Just a quick pop-culture reminder that style and fashion is just ANOTHER excuse to sell people junk they don't really need. Take a peek:
Express UK: Emily Ratajkowski puts jaw-dropping figure on display in tiny bikini . . .
UST: Summer is sexist: Women have to sweat 'bikini bodies,' hair removal, camp and crime
InStyle: Walmart’s Best-Selling Swimsuit Is Universally Flattering and Only $20
Closer to home, these news links inspire our morning update . . .
Kansas City Underground Trivia
Image courtesy of Pexels"Are you digging to China?" is like the ultimate dad joke. You've heard the expression before, probably when a kid is shoveling sand on the beach or even picking their nose. Where exactly does this phrase come from? The first known use of the expression was in the book Walden by David Henry Thoreau in 1854.
Golden Getto Blaze Update
Shawnee firefighters were called to battle a fire at Mill Valley High School Thursday night.Fire crews were called about 9:30 p.m. to the 5900 block of Monticello Road.Refresh this page for updates. Shawnee firefighters were called to battle a fire at Mill Valley High School Thursday night.
More Rain Fear Perspective
EDGERTON, Kan. - Flooding in the Midwest has far more reaching implications than just farmers. "When they struggle, we struggle," Gleaning Network Manager for After the Harvest Zach Callaway said. has volunteers who go to local farms and collect extra produce, which is given to local food pantries and those in need.
Kansas City Music Dude Career Path
Stage names aren't just for actors. Scott "Rex" Hobart and the members of his honky tonk and country band, Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys, have used other people's names on stage since they started playing together in 1997. But Hobart has another career, one that's off-stage.
Cowtown Tech Test Market
NEW YORK (AP) - The online delivery wars are heating up inside shoppers' homes. Walmart is now offering to have one of its employees deliver fresh groceries and put them in your refrigerator when you're not home.
Fake Gronk Gets Ready
The Kansas City Chiefs now have seven tight ends on their 90-man roster - Travis Kelce is a lock as the starter. The Chiefs will carry two - possibly three - tight ends on the final roster when the season begins.
Kansas City Weekend Hipster Agenda
Affäre (1911 Main St.) has started serving lunch on Thursday and Friday between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. You can get weinerschnitzel (fried pork cutlet), house-made bratwurst, and zwiebelsuppe (a soup made with caramelized spring onions). The full menu is here.
Black Eyed Peas - Be Nice Feat. Snoop Dogg is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .