Oldest people to accomplish amazing feats
Oldest Person to Visit The South Pole
. Though the North Pole is a harsh environment, it cant compare to the brutal harshness of the South Pole. Presently located in the continent of Antarctica 9,301 ft. above sea level the South Pole is a frozen desert with temperature reaching ?58
Oldest Person To Visit The North Pole
. The North Pole is a harsh environment with temperatures reaching ?43
Oldest Bungee Jumper
. Bungee Jumping is one of the most intense things you can do to feed your adrenaline rush addiction. Young people tremble at the thought of tackling this death defying feat. And so did 96 year old Mohr Keet
Oldest Competitive Video Gamer
. And you thought you had game! Check out Doris Self. At 81 years old, shes spanking and taking names. At the Twin Galaxies 1984 Video Game Masters Tournament, Doris was able to clench a world record with 1,112,300 points on Twin Galaxies Tournament Settings (TGTS)
Oldest Person To Begin Primary School
. The misconception that you cant learn new things when you are old is now shattered thanks to Kimani Maruge who enrolled in the first grade at 84 years old. There is therefore no excuse for the rest of us. Excuse me, I feel like reading a book or something.
Oldest Person To Sail Around The World
. Sailing across the world is a feat in it of itself, but for someone as old as Minoru Saito, who was 77 years old when he completed a circumnavigation of the world, to actually accomplish this feat is nothing short of astounding. But it doesnt end there; he has successfully circumnavigated the world eight times. The eighth time he circumnavigated the world going the wrong way meaning going westwardly against prevailing winds and currents
Oldest Person To Release a New Album
. Smoky Dawson, was an Australian country music performer who at the age 92 years and 156 days released a collection of original songs in an album entitled Homestead of My Dreams making him the oldest person to release a new album. Touted as Australians singing cowboy, Dawsons achievements are extensive and his contribution to music has won him a wide range of awards.
Oldest Practicing Doctor
. Dr. Leila Denmark was an American pediatrician who earned the title of oldest practicing pediatrician until her retirement on May 2001 at the age of 103. Not only was Leila the oldest practicing pediatrician, but was also a super centenarian living to be 114 years old. She was one of the 100 oldest people ever and at the time of her death was the 4th oldest verified person in the world.
Oldest Woman to Give Birth To Twin
. Having children has been described as one of the ultimate blessings by some. As such, many women dream with having children but for a multitude of reason are not able to. Carmela Bousada falls into this group. At age 67 Carmela dreamed of having children of her own, so she went to Californias Pacific Fertility Center where she went through the in vitro fertilization procedure which resulted in a pair of healthy twin boys (Christian and Pau). This sparked huge controversy and criticism over the right age of pregnancy and Carmelas disregard for the emotional and paternal needs of the newborns. Sadly, Carmela died at the age of 69, two years after giving birth to the twins.
Oldest Woman To Complete A Marathon
. Those who run marathons on a consistent basis are aware of the grueling training and execution needed for the event; a physical endurance test that can challenge even the most athletic and experienced runners. Gladys Burrill, 92 years old, met this challenge with a positive attitude to become the Guinness Book of World Records Oldest Female Marathon Finisher. She is thus rightly nicknamed Gladyator by her local newspaper.
Oldest World Wrestling Entertainment Champion
. Although this can be a touchy and controversial topic, for our purposes well go with the Guinness Book Of World Records on this one. Vince McMahon is considered the oldest Wrestling Champion for winning a WWE title at the age of 54.
Oldest Woman To Climb Mount Everest
. At age 28 Tamae Watanabe began mountain climbing. In 1977 she climbed Mount McKinley. She then climbed Mont Blanc, Mount Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua. After her retirement she returned to her hometown and in May 2002 she became the then oldest woman to climb Mount Everest. Ten years later, in May 2012, she broke her own record, when she, now at the age of 73, again scaled Mount Everest.
Oldest Man To Climb Mount Everest
. Yuichiro Miura is a Japanese alpinist who in 2003, at age 70, became the oldest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This record was later broken. However, on May 26, 2008, Miura once again successfully summited Mt Everest at the age of 75. On May 23, 2013 Miura again became the oldest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest at the age of 80.
Oldest Person To Win A Pro Beach Volleyball Title
. At age 46, Kiraly is considered the Michael Jordan of pro beach volleyball as he is the oldest player to compete in the sport and continues to perform at the highest level, beating competitors literally half his age. He was 44 when he won the AVP world title.
Oldest Player To Record 20 Rebounds In The NBA
. Getting rebounds in a league filled with spring loaded young athletes isnt easy for anybody but Dikembe Mutombo made a statement at age 40 years when he pulled down 22 rebounds in a 2007 NBA match.
