Aug 06 2012

NASCAR Fan Killed By Lightning

Michael McDowell talks about fan killed by lightning.

NASCAR fan killed by lightning identified. USA Today

A 41-year-old man was killed and another fan was in critical condition after multiple lightning strikes occurred after a NASCAR Sprint Cup race was cut short by thunderstorms Sunday at Pocono Raceway.

6 Tips and Myths About Lightning. ABC News 

As the summer's crazy weather brought another weekend of deadly lightning strikes, this time at a Pennsylvania auto racing event, Americans are reminded of the myths surrounding the dramatic and dangerous spectacle of Mother Nature as well as tips to keep safe.

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Aug 06 2012

Fit, Not Fat

Fat? We are fit. Get over it, say women Olympians. TODAY 

"I'm not saying everyone is an athlete but I am saying an athlete can come in any size."

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Aug 06 2012

Criticized Over Hair

Gabby Douglas doesn’t care what you think about her hair. YAHOO! Sports 

A bit of an (incredibly silly) kerfuffle erupted over Gabrielle Douglas' hair after she won gold, as she was criticized for the state of her hair as she competed in the most important athletic event of her life. Like Fourth-Place Medal, Douglas found the discussion silly.

"I don't know where this is coming from. What's wrong with my hair?" said Douglas, the first U.S. gymnast to win gold in team and all-around competition. "I'm like, `I just made history and people are focused on my hair?' It can be bald or short, it doesn't matter about (my) hair."

Here is how she did her hair for the all-around final.

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