Weekend Links: Could You Be An Olympic Medalist?

In honor of the Olympics: could you be a medalist? Find out with the Guardian’s retro interactive game. “See how your personal best in the 100m, 10km, 100m freestyle swim and bicycle road race compares against the all-time greats – and whether your time would have ever earned you a place on the podium. You can also share your results with your friends on Facebook, become a keyboard warrior, unlock secret codes and much more.”
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Space, the final frontier … of smell? NASA is attempting to re-create the apparently very distinct aroma of space for those of us stuck around here. … READ MORE