing Something Alarmingly Awful. Ew.

When is the last time you did planks at the gym? How long did you hold it for? For those not familiar, planks are an exercise in working your core muscles. You start in the push-up position on your arms and hold it for 30 seconds to a minute. Well, I guarantee you that Mao Weidong, a member of Beijing’s SWAT team, has your best plank time beat. He recently set the world record for longest plank ever. Weidong held the plank position for 4 hours and […]

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Beat The Blahs With These Images Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth.

It can be hard to get motivated or get out of bed when the day is nothing but gray. Somewhere, there’s a whole world of color, and we’re here to share it with you. If you can’t make it to these incredible, rainbow-hued locations, you can travel vicariously through this collection of stunning photos. They might make your day a little more colorful.  Namaqualand, Namibia South-North Tourism Route Namaqualand is home to many species of flowers found nowhere else in the world. For much of the year, […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Shifting Story About Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance | The Daily Show

Saudi Arabia. For years, they’ve been known as the superconservative country where women can’t drive, gay people get flogged, and thieves have their hands chopped off. Now, for the thieves, uh, they can’t say they weren’t warned. I mean, Saudi Arabia literally has a sword on their flag, so you know. Yeah. They’re owning that shit. It would be like if the NFL made its logo a sad brain. You know, you… Yeah, in a way, you kind of respect them for their honesty. But, last year, […]

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500 African Rhinos Will Be Relocated Due to the Increasing Level Of Poaching.

Over a thousand rhinos were murdered last year for their horns. That number is increasing at an alarming rate from the 13 who killed in 2007. Illegal poaching in South Africa’s Kruger National Park recently reached such high levels to the point where hiring more guards isn’t enough. The only solution: evacuating the animals to safer zones. The plan is to relocate 500 of the rhinos to areas where poaching is less of a concern. Over 600 rhinos were already murdered this year. Piximus Poaching was made illegal in […]

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Heroic Truck Driver Pulls A Woman And Her Granddaughter From A Flaming Wreckage.

Truck driver David Fredericksen is being hailed a hero (and rightly so) after he saved the lives of a grandmother and her 1-year-old granddaughter after their car burst into flames during a crash on Interstate 10 outside Biloxi, Mississippi on August 11th (even though the date in the video says otherwise). The whole thing, from the crash to his amazing rescue when he ran towards the fiery crash with a fire extinguisher, was all caught on a dashcam in his truck. Everyone survived the crash, but the […]

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What These Kids Have To Do In Order To Get To School Is Unbelievable.

This week is the start of school for most American kids, and you know what that means: Lots of whining, and complaining about getting up early, homework, etc. What American kids don’t understand though, is that they have it easy. School is usually not more than 20 minutes away, and they get to take a bus there. In many parts of the world that’s not the case. Kids literally risk their lives getting to and from school everyday. After you see these 10 places, you’ll be grateful.  1.) Sumatra, Indonesia – Walking […]

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