Archive for the ‘Popular Culture’ Category

“HEART OF A RAVEN An aneurysm took Konrad Reuland’s life at just 29 years old, but he gave the gift of life to Hall of Famer Rod Carew through the donation of his organs.”

April 17, 2017

http://stories.baltimoreravens.com/heart-of-a-raven

An inspirational and well-told story.

“[Each] locker of University of Texas football players is equipped with a 43-inch flat-screen TV and has a cost per locker of $10,500.”

April 17, 2017

http://mmqb.si.com/mmqb/2017/04/17/dan-rooney-dean-blandino-nfl-draft-peter-king

“Americans now consume four-fifths of the global supply [of opioid drugs].”

April 10, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21720336-how-pharma-may-have-contributed-americas-opioid-crisis-makers-and-distributors-opioid

“consumers keep almost every type of apparel only half as long as they did 15 years ago”

April 10, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/business-and-finance/21720200-global-clothing-production-doubled-between-2000-and-2014-looking-good-can-be

youtube: Bowie mimics Jagger

April 8, 2017