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The science of the Olympics: Marijuana, eternal torches, and fan psychology

How the torch stays lit, the psychology of Olympic fandom, and... can marijuana enhance performance?

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The science of the Olympics: Marijuana, eternal torches, and fan psychology
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    Is marijuana a performance-enhancing drug?

    Is marijuana a performance-enhancing drug?

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    The argument for a permanent Olympic City

    The argument for a permanent Olympic City

    Olympic stadiums can be costly and wasteful—so why not just have one? The summer Olympics have been a quadrennial tradition ever since the late 1800s—when modern sports and rivalries freshened up the ancient tradition. Since COVID-19 crashed the schedule for last years’ events, now the world is …

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