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Hey ESPN, that’s not Georgia’s flag (photo)

Most people know that there is Georgia: The Country and Georgia: The State. But unless the United States has very quietly annexed Georgia: The Country, someone at ESPN screwed up this graphic. Really, I think one Georgia is sufficient; we don’t need to go around acquiring any others…

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A Quite Interesting welcome to the 2012 Olympics from the British [video]

The 2012 Summer Olympics will officially open on Friday night, as millions of people around the world tune in for the Opening Ceremonies, mostly to mock whatever the British have decided to use to showcase their country. Dancing fish and chips! An ode to drizzle! Athletes being drowned in tea! A salute to haphazard post-colonial border determination! The anticipation is overwhelming.

Of course, given his visit this week

2012 Summer Olympics to look more like 1984

Picture this: Michael Phelps goes to watch Usain Bolt run in the 100m Final at the 2012 Olympics in London. Bolt shatters the World Record. Phelps tweets, “What a run by Bolt!”.

Under the draconian rules set by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Games organizers Locog, Phelps could be punished for merely tweeting about another athlete.

Via The Guardian, here are the rules imposed on…

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Jose Canseco kills Al Gore on Twitter

The Twitter feed of Jose Canseco is fantastic, but he took his unique brand of crazy, troll-worthy commentary to a new level by killing Al Gore this afternoon.

al gore was a head of his time .i miss him rest in peace buddy hug for u

— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) March 28, 2012

“Jose Canseco ‏ @JoseCanseco
al gore was a head of his time…

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Borat’s Kazakhstan national anthem accidentally played for gold medal winner in Kuwait (video)

Ah, the pride of winning a gold medal for one’s country and getting to hear your national anthem played. It’s an experience any athlete looks forward to, except for those from Kazakhstan. They will spend the rest of their lives fearing what will actually be played, thanks to Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.”

Kazakhstan’s Maria Dmitrienko was on the…

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