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“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” 5/18/17

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The Passion of Phil Tippett: Building Stop-Motion Masterpieces by Hand

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Phil Tippett has spent a lifetime in the film industry, working as a model-maker, visual effects supervisor, director and stop-motion animator. And for over 30 years, Tippett has been working on an incredibly detailed film called “Mad God.” Amazingly, each character is painstakingly constructed by hand from foam, clay, latex and wire.

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Smashing the Appalachian Trail Speed Record With an Ultra-Distance Legend

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In September 2016, ultrarunning legend Karl Meltzer set the speed record for traversing the iconic Appalachian Trail—a beastly 2,190-mile-long, 14-state trek through the eastern U.S. Starting from Mount Katahdin in Maine, he reached the trail’s southern terminus on Georgia’s Springer Mountain in an incredible 45 days, 22 hours and 38 minutes. That’s ***47 miles a day***, including one uninterrupted 23-hour stretch.

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The World’s Most Expensive Cheese Is Made from … Donkey Milk?

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We’re all familiar with goat cheeses and cows’ milk cheeses, but what about cheese from donkey milk? At the Zasavica Special Nature Reserve in Serbia, Slobodan Simić creates the world’s most expensive cheese with milk from his herd of donkeys.

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