July 28, 2012
And he had another knockdown to boot. GIFs here.
He seems to be enjoying himself.
Now this is how you react to winning a gold.
These are the athletes you should be following for the 2012 London games.
These guys are the best. Here are some of their shining moments.
Gold for Lochte, nothing for Phelps. Watch the last kick.
It could have been a team archery gold, but Italy had different ideas.
A new part of the opening ceremony for 2012, countries from all over the world headed to London to display their favorite gadgets, take self-portraits, update twitter, and instagram pictures of Kobe Bryant. All in fancy patriotic costumes! H/T to Mat Honan for the idea.
They did not rap "California Love."
On closer inspection, I guess she's wearing a flesh colored thong? NSFW unless your work is super awesome.
Matt Lauer seemed kind of offended by Costas' jokes about Kim Jong-Il's golfing prowess.
A hardcore gamer girl proposed to her boyfriend with this unique and adorable handmade creation. Cute!
The Pembroke Welsh Corgis were featured in a skit featuring James Bond and the Queen herself -- but no one was paying attention to those guys. Some background, animated GIFs, and reactions from around the web on the Olympicorgis:
She's adorable. She's gracious. She shoots a gun.
Microsoft ceasing development doesn't inspire confidence in early DLC purchases.
NBA Jam sold itself partially on attitude, and probably wouldn't have been such a hit if not for all of the basketball players leaping multiple stories in the air and catching on fire. Barkey Shut Up and Jam upped the ante considerably by straight-u…
The best part of your week has arrived. TGI #FriskyFriday!
The moving tribute to the victims of the 7/7 London bombings featured a haunting performance by singer Emeli Sande. It was one of the most powerful moments of the evening, but it never aired in the US. Watch it now. (Edit: There are some reports that it was more generally a tribute to those who had passed away before the Olympics could begin. Regardless it was cut out of the US broadcast.)
Here’s a surefire way to get your new ad campaign some buzz: Base it off of the insanely popular book of the moment, Fifty Shades of Grey and then cast some minor celebrities to be in it for good measure. Or, at least that’s the route that Marc New …
In the course of this totally bizarre ceremony, 25 moments stood above the rest.
The Olympics always brings to the forefront sports most of us never thing about. Though it won't be making an appearance this year, bobsledding is one of them. Here's what it's really like to be a bobsledder.
How A Convo With Anna Wintour Contributed To Tavi Gevinson’s Disillusionment With Fashion And Other Revelations
Tavi Gavinson just landed a major magazine cover. It’s a far cry from her last one of note: last fall’s L’Officiel, on which she sported a grey bowl cut and wore a bunch of Chanel. This month, she covers feminist magazine Bust and looks pretty nor…
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LOVE‘s issue 8 hits newsstands on July 30. To tease the release of the issue, Katie Grand and co. have been releasing bits and pieces to get us excited. And after seeing all the Downton covers for the “costume drama” themed issue, we are. Today UK …
On Monday, we reported that Austin Armacost, who once briefly dated Marc Jacobs, would star in a new PETA campaign aimed at gays in the fashion industry. The shoot just happened last Friday and PETA has already released a sneak peek of the campaign.…
Queen Elizabeth's role during the games is largely social and cultural, but as head of state, she does still wield some authority in England and the 15 realms. She probably couldn't call off the Olympics without taking some very drastic steps — not …
A teenage boy and a 250-pound Bengal tiger, stranded on a tiny lifeboat and adrift at sea sounds like the plot for a very short story that doesn't end well for the boy.
OK. Here we go. This is a video of Tom Hardy, who stars as Bane in the summer blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises, rapping on the street while carrying his son in what appears to bHHHHHHHHNNNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG THE BABY IS LOOKING AT THE CAMER…
Who are the four athletes who are competing not on behalf of a country, but under the Olympic flag?