WOUNDED VETERANS

This Badass Triple Amputee Is Cooler Than You

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Cpl. Todd Love of Team X-T.R.E.M.E. completed the 10.5 mile Spartan Race course while only having one arm because he's cooler than you.

WORKOUTS

Man With No Legs Does Push-Ups

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Nick Vogt lost both his legs during an IED attack in 2011 in Afghanistan.

TIL

TIL: Afghanistan Really Loves Body Building

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Further proving how uncool I am, I only recently figured out that when people on Reddit were saying “TIL” they meant “Today I Learned” and not “Tuesday is Lamers” – amiright 9-to-5ers.

TOLO TV

‘The Office: Afghanistan’

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A show that looks very similar to "The Office" is coming to Afghanistan's Tolo TV: Instead of following the employees of the fictional Dunder-Mifflin paper company, “The Ministry” follows the everyday life of the officers at the Ministry of Garbage, including a sleepy security guard, underappreciated butler, man-hating secretary, and bumbling Minister.

USC

Week In Review: Got An Elephant Problem? Go Daddy Will Solve It

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Yesterday I dug up some news about American CEOs and how a study said that a record number of CEOs are optimistic about the world's economy, while another CEO had a pretty bleak outlook.

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“Smart Gun” Getting Field Tested in Afghanistan

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The weapon you see above, which looks like something <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/04/master-chief-can-feel-it-coming-in-the-air-tonight">Master Chief</a> would be carrying around, is the XM-25 Individual Airburst Weapon System (video below) which will be field tested in Afghanistan starting this summer.

THE KITE RUNNER

AFGHANISTAN BANS ‘THE KITE RUNNER’

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In a move that surprised no one, Afghan authorities have banned the import and release of Marc Forster’s adaptation of the Khaled Hosseini novel The Kite Runner.

MARC FORSTER

AFGHANIS STILL UNCLEAR ON THE CONCEPT

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Four Afghani boys from The Kite Runner have left the country for fear of reprisals in advance of the movie’s December 14th opening in the US.

TRAILER

HANKS N ROBERTS: CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR

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<a href="http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1809774261/video/4486824" target="_blank">Higher Res Here</a>Charlie Wilson's War stars Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Phillip Seymour Hoffman*.

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TIMELY UPDATE – AFGHANIS HATE RAPE

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The family of Ahmad Khan Mahmidzada, a 12-year-old Afghan boy who plays Hassan in the upcoming <a href="http://filmdrunk.com/post.phtml?pk=165" target="_blank">Kite Runner</a> movie, say they fear reprisals over a scene in the movie that depicts the character's rape.




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