Jeopardy has potpourri, so miscellany it is as we start off the week. Memorable, funny and awe-inspiring things happen around the planet and we’ve captured a few to keep you smiling. But first, we want to acknowledge the start of the 2012 London Games on Friday, July 27. Good luck Olympians!
Fifty Twitter Feeds You Need to Follow During the London Olympics
Keep abreast of happenings across the games without being tied to the tube. Thanks for the tip, Christopher Clarey (@christophclarey), International Herald Tribune & NY Times writer.
50 Years Ago Today The Rolling Stones Played Their First Gig
50 years of the Stones. Where did the time go? Thanks Ben Nevarez (@BenjaminNevarez) for reminding us that time is on our side – yes it is.
National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012 [PICS]
We have an unbelievable planet and this sampling of images contending for Nat Geo’s Traveler Photo Contest is proof positive. Ben Matthew Wong (@TwistedSifter), thanks for sharing. We’re in awe.
Cousins Find $3 Million Worth of Baseball Cards in Attic
Staggering serendipity. What a remarkable find for two unsuspecting cousins. Shire Hakel (@ShiCooks), are you cleaning out your attic yet? Thanks for the post.
Video of the Week
Who qualifies to be a Superhuman, one of the stars of the London 2012 Paralympic Games? This Australian video explains.
Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? What have you seen or experienced that would make our list of happy potpourri? No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)