And now, a little break to rock out with Social D:
The star of the commercial is 12-year-old Nathan Sorrell from London, Ohio. He’s 5’3′, weighs 200 pounds, and is working on losing weight. If he’s successful, Nike will do a follow up on his progress. How was the post-lunch commercial shoot for Nathan? “I got sick in a ditch,” he told the Record Herald.
I kinda love this kid. More power to you, Nathan. Everyone Starts Somewhere.
And today, in continuing Olympics Fever…
Refinery29.com: You Know Who This Weightlifter Doesn’t Lift For? Closed-Minded Jerks (So awesome!)
Gloss.com: Awesome Olympic Manicures (Love the combo of girliness and badassery!)
NYTimes Well Blog: Olympic Bodies Quiz
The Big Picture
This is one of my faves because holy crap! I totally want to try a steeplechase! I mean, I would fail and crash miserably, but it would be a fun battering, no?
Athletes compete in the men’s 3000m steeplechase round 1 heat at the Olympic Stadium, Aug. 3, 2012. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
A combination picture shows table tennis players watching the ball during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Players are, top row (L to R), Denmark’s Michael Maze, Brazil’s Caroline Kumahara, Austria’s Werner Schlager. Middle row (L to R) China’s Zhang Jike, Iran’s Neda Shahsavari, Germany’s Kristin Silbereisen. Bottom row (L to R) Colombia’s Paula Medina, South Korea’s Oh Sangeun, India’s Soumyajit Ghosh. (Reuters/Staff) #
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The Woman in White
Widely considered one of the first mystery novels, the story unfolds through "witnesses" telling their version of the tale. It's eerie, charming, and engrossing.
The Thirteenth Tale
This book hits all my favorite characteristics: characters who love books, a spooky mystery, name-dropping Jane Eyre, orphans, twins, a sneaky cat, and moody weather. Although the story itself is remarkably sad, it reads like a fairy tale, so it's moving without being sorrowful. I stayed up past my bedtime too many nights in a row because I couldn't bear to put it down at the end of a chapter.
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