Fractions of a Second: An Olympic Musical Interactive Graphic
At the Olympics, the blink of an eye can be all that separates the gold medalist from the 10th-place finisher. In some events, this is obvious. But in others, with athletes racing one by one, the closeness of the race is harder to perceive.
This interactive, musical infographic really puts things in perspective…
Why the Internet will fail (from 1995)
It’s easy to make fun of stories like this, but it’s still a fun read…
Olympic Pictograms Through the Ages
“Designer Steven Heller traces the evolution of the tiny symbols for each Olympic sport since their appearance in 1936” in a nice video feature.