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Annie Colbert

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Anti 9-to-5er. Writing Fool. Life Hitchhiker. Suitcase and Coffee. Muppet Fanatic. @Mashable Viral Content Editor. Pouring Drinks at the @Watercooler.

Aly Raisman's tear-filled moment of glory at the Rio Olympics — Aly Raisman knew she slayed and the tears in her eyes proved it. Raisman entered the final rotation of the women's individual gymnastics all-around in third place Thursday, but a marvelous floor exercise flipped the 22-year-old gymnast to a silver medal. With a look of confidence and determination, Raisman entered her final tumbling pass and landed with precision.

The 13 fiercest photos of Simone Biles' all-around performance — Bow down to the G.O.A.T. Sports commentators have called Simone Biles the greatest gymnast of all-time, and now she has the hardware to shut down anyone left in doubt. Biles took the gold medal in women's individual all-around gymnastics on Thursday with a solid 2.1 point win over silver medalist and fellow American Aly Raisman.

See the exact moment Chad le Clos regretted provoking Michael Phelps — If you come at the king (of gold medals), you best not miss. Chad le Clos should have heeded the advice of The Wire's Omar Little when he goaded Michael Phelps before the men's 200m butterfly final.

Behold: The most 'hell yeah, America' moment yet of the Rio Olympics — Warning: Olympic spoilers ahead that would make George Washington proud. U-S-A! U-S-A! The Magnificent Seven in 1996. The Fierce Five in 2012. The Final Five in 2016. The American women's gymnastics team took home gold during the team competition at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday.

Michael Phelps' game face will give you goosebumps — Michael Phelps is sick of your sh*t, Chad le Clos. The long-time rivalry between the swimmers continued Monday at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the men's 200-meter butterfly. Before Phelps and le Clos splashed it out in the pool, the pair sat in the ready room and had very different preparation approaches.

No one is prouder of Ryan Lochte than his 95-year-old grandma — Ryan Lochte's grandmother couldn't make the trip to Rio, but the 95-year-old's support still burns bright. The five-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer shared a video of his grandma rolling through her nursing home carrying a DIY Olympic torch. Lochte swims his first race on Wednesday in the men's 200 meter individual medley.

It's 2016, so of course everyone is dabbing at the Rio Olympics — The Olympics bring the world together in the spirit of competition ... for the best dab, obviously. The Rio 2016 Games kicked off Friday with a dazzling opening ceremony, but nothing could outshine the dabbing prowess of elite athletes. Sorry, Gisele.

The 'Game of Thrones' Season 6 outtakes are a battle of the bloopers — Warning: Spoilers. And funny stuff. But also spoilers. "Hold the laughter," Hodor's brother, Holaug (probably). The Game of Thrones Season 6 blooper reel landed Friday in the lead-up to the show's panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Daenerys Targaryen stumbles over Dothraki words while riding a piece of green screen and Sansa finally has something to laugh about (other than Ramsay Bolton's tasty demise).

iPad survives fall from space [video] — A weather balloon lifted a high-flying iPad to the edges of space and then dropped the Apple gadget 100,000 feet onto a rocky Nevada hillside. Outfitted with a G-Form Extreme Edge sleeve, the device captured its entire journey, remaining fully-functional throughout the stunt. Via Blast off to space.

Stuff your brain with 26 Fourth of July facts after stuffing your belly with hot dogs — U-S-A! U-S-A! Mental Floss brings the Fourth of July holiday spirit Monday with 26 facts dripping with red, white and blue patriotism. By the way, there's nothing interesting on the back of the Declaration of Independence. Sorry, Nic Cage.
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Aug 21, 2016

The Olympics are over, so I assume you all want to look at my sports injury.

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