rip: the stars we lost e-we-lost-in-2014/
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What made time’s lists

Time Magazine is well known for it’s last issue of the year. And 2014 is no different. They took the time to compose lists of every major event that got us all talking throughout the year. After reading the lists I can declare that I forgot about allot of these. Below is a list of the number one things that everyone talked about. You can read the lists in the December 22, 2014 if you would like. The magazine also has the cover story. Please go and pick up an issue it is well werth the treck to the news stand.
1. the most Influential Fictional Character of 2014. The winner is Elsa from frozen.
2. the 15 minute of faim winner of 2014 is ALEX FROM TARGET. That dude that had his photo taken by some girl in a Target in Texis who got famous. That was odd. 3. the best fiction book of 2014 is THE SECRET PLACE by TANA FRENCH 4. the best music of 2014 the winner is LP1 by FKA TWIGS
5. the best television show of 2014 is TRANSPARENT.

hollywood birthdays for December 31, 2014

Today’s birthdays: Actor Anthony Hopkins is 77. Actor Tim Considine (“My Three Sons”) is 74. Actress Sarah Miles is 73. Guitarist Andy Summers of The Police is 72. Actor Ben Kingsley is 71. Actor Tim Matheson is 67. Singer Burton Cummings of The Guess Who is 67. Bassist Tom Hamilton of Aerosmith is 63. Actor James Remar (“Dexter”) is 61. Actress Bebe Neuwirth (“Cheers”) is 56. Singer Paul Westerberg is 55. Actor Val Kilmer is 55. Guitarist Ric Ivanisevich (ee-van-EE’-sah-vich) of Oleander is 52. Guitarist Scott Ian of Anthrax is 51. Singer-actor Joey McIntyre of New Kids on the Block is 42. Cellist Mikko Siren (MEE’-koh SEER’-ehn) of Apocalyptica is 39. Singer Psy is 37. Actor Erich Bergen (“Jersey Boys” film and stage) is 29. h/t The Associated Press

the best #twitter accounts to follow during any major sporting event (@sbnation @espn @buzzfeed host great ones

Below are my favorite twitter accounts that are fun if you like sports.
1. SB Nation. This blog provides fantastic pictures, articles, and most importantly tweets ___
2. SB Nation college football. If you want to focus on just college football then @sbnationcfb is the place to go. ___
3. spnation college basketball. If college basketball is more your style then @sbnationcbb is where you ought to go. ___
4. sbnation soccer. If you are a soccer fan then check out @sbnationsoccer ___
5. ESPn. ESPN is a major sports website, tv channel,(got it in China) and app. They have a fantastic social media location. ___
6. espn college football. espn has a college football account as well. ___
7. nfl on espn. ESPN hosts the Monday Night Football game. ___
8. stats. Espn also hosts a stats account as well.
9. buzzfeed sports. The popular trending news and internet based website buzzfeed has a sports twitter. ___
While you follow these accounts you can follow mine as well

a college football day

Today will be a fantastic day! If you enjoy football like I do then the last day of 2014 will be filled with tackles, touchdowns, fieldgoals and perhaps sacks of happyness. ___ note all times are pst; ESPN will have all the games.


9:30 A. M. is College Football, TCU (11-1) and Mississippi (9-3) were in the mix for the national championship for most of the season. TCU will be motivated to prove the committee wrong after the Horned Frogs fell from No. 3 to No. 6 in the final poll, despite a 52-point victory. duration 3 hours 30 minutes. ___

1:10 P. M. is Vizio Fiesta Bowl, The No. 10 Arizona Wildcats handed No. 2 Oregon its only loss of the season back on Oct. 2, but then were blown out by the Ducks in the Pac-12 title game rematch. Which Wildcats team will show up to face the No. 20 Boise State Broncos? duration 3 hours 30 minutes. ___

5:10 P. M. is Capital One Orange Bowl, Quarterback Dak Prescott and Mississippi State climbed from unranked to the poll’s top spot with a 9-0 start, then fell off down the stretch, losing two of the last three. Now, the No. 7 Bulldogs finish their season by facing No. 12 Georgia Tech. duration 3 hours 30 minutes.

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big paper ball

St Paul is known for allot of things: cold winters, being nice, and snow 50 miles high on the side of the road. Well, they can add the World’s Largest Paper Ball to their cities list of good things. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said a 426-pound wad of paper created to represent the state’s waste has been awarded a Guinness World Record.
The paper ball, which measured 9 feet, 7 inches tall and 32.2 feet around, was dubbed the world’s largest ball of paper by Guinness. No one had ever done this kind of thing before so they are trailblazers.
The ball was held together with a paper mesh rather than glue or tape to comply with the record-keeping organization’s guidelines.
If you want to see the ball you cannot because it has since been recycled, the organization said.

hollywood birthdays for December 30, 2014

Today’s birthdays: Actor Joseph Bologna is 80. Actor Russ Tamblyn is 80. Actor Jack Riley (“The Bob Newhart Show”) is 79. Singer Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary is 77. Director James Burrows (“Cheers,” ‘Taxi”) is 74. Actor Fred Ward (“The Right Stuff”) is 72. Singer Mike Nesmith of The Monkees is 72. Singer Patti Smith is 68. Musician Jeff Lynne is 67. TV host Meredith Vieira (“Today,” ‘The View”) is 61. Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph (“Moesha”) is 59. Country singer Suzy Bogguss is 58. Actress Patricia Kalembar (“Sisters”) is 58. “Today” show anchor Matt Lauer is 57. Actress-comedian Tracey Ullman is 55. TV host Sean Hannity is 53. Singer Jay Kay of Jamiroquai (jah-MEER’-oh-kway) is 45. Drummer Byron McMackin of Pennywise is 45. Actress Meredith Monroe (“Dawson’s Creek”) is 45. Actor Jason Behr (“The Grudge,” ‘Roswell”) is 41. Actress Lucy Punch (“Ben and Kate”) is 37. Singer-actor Tyrese is 36. Actress Eliza Dushku (DOOSH’-koo) (“Dollhouse,” ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) is 34. Guitarist Tim Lopez of Plain White T’s is 34. Actress Kristin Kreuk (CROOK) (“Smallville”) is 32. Singer-guitarist Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers is 32. Singer Ellie Goulding (GOL’-ding) is 28. Drummer Jamie Follese (FOL’-es-say) of Hot Chelle (SHEL) Rae is 23. h/t The Associated Press