It’s a daily drop of what’s been kicking around the internet today, all in one handy place.
We’ll give you a brief description of the link and then offer it up. It’s stuff we think you should know about and it may or may not make it into our Trivia In The Making category during our top-level challenges.
- Yesterday the Ice Bucket Challenge, a stunt created to bring attention to ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), reached nerd status as Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook doused himself with ice water and then challenged Bill Gates. Today Gates dropped his video, and in true Bill Gates style, geeked out on it and made it more complicated than it needed to be…
- Whoops! In an effort to get folks excited about the new season of Downton Abbey, their Instagram account released a photo of Hugh Bonneville and Laura Carmichael, trying their best to make it look period. But sharp-eyed Downtonians spied a plastic water bottle on the mantle. Of course, Victorian internet nerds went all medieval on the show. We’ll remind those closet steam-punkers that there was no Instagram either. Sheesh.
- Sim Bhullar made history today as he is the first player from India to sign an NBA contract. He’ll play for the Sacramento Kings.