Monday , 5 December 2016

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Emotional Olympian wins gold, takes off shoes and retires a champion

In Tuesday’s final for the men’s 62kg weightlifting event, Columbian Oscar Figueroa reminded us all why we watch the Olympics. After overcoming back surgery in January, Figueroa made his Olympic team and then made one of the most memorable gestures ever in the Olympics. Figueroa managed to out lift his nearest competitor by 6 kg, securing his first ever gold …

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Start your day with some caffeine and gasoline

A couple weeks ago I asked in the comments section if putting together a gallery of moto’s would be something y’all would be into. To my surprise, I got a pretty good response, and it sounds like we have a lot of riders out there. Living in Austin, it’s hard not to get into the scene because there are always …

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Extremely sick tiger cub makes a heartwarming recovery

Isn’t that just adorable? It’s funny to think that tigers are just massive cats. They do all the same things that house cats do, just they’re a lot more dangerous. Like this here, they’re hanging out and cleaning each other. Isn’t that adorable? But, this wasn’t always the way Aasha, a Bengal Tiger lived. When she was 9 months old, …

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Russia declares war on paved roads

In mother Russia, asphalt is a luxury that isn’t required by these 2 WTF vehicles. The first one is an “ATV” and the second one is an off-road motorcycle. When you think of an All Terrain Vehicle, traditionally thoughts of popping the clutch and hitting the dirt paths on a 4-wheeler come to mind. That’s not the case with this …

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The Story Of Incredible Willpower

37-year-old Sara Backstrom from Sweden had weight problems since she was 8 years old. Her situation got worse after she gave birth to her son at the age of 19. She kept piling on the kilograms as she turned to fast-food and ended up weighing 146 kg. But one embarrassing incident in particular pushed her to turn her life around. …

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Old School Dating Tips by Erika Jordan

We don’t want to play the game. We tell ourself we can just be ourselves  and the magic that is meant to be will unfold. You can sit around waiting for the unfolding or you can follow the rules and have a much higher success rate. Rules have been around since the beginning but when I encountered this article in …

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Grandfather doesn’t need Disneyland, builds own theme park for grandkids

Do long lines at amusement parks take the fun out of the experience? Steve Dobbs from Fullerton, California, heard such complaints from his grandkids on a recent visit to Disneyland. So, instead of promising to take his grandkids on a less busy day, the loving grandfather decided to bring the joy of an amusement park to them. Living so close …

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Get to know the Suicide Squad and their antihero abilities

Suicide Squad is one of the most anticipated films of 2016, take a minute to get to know this wonderfully insane band of misfits. Deadshot Special Abilities: Skilled Marksman Weapon of Choice: Wrist Gun Slipknot Special Abilities: Silent Killer, Trained Assassin Weapon of Choice: Ropes stronger than metal Captain Boomerang Special Abilities: Master of the boomerang Weapon of Choice: Boomerang …

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Guy finds treasure trove of nostalgia at random garage sale

I’ve been to a few garage sales in my day, and it’s always stinky old clothes, and heavily used sewing machines. Lucky for this guy, that wasn’t the case. This purchaser tells his story: “Walked up to a random garage sale on Saturday and saw this. Chatted the seller up, and it turns out his father had bought this new, …

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