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Engineers Rushing To Build Flying Car In Time For The 2020 Tokyo Games

Engineers in Tokyo are attempting to build a flying car that will help light the Olympic cauldron in 2020. And even though they still have a few years, it’s a race against time to achieve what so many other flying car designers have failed to do: Build a safe and reliable flying machine that can handle both the skies and the roads.

The 1904 Olympic Marathon Was Essentially The Hunger Games

The marathon is one of the most grueling and extreme events of the Olympics, holding pride of place on the very last day just before the closing ceremony. You can usually pick the exhausted marathon runners in the ceremony, but these modern marathons are basically a walk in the park compared to the 1904 event that left multiple competitors on the brink of death, with less than half of the athletes actually finishing. Here’s how it went down.

Watch A Rubik's Cube Master Race The Fastest Man On Earth

Video: Speed cubing champion Anthony Brooks is used to racing the clock when he’s solving a Rubik’s Cube puzzle, but since we’re in the middle of the 2016 Olympics, he decided to challenge the world’s fastest man, running the 100m, to a head-to-head race.

Synchronised Wind Tunnel Dancing Should Be The Next Olympic Sport

Video: A lot of questionable sports have become official Olympic events over the years. Golf? Trampoline? That one where people just run in a straight line for 100m? Ridiculous. But synchronised dancing inside one of those indoor skydiving wind tunnels? That should headline the 2020 games in Tokyo, assuming anyone makes it out of Rio alive.

Adidas 3D Printed 'Winners Shoes' For Olympic Athletes

If you win at the 2016 Olympics, not only do you get yourself a gold, silver or bronze medal — you also get a pretty nifty pair of shoes to take home with you as well. Adidas has an ultra-exclusive “winner’s shoe” for the Olympic elite, 3D printed and with colour-coded laces to suit gold, silver and bronze.

The Olympian's Breakfast Contains Meat, Nuts, And Even More Meat

If you want to get as fit as an Olympic athlete you need to dedicate your entire life to training in your sport. You can also eat a whole lot of meat and nuts for breakfast. And when we say meat, we mean real meat — the kind you can’t get in basic grocery stores.

Did The Apocalypse Just Start?

Over the past 48 hours, compelling evidence has emerged that a long-anticipated End Times is finally upon us. Let’s have a look.

Global Warming Will Make It Nearly Impossible To Hold The Summer Olympics

Olympic organisers have made climate change a central theme at the current games — and for good reason. A sobering new study shows that by the 2084 Olympics, rising temperatures will make it practically impossible for most cities to host the summer games.

How Much Pee Would It Take To Turn An Olympic Pool Green?

One of the frothiest stories to bubble forth from the shit-tastic Rio Olympics this week was the sudden, inexplicable greening of not one, but two Olympic pools.

Those Weird Purple Circles On Michael Phelps Were From Cupping

What do bong-ripping Olympian Michael Phelps, artisanal snake oil saleswoman Gwyneth Paltrow and chicken aficionado Jessica Simpson have in common?

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