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The Economics Of The Olympics…

July 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment
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Today on About.com, I posted about an economic report from Goldman Sachs that discusses several economic predictions for the 2012 summer games. Among my favorites are:

  • Gold Goes Where Growth Environment Is Best–Using Our GES to Predict Olympic Medals
  • The Olympics as a Winning FX Strategy
  • Impact of Olympics on Stock Markets

(I have to wonder, though, if Goldman is as good at predicting medal counts as this guy.)

Because I have a dirty mind (see site name), I can’t help but also share with you a fun feature of the Olympic logo. First, a normal version:

Now, one from the mind of a very sick person with an obsession with The Simpsons:

What on earth is Lisa doing to Bart??? I can’t unsee it, and now neither can you. You’re welcome.

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  • 1 Steve Lasseter // Aug 30, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    Lisa needs braces.

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