With this past weekend's Beijing summer Olympics closing ceremonies the event goes into hibernation for another four years. What will we recall? Phelps' eight swimming golds? The Chinese taking more golds than another other country? A first Olympic gold medal for Mongolia (in judo)? Perhaps. But will anyone following the games say they learned a bit more about the world, about geography?
- Mongolians rejoice at first-ever Olympic gold (Yahoo/AP)
- Wanjiru makes history for Kenya (The Independent)
- Google Maps Summer Games
- CNN's Election Night Interpreter Revels in a High-Tech Toy (New York Times)
- A Beijing Neighborhood Changes (NPR)