Oldest NHL Player
. Gordie Howe broke several NHL records including only player to play in 5 different decades (impressive for any sport), oldest NHL player at time of retirement (52), and oldest player to play in an NHL game. He was also the only player to play in the NHL after age 50.
Oldest Flight Instructor
. During the Second World War he was a Flight Control Officer. Today Bart Bratko is the oldest flight instructor in the world at 81 years.
. The oldest person to be awarded a doctorate is Emeritus Professor Dr Heinz Wenderoth (Germany), who was awarded the degree of Doctor of Science by the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University of Hannover on 29 September 2008 at the age of 97. The subject of his dissertation was Cell Biological Studies in the Morphology and Physiology of primitive marine Placozoons Trichoplax Adhaerens.
Oldest Person To Win An Oscar For Best Actor
. On Golden Pond brought Henry Fonda his only Oscar (for best actor) but with that one Oscar he broke the record for oldest recipient of the award at 76 years. It also earned him a Golden Globe Best Actor award. Fonda was too ill to attend the ceremony, however, and his daughter Jane accepted on his behalf.
Oldest Person To Win An Oscar For Best Actress
. At 80 years Jessica Tandy became the oldest actress to receive the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Driving Miss Daisy (1989), for which she also won a BAFTA and a Golden Globe.
Oldest Person to Obtain a Pilots License
. Retired Lt. Col. James C. Warren is a former navigator of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American military aviators in the United States armed forces. At the age of 87 he became the oldest person in the world to receive his pilots license.
Oldest Woman to Row Across Any Ocean Solo
. Scotswoman Diana Hoff also crossed the Atlantic to become the oldest woman to row across an ocean solo at the age of 55.
Oldest Man to Row Across Any Ocean Solo
. At 67 years old, Pavel Rezvoy, a geologist from Ukraine, became the oldest rower in the history of ocean rowing when he crossed 3,000 miles of the Atlantic Ocean in 61 days.
Oldest Man to Climb The 7 Summits
. Ramon Blanco holds the mens age record for conquering the 7 summits at 70.
Oldest Woman to Climb The 7 Summits
. At 57 Jeanne Stawiecki became the oldest woman in the world to successfully climb the highest mountain on each of the seven continents.
Concept Cars That Might Change The Way We Drive
. Koenigsegg is famous for building cars as exotic as its Swedish name. The oddlynamed Quant is a fullscale model of a fourseat electric car theoretically capable of a top speed of 170 MPH and a 300mile range after only a 20minute charge.
Rules to play High Jump
. Track and field events have been selected as a main motif in numerous collectors coins. One of the recent samples is the
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Whip Up Affordable Favors
. Stylish tokens neednt be expensive. These biodegradable bowls (left and below) look sumptuous when wrapped with gauzy fabric and labeled with paper strips that are laser printed in a pretty font. Fill with mini meringues, an economical treat either m
Important Tips for Hiring the Best Employees
Define the Job Before Hiring an Employee
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Schedule a regular date night
. This one isnt new, but its very important. Never stop datingyour spouse. Even if you cant afforddinner and a movie(which we seldom can), spending someregularone on one time withyour spouseis essential. Dont talk about bills, or schedules, or the kids
Motorcycle drag racing
. Drag racing and/or sprints is a racing venue where two participants line up at a dragstrip with a signaled starting line. Upon the starting signal, the riders accelerate down a straight, quarter mile long paved track where their elapsed time and term
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Primula Villosa Mountain Primula
. Mr. Miller, in the Sixth Edition of the Abridgment of his Gardeners Dictionary, mentions only four Primulas, exclusive of the Auricula, the two first of which are named erroneously, and of the two last not a syllable is said either as to their place
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. In this stylish animated Western directed by Gore Verbinski, an idealistic chameleon named Rango (voiced by Johnny Depp) winds up as the sheriff of a small desert town full of animals, and the pressure soon mounts for him to save the day from a slew
Karva Chauth Fast
Etymology and origins
. Karva is another word for pot (a small earthen pot of water) and chauth means fourth in Hindi (a reference to the fact that the festival falls on the fourth day of the darkfortnight, or krishna paksh, of the month of Kartik). It is uncertain how the
Lifesavers Candy Train Ornament
. Looking for a fun activity for the kids.Heres how to make this cheerful Lifesavers Candy Train This cute choo choo also makes a neat favor for a Train theme party and a Christmas party favor for room mothers to give out.
