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Being awesome at dodgeball and busting out ninja flips to help your team to victory is such an impressive, yet completely worthless talent.
Does one Parkour or does someone participate in Parkour? Anyways, we wouldn't know because the staffers here, save for Rebecca Greenfield, are pretty wimpy. What we do know is that we won't be doing any of that nonsense in Egypt.
Michael Phelps is good at other things besides swimming:
Oh yeah, that's not us getting all teary-eyed over this Expedia short film. There's a ragweed advisory here we heard, and the cats from the PR firm next door all wandered in, and did we mention that we're allergic and stuff, oh and that our officemates at Quartz are cutting up like 100 onions for their salsa-making party? Okay. Just making that very clear:
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