– Adele honoured in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday list – Queen’s birthday honours awarded to 1,180 people – Awards recognise achievement in all walks of life Grammy Award-winning singer Adele and Mr Bean actor Rowan Atkinson were among more than 1,000 people recognised by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth in her Birthday Honours List on Friday.
Say hip hop, and images of gangster wannabes smoking blunts, dripping in gold, guns and women are likely conjured up.
After Adidas’s racist shoe design now Nike took the spotlight with their sexist t-shirt design. As you all now Nike was the official outfitter of 2012 London Olympics but apparently their design was not showing enough team spirit. The company’s new t-shirt design, which is only avaible to women, is emblazoned with the phrase “Gold Digging”. I […]
Olympians sometimes pretend to bite their medals while posing for pictures, Olympics expert David Wallechinsky says that photographers actually request the pose.A possible reason for the beginnings of this trend is emulating the biting of coins that handlers used to do, as to verify the authenticity. Gold medals for the 2012 Olympics contain only 1.34% gold or about 6 grams. The […]
NBA Star Labron James asked USA Olympic Swimmer, Lauren Perdue, to join him in the dinning hall. She said the invitation was completely platonic in nature, but she still had to refuse, due a curfew that is imposed on the Olympians.
Every Olympian that lose is heartbroken, upset or angry. They face harsh comments, disappointment, and some times consequences but nothing can compare to North Korea’s punishment for losing competitors, especially for the ones that lose to rival countries like U.S and North Korea. ABC reported Thursday that the state offers a carrot-and-stick approach to the […]
France beat the United States in the men’s 4×100-meter swimming relay on Sunday, with Michael Phelps and the United States taking a silver medal. The medal is the 17th for Phelps, and puts him one behind Larisa Latynina, a Soviet gymnast who earned nine golds, five silvers and four bronzes between 1956 […]
A London cabbie turns his taxi into a hotel-for-one during the Olympic Games. CNN’s Rosie Tomkins checks it out. Take the scarcity and expense of hotel accommodations in London this mix that with the missing revenue of London Cabbies (due to the restricted Olympic Lanes) and you would get something like a taxi-bed. One driver seen an opportunity while he […]
Is there a dress code for the medal stand at the Olympics? American swimmer Ryan Lochte wanted to wear his custom red, white and blue grill, which represents his country, on the medal stand after winning the 400 IM. But some IOC official informed him that wearing his bling would result in failure to […]
As to be expected, with an international gathering of this size, just hours before the opening ceremonies London was dealing with protesters. Taxi Drivers Protest Traffic Sanctions Imposed During the Games…. Cab drivers argue the traffic lanes — which are restricted to Olympic officials and athletes — should also be available to taxis. […]