Learn to Swim
Try a backstroke first
. Similar to a flutter kick with a minor change, float flat on your back, and do a flutter kick with your legs. With your arms, do the "crawl" motion, lifting one arm straight into the air and keeping it straight as it re-enters the water next to your
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Road To Giza Egypt
. The Road to Giza is the worlds oldest known paved road. The road is over 4600 years old and is six and a half feet wide. It covered a distance of seven and a half miles connecting the quarries to the Southwest of Cairo to the quay on Lake Moeris whi
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St Joseph Ukrainian Catholic Church Chicag IL USA
. I don t want to tell what kind of thing those domes remind me. Its massiveness and gray color looks like Soviet architecture. I was amazed when I read that it was actually in USA and not in Soviet Union. St. Joseph Ukrainian Catholic church is best k
A Dignified Bunch
. Fur seals sun themselves on South Georgia Island in the Southern Ocean. Oxford zoologist Alex Rogers snapped this shot during an expedition to explore the first known deep sea hydrothermal vents in the Antarctic. The fauna under the water turned out
Benefits of Sapodilla fruits
. The smashed seeds have got a diuretic action and therefore are believed to discharge bladder and also kidney stones. Sapota is one of those fruits which are great for health besides being extremely delicious, thanks to the wide array of nutrients con
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ProSource Premium High Density Exercise Yoga Mat
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Amazing Treehouses From Around The World
. The worlds largest treehouse sits in the small town of Crossville, Tenn., and took 14 years and 258,000 nails for minister Horace Burgess to build. Burgess began working on the structure in 1993 when he had a vision in which God spoke to him and said
Early Inventive Career
. In 1868 Edison became an independent inventor in Boston. Moving to New York the next year, he undertook inventive work for major telegraph companies. With money from those contracts he established a series of manufacturing shops in Newark, New Jersey
Men That Will Inspire You To Be Fit As Hell
. Fast and furiousthe two words that describe this man at his very best. Look at him make a dash for the final destination and you would know that fitness is not just a trophy; its a fruit that grows with hard work and patience.
. Also known as nangka in the Malay language, the extremely heavy fruit can weigh up to 80 pounds. Its flesh is yellowishorange and is usually fried like banana fritters.
Antigua and Barbuda
. red, with an inverted isosceles triangle based on the top edge of the flag; the triangle contains three horizontal bands of black (top), light blue, and white, with a yellow rising sun in the black band; the sun symbolizes the dawn of a new era, blac
Healthy Summer Drinks
Apricot Sun Tea
. Steep 4 bags orange pekoe tea in 4 cups cold water in a sunny spot for several hours. Stir in 2 cups apricot nectar, 1/4 cup simple syrup (see No. 17), the juice of 1 lemon, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1 cup fresh mint; chill.
Reasons To Love The Monsoon
Sloshing in puddles
. What are rain puddles there for, but to jump in and slosh about with abandon? And its not just something children enjoy either.So go ahead and make a splash. Just make sure you wash and disinfect your feet properly after stomping about in rain puddle
. Definition This pattern is characterized by a large white body engulfing a preceding smaller black body which appears during a downtrend. The white body does not necessarily engulf the shadows of the black body but totally engulfs the body itself. Th
Most Crowded Places on Earth
. Although there are several shopping centers claiming to have the most traffic in the world (most being in Southeast Asia), due to unverifiable statistics the prize for most crowded shopping plaza goes to the Mall of the America near the Twin Cities i
Ways Your Office Job is Literally Killing You
Endlessly staring at a computer screen harms your vision
. Even though computer screens dont give off radiation the strain from staring over long periods of time can cause harm to your vision though many effects are temporary. Beyond that you can also experience headaches and migraines.
Worlds Awesomest Tunnels
. Shaanxi Province, China Anything that breaks up the monotony of driving half an hour through a pressurized tube is welcome, so consider the Zhongnanshan tunnel, which is lined with, uh, lifelike palm trees and tropical grass. American engineers could
Important Tips for Hiring the Best Employees
What Is Enculturation
. Enculturation is a socialization process by which new workers adjust to, and become part of, the corporate culture of their new company, office, department, and so forth. Some companies help new employees embrace their organization's culture through
. Shankhapushpi (H), Shankhahuli (H):Shankhapushpi means 'the plant with flowers shaped like a conch'. The conch or shankha is one of Lord Shiva's sacred instruments often used in ritual worship. This is an auspicious plant. It effectively calms the ne
Why One Should Visit Kashmir
. Ladakh is a mountainous region in the disputed northwest Jammu and Kashmir area in north India and in the area known as the Trans Himalaya, (the lands beyond the Himalaya Tibet, Xinjiang and northern Pakistan). It is slightly smaller than Scotland,
. Generations of brides are always looking to their mothers and grandmothers for wedding day memorabilia. Let your father or grandfather have a role by making your something borrowed theirs why not wrap a bow tie around the base of your bouquet?
