A Brief History On March 22, 1997, figure skater Tara Lipinski, age 14, became the youngest skater ever to win a World Championship.  (Okay, she was actually 14 years and 9 months old for you nitpickers.)  Prior to her history making performance at the World competition, Tara had won the United States National Championship and in 1998 would go on to win the Gold Medal at the Winter Olympic Games.  Lipinski is only 1 of many young athletes who have excelled beyond their seemingly tender years, and today we list 10 such young athletic stars that strike us as particularly…

A Brief History World War I has seen its share of bloodshed and tragedy. Still, around Christmas time in 1914, something miraculous happened. After violence has claimed a considerable number of lives, the German and British soldiers have decided to stop killing each other for the holy Christmas day. This way, the unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 began. But what made it possible for them to start singing carols, and what is the actual story of the famous Christmas Truce? Let’s find out more! Digging Deeper How It All Begun Before the legendary event of World War I, the soldiers…

A Brief History Are you a college student smack in the middle of your exam season and you just realized that the traditional miracle elixirs (energy drinks and coffee) are not really working that well anymore? Are you a competitive young professional looking to get an edge over your coworkers, when the big boss starts considering whose idea is brilliant enough to land them that prestigious promotion? Or maybe you would just like to learn about boosting your brain without us guessing at who you are? No problem, fam, we got you covered in every situation. Take a look at…

A Brief History On March 21, 1985, Libby Riddles became the first female sled dog musher to win the grueling 1,135-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, truly one of the toughest races in the world.  Yes, Libby Riddles rates an A+ in the Badass column, as have many real and fictional women and girls over the years.  Today we take a look at 5 Real and 5 Fictional women that we would be mighty careful about insulting in a bar.  Who would you add to the list?  (We know there are many deserving women not listed, so have at it! …

A Brief History On May 17, 1875, in front of an estimated crowd of 10,000 people, a field of 15 three-year-old horses contested the first Kentucky Derby.  The Derby is the first leg of the American Triple Crown and is followed by the Preakness Stakes, then the Belmont Stakes. It looks like the latest edition of the Triple Crown Series is underway and about to begin in less than 60 days. The Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the grandest Triple Crown Series event succeed by Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. The said racing is a showdown of three-year-old thoroughbred…

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