Hottie Lindsey doing a bit of promo inspires this quickie midday peek at pop culture:
Fox News: Instagram introduces new anti-bullying features
Yahoo: Model, Influencer & Entrepreneur Lindsey Pelas Reveals Celebrity Pick Up Stories
Vox: How will Instagram’s new anti-bullying features actually work?
Closer to home, these news links dominate our midday . . .
Classic Kansas City Real Estate Scheme Sell-Off Underway
Calling all architecture buffs: a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in Kansas City is going up for auction. Here's a look inside the 2,965-square-foot, single-story home that Wright once described as "a little gem."
Can We Save Meth Town Mall???
Independence Center says it wants to enhance the customer experience. So this winter the mall plans to open a new interactive entertainment area that will include climbing walls, a Rollglider aerial ride and three levels of rope courses. The District, an arcade game and ride area, also will open on the lower level by the food court.
Fight After Doggy Tragedy
RAYTOWN, Mo. - Midwest Animal ResQ finds homes for stray cats and dogs in Raytown, Missouri. The group has a contract with the city to handle the adoption aspect of animal control, but its staff members are sounding the alarm about another city contractor.
Fanboy Countdown Begins
With the Kansas City Chiefs training camp just 14 days away, the NFL is releasing the broadcast schedule for preseason games on the NFL Network.The Chiefs' 6:30 p.m. game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 2 has been picked up by the network and will be broadcast nationwide.
Kansas Science Against Vaping
KANSAS CITY, Kansas - Many people figure vaping spares their health because it lets them inhale nicotine in aerosols instead of sucking in smoke from burning cigarettes. New research from the University of Kansas casts doubt on that, raising the specter that vaping nicotine may cause some of the same respiratory problems that plague and even kill smokers today.
Show-Me Weed Lesson Plan
Educators are a little worried about how medical marijuana will impact the classroom
Celebrate KCMO Brain Freeze!!!
7-Eleven stores across Kansas City will celebrate "7-Eleven Day" Thursday with free Slurpees. Customers can pick up a free, small Slurpee® between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday at any Kansas City 7-Eleven location while supplies last.
Kaskade, Meghan Trainor - With You is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .