Adidas Shows Social Media Shoe, Designed By Nash Money

Adidas Shows Social Media Shoe, Designed By Nash Money

The London 2012 Olympics has undoubtedly got more social media coverage than any previous Olympics’. In fact, the London 2012 Olympic games is ‘the most social games’ in history. There were over 9.66 million tweets for the opening ceremony alone; a lot more than the entire duration of the 2008 Beijing Games. To celebrate this unprecedented social activity, official sportswear sponsor of London 2012 Olympic – Adidas, has brought the social media shoe. With designer Nash Money, Adidas has customized its adiPower Barricade tennis shoe into a social media shoe. Now, athletes can tweet while they’re on the court!

By On August 11, 2012 Respond
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Usain Bolt Fans Sent Out 80,000 Tweets Per Minute During 200-Meter

Usain Bolt Fans Sent Out 80,000 Tweets Per Minute During 200-Meter

Usain Bolt is hailed as the fastest runner on this planet, right now. The sheer number of victories and records he has to his name affirm this. During London Olympics 2012, Bolt stood his ground and was able to defend the very titles he owned in last Olympics; something that no one had achieved twice in a lifetime. And while he did scoop the gold in the 200-meter run, he also added yet another record to his name.

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Lego Olympics: Plastic Re-Enactments Of Memorable Olympics Moments

Lego Olympics: Plastic Re-Enactments Of Memorable Olympics Moments

London Olympics 2012 is the buzzing rage right now, both online and offline. People are glued to their TV screens, live streams and mobile devices to catch live updates and videos of the event. However, some fans are celebrating the memorable occasion in a very unique way – by making Lego replicas of memorable Olympics moments.

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BBC Reveals Impressive Olympics Coverage Stats – 29 Million Video Requests Received

BBC Reveals Impressive Olympics Coverage Stats – 29 Million Video Requests Received

A number of broadcasting giants are covering London Olympics 2012, which is probably the most-anticipated and most-watched event this year. In US, NBC is taking the lead though it has been bitterly criticized for not providing live coverage. BBC has also revealed some statistics now, showing how it is experiencing record traffic due to Olympics coverage.

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Researcher Predicts Which Olympic Events Will Break Records

Researcher Predicts Which Olympic Events Will Break Records

With so many Olympic sports being played out at the same time, it becomes really hard for an avid sports watcher to decide what to watch and what not to. Specifically, all of us want to watch any record-breaking performances live but there’s no way to tell when and where a record may be broken. Science may offer a solution to this problem now.

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Underwater Camera Tweets Photos Of Olympic Swimmers

Underwater Camera Tweets Photos Of Olympic Swimmers

With the London Olympics already in full gear, it is evident that technology has come about to play a huge role in all kinds of sports. From using new equipment to measure time accurately, to better cameras which can capture frames more precisely and quickly, technology is integrated deep into London Olympics.

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Olympic Runners Seek Motivation In The Internet

Olympic Runners Seek Motivation In The Internet

During the World Championship last year, one of the major upsets was when Jenny Simpson won the 1500-meter race and became the first ever American woman to have gained that title. Naturally, everyone, including her, was surprised. But Simpson gives a lot of credit for this victory to the internet.

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Olympics Swimmer Blames Social Media For Losing Gold

Olympics Swimmer Blames Social Media For Losing Gold

Australian swimmer, Emily Seebohm, has been the hot-favorite for the 100m backstroke final. She had smashed a few records recently, displaying excellent performance during the qualifying preliminaries. However, when the time for final performance came, she missed the gold medal for just a few moments and ended up second. The twist is, she is blaming social media for her loss.

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How The 360-Degree Animation Was Created In Olympic Opening Ceremony?

How The 360-Degree Animation Was Created In Olympic Opening Ceremony?

Olympics 2012 opening ceremony in London was a treat indeed. With so many popular characters and ideas put into it, from Harry Potter to Mr. Beans, it was something everyone could more or less relate to. Besides, the magnificent effects which studded the entire stadium as well as the live transmission of the event were also amazing!

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A Look At London Olympics 2012 [Infographic]

A Look At London Olympics 2012 [Infographic]

London Olympics 2012 is in full gear, and London is literally at the center of international attention, now. The Olympic games have attracted hundreds of thousands of people to London, providing the city a golden opportunity to grow further. A very interesting infographic provides a fleeting glimpse at Olympics 2012 and the city of London.

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NASA Unveils Photos Of Olympic Games Host Cities

NASA Unveils Photos Of Olympic Games Host Cities

London Olympics 2012 has begun with a lot of glittering lights and buzzing sounds. The opening ceremony enchanted all. The civilian space research wing, NASA, hasn’t lagged behind, too. Using satellites, it snapped this year’s Olympic host city – London. The iconic space agency has unveiled some photos of the present and past Olympics’ host cities.

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London Olympic Stadium – The Lightest, Most Flexible And Most Sustainable Stadium Ever Built

London Olympic Stadium – The Lightest, Most Flexible And Most Sustainable Stadium Ever Built

The curtains of Olympic Games 2012 is opening right now in London Olympic Stadium. As the whole stadium will be fully crowded with 80000 visitors in the galleries alone, questions could naturally come regarding its strength, its building methods and used technology. London Olympic Stadium is the lightest, most flexible and most sustainable ever built, so to say. You will find more intriguing facts about it below.

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