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Inside The Bizarre Russian World Of Competitive Slapping
The rules are simple: whoever doesn't pass out first wins.
Freed Slave, Boxer, Entrepreneur: The Story Of The First Black Celeb Athlete, Bill Richmond
Born into slavery, Bill Richmond managed to get to England where the free man became the country's biggest and potentially first, African-American athletic celeb.
John Du Pont And The Murder Of Dave Schultz: The True Story Behind ‘Foxcatcher’
Millionaire John du Pont was certainly eccentric, but Dave Schultz never anticipated that he could be a murderer.
13 Epic Super Bowl Commercials That We’re All Still Talking About Years Later
From the dramatic to the hilarious and the flat out weird — these are the commercials we remember best.
Would-Be Mugger Destroyed By Female MMA Fighter Polyana Viana In Attempted Robbery
"I said I was going to call the police. He said, 'Call the police, then' because he was scared I was going to beat him up more."
Donald Crowhurst And His Doomed Attempt To Sail Around The World
British businessman Donald Crowhurst entered the 1968 Golden Globe Race to sail around the world, only to meet a tragic end in the Atlantic.
The Story Of Marshall Taylor, The First African-American Cycling World Champion
Nicknamed the "Black Cyclone," Marshall Taylor defied all the odds when he won the title of World Cycling Champion in 1899.
Homeless High School Football Player Barred From Team — Then Some Good Samaritans Stepped In
"I had some personal challenges that has landed me on hard times, however I am not letting that stop me because I don’t believe in excuses."
Bethany Hamilton Lost Her Arm To A Shark — Then Got Back On The Surfboard One-Armed
"If I don't get back on my board," Bethany Hamilton said after the attack, "I'll be in a bad mood forever."
Why The Spanish Galgo Dog Is Left To Die By The Hundreds Of Thousands
It's nearly impossible to estimate how many galgo dogs are killed in Spain annually, although experts say it's as many as 100,000.
Ueli Steck Conquered The World’s Great Mountains — Until Everest Conquered Him
Ueli Steck may have been Earth's best mountaineer, but one tragically bold attempt on Mount Everest brought his impressive life to an end.