China Lifts the Curtain on $38 Billion Olympics Extravaganza

It is the most eagerly anticipated Olympics in history and today, at exactly 8:08 pm on the 8th day of the 8th month, the Beijing Games finally began. First came a heart-stopping explosion of fireworks which turned the night sky crimson and coated the landmark Bird’s Nest in a blaze of red.”

Not looking forward to Chicago 2016 living up to this ceremony in 8 years – exclude US.

Full article with pics here

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