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The New Single-Medal Countries (and Two That Left the List)

A few weeks ago, we gave you 21 countries that have only won a single Olympic medal. Now that the London Games are through, it’s time to update our list with the countries that netted their first-ever medal this summer, and the two countries that have now moved into multiple medal territory. First-time medals Bahrain Getty Images Bahrain thought [...]

Tori Amos’ Real-Life Stint as a Cornflake Girl

Long before Tori Amos sang “Cornflake Girl,” she was Cornflake Girl. Back in 1984, when Tori was just 21, she beat out Sarah Jessica Parker to star in ads for Kellogg’s Just Right, a breakfast cereal with flakes, raisins, dates and almonds. Apparently the experience of uttering monosyllabic moans of delight for whole grains wasn’t the [...]

motionbox.com presents our Oct. HDYK Winners!

On behalf of the good folks over @motionbox.com, Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce this month’s winners: Jon Hammond took the Motionbox premium membership and Kit Hughes won the HD cam. Working with their teams, each turned in all the right answers along the trail. As did most of you who entered! So a [...]