• Ouch. A Grammy Nominated Artist Shared His Royalty Statements And It’s Not Good.

    Armen Chakmakian is a Grammy-nominated recording artist who, from an outsiders perspective perspective, is probably living a lavish life that we see on Instagram. But Armen recently shared his royalty statements and it shows that the days of becoming rich in the music industry ended with the Millennium. His music was streamed over 14,227 times and he made only $4.20! Armen shared the story and the royalty statement which you can see below. 

  • Stray Dogs of Sochi [58 Photos]

    Stray dogs are a common sight on the streets of Russian cities, but with massive construction in the area the street dog population in Sochi and the Olympic park has soared. Useful as noisy, guard dogs, workers feed them to keep them nearby and protect buildings. The dogs – friendly rather than feral – soon lose their value and become strays.  Alarmed by reports that the city has contracted the killing of thousands of stray dogs before and during the Olympic Games, animal activists have been picking up dogs from the streets and putting them up at their homes or in temporary shelters before finding an owner elsewhere.

  • The 100 Most Powerful Sports Photos of 2012

    2012 was an incredible year for sport. Records broken, if not shattered. Olympics fever was at an all time high. Feats of speed and strength awed crowds. The fastest man in the world left us speechless, while the reigning boxing champion of the world lay unconscious, face in the canvas. Heroes retired from their respective games, whether riding off into the sunset for a curtain call, or face in hands, hanging in shame. We’ve experienced bevy of sports controversies, as well as mountain top triumphs, and all tell their respective stories in photos. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of moments that could have been included in this list but we’ve weeded through them all and narrowed it down to the 100 most powerful sports images of 2012.

  • The Superhumans: 2012 Paralympics

    The 2012 Olympics have come and gone, but now it’s time for the 2012 Paralympics. For the athletes who train just has hard, but with obstacles unimaginable by most. You want a real hero story, check out the trailer for the upcoming games, and I dare you not to bow your head in homage for athletes competing this year. Channel 4 Paralympics – Meet the Superhumans from IWRF on Vimeo.

  • Best Of “Mo Farah Running Away From Things”

    While the McKayla Not Impressed Meme was based off of McKayla Maroney‘s masterful perfomance of the bitch face this latest Meme to come out of the Olympics celebrates the exuberance of Olympic legend Mo Farah. The Tumblr page called “Mo Farah Running Away From Things” featured the two time Olympic champ running away from things like Brides, a T-Rex and more. It was created by Luke Harvey, a 21-year-old graphic-design graduate, on Sunday night and as of this afternoon the site has receive over one million hits. Luke hasn’t turned the photo of Mo Farah into a PNG so other people can create their own Meme and submit but you can Suggest-A-Mo. We pulled together a compilation of the best but you can see them all right here.

  • Just How Fast Was Usain Bolts 100M Sprint (Video)

    A great motion graphic on the evolution of the sprinter through the years of the Olympics, by The New York Times. The Graphic features every gold, silver and bronze medalist through the years spanning back to 1896, where the fastest time recorded was over 12 seconds. If this is the evolutionary track were on, than were headed for a 100M dash in under 7 seconds for the 2128 Olympics

  • Phelps Shows Off Newest Trophy: Megan Rossee

    Micheal Phelps, The Olympics have treated you well and you the Olympics. You have revamped the sport you’ve so proudly won 22 medals competing in, and now it’s time to reveal your most prized trophy of them all. Your Smokestack girlfriend, Megan Rosseeand. Here are the two publicly acknowledging the Media at a Speedo event in London. Read the full story at USAToday.com    

  • The Day Jobs Of 16 U.S. Olympic Athletes Revealed

    Most athletes participating in the Olympics need to have a full time job to pay the bills. Unfortunately sponsorship dollars for triathletes, sailors, divers and basically everyone other than Lebron James, Michael Phelps and Gabby Douglas aren’t very high. Hopwever it’s no sweat off the follow 16 athlete’s backs. The following athletes deserve recognition for being able to train at a grueling world class level while holding a day job.

