Continuing in the best fashion, last night’s GOP debate was complete with messy attacks on Donald Trump and the leading Republican candidate countering these attacks with comments on the sizes of his own and his opponents man-parts. A picture of maturity and class, wouldn’t you say? There was also some productive discussion of yoga. Boy are we in trouble. On the Democratic front (to the surprise of no one), Bernie Sanders confessed his love for Phish, declaring them to be one of the country’s greatest bands.
If you missed out on the Oscar’s this past weekend, here are the 2016 winners and some of the highlights of the evening. Mad Max got plenty of credit for editing and special effects, winning for sound Best Sound Mixing and Editing, Best Makeup and Costumes among a few others. Our boy Leo finally got his Oscar, looks like all it took was sleeping inside a carcass of a bear. The internet collectively mourns the loss of one of it’s greatest running jokes.
Topically, many of the winners at the Oscars Ceremony discussed the issue of Global Warming and used their time on the stage as a call to action. Appropriate, and hopefully motivational, as we’re continuing to see the dangers and effects of climate change struggling to address it socially and politically.
Hope you have your Transformers and Wonder Woman figures ready, because today is Take Your Action Figure To Work Day! Didn’t know that this was a thing? Well now you do, and it’s time to feel like a kid again. Liven up a bit of the office drudgery and take a workday selfie with your favorite pal from Stars Wars.
In an update on Apple Inc. versus the FBI, Facebook, Google and a few other major tech players have been lining up to support Apple in the courtroom. Filing a joint amicus curiae ("friend of the court" for the 99.9% of us who don’t speak Latin), a statement drawn up to back up Apple's case as it confronts the government's demand to assist the FBI in cracking an iPhone 5c belonging to one of the gunmen behind the mass shooting in San Bernardino.
This week, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly received a heartfelt welcome back to Earth after his year-long stint in space. Along with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, Kelly spent a record-breaking 340 days in space, revealing more than previously known about the effects of long-term space travel on the human body.
And finally, the greatest gift to the sweet tooth since the creation of Nutella is hitting grocery stores and we couldn’t be more excited. The craftsmen of English-based Funky Nut Co. are harnessing the power of the Cadbury Creme Egg to create Creme Egg Nut Butter. This gift from the Gods combines the healthiness of peanut butter with everyone’s favorite part of Easter. Diabetes never tasted so good!