Welcome to the inaugural This Awesome Week, a look back at the week that was.
Kate Upton blows up Instagram
Being a hot chick helps getting followers:[Guyism.com]
Speaking of hot chicks, the SI Swimsuit cover was revealed: [Swimdaily.si.com]
This week in history
February 20, 1967-Kurt Cobain’s birthday
His hometown is remembering his birthday this year: [Independent.co.uk] [Contactmusic.com] Nirvana will also be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10, just a few days after the 20th anniversary of Cobain’s death: [WRRV.com]
February 20, 2005-Hunter S. Thompson commits suicide
February 21, 1965-Malcolm X is assassinated
February 22, 1980-Miracle on Ice, Lake Placid,NY
A group of college hockey players beat the best hockey team in the world on their way to a gold medal. Watch and see if you still don’t get chills: [Youtube-USA vs USSR full game]
In the news
The U.S. Women’s Hockey team lost a heartbreaker to Canada:[NBCOlympics.com] The men’s team is out for revenge today at noon, streaming live on NBCOlympics.com and on the Live Extra app. It will be broadcast on NBCSN as well.
Venezuela is having it’s own share of political unrest: [Bloomberg.com]
Music, apps and fun
The Presidents of the United States of America have a new album out: [Amazon.com]
Beck is also available for pre-order, due out next Tuesday
Check out the latest in gadgets at the MWC: [Informationweek.com]
That’s all for this week, check us out next Friday to see what you missed.