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London 2012 Olympics

London 2012 Olympics

London 2012 Olympics

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via BBC: South Korea defeated their neighbors to the north in table tennis at the 2012 games. Despite their contentious diplomatic relationship, despite the threat of war, and despite their well-earned contempt for each other, the team's shook hands following the match. Sportsmanship carried the day.

The full moon rises through the Olympic Rings hanging beneath Tower Bridge during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 3, 2012. Image by LUKE MACGREGOR / Reuters

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Hurdler Falls Clutching His Achilles, Refuses To Quit

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Usain Bolt Pulled A Classic "PSYCHE" On A Track Official With The Baton

Usain Bolt being awesome !

Metropolitan Museum: Fencing doublet and swords Fencing Doublet: Western Europe, ~1580. Swords, left-to-right: -Rapier: Possibly Italy, 1610-20. -Rapier: Germany, 1610-20. -Rapier: Northern Europe (probably Germany), blade dated 1620. -Broadsword: Northern Europe (possibly Switzerland), early 17th century. -Rapier: Probably French, 1610-20. -Rapier: Probably Germany, early 17th century. Sword blades are probably from Toledo, Spain, or Solingen, Germany.


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In 2014, countries are still paying off debt from World War One

On Oct. 3, 2010, Germany finally paid off all its debt from World War One. The total? About 269 billion marks.

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These Digitally Altered Photos Of The Winter Olympics Are Stunning

Get a totally awesome view here of the Olympic Park in Sochi. #olympics #sochi2014

Maya Lawrence is an Fencer who is apart of the United States Fencing Team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Dope!!!