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Olympic Speed Skating is Much More Exciting Cut With Mario Kart Action

After watching two weeks of sports you never normally care for, or fully understand, you may be asking why the short track skaters don't just...you know...throw a blue shell at the end? This great video shows what would happen if they did. Read More >>

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Sensors Show Figure Skaters Absorb 8x Their Own Body Weight When Landing a Jump

Researchers at Brigham Young University recently designed and built an unobtrusive skate sensor that can measure the impact when a figure skater lands a jump: it turns out they're absorbing forces up to eight times their own body weight. Read More >>

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Russia Will be all up in Everyone’s Business at the Winter Olympics

Not to be outdone by the sheer magnitude of the NSA's PRISM program, Russia's FSB security service is preparing to monitor every single communication made by competitors and spectators alike during the 2014 winter games in Sochi, according to a report by The Guardian. Read More >>