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The Hottest Thing at the Olympics?

The hottest thing in London is the Olympic Flame. And what about the 8,000 torches that each sport 8,000 holes that 8,000 people carried 8,000 miles? What happens to those now that the cauldron has been lit? Olympic torches have always been highly collectible, but the 2012 torches are extremely coveted. In fact, a 2012 London [...]

The Olympic Banana

Omar has his moment in the spotlight. Incase you missed it, at about 6 o’clock last Friday, the streets outside our office in Guildford started filling up with crowds of people, as excitement grew for the arrival of the Olympic Torch. A few of us gathered around the windows because we had a prime view over [...]

The 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

Less than a month to go before the opening of the London Olympics, and we are halfway through the 70-day Olympic Torch Relay that takes the Olympic Flame through all four countries of the United Kingdom. The route covers 8,000 miles and involves 8,000 relay runners. Photograph of the Olympic torch passing through Dunfermline, Scotland, by [...]

Propane Tank Jack-o’-Lanterns

Before you take a cutting torch to your own propane tank, make sure that it’s complete empty of fuel. Or just leave the work up to Scott Krichau, who made this and other jack-o’-lanterns from empty tanks. Link -via Dude Craft | Artist’s Website | Photo: Skull-A-Day