Hours after an important man's wife won an Olympic medal, the feat was repeated by another important man's sister—twice! "Sister of Stars defenseman wins Olympic medals," reports NHL.com, complete with a picture of him.
Penny won silver in the women's 100-meter butterfly on Sunday after helping Canada win a bronze medal in the 4x100 meter relay Saturday as the anchor leg. The Toronto, Ontario, native set a Canada and world junior record with a time of 56.46 seconds in the butterfly.
Jamie, 23, was selected by the Stars with the No. 14 pick in the 2011 NHL Draft. He had trouble finding the words to describe the feeling of watching his sister win medals at the Olympics.
"I don't even know what to say right now, that was one of the most intense and amazing things I've seen," he wrote on Twitter on Sunday.
Mr. Oleksiak has not won an Olympic medal, but he does play hockey now and again. [h/t Heather]
Johanna Nordblad holds the world record for free diving under ice. This gorgeous film captures the beauty and danger. She can stay under for more than 6.5 minutes with no gear of any kind.
Julia is the new muppet with autism who’s joined Sesame Street and she’s off to an amazing start with this delightful game of “Boing Boing tag.” We love you too, Julia! (Thanks,Sam Borgeson!)
During Obama’s terms of office and the election campaign, Donald Trump frequently took aim at Obama’s golf games, decrying them as scandalous in light of “the problems and difficulties facing the US,” and promising that if elected, “I’m going to be working for you. I’m not going to have time to go play golf.”
Maybe it’s entirely because of podcast ads, but drag-and-drop tools like Squarespace have gotten immensely popular in recent years. While it’s definitely a great tool for any non-coders who want to get a small website up and running quickly, managing content with a primarily visual interface can become a pain once you have more than […]
When you can’t wait for the world’s longest meeting to end, the mindless leg bouncing makes your boredom obvious and just annoys everybody else. Everyone knows the TPS reports need the damn cover sheet, but some sadistic colleague keeps forgetting, probably on purpose just to eat into your lunch hour. Enough is enough!While serving a […]
What could be more fun than a slingshot that shoots tiny airplanes? A slingshot that shoots tiny glowing airplanes of course! These toy planes are outfitted with ultra-bright LEDs, so you can fly all night without losing them in the trees.Whether you are a regular-sized child, or an overgrown adult one, these light-up flyers offer […]