On Sunday January 27th, the NFL held the 68th annual Pro Bowl, a matchup between the all stars of league’s two conferences the AFC and the NFC. Leading up to the game the teams held multiple skills contests between the best of the best including best hands, precision passing, and a game of dodgeball. The game and contests were held in “sunny” Florida but the Orlando weather treated them to anything but that as kickoff was at 55 degrees and rainy. Continue reading Pro Bowl Recap
Monthly Archives: January 2019
Tesla Breaks Ground on Gigafactory 3
Elon Musk’s multibillion dollar company, Tesla, opened up their 3rd and largest. Gigafactory in Shanghai Lingang Industrial Zone on January 6th. It’s their first factory outside of the US and will amount to roughly 9.3-million square feet. The factory, when completed, will manufacture batteries for the cars and the cars themselves. Footage has recently surfaced showing that ground has already been broke as heavy machinery is being moved in. Continue reading Tesla Breaks Ground on Gigafactory 3
Jackson Ames: MVP
On January 11th, 2018 the West Clermont Wolves boys basketball team had one of their best games of the season, and everyone knew it. The boys played The Loveland Tigers , who were in first place in the ECC. Continue reading Jackson Ames: MVP
R Kelly’s Feud with Lady Gaga & Others
R Kelly has referred to Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, B2K, and others as phonies and traders. Lady Gaga has finally spoken up about the “Surviving Kelly” movement, where more and more women are coming clean and revealing what R Kelly has done to them, and many others. She told press that she regrets the collaboration she did with R Kelly and that her head obviously was not in the right state of mind at the time. Continue reading R Kelly’s Feud with Lady Gaga & Others
Anti-vax Listed By WHO As Top 10 Health Threats of 2019
Those who are opposed to vaccinations for their children, titled ‘anti-vaxxers,’ have been crowned one of the top potential hazards to global health/well being in 2019 by the World Health Organization (WHO).
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A Name and Religion is No Excuse for Misidentification
A once in a lifetime opportunity was ruined for activist and journalist, Noor Tagouri, when she was misidentified in printed copies of American Vogue. As a motivational speaker who is passionate about women’s rights, as well as the rights of minorities in America, Noor is hoping this opportunity will be an eye opener for society on the natural blind glance that occurs when it comes to those of other religions and race.
The video that shows Tagouris reaction to seeing the glaring mistake on her feature in Vogue went viral on Instagram and Twitter, fully bringing light to the issue. She posted the heartbreaking clip paired with this long caption. (@noor on Instagram; @NTangouri on Twitter) Continue reading A Name and Religion is No Excuse for Misidentification
Saudi Woman Who Hopes to Inspire Others
On January 12, 2019, a young woman by the name of Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun fled her country, leaving behind her family. But, she was able to make it safely to a secure asylum in Canada. However, she left her family behind for distinct reasons. She was disowned by her family due to her not following her culture correctly. The reasons that follow were not her fault. She had allegedly said that they abused her and was only allowed to do certain things only by the permission of a male relative.
In Saudia Arabia, women do not have the kind of freedom they have here in the U.S and Canada. Saudia Arabia “has a male guardianship system where the woman needs permission from a male relative for major life decisions like marriage, work and travel” (npr.org). Over there, women have no independence. Everything they do has to be approved by a male and it makes them not feel as equal to men. The result of that includes Saudi women starting movements and later on them being arrested. Continue reading Saudi Woman Who Hopes to Inspire Others
Russia Saves Starved Bear Cub
What would you do if you saw a furry brown bear cub walking down the streets of your neighborhood, crying out in starvation, no mother in sight? Well, those in the far eastern village of Kamchatka Peninsula (Russia) took action right away, and the results are heart-warming.
About the Super Bowl
With the Super Bowl closing in many people will be watching it on television and at the game. The Super Bowl is on February 3rd this year at Mercedes-Benz stadium in Atlanta Georgia. The teams that are in the conference championship are Saints vs. Rams and Chiefs vs. Patriots. All these teams have high powered offenses and will most likely be some high scoring games. The trophy you win if you win the Super Bowl is the Vince Lombardi trophy.
The trophy got its name in honor of Vince Lombardi who led the Green Bay Packers to the first two Super Bowl wins. The Super Bowl has an average of 111 million viewers every year. Last year’s Super Bowl had gotten 113.3 million viewers, and the most ever views was Super Bowl 44 the New Orlean Saints vs. the Indianapolis Colts. That Super Bowl got 114.4 million viewers. Many people have asked the question, what is the biggest American television sporting event?
The Super Bowl has been said to be “undoubtedly the biggest American television event every single year”. The Super Bowl is not the most watched sporting event globally though. The average attendance at the Super Bowl is about 100 thousand people. The most ever at a Super Bowl is 103,985 watchers. Also the players in the Super Bowl are allotted 15 tickets each but only two are free.
College Football National Championship
On Monday the Alabama Crimson tide took on the Clemson tigers in the college football national championship game. Both teams were 14-0 and only one could make history by going 15-0. Going into this game everyone thought it was going to be a close game. Both of these teams have high powered offenses and defenses so it would come out to which staff put together the better game scheme. These two teams are young and will have many players coming back next year as well too.