Huffington Post's list of 28 better places for the 2014 Winter Olympics than Sochi, Russia

      A stray dog walks past the Olympic rings during the official flag raising ceremony before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

      Here are 28 places that probably would have made better choices for the biggest sporting event in the world.

      1. Siberian desert
      2. North Korea
      3. The walk-in fridge at a Chuck E. Cheese in Topeka
      4. Your grandma's basement
      5. The rainforest
      6. The Rainforest Cafe
      7. The Titanic
      8. An abandoned mall
      9. Six Flags
      10. The house where Uncle Jack and his Nazi friends hung out
      11. McDonald's ballpit
      12. A junkyard
      13. Narnia
      14. A sauna filled with rotten meat
      15. Justin Bieber's cannabis den
      16. Mos Eisley Spaceport
      17. The Limelight
      18. Australia in the 1890s
      19. That giant pile of garbage floating in the ocean
      20. One of those islands made of guano
      21. Hill Valley (alternate 1985)
      22. Times Square at rush hour
      23. Highway 280 in Birmingham, Alabama that one day it snowed
      24. Those two closed lanes on the George Washington Bridge
      25. Cleveland
      26. An Italian prison
      27. A volcano
      28. Space