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The Late Movies: Incredible Rallies

Roger Federer & Lleyton Hewitt go back and forth seemingly forever in this unbelievable tennis rally. Two table tennis masters put on an incredible display. Watch as they even switch sides of the table as they go. Then 12-year old Ai Fukuhara sets a new ping-pong rally world record with 173 hits in 60 seconds. The University of [...]

Funny Posters at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

Photo: Kevin H. [Flickr] I’m sure most of you are aware of the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, as hosted by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. I’ll leave the political pontifications to other sites, and focus on the very, very funny posters pool at Flickr.

Travis Pastrana Flies a Car

(YouTube Link) When he gets bored with doing double backflips on his bike, skydiving without a chute, or inventing new sports like the Hydrojump, Travis Pastrana takes life easy with a casual drive in Long Beach, CA. Watch him sail this rally car 269 feet with the precision landing of an experienced pilot. Don’t miss his [...]

The Longest Point in the History of Professional Tennis – 29 minutes, 643 shots

This week marks the 25th anniversary of an historic tennis match. At a Virginia Slims tournament in 1964, Vicki Nelson and Jean Hepner exchanged 643 shots; it remains the longest single rally in the history of professional tennis. The 6-hour-31-minute marathon was itself the longest match in tennis history for nearly 20 years and remains the [...]