World's Strangest Olympic Souvenirs
The Souvenir: Live goldfish key chain.
The Story: This unauthorized memento may well be the strangest Olympic
souvenir ever. Vendors across Beijing sold live goldfish (the Chinese symbol
for wealth and harmony) trapped in plastic Olympic key chains. Although the
sellers insisted the water was treated with chemicals to sustain the fish,
animal rights activists around the globe were up in arms over the cruel