Fun Friday: The Olympics, Character-Name Winners, and Another Teaser Peek at the Cover of FOLLOW THE HEART
Let’s get right down to the most important business of the day . . .
THE OLYMPICS START TODAY!!!!!
Ten 2012 Olympians to Keep Your Eyes On
from mental_floss by Miss Cellania
- Thousands of athletes from all over the world are in London for the 2012 Olympics. Many of them are already stars, having trained their entire lives for this chance at gold. For some, getting there has been a struggle against poverty, politics, prejudice, and other disadvantages. Here are a few that you’ll want to know before you see them compete.
Hotlympics: The Hunks of London 2012
- The 2012 Summer Olympics, sponsored by McDonald’s, kick off in London on Friday. The quadrenniel event brings together some of the greatest athletes in the world, which means lots of very fit men exerting themselves in very tight or very little clothing. It’s a vital ogling occasion for dedicated man-fanciers.
(She lists FIFTY of them! And I don’t think any of them are on the list of Olympic eye-candy of the day that I’ll be posting on my Facebook page over the next two weeks starting Monday.)
The 21 Countries With One Olympic Medal
by Jason Plautz
Twenty-one countries have won just one medal. Here are the stories of the national heroes who brought those medals home.
QUIZ: Name the Countries With Over 100 Summer Olympic Medals
I got 23 out of 30. How many can you get?
Okay . . . without further ado . . . the Name-the-Characters Winners are:
And most of the rest of the names that I either haven’t used or aren’t already in my database are going in it! Thanks, everyone!