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How Much Are Olympic Medals Actually Worth?
Olympic athletes often train for years in the hopes of someday getting a medal. But while the 4,700 medals currently being doled out in London are priceless to the athletes who win them, the actual value of the raw materials may be less than you think.
Top 10 Moments From the Olympics Opening Ceremony
Last night’s Olympics kicked off with a spectacular mix of pop and pageantry under the artistic direction of Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle. From an American perspective, the opening ceremony in London seemed comprised of the best partsof an Oscar telecast, a Macy’s parade and a Super Bowl half…
Will You Watch the Olympics? — Survey of the Day
The games of the XXX Olympiad begin Friday in London. NBC, which is broadcasting an unprecedented 5,535 hours of the Summer Olympics on TV and online, is hoping Americans will be glued to their screens over the next couple weeks.
But will they?
What’s It Like To Be An Olympic Swimmer?
This weekend, the eyes of the world will be on London as the best of the best compete in the Summer Olympic Games.  One of my favorite events to watch is the swimming.  When Michael Phelps competed at the Games four years ago, I was glued to the screen.

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