Barack Obama is a basketball guy. He played the sport in high school, where his teammates called him “Barry O’Bomber” because of his tendency to take a lot of shots. But from the looks of this video from a recent White House ‘Shoot for Strength’ event, Obama hasn’t been practicing his shooting lately.
Ever wonder what Facebook would’ve looked like back in the early days of the internet? Well, wonder no more. The fine folks at SquirrelMonkey.com have unearthed this (fake) VHS tape from the 20th century TV show ‘Wonders of the World Wide Web,’ which discusses a new destination called “The Facebook.”
From the first time a kid picks up a basketball, he imagines hitting a half-court shot as the clock runs out. Austin Worthen, a third grader from Oklahoma, has fulfilled that dream before his tenth birthday.
Even stacked together in a jar, all those pennies you have are fairly worthless. However, they may soon become collectors’ items.
Canada, our neighbor to the North, has just eliminated the penny in their latest federal budget, following the example of nations like Australia and New Zealand. The Canadian national mint will stop producing the one-cent coin over the next six months, and businesses have been asked to return pennies to be melted down.
We thought it was a joke too, but apparently the Great White North is serious:
These days, it’s almost unusual for a couple not to be living together before getting married, meaning when they do tie the knot they often already have items such as food processors and linen sets — which have long been staples of the traditional wedding registry.
During a talk Sunday at the South By Southwest Festival, ‘Family Guy’ creator Seth MacFarlane confirmed that he’s working on new episodes of the legendary cartoon series ‘The Flintstones.’ Yabba Dabba Doo!
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