12 Questionable Costumes Parents Dressed Their Kids In. Olympic Bodies: They Just Don't Make Them Like They Used To : Shots - Health Blog. The Olympic Games seem to celebrate the extremes of athletic physique — from tiny gymnasts to impossibly huge shot-putters.
But why are they shaped that way? We've put together an infographic that explores how athletes' bodies have changed over the last century, and the role physics plays in each event. Here on Shots, we're taking a look at some of the athletes featured in the graphic. Men's 100-Meter Sprint For decades, sprinters have been getting taller, propelled upward by a simple law of physics. Athletes of West African descent have a center of gravity that is 3 percent higher than Europeans, and they tend to dominate sprinting events.
Continue Reading Women's Marathon The biggest problem for marathon runners is body heat. Men's Weightlifting Weightlifters come in all sizes, but they tend to have one thing in common: short legs and short arms. Bantamweight champions can lift three times their body weight — heavyweights, less than two. Women's Single Scull Men's 100-Meter Freestyle. 12 Absolutely Hilarious Parental Notes. Vermont Farmer Destroys Every Cop Car At Police Station Parking Lot With His Tractor. Nadia Ilse, Bullied Georgia Teen, Receives Free Plastic Surgery From Little Baby Face Foundation. Cequan HaskinsChilling video of 10-year-old Cequan Haskins being viciously bullied on a school bus in May 2011 was <a href=" publicly by the boy's mother at a press conference</a> in Appomattox County, Va.
Video of physical and verbal abuse goes on for 40 minutes and includes racial and sexual slurs, as well as Cequan screaming as two 15-year-old boys allegedly hold a hot cigarette lighter to his skin.Nadia IlseTo ward off school bullies who began taunting her in the first grade for her ears, Nadia Ilse begged her mother at the age of 10 for an otoplasty -- an operation to pin her ears back. At the age of 14, Nadia was <a href=" her wish by the Little Baby Face Foundation</a>, a charity that provides free corrective surgery to children born with facial deformities.Isabella LounderIsabella Lounder, a 7-year-old student with special needs, was afraid to return for her first day of school in the fall of 2012.
12 Hilarious E-mail Blunders. We've all done it - e-mail blunders happen to the best of us, but in Vanessa Hojda's case, mistakenly attaching a scary photo of actor Nicolas Cage to a job application has made her an instant online celebrity.
From Reddit user REBELYELLoz, comes this hilarious e-mail from Amazon. It's a good thing his girlfriend or mother wasn't checking his e-mail, either of them might have had quite a shock. Here's the actual item in question, if you were wondering. Job hunt fail. A tech consultant at Cornell University somehow CCed the entire campus e-mails to his mistress, a Cornell staffer and fellow married person. Autocorrect can mess with your e-mails too. Auto-generated e-mail addresses suck! My guess would be this is a conversation between two John Smiths. That's why I'd rather jog alone. Albanian virus. Worst online seller. And that's how you say goodbye via e-mail. Hilarious Eighties-Era Focus on the Family Anti-Porn Film.
8 Most Extreme Weight Loss Methods. Getting Urine Injections Just when you thought there were no more diets to try, here comes one of the strangest.
The regimen involves a daily injection of urine. Sheryl Paloni lost 43 pounds and more than 30 inches in 5 months. That's when she heard about a very unorthodox weight loss program. The urine comes from pregnant women. One weight loss counselor who offers the program said it's not the urine, but the hormone in it that takes off the pounds. Having Sex up to 7 times a Day The world's heaviest living woman is burning 500 calories by having sex with her ex-husband. Pauline Potter, 47, became the Guinness World Record holder for heaviest woman last year when she weighed in at 700 pounds, but she's managed to lose nearly 100 pounds in the last year by rekindling her romance with her ex-husband Alex. Potter describes how her reignited sex life with ex-husband Alex has helped her lose 98 pounds. Instaling a Nasogastric Dripping Tube With Paintball Shots Having an Imaginary Gastric Band.
20 Weird, Funny & Half-Assed Comic Con Costumes - Oddee.com (comic con, cosplay...) All photos by Jill Harness and Zeon Santos.
