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‘The Simpsons’ predictions have returned to the 2018 Winter Olympics

If you want to see the future perhaps consider studying episodes of The Simpsons very carefully. Somehow, in some way, the animated series always manages to predict real life, just as it did during the now-concluded 2018 Winter Olympics. It happened twice. The first was when Team USA won the gold medal in curling, an unlikely victory that’s sure to be a movie one day. The second happened when a rogue squirrel ran onto the snowboarding slope and only narrowly escaped death. References from two very separate moments in the…

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Leave it to a beer company to save the Jamaican Olympic bobsled team

Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and Carrie Russell of the Jamaican bobsled team.Image: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images For IBSF Sometimes the person (or brand) you least expected comes to the rescue.  The Jamaican bobsled team needed a bobsled for their upcoming competition at the Winter Olympics. Red Stripe, a Jamaican beer company, offered to pay for one.  SEE ALSO: A complete guide to bluffing your way through the Winter Olympics Please contact us (your DMs are not open) US (315) 558-2302 — Jamaica Bobsled Team (@Jambobsled) February 15, 2018 The exchange began after the…

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Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have transformed the Olympics into ‘The Hunger Games’

The 2018 Winter Olympics have arrived and the spotlight isn’t only on the athletes.  The world is keeping a close eye on the skills, performance, and fashion of announcers, too, and on day one of competitions when people wanted a hot new Olympics meme Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski volunteered as tribute. The professional figured skaters showed up looking like announcers for The Hunger Games and Twitter was shook. SEE ALSO: These LGBTQ Olympians are here to break records (and tiny queer hearts) The two got their hair did and…

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