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Speed climbing looks like a difficult sport, and based on how hard it is to climb stairs, we have little interest in competing ourselves. But the fact that someone can make this look so easy is frankly kind of terrifying. It's like gravity is turned off. It takes longer for them to get her down.

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Man, all he seems to care about is winning. Given the circumstances and completely unconflicted grin at the end there, he's not gonna be swayed by any of those pointless notions of "decency" or "empathy."

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15 Miscellaneous Fails That Left People Worse for Wear

We've got botched trust falls, people flying at unexpected heights and speeds, and kids doing dumb crap. Some are painful, some are just emotionally disappointing. Failure is a part of life, so get used to it. For some spicier fails, check out these utter morons who ought to have their own Darwin awards.

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Absolutely insane. Usain Bolt shatters what some of us might think as physically possible, with a lightning bolt kind of speed. In this case, Bolt, turns up at the NFL combine in a pair of loafers, and proceeds to chase down the record with what looks like effortless grace. What a beast.

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The above image is a DTI

The smarter the person, the faster information zips around the brain, a UCLA study finds. And this ability to think quickly apparently is inherited.

The study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, looked at the brains and intelligence of 92 people. All the participants took standard IQ tests. Then the researchers studied their brains using a technique called diffusion tensor imaging, or DTI.
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