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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Olympic torch’

Normal People Tapped For Glorious Fake Torch Run

The Winter Olympics are well underway, and people across the world are cheering for their athletes. Though the opening ceremony was not without its problems, for the most part the games are providing the curling athletic competition everyone wants. In the spirit of the Games, theater troupe Improve Everywhere recently set up a new performance piece on the streets of …

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Olympic Torch: Watch Its Return to Earth

Olympics fans, space buffs and just about anyone who likes interesting events will likely want to watch the Olympic torch return to Earth tonight. At around 9:49 pm EST, the torch will return from its trip to the International Space Station and touchdown in Kazakhstan. The torch took flight last week aboard the Russian Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft, on a mission …

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London 2012 Olympic Torch Wins Design of the Year

The London 2012 Olympic Torch was create by UK design studio Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby, who won the prestigious Design of the Year award for their work. They were chosen out of 89 entries and presented the award at London’s Design Museum at the annual event, BBC News is reporting It is perforated with 8,000 holes, each one representing …

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