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In this Nov. 19 photo provided by the Kaspersky ONE Trans-antarctic Expedition, Felicity Aston takes a picture of herself at Union Glacier days before she traveled to her starting point on the Ross Ice Shelf for a solo trek across Antarctica.

Meanwhile, in Antarctica ....

You don't know who Felicity Aston is, but, as this is a full-service Blob, prepare to be enlightened.

On the same day, in an entirely alternate universe, that Billy Cundiff couldn't kick a 32-yard field goal, Aston, a British adventurer, became the first woman ever to ski solo across Antarctica. She's also the first human ever to do it solely on her own muscle power, without the aid of kites and such.

(This entry may be clipped and saved for that strategically apt moment when you need to shame your spouse or significant other into putting down the Doritos and backing slowly away from the couch. You're welcome).

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