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Transgender Athlete Chris Mosier Just Made Major Sports History

Mosier, a nationally ranked runner, is leading the way both on and off the the track.

Chris Mosier is, to put it lightly, a busy man: he’s the executive director of a large nonprofit, a transgender rights advocate, and a nationally ranked runner. Just yesterday, Mosier also joined the men’s Team USA, making him the first (known) openly transgender athlete to join a U.S. team that matches his gender identity—not the one assigned to him at birth.

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This Marvel Movie Marathon Will Help Turn Sick Kids Into Real Life Superheroes

11 films, 23 hours, and one simple way to help kids in need feel like the heroes they are.

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We’ve still got almost a month to go before the release of The Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Marvel Studio’s next sure-to-be uber-mega blockbuster, and already the hype is reaching fever pitch. Every second of new footage crammed into each successive trailer, preview, and “tv spot” is treated like its own cinematic release, generating reddit thread after reddit thread of analysis and argument. All this before anyone even knows the film’s plot beyond the few sentences made public by the studio.

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This Japanese Robot Will Dispense Whole Tomatoes Into Your Mouth While You Run

An 18 pound humanoid robot that perches on the shoulders of runners and feeds them.

Japanese ketchup company Kagome is trying to make tomatoes the next “it” thing for distance runners. This past weekend at the Tokyo Marathon, the company, in conjunction with kooky design firm Maywa Denki, debuted Tomatan, an 18 pound humanoid robot that perches on the shoulders of runners and feeds them whole tomatoes as they go.

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