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... there is a very famous sports program in german TV, existing since 1963, and it's a long tradition that at the end of the show all the famous (or not so famous) special guests gather together and they do a shootout on the goal wall.

In 2014 they had a very special guest - Andy Holzer - a blind mountaineer from Austria who made all seven summits. TV editors were unshure how to deal with this - to force a blind person to participate in a goal wall shooting or to exclude him from the event, both didn't seem to be right. But instead he insisted on doing it.

What happend then - might be best to watch in the video (starting ~01:06):

 

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Did you know, when lovers kissing and musicians making music together what happens on the human body is the same? Scientists of the Max-Planck Institute of Human Development discovered the bodies of lovers and musicians synchronize in an amazing way. Not only heart rate synchronizes on all aspects of the electrocardiogram but also brain waves proceed identical. How this is triggered is still a mystery but it seems some kind of smallest 'micro gestures', observable only with high speed cameras, giving the synchronizing pulse.

So basically you can dance together without moving on a floor ... you can dance just inside your body with each other.

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Did you know that in 2011, the state of Texas abolished the act of granting prisoners who were condemned to die a last meal before their execution?  This stemmed from an incident in which Lawrence Russell Brewer, a convicted white supremacist, ordered an enormous meal and refused to eat it - the meal included a triple bacon burger,  two chicken-fried steaks, an omelet, a pound of BBG with half a loaf of bread, three fajitas, a meat-lovers' pizza, a pint of Blue Bell ice cream, a slab of peanut- butter fudge, and three root beers.

 

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Did you know the F-14 is credited with downing three aircraft using one shot? It happened over the course of the Iran-Iraq war. It was against three MiG-23's flying a tight-ship formation. The pilots of the F-14 locked onto the lead aircraft and fired an AiM-54 Phoenix, resulting in a hit. Being that the Phoenix is an anti-bomber ordinance, the explosion hit the escorts, taking them out too.

The Iranian air force produced the only aces for the type and are the only country still flying them.

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