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Kids, do NOT try this at home.
On Sunday, Eric Spoto shattered the raw bench pressing world record, as he put up 722 pounds without the help of any kind of supportive clothing.
That’s nearly as much as a pregnant Kim Kardashian weighs! We kid, we kid.
And we’re also both impressed and frightening. Watch the record be set in the following video:Eric Spoto Bench Presses 722 Pounds!
In other sports news, did you see what Sergio Garcia said about Tiger Woods and dinner?!?
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Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps, two U.S. standouts from the first week of the London Olympics, each leaped back in to the pool this afternoon in hopes of adding to their already-impressive medal count.
Did they succeed? NBC will air the races tonight, so stop reading now if you wish to be surprised on television…
YES! Both Franklin and Phelps took home even more Gold, leaving competitors far behind and leaving an even more indelible mark on these Games.
Franklin actually set a world record in the 200 meter backstroke, touching the wall in 2 minutes 4.06 seconds, a full second aheadMore >
The second set of auditions in New York City ramped up the weird on America’s Got Talent, starting with zombies chasing girls. There were some true oddities that actually had some potential to be a real Vegas act, however.
Let’s run it down…
EnjoyableThe Smag Bros. – Bill and Pat started off with some talented wheelie work and it was really synchronized. The fact that they could do such a great job on a small and slippery floor was amazing. Anything attempting to crush a friend was worth watching.
Shemika Charles – In the preview she said that she was the world record holder, but we neverMore >
In January, Newsweek ranked Grand Rapids, Michigan at number-10 on its list of “dying” American cities.
Did the city respond by crying over the snub? Pointing out the irony of a publication with a massive loss in readership over the last year posting any death watch that did not include itself on the list?
No. Instead, local citizens and celebrities gathered this week to set a world record for lip dubbing, as hundreds took to the streets and showed off the pride in their community via an impressively-executed rendition of Don McClean’s “American Pie.”
Incredibly, this was all shot in oneMore >