Take a look at the Guardian's most recent photos of how the Olympic Village is coming along. London has most of the big venues like the Velodrome and waved-roof aquatic center already close to completion. Talk about being on schedule!
Some interesting pre-Olympic tidbits?
Did you know, Londoners could make a small fortune renting out their homes during the games?? According to The Guardian people could make up to £5,000 per week, that's around $10,000!
The new official mascot is now for sale - his name is Wenlock, and is a stuffed animal Cyclops with little plastic bracelets that represent the colors of the rings on the Olympic Flag
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