Someone stole Jim Thorpe’s shoes just before he competed…

Someone stole Jim Thorpe’s shoes just before he competed in the Olympic decathlon. Wearing mismatched shoes (one from the garbage), he went on to win the gold medal, setting a record that stood for almost 20 years.

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Benedict Cumberbatch saved a cyclist from an attempted robbery…

Benedict Cumberbatch saved a cyclist from an attempted robbery by fighting off a gang of muggers in London. He was in an Uber when he saw four muggers jumping a delivery cyclist. He got out, screamed at the attackers and then dragged them off of the victim.

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