Miniature Minis Had a Sweet, Silent Run at the Olympics

At the recently completed London Olympics, tiny miniature Minis had an important job to do, and they could often be seen dashing across the fields and the tracks. Mini’s parent company BMW was an official sponsor of the Olympics, so that meant BMW and Mini cars could often be seen ferrying athletes and guests.

London 2012 Olympic Park

It’s only a few hours before the biggest sporting event of the year, 2012 London Olympics start off. Opening ceremony of the Olympics on Friday, July 28 will also mark the time the Olympic Park becomes open to the general public. There’s quite a lot to be seen at the Olympics Park, in the shape […]

London Double Decker Bus Gets Fitness Conscious, Does Push-Ups

London double decker buses have apparently reached a point where they just don’t want to be bulky, large sized buses anymore. They want to be sweet and slim like those new kids on the block that make everybody swoon. Well, at least this particular bus had had enough. Which is why it promptly showed its […]

Royal Mint Releases Coin Explaining Soccer’s Offside Rule

Soccer, or football as it is called in most of the world, is the most popular game in the world. And there are many a souls who have absolutely no idea what the game’s Offside Rule is about. Taking the opportunity of the upcoming 2012 London Olympics, the British Royal Mint has released a new […]

Medals for 2012 London Olympics Show up

Design for the medals of the 2012 London Olympics has been released, and they are the heaviest medals that have ever been awarded in the summer Olympics. Designed by British artist David Watkins, the medals weigh 400 grams each, are 85mm in diameter, and 7mm thick. Front of the medals has the 2012 Olympics Logo […]

Torch prototype for the 2012 London olympics

London Olympics Organizing committee has released a prototype of the torch that will be used in the games. Designed by Barber Osgerby, the torch is made out of 8000 circular holes, each representing the 8000 torch bearers that will take part in the torch relay. Weighing 800 grams, the torch has a height of 800mm. […]

London Olympics stadium gets finished before time, saves money

The main stadium for the 2012 London Olympics has been completed three months ahead of schedule, and according to the Olympic Delivery Authority, it cost £10 million (~$16 million) less than the original estimate. There’s still work to be done though, the stadium will now be prepared with a running track, scoreboards and gantries. Via: […]

2012 London Olympics Mascots Unveiled

Pictograms for the 2012 London Olympics didn’t make many people happy, but the one-eyed Mascots sure do look good. Wenlock and Mandeville are one-eyed critter “brought to life by a rainbow” (unicorns not included). Both the mascots were fashioned from the last two drops of British steel used for constructing the 2012 Olympics stadium. Oh, […]

Kodak Brownie to live again at 2012 Olympics

The Kodak Brownie may give a shot of nostalgia to many, and the famous camera is set for a return in time for the 2012 Olympics. The camera is a concept from designer James Coleman. Modeled on the Brownie Flash 3 from 1962, the new one reaches two-thirds of the original’s dimensions. Change in dimensions […]