olympics 2012

Gaming & Play Which Items Were The Most Popular London 2012 Merchandise? [Pics]

Olympic stamps, coins, and Team GB clothing were amongst the best-sellers, and organisers say they are set to raise almost £100m from sales.

Advertising This Week In Brand Strategy & Marketing

PSFK curates some of the strategy, digital and creative advertising news catching our attention this week.

Design Attendees Can Find Themselves In Getty's Pics Of The Opening Ceremony

The photography agency has created a 20 gigapixel image that will allow viewers to zoom in on their own faces in the crowd.

Home New Olympic Swimwear Design Gives Swimmers A Large (But Legal) Advantage

Speedo's new professional swim suit design is comprised of three components that work with one another to improve performance.

Advertising Buttocks Used As Placement For Olympic Advertising

Does this type of ad violate Olympic Sponsorship ad rules?

Innovation GE Makes Exercise Social By Adding Health Goals To Facebook Timelines

Get fit by completing workouts posted by Olympic athletes; and become accountable to reaching fitness goals by having your progress broadcast to your social network.

Gaming & Play Official Song Of The Olympics Announced [Headlines]

Muse wrote the piece specifically for the London Games, it is aptly named 'Survival.'

Technology Olympics Watch: Olympic Officials Stumped By Two Runners Finishing At Exactly The Same Time [Headlines]

When Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh both crossed the finish line in exactly 11.068 seconds in the 100m race, they tied for 3rd place; how will officials decide which one gets to be the 3rd women to represent the US in London?

Innovation Which Famous Faces Will Be Missing From The 2012 Olympic Games? [Headlines]

A look at crowd favorites- like Shawn Johnson- who won't be competing in this year's games.

Gaming & Play Astronauts On International Space Station Hope To Host 'Zero-Gravity' Olympics [Headlines]

Suni Williams has already completed the Boston marathon from space.

Work App Promotes Healthy Living By Offering Rewards To Those Who Walk Or Cycle Around London

New app re:route promotes healthy living through gamification, giving users points for rewards every time they walk or cycle around London.

Luxury How Is Brazil Preparing For The 2016 Olympics? By Boosting Education

The host of the future Summer Games is preparing by enlarging and focusing on its "professional" education programs.

Technology London's New Smart Recycling Bins Come With LCD Displays & Wi-Fi

High-Tech trash disposals get digital in time for the 2012 Olympics displaying weather and tube information.

Design London's Cultural Strategy: Invest in Creativity

The mayor of London recently published "Cultural Metropolis," a vision championing the need to invest in the ideas, innovations, and culture found in the city.