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The Furry Heel
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Science Experiments Ideas
. Take an empty, corked wine bottle, push as long an aluminium knitting needle as you can find into the bottle cork and let the other end project under slight pressure over the mouth of a second, uncorked bottle. Glue a paper arrow on to a sewing needl
Most Expensive Yachts Ever Built
. Price: $300 million Owned by Shiek Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, this floating city is appropriately named.
Handmade Valentines Day Cards
. Similar to the other thumprint valentines shown, you will only need to use your child hand (or thumb, for that matter) to make the card main decoration simply add a sweet note once the print has dried off and you are good to go!
Most Beautiful Valleys In The World
. Deep within the Alps, there are few valleys on Earth that can compare with the majestic beauty of Lauterbrunnen.
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Harry Potter Craze
. Little girls crazy about Harry Potter and his wizardry antics must have a hard time staying away from knowing every detail of a new release before even laying their hands on a copy of it. After all, this is the age of the internet, the TV and the rad
Ways Your IT Team Makes You Look Like a Hero
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. The ability to anticipate problems doesnt happen on its own. An IT leader must foster an environment that welcomes forward thinking behavior. For example, at Egnyte, co founder and CSO, Kris Lahiri (@KrisLahiri) has developed a positive culture that
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Unplug unused electronics
. Unplug your electronics when you are not using them. Believe it or not, your television uses energy when it is on standby. Unplug your television overnight, or when you are out at work and not using it. Plug it back in during prime time! Blenders,
. The movement of electric charge is known as an electric current, the intensity of which is usually measured in amperes. Current can consist of any moving charged particles; most commonly these are electrons, but any charge in motion constitutes a cur
Birds Nest Soup
. For hundreds of years the Chinese have used saliva nests in their cooking, primarily in this soup. While there are many varieties, birds nest soup as a whole is one of the most expensive foods on the planet with the red nest variety costing up to 10,
Reasons To Love The Monsoon
Keeping warm under quilts
. While we enjoy walks in the rain and sloshing in puddles, the rains also have us seeking warmth and cosiness indoors. Theres nothing quite like staying warm and safe at home while the rains lash outside.So, get under that cosy quilt, and read a good
Benefits of Swiss Chard
. Swiss chard has a huge amount of beta carotene, which has been linked in many ways to optimal eye health and a reduction in macular degeneration, glaucoma, night blindness, and other vision related conditions. If your digestive tract is healthy, and
World Most Beautiful Temples
St Sava Temple Belgrade Serbia
. This is a Serbian Orthodox church located in Vracar neighborhood of Belgrade.It the largest Orthodox church in the world and it dedicated to Saint Sava who founded the Serbian Orthodox church.It dominates Belgrade cityscape and it one of the most imp
Crazy Facts About The Universe
Biggest Diamond Ever
. In 2004 scientists discovered the largest diamond ever. In fact its a collapsed star. Measuring 4000 km across and having a core composed of 10 billion trillion trillion carats its roughly 50 light years from the Earth.
Benefits of Cucumber
Maintain a Healthy Weight
. Cucumbers are very low in calories, yet they make a filling snack (one cup of sliced cucumber contains just 16 calories).8The soluble fiber in cucumbers dissolves into a gel-like texture in your gut, helping toslow downyour digestion. This helps you
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Celebrity Inspired Natural Hairstyles
. It s safe to say we re in the midst of a natural hair movement. A slew of African American stars have been showing off natural hairstyle ideas that prove chic doesn t always mean sleek. We love that these kinky, curly, natural hairstyles are less str
Surprisingly Scary Short Stories
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. I begin tucking her into bed and she tells me, Daddy check for monsters under my bed. I look underneath for her amusement and see her, another her, under the bed, staring back at me quivering and whispering, Daddy theres somebody on my bed.
Daily Health Tips
Ten Commandments for Problem Drinkers
. Here are the Ten Commandments for Problem Drinkers, as given by psychiatrist Dr. William B. Terhune. These are: (i) Never drink when you "need one." (ii) Sip slowly. (iii) Space your drinks, waiting 30 minutes for a second drink after the first and t
. Exit Country Code + 682 + The Number The Cook Islands country code is 682. The nationality of Cook Islands is Cook Islanders.The capital of Cook Islands is AvaruaLargest Cities in Cook Islands by population: Avarua, Amuri, Omoka, Roto, Tauhunu, Kara
Ideas to Boost Business
Make Sure Your Clients Can Reach You
. a. Print your company name, address, and fax number on all materials including, packing slips and invoices. b. Provide customers with business cards and Rolodex cards. c. Customers who have to search for your number may come across your competitors
What to Eat in Maharashtra
. This article is part of a special series called The AZ of Marathi food. India is the land of diversity. Each of the 28 states in India has a unique cuisine but the Indian food served in restaurants represents only a tiny fraction of our culinary heri
. An unidentified variety of aciphylla plant, related to Aciphylla horrida, bristles with spiked bracts, a type of modified leaf.
