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April 24, 2012 2012 Olympics: Why Michael Phelps Could Never Match Epic 2008 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1136957-2012-olympics-why-michael-phelps-could-never-match-epic-2008?utm_source=newsletter_medium=newsletter_campaign=olympics

My all time favorite gymnast--Shawn Johnson. Love her & was so disappointed when she announced her retirement. The Olympics will never be the same.

The port city of Qingdao, half way to Beijing and Shanghai and famous for its Tsingtao beer and hosting water sports during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, has one of the fastest growing economies in China. Meanwhile the city's cultural development lags behind. The recent announcement that China's largest movie studio will be built in Qingdao represents that city's first deliberate insertion of culture into the urban fabric. The development of the Cultural and Arts Centre of Qingdao City (CACQ)…