Last Wednesday morning, we presented the first-ever Bevo Francis Award to Davenport’s Dominez Burnett. It was a wonderful morning for all involved….a special time for Dominez, the legacy of Bevo Francis and the game of college basketball. Show More Summary
Spanning a career over half a century, one of the most memorable guitar tones and vocal deliveries ever to grace Nashville, and a Lightnin’ Hopkins obsession that may rival my very own neurosis, Tony Joe White is the story pole by which all songwriters and artists in general should be gauged. Show More Summary
INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE director Roland Emmerich has said that he's baked some high-minded optimism into his blockbuster sequel. In interviews talking up the film, which comes 20 years after the first INDEPENDENCE DAY was a global...Show More Summary
If the past few days have taught us anything about Indiana, it's that Hoosiers can be mean, and also hilarious. Texas Senator and current Republican presidential runner-up Ted Cruz spent good parts of Monday retail politicking in the...Show More Summary
On Monday evening, the fashion elite and the most popular people on social media got together for the famous Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala, which this year included Taylor Swift as a co-chair alongside fashion queen Anna Wintour. Show More Summary
Picturing the Olympic torch conjures up grand images: a flame held aloft by sweaty runners, moving from city to city, cheered by uproarious crowds until it reaches its final destination. This year, in the lead-up to Brazil's summer games,...Show More Summary
The mysterious "Black Knight Satellite"—or, a space blanket that escaped from NASA and reinvigorated a decades-old conspiracy theory. (Photo: NASA/Public Domain) Over the past year, over a million refugees landed on the shores of Europe,...Show More Summary
(Image: 7 Cent Brewery) To brew beer, you need yeast. And where should you find yeast? The truth lies within yourself--and specifically, your belly button. 7 Cent Brewery in Australia has developed a new beer from the bacteria found in the belly button lint of one of the founders. Show More Summary
A group of ratters on Lord Howe Island, holding their kill by the tail. (Photo: Courtesy of the Lord Howe Island Museum) When the Lord Howe stick insect limped back into the limelight from the brink of extinction 15 years ago, the event...Show More Summary
There's a lot of mystery around what makes a video go viral and the factors that can catapult content into the stratosphere of cyber fame. Brands are hungry to harness that kind of magic, of course, which is where Unruly—a company built...Show More Summary
Hackathons have long been a staple of Facebook's Silicon Valley culture, and they're increasingly becoming part of the agency world, which is why the social network wants to create them for brands in hopes of helping them find the next...Show More Summary
This coming weekend we’ll see Captain America squaring off against Iron Man in Captain America: Civil War, dividing the Avengers into two different teams in a truly epic superhero battle. But before you head to theaters, why not seeShow More Summary
The new recipe for one of McDonald’s iconic foodstuffs contains no artificial preservatives, the latest symbolic change for an item that has always reflected conflicting priorities about food.
Republican front-runner and B.S. factory Donald Trump is at it again. During a phone interview with Fox News on Tuesday, Trump suggested that Ted Cruz’s father helped Lee Harvey Oswald in the months before he assassinated John F. Kennedy. Show More Summary
The trademark main entrance, the visitor center and a damaged fence from Jurassic Park, all built around a lucky Leopard tortoise called Louie by Oliver Turpin. Read more...
Donald Trump has a creative excuse for not answering questions about what he would do as president. He says he has solutions to all our problems, but he can’t divulge his plans, because he has to remain “unpredictable.” Last week, in...Show More Summary
Before the final sequence of last night’s game between the Thunder and Spurs had everyone staring at their television and muttering, “What the hell just happened?” Spurs point guard Tony Parker made a play that turned me into a gross cartoon wolf. Read more...
The Dunking Devils added an extreme twist to their freestyle basketball routine. They hung a basketball hoop under a railway bridge that’s suspended 32ft over the water, then used rope swings to pull off their slams and jams.
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Authors J. R. R. Tolkien and George R. R. Martin recently faced off in a very heated episode of Epic Rap Battles of History created by Nice Peter and EpicLLOYD. They also released two behind the scenes looks at the making of the episode. ? Help Laughing Squid grow as an independent blog through a […]