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Why Do Olympians Bite Their Medals?
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 […]
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France Rallies to Beat United States in Men’s 4×100 Swim Relay
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 […]
Cabbie turns taxi into hotel for Olympics
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 […]
Protests on opening day of Olympics
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. […]
Blind Archer Posts First World Record of London Olympics
The first world records of the London 2012 Olympics have been set by a blind South Korean archer hours before Friday’s much-anticipated opening ceremony was due to begin. Im Dong Hyun is legally classified as blind and cannot see out of his right eye, but it did not stop the two-time gold medalist bettering his […]
Mitt Romney’s Fund-raising Flurry Post Supreme Court Ruling Was Announced
After Thursday’s supreme court ruling, stating that President Obama’s healthcare law did not, in-fact violate the Constitution, Mitt Romney’s campaign receives a flood of donations. However, both presidential campaigns are citing fund-raising spikes following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Barack Obama’s health care reform laws. Obama’s campaign called the other side’s […]