This (Mostly) Awesome week April 27-May 3 2014


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 actress Leven Rambin, who you might recognize from The Hunger Games or The Tomorrow People. Give her a follow on Instagram here.

This week in history

April 30,1945- Adolf Hitler commits suicide in his bunker in Berlin, Germany as Allied forces close in.

April 30, 1975- Saigon falls and the South Vietnamese unconditionally surrender, ending the Vietnam War.

I happen to be born that same day.

In the news

Noted racist and old rich dude Donald Sterling has cancer. Strange how things work out sometimes: [ABCNews.com] [LATimes.com]

The NBA playoffs are underway: [NBA.com] [ESPN.com]

So are the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Flyers are out and I am sad. [NHL.com] [ESPN.com]

Rob Ford. Do I need to say anymore? [TheStar.com]

Music, apps and fun

Best Android apps of the week: [TheGuardian.com]

Best iOS apps of the week: [Betanews.com]

Best Windows 8 apps of the week: [WPCentral.com]

The Pixies have a new album out! Go buy it! It’s the Pixies damn it! [Amazon.com]

Viral videos of the week: [CBSLocal.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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