Not even Michael Jordan has been unanimously voted NBA MVP (cue the annual accusations that some sports writers use their votes vindictively), but Lebron James came within one vote of that honor.
Lenticular Printing Helps to Reach out to Children
The Anar Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of youth, has created a new poster using a printing technique called lenticular printing. This process makes it possible to for an image to change or move when viewed from a different angle. In other words, the lenticular advertisement allows the advertiser to show multiple images in one image.
Richard Portillo, 46, a veteran soccer referee, died yesterday after a week long battle with swelling in his brain. Portilo was punched in the face by a 17-year-old goalie, playing his first game for the La Liga Continental de Futbol squad in Utah.
Fun police strike again, disqualifying a Texas high school track 4×100 relay team for excessive celebration. The zealous officials nailed junior Derick Hays for breaking the University Interscolastic excessive celebration rule by making a finger gesture. No, not the one your thinking of. The offending gesture? A simple skypoint.
Today is Cinco De Mayo (May 5th, to you gringos out there). It’s the time where people get the tequila out that’s been sitting in the liquor cabinet for months to celebrate..well..what are we celebrating? People are having Cinco De Mayo parties all over the country, of course. And the people at Party City have all the supplies you need for commemorating the day:
Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford took an enormous amount of heat in 2009 for an affair with his Argentine mistress, Maria Belen Chapur, to whom he is currently engaged. The politician famously told his staff he was hiking the Appalachian Trail after inexplicably disappearing for several days; it was later revealed that he was actually in Buenos Aires visiting Chapur. He and his wife Jenny subsequently filed for divorce.
Elizabeth Colbert-Busch and Mark SanfordCredit: Fox News
As the special election in South Carolina’s 1st District looms, the once-lopsided race seems to have tightened considerably. Just two weeks ago, a poll had Democratic nominee Elizabeth Colbert-Busch leading former Republican governor Mark Sanford by a comfortable 9-point margin. Now, with two days left in the campaign, the congressional contenders appear to be in a dead heat.
Israel’s air strikes against targets in Syria this weekend may signal the beginning of wider Israeli involvement in the two-year-old civil war that Syrian rebels have waged against the Assad regime. A Syrian official warned Sunday that Israel “will suffer” in retaliation for attacks that apparently targeted weapons shipments and a military research facility near Damascus.
Hey remember when the Knicks thought it’d be an awesome idea to wear all black to game 5 against Boston, symbolically declaring the Celtics’ funeral had arrived? Hey remember how premature that turned out to be and how foolish the Knicks looked in light of it? Yeah, we remember it too. But somebody forgot to get J.R. Smith cc’d on the memo to stop treating the NBA Playoffs like a charity tourney in Vegas during Spring Break.
If you’re the type that chooses to spend their weekends outdoors, stop reading. If you prefer the company of TV, speakers, and microwave popcorn, keep reading! Each week, this column will recommend ways to satisfy your weekend watching habits by recommending shows and movies that are easily accessible via the interwebs.