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William Frederick Roos excelled in the shot put and hammer throw during his years at Yale. Nerd out here reading about the hammer throw (Betty Heidler is the current world record holder. Bad. ASS.)

P.S. Have you been watching Michael Phelps? Keeping up with Gabby Douglas?

via the Library of Congress and WIRED

Which events will you be watching today?
Library of Congress, Flickr Commons

Which events will you be watching today?

Library of Congress, Flickr Commons

The London Olympics. 

I really love the one of the train station. Can you imagine, London hosting the Olympics right after the war? I can’t fathom what it looked like, and what the people were feeling. It gives me chills, really.

Found via the Flickr Commons; National Archives UK and the National Media Museum

Yes…please…thank you (Josef Frank!)

Fra Svenskt Tenn.

…because I’m a bit of an Anglophile. Get your mug and celebrate 60 years a queen here. 

…because I’m a bit of an Anglophile. Get your mug and celebrate 60 years a queen here

Another reason to Lovermont. 

Altoon Sultan. Find here

Even a dustpan and broom look sumptuous on Arts & Science’s site. 

Kudos to Nicole Meyer, who is branding Minnesota’s 10,000 (+) lakes, one day per lake.

Should take 27 years (and change) to accomplish.

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