Hottie Joey inspires this quick early morning pop-culture roundup for our readers with inquriing minds . . .
Tech Crunch: Instagram is killing its creepy stalking feature, the Following tab
MC: Are Instagram models really role models to follow?
Guardian: 'Everyone passes the buck': despite #MeToo, fashion has a way to go
Closer to home, here are the local news links also worth a peek:
Teaching Parents Responsibility
REPORTER: THE NUMBERS ARE STAGGERING. 43% OF METRO AREA SCHOOLS FALL SHORT OF NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ATTENDANCE GOALS. THAT'S 90% OF STUDENTS IN ATTENDANCE 90% OF THE TIME. WHY? DISTRICTS ARE FINDING OUT, THERE ARE MANY REASONS AND NO ONE SOLUTION. FIND THE COST OF SEVEN PLANTS.
Joco Serves Kindness
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Johnson County Community College culinary students practiced their skills and gave back to the community on Thursday. They prepared a special breakfast for homeless clients at Hope Faith Ministries, which is located at East 7th Street and Virginia Avenue.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- A kind gesture led to an unlikely friendship between a sanitation worker and an elderly woman in Independence. Colette Kingston often monitors movement around her 88-year-old mother's home on East 8th Street South. She had a Ring camera installed to check on her mother, Opal Zucca, who has dementia.
Local Americana Documented
More than 100 onlookers - some neighbors, others just passing through - gathered in the street, along the sidewalk, and on lawns Saturday afternoon outside Ruben Alonso's Union Hill home.
Kansas City Self Portraits Debut
Jam-packed may fairly describe the installation at the small Epsten Gallery. Without much room for the art to breathe, the gallery goer's experience can feel chaotic and the strength of the individual work may get lost, so, take your time because there is typically a lot to love about Kansas City artists.
Gunfire Survivor's Story
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A survivor of the Tequila KC shooting is recovering from his injury but is now facing a new health crisis. Gustavo Lara was enjoying a night out when two men walked into the bar and opened fire. One has been arrested, but another still eludes authorities.
Mahomes Tribute Cont'd
Broncos preparing for Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City's 'great improviser' | Broncos.com "I think he's like John Elway was in the '80s and '90s," Fangio said. "He's that guy. Like Aaron Rodgers has been for the last 12, 14 years - however many years he's been starting. He's kind of that guy.
The Lumineers - Life In The City is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .