Friday, September 27, 2019

Kansas City Friday Morning Roundup



India Love is a rising star hip-hop hottie "influencer" and she inspires our pop culture peek this morning:

Saw1st: India Westbrooks Booty in Bikini Photoshoot 2019

CNN Biz: Influencers prepare for an Instagram without likes

FB: Facebook tests hiding Like counts, just like Instagram

Closer to home, here are some nicer news links that are also worth a peek to start the day . . .

KC Tiny Home Winning Cont'd

$10,000 donation will help build 23 more tiny homes for veterans

IN OUR AREA. KMBC 9'S KELEIGH GIBBS WAS THERE AS DOZENS OF VOLUNTEERS ROLLED UP THEIR SLEEVES AND GOT TO WORK ON THE EXPANSION. "WHEN YOU LOSE EVERYTHING, NO MATTER WHAT YOU HAVE, IT IS HARD TO BOUNCE BACK."


Kansas City Big Data Upgrade

Cover Story: QTS Realty Trust racks up space for data clients - Kansas City Business Journal

If the internet had a sound, it might be found in an unassuming Overland Park data center. From rack after rack of computer servers comes the monotonous purr of power and the whoosh of fans keeping the servers - and the businesses whose vital data is stored there - operating smoothly.


Redux: Sleaze Scummit Success

$1.2 million lottery ticket sold at Lee's Summit convenience store

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- Someone who bought a LOTTO ticket in Lee's Summit for Wednesday night's drawing is now a millionaire. The ticket was purchased at the Temp Stop at 100 S.E. Todd George Parkway. The winner matched all six numbers for a grand prize winning of $1.2 million.


Counting Kansas Cash Crop

Kansas hemp farmer prepared to harvest

Kansas farmers are harvesting hemp fields for the first time in nearly 80 years. The state selected farmers across the state for a hemp research program earlier in 2019. Now, farmers are ready to harvest. Richard Gash plans to harvest at sunrise Thursday morning. He says it has not been easy getting to this point.


Show-Me Old School Skillz

Missouri Blacksmiths Are Keeping a Tough, Old Trade Alive

Mike McLaughlin has a slightly unusual grievance: He has more blacksmithing equipment than he can actually use. His backyard smithy is 16-by-24 feet and includes two kinds of forge, three anvils and a bunch of hammers and other tools. But to practice this ancient skill, he notes, "all you really need is a hunk of dirt and a little cover."


College Life Lesson

Emporia State installs pod so students can nap

EMPORIA, KS (KCTV) -- When it comes to rest, college students don't always pass the test. That's why a school in Kansas is experimenting with a way to help. It's a struggle at every college, but hours in the library at Emporia State University can take their toll.


Cautious Friday Forecast

Thunderstorms likely after sunset Friday, more storms Saturday afternoon

CODY: HOPEFULLY HE WILL HAVE A LOT OF PULL-UPS TO DO THE SEASON. NICK: A LOT TO TALK ABOUT WITH THIS STORMY PATTERN FEW THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING, DOWN TO ONE OVE 70, STRAIGHT EAST OF KANSAS CITY, GOING RIGHT OVER MAYVIEW AND HIGGINSVILLE, EAST OF LAKE LAFAYETTE.


TWICE "Feel Special" M/V is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Welcome to Killa' Corrupt Shitty - Keep it Frosty

Anonymous said...

So... tiny home subdivision = trailer park

Anonymous said...

TOP PHOTO -- IN AND OUT OF INDIA

To reach Bhutan we journeyed through Assam!!!

Anonymous said...

^^^^^ YES! Inspired me to do a little geography.

Anonymous said...

^^^ I want to Mumbai her Delhi and Cal her cutta.

Anonymous said...

She’s very pretty, and has a great body. Nice ass.ets. HATE the tattoos. What a shame to put that ugly crap on such a beautiful body.