Thursday April 9: Daily Links

THURSDAY 4.9


NEWS STORIES

 



Brit Suicides are Spiking

Suicides in Great Britain and shooting up with men in their early 50s listed as most likely to take their own lives.

This doesn’t have anything to do with the pandemic does it? It’s the food right?

Read more at dailymail.co.uk.



4 In 10 Teens Haven’t Done Any Online Learning Since School Shut Down

A national poll shows that 40% of teens surveyed say they have not attended any online classes. Which just tells us at least another 50% are lying.

Read more at npr.org.



Pot Use Reached All Time High In March Due To Lockdown

Pot use and pot sales reached all time high’s around the country with the lockdown orders coming down in various states. Sadly for those stoned at home they’ve all been forced to make their own food to gorge themselves on.

Read more at msn.com.



Fauci Says We Should Never Shake Hands Again

During an interview this week, Dr. Fauci said ‘I don’t think we should ever shake hands ever again, to be honest with you’. The gloved Fist bump may be the future of the world.

Read more at dailymail.co.uk.



A Man in Ireland Has Been Projecting Old Movies on a Wall

A woman tweeted that her neighbor has been projecting movies onto a wall and allowing everyone nearby to access audio with FM signals. This is a nice gesture now but wait until he starts projecting his video podcast on there.

Read more at wbrz.com.



UFO’s Orbiting The Moon Has Internet Freaking

It’s probably fake but what if it’s not. Would life feel any weirder if aliens suddenly showed up. The answer is no.

It would feel like “of course.”

Via digg.com.



SPORTS



SportsCenter Without Sports

Don’t know if you have checked out ESPN lately but not a lot of sports updates taking place. Like none. They really need a new angle.

Flintstones reruns?

Read more at esquire.com.



Tom Brady Says Gronk Has an Amazing Penis

Tom Brady said Gronk would strut though the locker room with his towel over his shoulder and that he had an “Amazing” penis and didn’t give a shit. Brady says he once pecked the amazing penis and Gronk yelled at him to come back and give a bigger kiss.

Read more at nypost.com.



Lou Gehrig Bat Goes For $1 Million

Heritage Auctions sold a bat for over $1 million that Lou Gehrig first started using during his college days at Columbia University — and continued to use it with the Hartford Senators and earliest New York Yankees days. How much does a Micky Mantle used condom go for?

Read more at tmz.com.



Wimbledon Had Pandemic Insurance

For the past 17 years Wimbledon has been paying $2 million a year for pandemic insurance and now they’re set to get a $141 million insurance payout. Here’s hoping the XFL was wise enough to take out that policy too.



Ray Allen Wants NBA Players To Take The George Jefferson Challenge

NBA great Ray Allen has challenged Shaq, LeBron James, Stephon Marbury and other balding NBA players to grow their hair out during quarantine. He’s also hoping that they keep their hair for the sequel to Uncle Drew.

Read more at pagesix.com.

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I wasn't gonna post this but two tears in a bucket! This is where I'm at with it. Lol So I'm gonna ride #myJefferson out until the "Rona" kicks rocks! For those of you that don’t know I have cut my own hair my whole life so it’s been hard not to put the clippers to it but when I look back at these pics I will remember the Rona! Lol Fish don't fry in the kitchen, beans don't burn on the grill, took a whole lotta tryin, just to get up that hill, now we're up in the big leagues, getting our turn at bat, as long as we live, it's you and me baby, there ain't nothing wrong with that"! I nominate all my bald or going bald brothers to let it grow out, y’all know who you are! Lol. #pulluptothescenewitmyceilinmissin #shoutouttothefivehead #movinonuptotheeastside #myjeffersonon @kingjames @richardajefferson @carroyo79 @ripcity3232 @mrcbooz @shaq @starburymarbury @dwilk3000 @jermaineoneal @therealchrisspencer #napsknotsandbeebeeshots #georgejeffersonchallenge #kickitray

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ENTERTAINMENT



Scarlett Johansson Is Cool With Whitewashing

ScarJo claims she isn’t with the “political correctness” of social media choosing what actors should fill what roles.

Finally we get the opinion a rich straight white lady.

Read more at bet.com.



Cindy Crawford Hated Her Trademark Mole Growing Up

Cindy Crawford hated her trademark mole growing up, saying her sisters would call it, ‘an ugly mark’. The still stunning supermodel said that she only became comfortable with it after she appeared on the cover of American Vogue. Now her sisters have to kiss her other beauty mark when they need cash.

Read more at pagesix.com.





GOING VIRAL



The Original Full House Cast Reunite For Quarantine Edition Of The Opening Credits.

All members of the original Full House cast shot a new version of the show’s opening credits to address the importance of self quarantiing. The only ones missing were the Olsen twins and Lori Loughlin, who was prepping for the Full House spinoff: Full House: San Quentin.

Via digg.com.





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