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Defying Gravity
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Defying Gravity

It’s easy to think there is some camera trickery going on here, but no, these are just amazing humans. AnΒ incredibleΒ display of practical lean muscle. Who needs gravity?

Sleep Helps in Recall of New Information
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Sleep Helps in Recall of New Information

Many strange methods are employed to aid in recalling new information. We’re always on the lookout for new and better ways; From nootropics, to flashcards, to iPhone apps. According to a new study, the best thing may be the oldest – Sleep. German researches carried out a study with two […]

Peel a Banana like a Monkey
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Peel a Banana like a Monkey

Not all amazing feats have to involve jumping high, running far, or lifting metric tons. Sometimes, it’s something simple, something timesaving. Today’s amazing fear is exactly that. I hate to break it, but you have been peeling banana’s wrong your entire life. I’m not sure how we lost the ‘banana […]

Real Life Sider Man
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Real Life Sider Man

The Quest Feat of the Day! This video is incredible. The skill and muscle needed to scale a building without a rope is impressive enough. Then the guy decides to flip upside down. No big deal. Between the raw talent and pure guts this climber has, this guy easily earns […]

One Finger Pull Up
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One Finger Pull Up

Today marks the first post in a new series here at Quest called Amazing Feats. Every week we will feature videos that display the true Quest spirit. Amazing fitness, endurance and performance will be at the forefront. If you have a video that you think fits, submit it to us. […]

The Beef with Taco Bell A Lack of Understanding
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The Beef with Taco Bell A Lack of Understanding

Media Outlets have been ablaze recently after a lawsuit by Alabama law firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles was filed against Taco Bell. Attorney Dee Miles said the meat mixture contained just 35 percent beef, with the remaining 65 percent containing water, wheat oats, soy lecithin, maltodrextrin, anti-dusting […]

Social Networks Increase Obesity
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Social Networks Increase Obesity

“Harvard scientists say that their modeling shows that the proliferation of obesity among American adults in recent decades owes in large part to its accelerating spread via social networks. Hill, Rand, and colleagues found that a non-obese American adult has a 2 percent chance of becoming obese in any given […]

Wealth, Stress, and Obesity
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Wealth, Stress, and Obesity

According to the BBC … People in wealthy countries with “free market” economies are more likely to become obese, an Oxford University study says. Money stresses in countries like the UK and US could explain their higher obesity levels, compared with countries such as Norway and Sweden. I came across […]

Everything Has a Price
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Everything Has a Price

From the Insurance Journal You can always trust an actuary to cut right to the chase. In a recent study reported on by the Insurance Journal the true financial cost of obesity is laid out in plain black and white.Β  Here’s an excerpt: “The total economic cost of an overweight […]