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Abandoned Olympics Sites Cast Dark Shadow On The Beloved Event
After the hubbub and medals have been distributed, what becomes of Olympics host towns? More often than not, they're abandoned.
“I Am America”: 30 Stirring Photos Of Muhammad Ali’s Heroism Outside The Ring
Muhammad Ali took the world by storm both inside and outside of the boxing ring.
“Girl Baseball Players” Cigarette Pack Cards Of The 1880s
In 1886, a Virginia company had women pose as a baseball players in order to sell more cigarettes.
Male-To-Female Transgender Weightlifter Sets New Records, Wins Gold
Some of her competitors, however, have quickly raised claims of unfairness.
Penguins Used In Harmless NHL Pre-Game Act, PETA Outraged
The NHL thought it would be cute for actual penguins to make an appearance on the ice rink. PETA disagreed.
Atlanta Zoo Names Baby Hissing Cockroach After Tom Brady
After losing a bet to a zoo in Rhode Island, an Atlanta zoo kept its promise to name a baby animal after the Patriots' star quarterback.
105-Year-Old Cyclist Sets Astounding World Record
Robert Marchand has led an extraordinary life. Setting this world record is just the cherry on top.
Did This 17-Year-Old Girl Really Strike Out Babe Ruth?
How a teenager struck out two of baseball's greats, and why it has historians puzzled.
Only One American City Will Be Cool Enough To Host The Summer Olympics In 2088
Researchers have recently discovered that climate change will severely limit our choice of host cities for the Summer Olympics within this very century.
Watch Olympic Officials Break Into Their Own Stadium After Losing The Key
What a start! #Rio2016 kicking off with lost key and firemen forcing open lock to east gate of Olympic stadium #oops pic.twitter.com/7yj0moF9Ms — Julia Carneiro (@juliadcarneiro) August 3, 2016 Given how much the Rio Olympics have been defined by mishaps and setbacks, it almost seems normal that even entering the...
Rio Olympics Athletes’ Village “Uninhabitable”
Surviving Rio's shoddy Olympic Village housing should be its own event.