This is a video of Portland Timbers center Dairon Asprilla performing a very impressive long-shot bicycle kick to score a goal against the San Jose Earthquakes after a goalkeeper slip up. The Timbers went on to win the match 2-0, but Dairon went on to win a special place in
This is a video detailing an annual underwater pumpkin carving competition held by the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. This year there were over 30 participants, spending up to two hours underwater carving their pumpkins in full scuba gear. Fun! I mean for them, for me that sounds like a chore. Carving
Did you the Balloon World Cup is a real thing that exists? That was news to me when I first started writing this article. Now I feel like I’ve known it forever. Or it was all a dream. Or this is all a mistake. Anyway, this is a video of
Because this is the internet and the internet never stops, well, internetting, this is a video of musician André Antunes adding some heavy metal accompaniment to hog calling competitions at the Illinois and Iowa State Fairs. André really does a fantastic job, which is even more impressive when you consider
This is a compilation video from Russian firefighter Artur Prosport of various ladder climbing races in which participants use a one-story ladder to reach a window, then reuse the ladder to reach the second story window, and once more to reach the third story and enter as quickly as possible.
This is a video of two Polish rowing teams going head-to-head in a tug of war-like challenge by paddling their hearts out to see which team can push themselves across the center line. So it’s not really a tug of war since they’re trying to move forward, it’s more of
This is a worthwhile video from the International Jugglers’ Association (IJA) 2019 championships of juggler Zak McAllister’s winning individual performance, with a routine choreographed to ‘Love Like You’ from Steven Universe. He also took home the gold in the team competition with partner Delaney, which I included below as well
This is a video of mammalogist Erin at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California challenging three of the aquarium’s resident sea lions to see which can bark the loudest out of Cain, Parker, and Harpo. And while Parker may have only scored a 7/10, he definitely wins