Celebrating its 150th anniversary, the Jack Daniel’s whiskey brand is opting to share a part of its history that has never been told.
Don McLean forever memorialized Feb. 3, 1959—the date of the plane crash killing Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “Big Bopper” Richardson—as “the Day the Music Died” in his song “American Pie.” If you ask most songwriters or music creators, June 30, 2016—the date the Dept. of Justice ruled on music licensing consent decrees—may go down in history as “the day the music rolled over in its grave.”
Here’s a video clip that may give you extreme envy if you’re a basketball player who’s always wanted to dunk but never could overcome the crappy genetics that were handed down to you by your parents. It’s Nate Robinson, all 5-foot-9 of him, tossing down a dunk on a 12-foot hoop. While you’re already well aware that 12 feet is a daunting, utterly absurd, altitude for a rim, the elevation that was necessary for Robinson is probably best appreciated at the end (after Robinson hits the floor) where you can compare/see just how high he had to literally go to rack up likes on Instagram.
In the comics, one of Batman’s most sacred virtues is to never kill his foes. That’s not been the case in his cinematic incarnations, where Batman is more than happy to murder dozens of people to get the job done. The latest Batman though, even after one movie, is setting himself up to be the most brutal take ever.
There’s good news for frustrated parents trying to get their kids to eat their vegetables (or go to sleep, or clean their rooms): Science shows that using reverse psychology can, indeed, work.
NBA teams are burning more money for players in the free agency market than The Joker did that mountain of cash in The Dark Knight. In the latest NBA free agency news that makes you feel upset about not working hard enough on your hoop skills in high school, not having a 7-foot height, or shocked by how much money these NBA players are getting altogether, the NBA released a statement on Saturday about its salary cap for the 2016-2017 season. According to ESPN’s Marc Spears, the NBA salary cap is set to $94 million, with a tax level north of $114 million for next year.
The rosé resurgence has been in effect for some time now and shows no signs of abating, which for those of us content to sit back while trends play themselves out simply means there’s more to enjoy.