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"I'll Do It Myself" Moments in History

When it comes to a particular scientific breakthrough, or generally trying to prove something can be done, sometimes it comes down to one person putting it all on the line and hammering it out themselves. History is pretty wild, but also this Tumblr thread proves why mundane people are incredibly important to history. Also, here's the very fast story of the first soldier to take way too many military-grade amphetamines.

Stories from history of times someone just did something themselves | pyrangarlit 35.0k points 1 day ago edited 1 day ago John Snow (not one father epidemiology No one believed him Cholera outbreak is now Soho because contaminated water pump. He broke They arrested him vandalism and held him until outbreak suddenly ended
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35 People's Kids' "Weird Flex, but Okay" Moments

It's a pretty well known fact that, well, kids are stupid creatures. Kids aren't necessarily good at anything, so when they get a chance to brag, they take it. Even if it's the smallest thing you wouldn't think of as a real achievement, they'll let you know about it. Here are some strange flexes people saw in their own kids as well as themselves as children.

Stories of children's weird flexes.
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40 Incredible Feats That Most People Can't Do

It's easy to become a doctor or a lawyer, but have you ever considered the dedication and skill it takes to hold 10 eggs in one hand? Yeah, take that, working professionals. Anyway here are people doing impressive, weird and specific things that most people would be hard pressed to find themselves doing. In a similar vein, here are times godlike people defied the odds to stick the landing.

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15 People Share How Their Classmates Transformed (or Didn't) at High School Reunions

People's reunions serve as sort of a life check-in to evaluate how well their old classmates did with life. Some people pull a total 180 after high school. Some people stay on their BS and end up doing exactly as you'd expect. If, for whatever reason your mind is still on high school, then here are some of people's cringiest high school moments.

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17 Achievements That Sounds Great but Aren't

Sure, you can be technically correct in saying that you work for the CIA if you work for the Clam Inspector's Association. These high achievers pulled the ol' switcheroo.

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