  • More Bold Street Art At The Olympics [7 Photos]

    In an effort to clean up London’s graffiti city authorities have threatened to power wash any Olympics-related graffiti that shows up during the games. Following in the footsteps of Banksy an artist named Pure Evil joined the challenge with this street art he is calling “Looter.” Best we get a look at it before London police wash it away.

  • Competitive Eater Consumes Michael Phelps Diet In One Sitting

    • Competitive Eater Consumes Michael Phelps Diet (A Small House) In One Sitting [Brobible]
    • Babes of the 2012 US Open of Surfing [BNQT]
    • Who needs a photographer when you have a mirror [theCHIVE]
    • 7 types of the most terrible bosses [Guyism]
    • The Most Interetsing Man tells us about gymnastics [Quick Meme]
    • Mixing Alcohol and Energy Drinks Has Sexual Side Effect [Men’s Fitness]
    • The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Logo Revealed [Imgur]

  • RSVLTS.com Is Going International

    It’s happening. We’re taking Europe by storm. T-minus 6 months until we’re on Pippa‘s radar. While Scott is having the time of his life at the Olympics the rest of us scrubs are sitting around  in Jersey City blogging our fingers off. Luckily he’s repping The Roosevelts all over London – what a nice guy – so we gave him a camera to snap photos of all the action. As you’ll see hes been really busy smooching superfans, attending events and being a typical Jersey bro by fist pumping at the USA basketball game  (we turned it into a gif, see below). Go Scott, Go!

  • Inside The London Olympics: Week One [62 High Quality Photos]

    The first week of Olympic play in London has come to a close with swimming and gymnastics making way to track & field. The United States had a huge week winning several Gold medals. Michael Phelps was dominant in his final Olympic games while Missy Franklin and Gabby Douglas took the torch as the new crop of Olympic heros to became household names. We compiled some of the most interesting, inspiring and beautiful high quality photos from the first week of the London games that properly display the roller coaster of emotions an Olympic athlete can face.

  • Could Surfing Be Coming To The Olympics?

    Would you watch surfing if it were added to the Olympics? What if we had access to world class waves of variable height, length, and shape available to us 24 hours a day, 365 days a year? What if we had the ability to produce overhead barreling waves in a controlled environment anywhere in the world? Well ladies and gentleman according to SurfParkCentral.com this dream is soon to be a reality within the next 5 years, if not sooner. Multiple companies and big names within the surf industry have entered the wave pool race it seems that we could be entering a new era for the sport of surfing. This is one massive step in the direction of surfing’s inevitable Olympic future. Read SurfParkCentral.com’s thought-provoking article about surfing and the Olympics

  • Ryan Lochte and Tyson Gay Holograms Light Up Boston Harbor

    With the Olympics in full swing Boston got an incredible hologram light show just after the opening ceremonies on Friday night featuring Team USA Olympic athletes Tyson Gay and Ryan Lochte. On July 27, Gillette projected stunning, 60 foot holograms of the USA stars over Boston Harbor and cut together this highlight video set to M83’s “Steve McQueen.”

  • Rosie Jones Has Olympic Fever [7 Photos]

    Yes! Finally the London Olympics are starting. It’s about damn time, feels like we’ve been counting down the days for months. To kick things off let us enjoy the UK’s finest, Rosie Jones in all her Union Jack glory. Her latest Loaded Magazine photos are only available in the print issue overseas so if you coudln’t make it over to London to enjoy the games and pick up a copy we’ve got you covered.

  • 47 Olympians To Watch in 2012 + Olympic Link Dump

    • 47 Olympians To Watch in 2012 [SI.com]
    • Interactive Comparison Between Past And Present Olympians [Slate]
    • 10 Insanely, Incredibly Close Olympic Finishes [Wired]
    • 9 Athletes Banned Due To Doping [CNN]
    • Phelps won’t march with U.S. team at opening ceremony [USA Today]
    • 20 Greatest Summer Olympic Moments Of All-Time [Men’s Health]
    • Prostitution and Trafficking Fears At The Olympics [ProCon]
    • The Greatest Olympic Race You’ve Never Heard Of [Slate]
    • Olympic Park Food With Prices Breakdown [DiamondGeezer]

  • A Look At London Olympic Park’s “Orbit” Observation Tower [13 High Quality Photos]

    Over the next few weeks you’re going to see a lot of “Orbit,” London Olympic Park’s 377 foot tall observation tower located right next to the stadium. It is an impressive structure intended to be a permanent, lasting legacy of London’s hosting of the 2012 Summer Olympics. If you aren’t able to attend the Summer games we pulled together a few high quality photos of the “Orbit” to give you an idea of what it’s all about.

