This Awesome Week June 22-28 2014


Photo courtesy of Instagram

Photo courtesy of Instagram

Welcome to This Awesome Week, a look back at the week that was.

 

Instagram girl of the week

This week’s girl is Karissa Pukas, a fashion blogger on Youtube  who hails from the Great White North. Check out her on Instagram here.

 

Sports roundup

The World Cup is happening and the USMNT has made it to the round of 16. Their next match is Tuesday at 4 pm EST against Belgium: [ESPNFC.com]

Serial biter Luis Suarez has been banned for 4 months after his latest incident: [NYDailyNews.com]

The NBA draft was last night and our hometown Sixers picked like 30 guys, none of whom will play until 2016. That what I saw on Twitter at least: [USAToday.com]

The NHL draft starts tonight in Philly at the WFC and there could be some trades going down tonight and tomorrow: [The Hockey News] [Broad Street Hockey] [Untiedmag.com]

 

This day in history

1986 – In Nicaragua v. United States, the International Court of Justice ruled that the United States had violated international law by supporting the Contras in their rebellion against the Nicaraguan government.

 

Apps, music and fun

Your viral videos of the week: [The Daily Beast]

Ed Sheeran has a new album out: [Amazon.com]

Best Windows 8 apps this week:[Betanews.com]

Best iOS apps this week: [Macworld.com]

Best Android apps this week: [AndroidPolice.com]

 

That’s all for this week, check us out next Friday to see what you missed.

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Dain Stiles

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