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Mosquito Festival
Last week I made a post about avoiding mosquitoes and apparently there are people out there who WANT to get bitten by mosquitoes. Crazy!
Russia has a 3-day festival in a town I cannot pronounce called the Russian Mosquito Festival. About 3,000 people attend and take part in odd events like the "…
Failed Attempt To Impress A Girl [Video]
It seems that men will do anything to impress a woman they like.
Especially 25 year old Pavel Loginov from Russia who decided to declare his love for a young Russian woman named Olga.
For some reason Pavel decided to scale the side of Olga's building, but when she failed to come to the window to see h…
Winter Olympics: Sochi Endures for its Celebrated Games
By Holly Demaree | BSU at the Games
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The Sochi Winter Olympics are 17 days of competition that ends Sunday.
For some spectators, getting to the Winter Olympics takes more than a day of constant travel, with the inconvenience and jet lag drifting away on arrival in the Black Sea resort city...
Winter Olympics: A Cab Driver’s View of Sochi
By Holly Demaree | BSU at the Games
Walking the streets of Adler after midnight during a light rain, it’s not easy to maneuver.
But taxi drivers are readily available in the Sochi, Russia, suburb. The drivers tend to park their cars in groups on the roadside, where they lean against vehicles to chat a…
Winter Olympics: Securing the Sochi Games [Video]
By Joe Ruley | BSU at the Games
Russia has created one of the world’s largest security forces for the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Doug Fry is in Sochi, Russia, to cheer on his daughter, Lyndsey Fry, a forward on the U.S. women's hockey team. The Chandler, Ariz., resident doesn't mind the security at Shayba…
Boy Finds 24-Year-Old Message in a Bottle, Responds
Nearly a quarter of a century ago, a young German boy named Frank Uesbeck wrote a message, stuffed it into a bottle and threw it out to sea. This year, he finally received a reply.
The bottle was discovered by 13-year-old Daniil Korotkikh, a Russian boy who was walking along the beach with his parent…
U.S. Denied 2018 & 2022 World Cup Bids
Despite former President Bill Clinton advocating for the World Cup to once again be played on American soil, the decision was made today that we will not host the largest sporting event in the world.  Well at-least not for 16 years...  FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) announc…