In the news
You may have noticed a lot of Olympic athletes wearing mysterious colored tape on their bodies. The tape is called Kinesio tape. According to BusinessInsider.com, its inventor is Japanese chiropractor and acupuncturist Dr. Kenzo Kase. He claims the elastic tape supports muscles without restricting movement, like other tape, and reduces pain.
Gas prices
The lowest gas prices in the U.S. are in Arizona at $3.31 a gallon and in New Mexico at $3.35 a gallon.
Motivational quote
“When (Shannon) Boxx went down, I knew I had a big job. I had to seize the moment.” -- Carli Lloyd, member of the gold-medal-winning U.S. Olympic women’s soccer team