Category: Pop Culture

June 21 is Go Skateboarding Day, an annual event that promotes and celebrates Skateboarding as a sport, culture and way of life. It started in California in 2004 and June 21 was selected as it is longest day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Once viewed as a deviant subculture, Skateboarding has emerged to become […]

Every week, we compile a list of interesting reads and things that we love: 1. Thor visits Mister Roger’s neighbourhood. We love this one so much. 2. Whoever had time to do this windscreen art  is genius. 3. Want to be happy? For the second year in a row, Finland is the happiest country in the world. […]

Peter Linz, One of the core Muppet Performers for Sesame Street and The Muppets (@peter.linz) On Sesame Street, Peter performs Ernie and Henry Monster. With the Muppets, he performs Statler, Lips, Link Hogthrob, Kermit’s nephew Robin, and the newest Muppet, Walter. How many pairs of socks do you currently own? Describe your favourite pair. Waaayyy […]

While Captain America is technically the first Avenger, Iron Man was the first on film. As part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Iron Man took the entire franchise to a global audience; mostly thanks to the stellar performance of Robert Downey Junior (aka. RDJ) as Tony Stark. As one of the founding members of […]

Every Friday, we compile a list of interesting things from the week that we love 1. Reduce the file size of your project down to 50% by randomly deleting half of the files using Thanos.js 2. Plot twist: Captain Marvel is actually Number 8 from the Umbrella Academy. Bonus: Captain Marvel gets her own Adidas sneakers 3. […]

This March commemorates the first year anniversary of one of the greatest scientists of the 21st century, Stephen Hawking. Well known for his work on black holes, Hawking transformed our understanding about the origins of the universe and was a best-selling author and pop culture icon with appearances in Star Trek, The Simpsons, Futurama and […]

One of the most influential video games of the early 90s, The Legend of Zelda is an action-adventure video game series first released by Nintendo in Feb 1986. The game was inspired by creator Shigeru Miyamoto’s childhood explorations in the hillsides surrounding his home. The game features chief protagonist Link who has the task of […]

There is no debate that Michael Jordan is THE greatest basketball player of all time (we stand by that). His accolades are many; having won six NBA championships (along with six NBA Finals MVPs), five-time NBA MVP, 14-time NBA All Star, 10-time scoring champion and the list goes on. Off-court, his accomplishments include saving the […]

One of the most financially successful individuals in the world during his lifetime, Howard Hughes was an American business magnate, film director and record-setting pilot. His life and story is notably captured in the 2004 film, The Aviator staring Leonardo DiCaprio, which won five Academy Awards. Howard was a multi-hyphenate and his accomplishments span various […]