Black Gymnasts Who Kicked Ass for Team USA

When Gabby Douglas won the women's all around gold medal, she became the most marketable 16-year-old athlete in the world and the first the first African-American woman to win the most prestigious title in gymnastics. Her teammate, 15-year-old Kyla Ross (whose father is black and Japanese; her mother is Filipino and… » 8/06/12 11:45am 8/06/12 11:45am

Olympic Gymnast Hair: An Appreciation

The opening ceremony of the London Olympics is tomorrow, but if you're like me, you're probably enduring the swimming, track, and archery hullabaloo, waiting anxiously for the most exciting event of the games begins: women's artistic gymnastics, and the perky hairstyles that accompany the event. One word immediately… » 7/26/12 11:45am 7/26/12 11:45am

"Miss Landmine" Pageant Canceled • Freudian "Lock And Key" Mechanism…

• The Cambodian government announced it will not allow a "Miss Landmine" beauty pageant to occur."The landmine beauty contest would make a mockery of Cambodia's land mine victims. The government does not support this contest," said a spokesperson. • » 8/03/09 5:20pm 8/03/09 5:20pm