This Awesome Week March 16-22, 2014


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

Feeling Gleeful

Actress Naya Rivera seems to have acquired some new assets: [EOnline.com]

Top News

The missing Malaysian airline might have been found: [Fox News.com] [BBC.com]

The NY Knicks hired Phil Jackson to stop decades of failure: [USAToday.com] [CBS.com]

This week in history

March 16:

  • 1958 – The Ford Motor Company produces its 50 millionth automobile, the Thunderbird, averaging almost a million cars a year since the company’s founding.
  • 1988 – Iran-Contra Affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.

Births:

  • 1982 – Riley Cote, former ice hockey player for the Philadelphia Flyers

March 20:

  • 1916 – Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity.

Music, apps and fun

Apps of the week: [ IAfrica.com]

No new albums grabbing my eye this week, but the new 311 seems to be popular with 311 fans at least: [Amazon.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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