Category Archives: Olympics

NASA: Olympic pollution controls worked

Pollution was one of the issues vigorously discussed in the run up to and during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Well, according to a survey done by researchers as NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center: During the two months when restrictions … Continue reading

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Now I have to cheer for the Chinese

Apparently no one on the Spanish basketball team thought that the above picture of the team posing “slit-eyed” for an advertisement before the games was in bad taste.  It’s really quite surprising to see such overt racism from a national … Continue reading

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This should be an awkward game

Apparently there will be a preliminary women’s beach volleyball game between Russia and Georgia at the Olympics on August 13 at 10:00 local time.  Given the current conflict between the two countries, I don’t expect that the two teams will … Continue reading

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