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Here’s a fun new series that honors the 2008 Summer Olympics. Guess who is in the blurred photo. Click here for the answer.
How about that 100 meter butterfly men’s final race? Michael Phelps won his 7th gold tying Mark Spitz for the most golds won in one Olympics. We all knew we were witnessing history as this race began. And we all said, “oh no!” as the race finished thinking Michael Phelps finished second. But the replay […]
It’s been almost a week into the Olympic Games and I’m getting pretty tired of watching swimming, beach volleyball, and gymnastics on NBC. It’s time to mix things up. We all marvel at how Olympic athletes can do what they do. Just about all the athletes are incredible human specimens. Let’s have a new Olympic […]
One of the benefits of being unemployed is that I get to watch the Olympics during the day while I’m working on my portfolio stuff. Today I got to watch men’s single kayak. It looked really grueling. The water raged monsterously while these guys navigated tightly around the checkpoints. My kayak would tip over in […]
I stated my love for Olympic Judo back in the 2004 Olympics. So it was with great anticipation I awaited the 2008 Olympics Judo competition. And now you can watch all the footage online! A-W-E-S-O-M-E! What do I love about Judo? It’s like two siblings fighting. There’s a lot of grabbing and arms flying around. […]
I’m an Olympics junkie. I can’t get enough of it. The next two weeks will be a lot of fun. Let’s kick off the festivities with a look at the outfits worn by the Estonian and German Olympic teams seeing as I’m half Estonia and half German. I’m happy with what both countries were wearing. […]
On Friday, the Chicago Olympics Committee released to the public its response to the International Olympic Committee Applicant City Questionnaire was submitted to the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Applicant File is the first official document sent to the IOC and gives a detailed glimpse into Chicago’s concept for the Games. Download the 88 […]
best buildingBoston Institute of Contemporary Arts buildingI’m still extremely jealous that Chicago doesn’t have a Contemporary Art building like this. best art exhibitionTunnel HouseArtists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck completely redefined the environment of this neighborhood house. Great art gets us to think about the world in different and interesting ways. This does just that. […]
So what if the 2010 Olympics are more than 2 years away. It’s time to get jazzed and stock up on Sumi, Miga, and Quatchi stuffed animals. My daughter will be 2 1/2 years old when the Vancouver Games roll around. She might find Sumi or Miga in her bed one day. Though the $30 […]