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2008-07-23 10:05 AM

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O.k. so say what you will about the China Olympics, but the Aquatics Center is bad A$$!!!

 





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2008-07-23 10:42 AM
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That's a tiny pool.  It's smaller than 219 x 153 pixels, and is only 2-dimensional.
2008-07-23 10:54 AM
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I bet in real life it is HUGE, lol. How did they get the whole pool above ground?
2008-07-23 11:11 AM
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And look how amazing it looks at night:

2008-07-23 12:04 PM
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By far the coolest building I have ever seen.
2008-07-23 1:28 PM
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Wow! It looks even prettier at night!

Who will swim in it after the Olympics are over?

Edited by amyro1234 2008-07-23 1:30 PM


2008-07-23 2:51 PM
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WOW! Looks sweet.
2008-07-23 10:38 PM
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I was especially impressed to learn that each one of those cells is made from the laminated skin of a different political dissident. It's amazing what they can do nowadays.
2008-07-24 3:07 AM
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amyro1234 - 2008-07-23 2:28 PM

Who will swim in it after the Olympics are over?

Isn't that a sad question? Fortunately, more venues (London in particular) are attacking just that problem.
http://www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?newsid=1166905
http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.htm?programID=08-P13-00028&segmen...

Those projections are way cool!

Edited by Slugger 2008-07-24 3:07 AM
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