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  1. Anthony Daniels, who endured years of discomfort in the C-3PO costume, was so annoyed by Alan Tudyk (Rogue One) playing K-2SO in the comfort of a motion-capture suit that he cursed at Tudyk. Tudyk later joked that a "fuck you" from Daniels was among the highest compliments he had ever received.

  2. Parasite (parasitus) was an accepted role in Roman society, in which a person could live off the hospitality of others, in return for "flattery, simple services, and a willingness to endure humiliation".

  3. The difference between stamina and endurance. Stamina is the amount of time one can perform an action at maximum capacity (ex: sprinting), endurance is the maximum amount of time one can perform an action (ex: a marathon)

  4. Humans are the greatest endurance-runners in the animal kingdom. Over a long enough distance a human can outrun any other animal on this planet.

  5. About Ama, female Japanese pearl divers that start diving at the age of 12-13, and are well active into their 70s. They endure freezing conditions and great pressure from deep sea depths to get pearls. They have a unique technique in which they release air in a long whistle as they resurface.

  6. Richard Jewell, a security guard who was a national hero, when he saved hundreds of people by spotting a bomb at the 1996 Olympics. He was later wrongly accused of the crime, enduring a trial by media - which took a toll on him personally and professionally.

  7. That, in an 1886 speech, former U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes said that "free government cannot long endure if property is largely in a few hands and large masses of people are unable to earn homes, education, and a support in old age."

  8. Due to enduring 'another violent summer' in 2016, the owner of D&C Pizza in Indianapolis is trying to reduce crime by giving a free extra-large-pizza to anyone who turns in a gun - no question asked.

  9. Dax Cowart, a Vietnam vet who suffered devastating burns after a gas explosion in the 1970s, and who endured 14 months of agonizing treatment that he did not want. He survived, married, went to law school and continued to argue that his doctors should have allowed him to die.

  10. One of the selling points for introducing the guillotine during the French Revolution was equality - commoners could now enjoy the comparatively quick and painless death of decapitation just like the nobility, and would no longer have to endure brutal deaths such as those caused by hanging.

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Long-distance swimming is unique among the world's various athletic competitions. It is one of very few endurance sports where there are women's records that beat men's records under equal conditions, especially as the distances increases.

A man endured 440 days drifting across the Pacific Ocean until he was found in the Marshall Islands in 2013, emaciated and wearing only his underpants, having swum ashore.

Dane Cook has Laugh Factory's endurance record of performing for 7 hours straight, beating previous record held by Dave Chappelle by 38 minutes.

In 1983, a 61-year-old potato farmer named Cliff Young won a 544 mile endurance race because he ran throughout the night while the younger 'professional' athletes slept.

A 61 Year Old Farmer, Cliff Young won a Sydney-to-Melbourne (875 kilometers) endurance race because he ran throughout the night while the younger 'professional' athletes slept.

LeMons, a series of endurance races where teams compete for up to 24 hours in race-prepared cars that cost no more than US$500. The title is a parody of the long running annual 24 Hours of Le Mans race, and lemon cars.

A Mexican amusement park offers a fake US-Mexico border crossing attraction, complete with fake smugglers and fake border patrol agents. The aim is to dissuade would be migrants from making the trip. For 3 hours, tourists endure sirens, chases and the fake border patrol yelling threats.

The British royal family refused to flee London during the Blitz, instead choosing to endure the horrific bombings and support the common people during a time of crisis. The Buckingham Palace suffered 9 direct hits, and the royal family earned adoration and respect from across the country.

Senator John Sherman, author of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, said "If we will not endure a king as a political power we should not endure a king over the production, transportation, and sale of any of the necessaries of life."

Because of the starvation and hardship endured by the Irish people during the potato famine, Ireland has been at the forefront of famine relief and its people have given more to the fundraising efforts of Live Aid per capita than any other nation in the world.

"competitive endurance tickling" is a thing, and that it apparently has a seedy criminal underbelly filled with personal attacks, legal threats, and manipulation

Buttonholes for clothing were invented 3000-4000 years AFTER the invention of buttons. Before this, buttons were mostly decorative and useless. Their design hasn't changed much and is one of the most enduring designs in history.

In WWII Charles Lindbergh instructed P-38 pilots how to stretch their typical 7 hour maximum flight endurance time to 9 hours (an extra 400 miles of range), which dramatically changed Pacific Theater operations

Barry Goldwater said, And I am even more angry as a legislator who must endure the threats of every religious group who thinks it has some God-granted right to control my vote on every roll call in the Senate. "

"learned helplessness", when an organism has endured enough averse stimuli which it was unable to escape or avoid, it gives up and becomes unable to learn escape in the future, even in situations where such behavior would be effective

Scientists have found that Ozzy Osbourne has unique genetic mutations that that increase his body's endurance for hard drugs and excessive alcohol: the "genes connected to addiction, alcoholism ... all had unique variations in Osbourne, a few of which geneticists had never seen before"

The parents of murder victim Dee Dee Blanchard flushed her ashes down the toilet, saying she "got what she deserved." Blanchard was murdered in 2015 by her daughter Gypsy Rose (24) who had endured years of unnecessary medical treatments and surgeries due to her mother's Munchausen by proxy

The World Sauna Championships were held annually in Finland from 1999 until 2010. Contestants would start in tempartures above the boiling point of water and whoever could endure the longest would win. The competition folded after a contestant died when he effectively cooked himself inside.

Tippi Hedren was traumatized while filming Hitchcock’s The Birds. He told her mechanical birds were to be used during the famous bedroom scene. Instead she endured 5 days of prop men flinging dozens of live gulls, ravens and crows at her. One of the birds gouged her cheek and just missed her eye

Sitting on top of flagpoles was a fad in the mid to late 1920s, where people would compete to see who could break records for endurance sitting. The world record is 51 days, 20 hours.

The Pronghorn, the fastest creature in the western hemisphere. It can run 57mph for 9 miles. Existing pronghorn’s running speed and endurance far outpace any living predator, likely because its original predator is now extinct. It has 300° vision and can detect movement 4 miles away.

The first living creature to orbit the earth was Laika, a stray Russian dog. Russian scientists figured a stray dog already learned to endure harsh conditions of cold temperature and hunger making it an ideal astronaut.

The tragedies of war and PTSD were integrated into Greek culture centuries ago when they endured 80 years of war. The plays Ajax and Philoctetes by Sophocles describe how wounded warriors struggle under the weight of psychological and physical injuries to maintain dignity, identity, and honor.

As far back as the 1930's pilots were setting endurance records keeping planes aloft for weeks at a time using primitive mid-air refueling techniques.

Simón Bolívar, the great liberator of South America, was nicknamed 'iron butt' (culo de hierro) for his "endurance on horseback." Old 'iron butt' would go on to free Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, and Panamá from Spanish control in the 1800s.