The Sexiest Slave Leia Ever Bearded Princess Leia A Gnome On A Mushroom A Few Gents From Gentlemen Broncos Like Father Like Son The Trashiest R2D2 Ever Hello R2D2 Coors Light Man Just look at that six pack! Pimp Vader & Disco Boba Fett El Topo Chico The Human Being Comic Book The Evil Power Ranger? Everyone Loves Chocolate America Man? Star Burns Has Really Gone Downhill Ghetto Mermaid Man Green Man & Friend Seriously, if you're going to go as Green Man, at least have the balls to not wear shorts over the spandex. When Geeks Go Rave The Most-Half Assed TARDIS Dress Ever Thor & CaptainAmerica At first glance, these costumes don't look that bad...until you realize they're made from duct tape. For more fun cosplay pictures from Comic Con 2012, check out this post on Rue the Day or to see some other cool stuff from the convention, go here. Teen Fights Mailbox While On LSD: Port Moody Police. Hey, the mailbox probably looked at him funny.
A teenage boy was apprehended early on July 15 in Port Moody, British Columbia, as he allegedly attempted to fight a mailbox. "[Police] saw this 15-year-old kid literally talking to this mailbox and full-out fighting it," spokeswoman Const. Luke van Winkel told Now News. Officials say the boy was under the influence of LSD, and when officers attempted to take him into custody, he began to turn his aggression onto them. Ultimately, the boy was released with no charges. The Port Moody police tweeted about the incident, first stating "A call of a male fighting with a mailbox. " The @PortMoodyPD Twitter account is, in fact, full of hilarious commentary on various police calls. "It was a fight on the street between friends," a July 21 tweet reads.
The same night as the alleged mailbox battle, the Port Moody PD alerted citizens that they had another intoxicated individual on their hands. Kara Hays: Boy obsessed with Britney Spears spends £60,000 to get sex change to look like his idol. Kara Hays, 26, from Ohio, has spent a fortune attempting to emulate the 90s pop singerAs well as undergoing a sex change, she says that she also takes after her idol in other ways and shaved her hair to look more like Britney Spears after having a breakdownShe says that prior to the surgery she never felt happy but now feels 'liberated' By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 12:43 GMT, 22 July 2012 | Updated: 13:25 GMT, 22 July 2012 A male pop fan who idolised Britney Spears has undergone a sex change operation to make himself look more like the star.
Transsexual Kara Hays has now spent over £60,000 on gender re-alignment surgery and breast implants. The 26-year-old, who was born a man and used to be known as Kody, now has long-flowing blonde hair in imitation of the 90s pop singer. Kara has now spent £60,000 to look more like 90s pop legend Britney Spears Transsexual Kara Hays, 26, was named Kody before undergoing a sex change and procedures to look like her idol Ms. 10 Coolest Zombie Wedding Cakes - Oddee.com (zombie, wedding...) 'Till death do them part? Forget that! These couples wouldn't dream of letting death interfere with their special day. Here are ten incredibly cool and creative wedding cakes that look like something straight out of AMC's The Walking Dead!
Such a beautiful cake... minus the attacking zombies, that is. We've heard of being dragged to the altar, but it's usually the bride doing the dragging.... Straight out of the grave, and into your heart. The lawnmower is a nice touch. Bonus points for being adorable in spite of being gross. Maybe this one isn't as high budget as the others, but the action figures lend a certain charm. Not necessarily zombies, but a Buffy the Vampire Slayer cake is still awesome! Brain cake, anyone? This cake was made by Katie Karcher, who owns Seasoning, a restaurant in Benton, Illinois. Don't mess with this chainsaw-wielding bride and groom! Putting the "gruesome" in "groom. " Five Men Agree To Stand Directly Under An Exploding Nuclear Bomb. 10 Photos That Will Restore Your Faith In (True, Everlasting) Love. We’ve been loving the photo series that Buzzfeed has been doing lately (this one, especially, had us sobbing by #2), so we decided to take a leaf from their book and round up 10 photos that will your faith in love.
Enjoy! 1. Reunited After 60 Years Siberia, 1948. Boris and Anna Kazlov were forced to separate only 3 days after their marriage, when Boris was forced to return to his Red Army Unit. “I ran up to her and said: ‘My darling, I’ve been waiting for you for so long. 2. When “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was repealed this past September, Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta made history when she won the raffle to receive the first kiss when her ship docked late last year, and planted a big, public kiss on girlfriend of two years, Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell [Associated Press, Brian J Clark].
