Roundup: Sex Toy Vending Machines?; Lamborghini SUVs; There Are Still Piles of Snow in Boston

Roundup: Sex Toy Vending Machines?; Lamborghini SUVs; There Are Still Piles of Snow in Boston

Roundup

Roundup: Sex Toy Vending Machines?; Lamborghini SUVs; There Are Still Piles of Snow in Boston

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Brooke Eversbrookeevers2 … There are still disgusting piles of garbage snow that haven’t melted in Boston. … There was a bomb threat at the FIFA Congress on Friday morning. … Just what the world needed: Lamborghini SUVs!  … Sad: two police dogs found dead after being left in an SUV for six hours. … 90 degree temperatures in Alaska, nah, doesn’t seem alarming at all. … 52-year-old twin brothers throw bricks at each other, get arrested. … Actor Reynaldo Rey passed away at age 75 on Thursday.  … “Man who blew marijuana smoke in pet chameleon’s mouth acquitted” … Sex toy vending machine. … Noah Spence, who transferred from Ohio State to Eastern Kentucky, arrested. … Walking into bear enclosures at the zoo is dangerous, who knew? … Google Photos sounds impressive. … Hundreds of SAT tests lost in the mail. … Screentendo — a reminder the Internet doesn’t always have to be awful. … Lori Loughlin will appear in Fuller House. … 10 musicians who also wrote comic books. … “BBC defends reality show involving poor, dubbed ‘Hunger Games‘” … Red Sox owner wants public to invest in minor league stadium in Providence. … “Apology accepted” (No spoiler, but a good click.) … Sweet mother of god I need an angioplasty after looking at this meat pizza recipe. … Happy Birthday: Fay Vincent (77); Al Unser (76); Dan Elfman (62); La Toya Jackson (59); Ted Levine (58); Annette Benning (57); Melissa Etheridge (54); Noel Gallagher (48); Tate George (47); Bill Curley (43); Aaron McGruder (41); Mel B. (40); Daniel Tosh (40); Raef LaFrentz (39); Andrey Arshavin (34); Carmelo Anthony (31); Riley Keough (26). … Have a nice weekend, I think.

Former Vanderbilt guard Dai-Jon Parker, 22, died Thursday night. [CBS]

“The less you know about a field,” he said, “the better your odds. Dumb boldness is the best way to approach a new challenge.” … Jerry Seinfeld on the Internet. [NYT]

“Are the NBA Playoffs Boring?” … Ratings were good the other night, so the sport is probably safe. 😉 [Grantland]

“Why Everett Golson bolted Notre Dame to win title at Florida State” [Fox]

Hilarious: ghostwriter of the Zlatan Ibrahimovic biography says,”I don’t think I have any real quotes from him. I tried to get an illusion of him, to try and find the story. I tried to find the literary Ibrahimovic.” [Guardian]

What happened to Jock Jams? [Mic]

Interesting factual nugget on the Spelling Bee — shorter words are trickier than longer ones. [WSJ]

Rough guess, this is 2,000+ words from a former contestant on Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Geography! [AV Club]

A ranking of 90s alternative music one-hit wonders. [Uproxx]

Solid profile of Sydney Leroux a week ahead of the Women’s World Cup in Canada in June. [Grantland]

Rex Ryan is ready to go! [NFL]

Eugene, Ore., newspaper found a never-before-seen photo of Steve Prefontaine on the 40 anniversary of his death. [Runner’s World]

Georgia high school football team pays tribute to teammate who died of cancer. [Fox]

The opening sentence of this Aloha review uses the word “unintelligible.” [Variety]

Despite a lot of amazing cameos (and being totally insane — in a good way), Big Time in Hollywood, Fla. didn’t get a lot of Internet critical love. I liked it a lot. Here’s a interview with one of the stars. [Vulture]

If you happen to dig the Grateful Dead there is a Bob Weir doc now on Netflix. Some background on it here, including his love of shorts. [Vanity Fair].

American Ultra RED BAND trailer.

Elephants.

Bolts of Steel? … oh hell yeah.

Crashing a very expensive car street racing seems … smart?

Jim Breuer is now doing famous Mets calls as Ozzy Osbourne. What a time to be alive.

Jessica Gomes video.

Note: this video was uploaded in 2011 but, forgive me if that’s possible within this URL, it’s interesting. [via]

Steve Winwood

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