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“Probably the new world record of the biggest wave surfed. This morning at Nazaré - Portugal” [via reddit]

“Probably the new world record of the biggest wave surfed. This morning at Nazaré - Portugal” [via reddit]

The Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson, who suffered a torn ACL last year, came back to finish the regular season with 2,097 rushing yards. That’s the second-most in NFL history, and only eight shy of the mark set in 1980 by Eric Dickerson.

“I told myself to come into this came focused on one thing, and that’s winning,” Peterson said afterward. He broke a 26-yard-run with 24 seconds left, setting up the game-winning field goal that sent the Vikings to the playoffs for the first time since 2009.

The Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson, who suffered a torn ACL last year, came back to finish the regular season with 2,097 rushing yards. That’s the second-most in NFL history, and only eight shy of the mark set in 1980 by Eric Dickerson.

“I told myself to come into this came focused on one thing, and that’s winning,” Peterson said afterward. He broke a 26-yard-run with 24 seconds left, setting up the game-winning field goal that sent the Vikings to the playoffs for the first time since 2009.

Felix Baumgartner jumped from FRIGGIN’ OUTER SPACE and successfully parachuted back to Earth. Meanwhile over 8 million viewers tuned in live breaking a record of their own.

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Charlie Kaufman and Dan Harmon break Kickstarter record

On Sunday, Anomalisa became the most funded Kickstarter film ever.

The stop-motion animated movie—a collaboration between writer/director Charlie Kaufman and Community’s Dan Harmon and Dino Stamatopoulous that kicked off in July—raised $406,237 thanks to its 5,770 supporters.

Anomalisa barely surpassed The Gamers: Hands of Fate, the third installment in the role-playing-game-centric film series, which successfully raised $405,917.

On Sept. 6, the Anomalisa crew revealed in an update on their Kickstarter page that they were only $52,000 shy of the record. Intent on breaking the mark, the team asked its donors to increase their bids.
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thekickstopper:

Charlie Kaufman and Dan Harmon break Kickstarter record

On Sunday, Anomalisa became the most funded Kickstarter film ever.

The stop-motion animated movie—a collaboration between writer/director Charlie Kaufman and Community’s Dan Harmon and Dino Stamatopoulous that kicked off in July—raised $406,237 thanks to its 5,770 supporters.

Anomalisa barely surpassed The Gamers: Hands of Fate, the third installment in the role-playing-game-centric film series, which successfully raised $405,917.

On Sept. 6, the Anomalisa crew revealed in an update on their Kickstarter page that they were only $52,000 shy of the record. Intent on breaking the mark, the team asked its donors to increase their bids.
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Twitter breaks Super Bowl record with 15.8 million tweets

While sports experts anxiously await the release of the Super Bowl’s TV ratings, Twitter’s numbers are already in—and they’re huge.

During the last three minutes of the game, Twitter received roughly 1.8 million tweets, or 10,000 messages per second. The highest numbers recorded was 12,233 tweets per second, which also occurred near the tense finale.

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