Wake up, America!
Wake up, America!
The beach volleyball player says she was five weeks along when she won her third gold medal.
The US may have beat the world in medal count, but the Brits always dominate in music … even lip syncs.
After winning the 200m gold today, Usain Bolt has won the 100 and 200 in two straight Olympics. No one else has ever done this.
Sir Chris Hoy’s mom almost couldn’t watch her son compete in the men’s keirin finals at the London Velodrome.
Oh, the perils of Twitter.
A barbecue was ruined Wednesday when a gas canister exploded, sending London’s crazy popular Kiwi House up in flames. (No one was harmed, but Aussie sabotage rumors are already brewing.)
South Korea’s Yang Hak-Seon won the gold in the Men’s Vaulting Final on Monday — the first Gymnastics gold medal for South Korea, ever. Yang is only nineteen years old, he has a vault named after him, he performed one of the best moments of gymnastics in these Olympics, AND he is super cute.
No matter how hard you try, McKayla is just simply not impressed, as this new tumblr shows.
Last night Ali Reisman, Jordyn Wieber, and McKayla Maroney sat in the stands to cheer on Gabby Douglas in the Women’s Uneven Bars Final. They all had their hair uncharacteristically slicked back with gel and pins and folded into buns in Gabby’s characteristic but recently-criticized style. Were they sending a message?
These speaker rigs brought to you by Aperture Science. You’ve seen it, you can’t unsee it.
Kicked in the face, KNEED IN THE FACE, and then someone scores between her legs. Just goes to show that the Olympics aren’t all fun.
This dog is such a bro.
Organizers are preparing for a possible rise in sex crimes around the Games, and that may be smart — some research shows that the incidence of such crimes does increase around major sporting events.
In an email to former aides at NYC2012, the architect of the failed U.S. bid mulls what might have been, and declares victory anyway. “No city has ever benefited so much from trying.”
Fifteen years ago, Rowling was a single mom living in poverty. Now she’s an international symbol of the wonder of children’s literature.
Queen Elizabeth II jumped out of a helicopter and Mr. Bean played a synthesizer. Happy Olympics!
Because with 12,000 Olympians competing over 17 days, you’re going to need a little help.
NBC, WHAT ARE YOU DOING???
Underdogs the UAE took the lead first, but medal-favorites Uruguay struck back with a tremendous free-kick score.
Dizzee Rascal’s “Scream” rocks pretty hard, and will get you pumped up. Isn’t that what an Olympic theme is all about?
The “Slumdog Millionaire” director has been tasked with the task of directing London’s 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, and his Olympics playlist was leaked to The Telegraph this week. Those Brits, they are pretty good at this whole music thing…
The six-week countdown to the 2012 London Summer Olympics’ opening ceremony has officially begun. The best part of any Olympics opening ceremony? The crazy team outfits that countries force their athletes to wear.
Looks like the riots have cause some last minute changes. If we don’t laugh, we’ll cry.
London is doing it big when it hosts the Summer Games next year. Created by the same designer who did the model designs for 2001: A Space Odyssey, these are heavier than any previous Summer Games’ medals, at 400 grams each. London hasn’t hosted the Olympic Games since 1948, and it appears they’re making sure this round is one to remember. (via gizmodo.com) View List ›
Their names are Wenlock and Mandeville! (Of course they are, you darling Brits.) They have taxi lights on their heads and friendship bracelets on their wrists. That is really all the explanation that I can give you. View List ›