Related: A True Gay Love Story On The Titanic 3. In 1950, Robert Doisneau saw a young couple kiss on the street in Paris. Related: The 8 Most Iconic Images of Love 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 12 Coolest Examples of Eyebombing. 15 Funniest Children Protesting. New Study Finds 85% Of Americans Don't Know All The Dance Moves To National Anthem. BOSTON—According to a survey published Wednesday by historians at Boston University, more than 85 percent of Americans are unfamiliar with the upbeat, traditional dance routine intended to accompany the singing of the national anthem.
Once taught in the nation's elementary schools, showcased at the start of all sporting events, and included as part of the exam for new U.S. citizens, the patriotic kicks, dips, waves, and twirls from "The Star-Spangled Banner" have nearly vanished from the public consciousness over the past century, the study found. "From a historical perspective, it came as quite a shock that nearly nine out of 10 Americans could not recall more than a single step of what was, for many years, an essential part of civic life," said Kenneth P. O'Neill, who co-authored the report. "Most people are familiar with the dance's iconic first move, placing one's right hand over one's heart. America's Forgotten Dance "That's when you shimmy like there's no tomorrow," he added.
20 Bizarre Google Search Suggestions - Oddee.com (funniest google suggestions, search suggestion) 15 Funniest Facial Recognition Fails. 45 Amazing Animal Photobombs (PHOTOS) At this point, it's pretty clear that animals are by far the best photobombers out there (for proof, just check out our Twitter avatar).
It's been a while since we rounded up the best animal photobombs, but rest assured: the animal kingdom has been hard at work ruining people's pictures (or making them way, way better, which is the way we prefer to look at it). Check out these 45 amazing animal photobombs, from the likes of dogs, cats, llamas, sharks, dolphins and more. Vote for your favorites and send us your best pet photobombs to be included in our next slideshow.
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How do they do this? - through unique and unusual advertising campaigns which range from buying black plastic baseball bats on eBay for charity, to paying a young Las Vegas magician to tattoo the GoldenPalace.com logo on his forehead. Golden Palace sources items from all over the world to add to the "Museum of Oddities" in their casino… The team at Ladbrokes have put together 50 Wonders from the Golden Palace Museum of Oddities… you really do wonder! The Pope-mobile In 2005, Benjamin Halbe bought a secondhand Golf – without knowing that it used be owned by Pope Josef Ratzinger who would, a few months later, be elected head of the Roman Catholic Church - Pope Benedict XVI! Mind Reading Machine With this device, Golden Palace claims it will be able to read the minds of everyone in the World – and they only picked it up for a measly $710.
Michael Jackson's Driver's License Well…not a real one! Son, You'll Always Remember Your First Time, Because I'm Going To Film It. I know you've been attending a lot of parties recently.
And while you may think your dad is clueless, I'm clued-in enough to realize that pretty soon you're going to start experimenting with sex. Nothing much I can do about it, I realize. But I do want to tell you one thing: No matter how old you get, or how many partners you have, you will always remember your first time. Why? Because I'm going to film it. I can hardly believe you've grown so fast. Well, I'm proud of you. This is a big step you're about to make, and your first time should be special. You see, son, I'm determined to get this right. There's no need to worry. Sure, it can also be a bit nerve-racking, what with the boom mike hanging over the bed. And let's not forget the most important part: protection. I think you're ready now, son. 10 Funniest Batman Costumes - Oddee.com (batman, dark knight...) 12 Hilarious TV Screenshots - Oddee.com (tv, television...) With the invention of DVR, you never have to miss a single second of your favorite TV shows.
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NEW GLARUS, WI—As the walls of the molten-cheese containment unit groaned and the massive vat of coagulated milk curd began to give way, shift supervisor Derek Preston addressed his staff for the last time Thursday, bidding the close-knit team farewell. "Gentlemen, it appears we have reached the end," Preston told the ragtag group of workers gathered around him before pausing for a moment of silence to honor their fallen colleague Walter Timm, who had bravely attempted to vent the excess cheese buildup by diving to the bottom of the vat to wrench open a stuck valve.
"I'm proud to have served with all of you. Are we heroes? That's ultimately for history to decide, but goddamn it, you're all heroes in my eyes. " At press time, the remaining employees gave one another a final nod before standing together, undaunted and with hands clasped behind their backs, as the encroaching wall of piping-hot cheese drew nearer and nearer.
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