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See the Funny Faces of the 2012 Olympic Divers
Before the Olympics began we ran a gallery of all the funny faces divers make when they fall to the water in otherwise perfect form.  Since then it has gone viral, and the folks at Reddit had even more fun with those images by Photoshopping the divers on the toilet.
While one would think this would m…
Olympic Divers on the Toilet Get the Meme Treatment
As you may have seen on TheFW earlier this week, divers look hilarious while diving. From far away their form may look lovely, their water entrance precise. But just look a little closer and you'll see what we see -- the absolutely ridiculous faces divers make in the air.
After sharing our findings w…
London Mayor Rides Zip Line For Olympics, Gets Stuck
Given that his city is currently hosting the Olympics, London mayor Boris Johnson is riding high ... literally. On Wednesday, the eccentric public official rode a zip line in Victoria Park to promote the summer games. There's just one problem -- he got stuck. No, this isn't an episode of &…
See What Olympic Divers Look Like on the Toilet
You may have seen our photos showing what Olympic divers really look while diving. Don't be fooled by the elegant turns and precise finish into the water -- their faces really look insane! We're guessing it's a combination of intense concentration and gravity doing its work.
These pict…
Aly Raisman’s Parents React to Viral Video Fame
It was the "stick it!" heard round the world. On Sunday, during the artistic women’s gymnastics qualifiers, NBC brilliantly focused a camera on wildly animated Olympic parents Rick and Lynn Raisman as they watched their daughter Alexandra compete on bars.
Considered the rock of the team, A…
Ryan Lochte’s Twitter Is Getting ‘Weird’
They should probably just call the 2012 Summer Olympics the "Twitter Games," as the microblogging service has been part of quite a few of the story lines so far in London.
American swimmer Ryan Lochte is one of the many athletes at the games to maintain an active Twitter account. An account…
Other Uses for Ryan Lochte’s Grill
Ah, Ryan Lochte’s grill… that shining beacon of American freedom. The Olympic swimmer is turning heads for his uniquely bling-tastic mouthwear. According to a recent interview, Ryan's grill -- which is a retainer filled with diamonds -- is the swimmer's "uni…
The Best of the ‘Unimpressed Queen’ Meme
The Olympic Games are the thing to watch right now. Exciting sports, intense rivalries, the drive to win, there's no short of entertainment.
We assume the United Kingdom is honored and excited to be hosting the summer games in London this year. The Queen, however, seems to be thoroughly unimpres…
What Time Does the Olympic Opening Ceremony Start?
The question of what time does the Olympic opening ceremony start has more than one answer. Technically, the kick off event for the XXX Olympiad is set to get underway Friday, July 27th at 9:30 PM London time, or 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time.
However, NBC won't be airing the event until 7:30PM, East…

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