As we’ve discussed before, Spider-Man is kind of a badass, what with his ability to punch faces clean off and stick to the Hulk’s biceps. But did you know he’s also pretty frickin’ good at poker, as long he faces the right opponent.
For the most part, it’s generally considered a good idea not to make fun of someone just for being tall. Along with that person almost certainly being capable of slapping you across the fucking face from across the room, it’s also a kind of shitty thing to do. As our tallest ever President, Abraham Lincoln was no stranger to such jokes, luckily he knew how to deal with them.
Members of South Korea’s various special forces units are more dangerous to a human windpipe than a piece of piano wire travelling 7ft off the ground at a basketball game and possess more ways to snap your arm than a swan wearing Iron Man armor. They also know a special martial art exclusively designed (originally) to beat up North Koreans.
The GIGN, which in its native French stands for the “Groupe d’Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale” is one of the foremost and most respected special operations units in the entire world. In part, because they’re one of only such groups who still shoot bad guys with a revolver.
With the exception of Elmo and his posse, fictional characters created solely to entertain children are usually all kinds of annoying. So it brings us great pleasure to tell you the story of the time in 1994 a British guy punched a guy dressed as one of those character right in the fucking face.