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Low speed centrifuges
. Low speed and small portable centrifuges that do no have aerosol tight chambers may allow aerosols to escape. Use a safety bucket to prevent aerosols from escaping. All centrifuges that have manufacturers rotor derating systems including ultracentr
Seated Hip External Rotator and Hip Extensor Stretch
. Hip Stretches: Method:Sit on the floor with the left leg extended straight out in front. Bend the right knee and place the right foot flat against the left inner thigh, as close as possible to the pelvic area. Place the hands on the floor next to the
Most Terrifying Deep Sea Creatures
Blue Ringed Octopus
. Although it may not be as physically imposing as some of the other creatures on this list, the blue ringed octopus is easily one of themost dangerous animalsin the ocean. Its venom is extremely potent and because there is no antivenin, it is certainl
Rules to play Knee Boarding
. At least one safety boat shall be used during all events unless a majority of the Event Judges and Safety Director agree that they are not necessary, in which case safety people will be positioned on shore.The suggested positioning of the boat or Saf
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. Southampton hosts a Bavarian-style Christmas market in its city centre from 21 November to 28 December this year.
. The Malinois or Belgian Shepherd Dog is a breed of dog, sometimes classified as a variety of the Belgian Shepherd Dog classification, rather than as a separate breed. The Malinois is recognized in the United States under the name Belgian Malinois. It
. Cornell University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, the university was intended to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge ? f
Myth about AIDS
Sexual intercourse with a virgin will cure AIDS
. Sex with an uninfected virgin does not cure an HIV infected person, and such contact will expose the uninfected individual to HIV, potentially further spreading the disease. This myth has gained considerable notoriety as the perceived reason for cert
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Learn to do magic
. Its good for entertaining children and is quite time consuming to get right. All the tricks can be learned from the web for free.
Strangest Prehistoric Creatures To Rule The Earth
. Linhenykus doesnt look that different from our general conception of dinosaurs bar one big (well, little actually) feature: its finger. Linhenykus had only one tiny finger on each of its arms, the only nonavian dino to have but one. Scientists still
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Twisted Open Hair
. The hair is twisted at the front on both sides and is done with a middle part. The twist resembles a French braid. The style is neat and intricate and has a wonderful detail owing to the twisted symmetry.
Lift Em Up
. Bicep curls tone and develop muscle on the front of the arms. To do standard curls, hold a dumbbell in each hand and rest your arms by your sides. Turn your palms forward and tighten your stomach muscles. Press your upper arms against your sides, the
Valentines Day Party Idea
. Heart stickers another best option. It is very easy to find a collection of Valentines Day stickers from market to give away as party favors or inside goody bags.
Valentines Day Lyrics
To Know Him Is to Love Him
. Phil Spector was inspired to write the song by a photograph of his fathers tombstone at Beth David Cemetery in New York. The inscription read: To Know Him Was to Love Him.
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The railroad bike
. For real, it actually rides on a railroad track.
Benefits of Beetroot
In Depth Nutritional Profile
. In addition to the nutrients highlighted in our ratings chart, an in depth nutritional profile for Beets is also available. This profile includes information on a full array of nutrients, including carbohydrates, sugar, soluble and insoluble fiber, s
Worlds Biggest Islands
Cape Breton Island Canada
. Cape Breton Island is an island on the Atlantic coast of North America. The name probably derives from Cap Breton near Bayonne, or to the name Breton, the Anglicized version of the French historical region, Bretagne.
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. Commerically produced hockey helmets with chin straps are required for all tournament play at USA Broomball events. A face shield or cage is also recommended. Hockey helmets can cost anywhere from $25 to $90.
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Recreate your first date
. Recreate your first date then recall all the feelings you had for each other that very first night.
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. In small living rooms overhead storage can be a life saver. The built in cabinetry enclosing the sofa in this house by Paolo Moschino creates a cozy, decorative nook.
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. Its probably one of the most painful single player sports out there, but hey, you can win a lot of money for those couple seconds of misery. But even if you don t, pride is big in this industry. May the best (biggest?) man win.