Here’s How NBA Teams Paid Tribute To Kobe Bryant During Sunday’s Games

Sunday, no sphere could have possibly felt the impact of Kobe Bryant’s death greater than the NBA and the teams that were tasked with taking to the hardwood shortly after news broke of Kobe Bryant’s death. 

While total cancellation of the league’s Sunday’s matches seemed to be in the top requests of fans, such an outcome couldn’t have been feasible. In response, however, teams across the league opted to honor the Black Mamba by holding 24-second and 8-second violations in honor of Bryant’s No. 8 and No. 24 jersey numbers. Naturally, crowds gathered across the arenas caught onto the trend, gifting Kobe with a standing ovation every time. Continue reading

These Bento monsters are adorable edible creatures

Li Ming Lee is a mom with two boys, so she knows the pain of packing lunches for picky eaters. She took inspiration from the Japanese tradition of Bento boxed food art in order to transform her routine and get her kids to eat their veggies.

The only problem now may be that this is just too cute to eat. Follow her on Instagram, or buy her book on Amazon with more than 160 step-by-step tutorials for well-balanced boxed lunches.

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Masquespacio’s Wink chair is designed to resemble an eye

Masquespacio Wink chair

Valencia studio Masquespacio has created an upholstered chair with a back shaped like an eye and adorned with a tasseled fringe.

The Wink chair was developed for Houtique – a partner brand headed by Masquespacio creative director and co-founder Ana Milena Hernández – following the successful launch in 2018 of the Wink lamp.

Masquespacio Wink chair

The chair, which was presented at the Maison et Objet trade fair, features a three-legged metal base supporting a circular upholstered seat.

The back leg extends upwards to connect with an ellipse-shaped back enclosing another round cushion pad. Continue reading

Rhymesayers Call Off Twin Cities’ Soundset Festival 2020

Rhymesayers Entertainment has made major strides as an independent label, especially when it comes down to putting on for Twin Cities hip-hop. Although the local scene hasn’t grown in prominence in the way a New York, Atlanta or an L.A. is, their independent grind has continuously put a spotlight on otherwise underground talent.

Since 2008, the label has sponsored the annual Soundset hip-hop festival in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area. As it grew over the past twelve years, some of rap’s biggest names have hit the stage such as Lil Wayne, Pusha T, DaBaby, DMX, Gucci Mane, Travis Scott, and of course, Atmosphere, among many other names. However, it looks like after 12 years, they’re taking a break in 2020. Continue reading

Kobe Bryant & Daughter Gianna Among Nine Fatalities In Helicopter Crash

The world is undoubtedly heavier following news of the sudden passing of Kobe Bryant’s early Sunday morning in Los Angeles. In the swarm of news and reports following the icon’s passing, it’s been a task to sift through the facts surrounding the helicopter crash that took his life.

Since then, it has been confirmed that Bryant was traveling with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant who also tragically passed away in the crash as the duo was traveling to Thousand Oaks for a match at Bryant’s Mamba Academy. Per CNN, the other passengers who perished in the crash included 56-year-old Orange Coast College (OCC) baseball coach John Altobelli, his daughter Alyssa Altobelli, and wife Keri Altobelli.  Continue reading