We do all the heavy lifting for the Monday news journey inspired by hottie Jordan. Here's just a bit of fitness news for right now . . .
BBC: Fitness trackers 'overestimate' calorie burning
Prevention: These Women Are Pushing 80 and Probably Work Out More Than You Do
Time: Can Exercise Prevent Depression? Here's What the Science Says
Closer to home, these local links power the morning . . .
Kansas City Downtown Good Life Agenda
From Star Wars at the Symphony to the artists at First Friday; from a Modern Day at the Folly to Panic! at the Disco; and from the comedy of Iliza Schlesinger to the drama of Storling Underground, the Downtown creative scene will be at its best this week.
Newspaper Building Envy
Kansas City in October permitted the new sign atop a seven-story downtown building, which raised some eyebrows. Local Scientologists say the building will be renovated to serve as an Ideal Org for the Midwest.
GenX + Millennials Meet D-bags
John Mayer is bringing his Summer 2019 tour to Kansas City's Sprint Center. While you're "Waiting (waiting), waiting on the world to change..." you can mark your calendars, because John Mayer is coming to Kansas City's Sprint Center! Sprint Center announced Monday morning that Mayer will be returning to Kansas City on his 2019 summer tour.
Kansas City Fed Check Wait
RAYTOWN, Mo. - The government shutdown is over for now, but some federal employees are still feeling the pinch. That's why 15 businesses in the Kansas City metro area are teaming up to help. The idea started with Alana Gwinner, who runs Eleven Three KC, a project management marketing company for local breweries.
Public Service Reporting Helps KCMO Young Adults With Challenges
Kendall Riley loves to sculpt. He's also such a technological whiz that he once disassembled - then reassembled - a Chromebook laptop. The 20-year-old is also autistic, diagnosed as a toddler by doctors at Children's Mercy Hospital when his mother, Kim Riley, noticed Kendall would not speak and was falling behind other kids in class.
Front Office Fanboy News
As difficult as the loss to the New England Patriots was, Kansas City Chiefs fans should feel hopeful about their team. Kansas City fielded a potent offense with Patrick Mahomes shattering even the most optimistic fan's expectations and several NFL records along the way.
Local Undergound Racism
It might not be ideal weather for running outside, but Sunday morning was perfect for a run in a 60-degree cave. More than 4,000 people turned out for the "Groundhog Run," which actually sparked a love for running for one competitor.
Kansas City Chill
It will be warmer Monday morning than it is in the afternoon.
Daddy Yankee & Snow - Con Calma is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .