Sochi Olympics

Why Olympic Mascots Are Always So Goddamn Creepy

Why Olympic Mascots Are Always So Goddamn Creepy

Every two years, the world takes part in a figurative dance that’s been decades in the making. First, it’s the iconic passing of the torch. Then, an epic, national-pride-filled opening ceremony. And, finally, it’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. The holiest and most timeless of Olympic traditions: It’s…

How Sochi Is Making It Snow In A Subtropical Resort

How Sochi Is Making It Snow In A Subtropical Resort

So far, the Sochi Olympics has had its share of difficulties. But there might be a sort of reasonable explanation for that! You see, while Sochi’s organisers were letting everything else fall to the wayside, they were busy perfecting the one thing totally out of their control: the weather. Here’s…

Jamaican Bobsled Team Boosts Dogecoin’s Exchange Rate By 50%

Jamaican Bobsled Team Boosts Dogecoin’s Exchange Rate By 50%

In an unusual convergence of Olympic sports, cryptocurrency and ’90s nostalgia, the Jamaican bobsled team is Dogecoin’s biggest hero this week. The team turned to the joke currency to raise money for its trip to the Sochi Olympics and, in doing so, raised the Dogecoin to Bitcoin exchange rate by…