  • Why Are Jamaicans So Amazing At Running? [Infographic]

    Jamaica has won more gold medals for running than any other country. What drives runners in that small nation of 2.7 million to move at such extraordinary speeds? Whatever the winning combination might be, there’s certainly more to it than just running shoes. We take a closer look at the country everyone will be watching when it comes to the running events at the London 2012 Summer Olympics. h/t runningshoes.com

  • The 10 Strangest Olympic Sports

    Basketball, track and swimming have been staples at the Olympics for decades, drawing thousands of spectators. But solo synchronized swimming or live pigeon shooting? They are among the strangest events that have, at one time or another, taken place at the Games. Here are the 10 oddest sports that have graced the modern Olympics — some will feature at London 2012 over the coming weeks, some thankfully will not…

  • The Race For Gold: Endorsement and Earning by Olympic Sport (Infographic)

    The Olympic games are a week away the hype is beginning to take form in London, but the underlying question surrounding the athletes is obviously, just how much sex goes on in the Olympic village?.. and also how much money does a winning Olympic athlete earn during the stretch? Turbo Tax, of all brands, has compiled an infographic visualizing the medal winnings/ endorsement correlation of 24 of the highest paid athletes around the world.

  • London: The City in a City in a Country in a Country

    <iframe width=”620″ height=”349″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/LrObZ_HZZUc” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> With the Olympics kicking off in just four days it’s time we get to know a little bit more about London and the city within the city, London. Confused? London is a very old city with a very confusing past so to get down to the facts watch this video and get smarter just in time for the Opening Ceremonies.

  • What is the 1992 Dream Team Up to Now?

    The Dream Team from the 1992 Olympics is regarded as the best basketball team ever assembled.  The team, which beat it’s opponents by an an average of 44 points that year, was inducted in the basketball Hall of Fame.  One would assume nothing but great success and fortune would follow them. Did it? Let’s find out.

  • 10 Things the Olympics Won’t Tell You

    With the Olympics right around the corner there are several things you might not know about the Olympics. The Wall Street Journal has complied  10 Things the Olympics Won’t Tell You and in the article you’ll learn amongst other things, that with only 150,000 hotel rooms available in town the 1.5 million people inundating the city better bring a sleeping bag. Tickets to the Olympic opening ceremonies top $3,000. The best seats for the 100-meter dash run more than $1,000.  The Olympics are big business, but most athletes aren’t seeing the money. Of the top-ranked U.S. track athletes, 80% earn less than $50,000 a year.

  • London’s Olympic Torch Lit In Birthplace of the Ancient Games Using The Sun’s Rays [10 High Quality Photos]

    With only 78 days until the Opening Ceremonies the 2012 Summer Olympics torch was lit under sunny skies in the birthplace of the Ancient Games using a concave mirror to focus the sun’s rays. Standing in front of the 2,600-year-old Temple of Hera, an actress dressed as a high priestess used a concave mirror to focus the sun’s rays and light a torch.  After taking an 1,800-mile journey through Greece using 490 torchbearers, the flame will be handed to London organizers on May 17 in Athens’ Panathenian Stadium, where the first modern games were staged in 1896. From here it will be flown to the United Kingdom where it will travel through 1,010 communities leading up to the Opening Ceremonies on July 27th. You can check out this interactive map that shows it’s route.

  • Olympic Evolution (Infographic)

    From 776 BC to 393 AD, the Olympics were held in Ancient Greece in honor of Zeus. Athletes representing various city states would compete for glory. After a hiatus of over 1,500 years, the games were revived in 1896 AD, making them the beggining of the modern Olympic games as we know them. These initial games featured a modest 14 nations, but the Olympics would eventually grow to become a world of cultural phenomenon that would include representatives from over 200 different countries. View The Full Size Infographic