Human activities

Explore my crazy facts about the various activities done by people. For instance it includes leisure, entertainment, industry, recreation, war, and exercise.

luke aikins

A skydiver jumped 25,000 feet without a parachute, check out the video

Luke Aikins had made over 18,000 skydives in his life but in 2016 he made his first jump without a parachute. He reached speeds of 150 mph as he plummetted for two minutes, always keeping an eye out for the tiny square of net that he needed to land on. The daredevil jumper was accompanied …

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rabbit show jumping

Welcome to the wonderfully cute world of Rabbit Show Jumping

Rabbit Show Jumping (or Kaninhop in Swedish) began in Sweden in the late 1980s and is now an international sport with tournaments being held around the world. The sport began from a rabbits enthusiasts club in Sweden who decided to hold a tournament to see whose rabbit could jump the highest/furthest. The first national championship …

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nike vaporfly

A running shoe that’s so good it might be banned

Nike’s Vaporfly running shoes give athletes a 4.2% advantage compared to the rival Adidas Adizero Adios 3 shoes. Geoff Burns, a kinesiology researcher and pro-runner said “If 2 athletes of equal ability race, the one wearing Vaporflys will win.” The women’s marathon world record holders Brigid Kosgei broke the record by 81 seconds wearing Vaporflys. …

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When your team loses you lose (testosterone)

The effects of watching your team lose go beyond just low mood and depression and actually effects our hormone production. Studies show that watching your favourite team causes a decrease in testosterone in both men and women.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9811365