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2012-08-16 23:04:20

On the evening of August 4, 2012, two of coach, Alberto Salazar´s, Oregon Project protégés emerged as winners during the 10,000m, nabbing the gold and silver for Great Britain and America, respectively. These elite athletes, Mo Farah and Galen Rupp, showed incredible talent and skill. They also put to rest any doubts about Salazar´s unconventional training methods, which includes having them run significant weekly miles on a HydroWorx underwater treadmill....

Animals Make Strong Olympic Contenders
2012-07-30 14:49:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the medal race unfolds, a recent article in the Veterinary Record points out that an Olympic squad put forth by the animal kingdom would outcompete every nation on Earth. Perhaps in honor of his country´s hosting of the 2012 Olympic Games, Professor Craig Sharp from Brunel University highlights both wild and selectively-bred ℠sport´ animals that would be the class of certain competitions being held in London....


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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