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Monday, August 18, 2008

Summer Olympics Trivia

The New York Times covers "The Weird and Funny Side of the Olympics." Highlights:

* The theme from the movie Jaws is played at the water polo stadium.

* At both the water polo stadium and the swimming sites, lifeguards are posted.

* At the volleyball stadium, after crowds were taught how to do the wave, they were taught how to wave their hands around in a spontaneous manner.

You don't have to be an Olympian to enjoy putting an oar in the water or, as here, a kayak paddle.