“Improvement curves in elite sports ranging from sprinting to pole vaulting tend to follow a so-called sigmoidal curve, featuring an initial slow and steady rise, followed by an era of rapid improvement and finally a levelling off. ‘Hotdog eating has definitely reached that second plateau.'” Competitive hotdog eaters nearing limit of human performance. “A maximum of 84 hotdogs in 10 minutes is possible, says sports science study.” (We should peel off some of the Oxford vaccine researchers and put them on this study. We’ve got to get this right.)

+ An Andean Condor can fly for 100 miles without flapping wings.