Tag Archives: olympics

Saturday Morning News: August 11th, 2012

Gaming The Games: The Rules That Got Bent In London The struggle for Syria: An ever-lonelier leader With Three Months to Go, Uncertainty Reigns for Undecided Voters Banking for the bad guys Here’s Where Farms Are Sucking The Planet Dry David Rakoff: ‘There Is No Answer As To Why Me’ Doctors remove spider hiding in woman’s […]

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Friday at Five – August 10, 2012

Well it’s that time again. It’s Friday afternoon and, for many of you, that means the workweek is coming to an end. Here’s your weekly “what to do this weekend” post. Remember, though, as Josh pointed out on Monday, this will be the last Friday at Five for a while as we’re incorporating a new […]

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Weekly Awards: August 4, 2012

Best zip line adventure Best performance Angriest umpire who doesn’t like to party Best interview  

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Saturday Morning News: August 4th, 2012

The Newport Folk Festival Does virtual travel cramp your style? How The Poor, The Middle Class And The Rich Spend Their Money 5 things gun owners want you to know Would You Rather Win Silver Or Bronze? (Be Careful What You Wish For) This is a must read/listen. Is there an alternative to chaos? Nick Symmonds: […]

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Friday at Five: August 3, 2012

I have to admit, I have Olympic fever. Even though I already know most of the results (appreciate that, internet), I still find myself glued to my television most nights, pleading with a 4’7″ gymnast to end all those flips with better landings. So in the spirit of the games, I’ve decided to plan an […]

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Bela Karolyi is Geppetto and Other Olympic Facts Of Which You Must Be Aware

The Olympics are well underway.  I originally decided that the Olympics have been boring since the end of the Cold War, or so I have been told.  However, the more I have watched recently the more I have gotten into it.  The following are some notes that I have compiled while drinking coffee and watching […]

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Saturday Morning News: July 28th, 2012

TOWN WITH MOST CHURCHES PER CAPITA HOSTS 2ND ANNUAL ALE FEST Extreme kayaker helps young adults with cancer through outdoor adventures Malaysian Olympic shooter is 8 months pregnant NPR Summer Reading Site Five guys take same photo for 30 years Honoring The Games, And The Past, With Poetry Pistorius ready to change perceptions UN global arms […]

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Friday at Five: July 27, 2012

It’s that time again. We at TTAF have had a banner week. Thanks again for reading and sharing our site. Without further ado, let’s get to the weekend. What to Do Try to find a food festival in your neck of the woods. Ever since reading David Foster Wallace’s (of course) Consider the Lobster, I’ve wanted […]

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