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Why Do Olympians Wear That Colorful Tape?

Getty Images You may have first noticed the markings on the synchronized swimmers’ backs. Or cascading down a beach volleyball player’s chiseled abs. Birthmarks? Accessories? A bizarre form of intimidation? No, no, and no. The answer is Kinesio tape. And, yes, it’s all the rage in the sports world. So, what is this tricked-out injury treatment? It’s [...]

Surprising Facts About China

Did you know that China sells 54% of all bootlegged intellectual property items like DVDs and CDs? Or that the country executes three times as many people as the rest of the world’s countries combined? Oddee has a great article detailing shocking facts that you likely don’t know about the world’s most populous country. One fact [...]