Day: July 21, 2021

Most Entertaining Summer Olympic Events

Most Entertaining Summer Olympic Events

With the Olympics officially starting in less than 48 hours in Tokyo, the excitement and anticipation is starting to build. Hundreds of athletes from all over the world will be on the biggest stage fighting their hearts out to win a medal. I personally love watching the Summer Olympic Games, mainly because I find all of the unique events entertaining and I love watching so many things going on at the same time.

Q&A with Luis Castillo: “Life is going to throw you curveballs, you’ve got to learn how to hit them.”

Q&A with Luis Castillo: “Life is going to throw you curveballs, you’ve got to learn how to hit them.”

Baseball is more than just a game; it has the ability to change lives. Luis Castillo knows that better than anybody else. NYC Tastemakers had the pleasure of sitting down and talking to the best batboy in MLB history, Luis Castillo, who goes by nicknames, “Luigi,” and “Squeegee,” to discuss his amazing eight-year tenure with the Yankees, his love for baseball, and his continued effort to give back.

The Milwaukee Bucks are the 2021 NBA Champions!

The Milwaukee Bucks are the 2021 NBA Champions!

After a long and grueling nine-month NBA season filled with health and safety protocols and injuries, we have finally crowned an NBA Champion! The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns in Game Six of the NBA Finals on Tuesday to win the franchise’s first championship in 50 years.

Why ‘Booksmart’ is one of the best coming-of-age movies

Why ‘Booksmart’ is one of the best coming-of-age movies

I recently rewatched the 2019 movie, Booksmart, directed by Olivia Wilde and starring Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever. Upon rewatching, I’ve realized that the film is probably one of the best coming-of-age movies ever made despite its below-average performance at the box office.

Heavy Floods in China trapped and killed at least 12 people

Heavy Floods in China trapped and killed at least 12 people

Henan, China has been experiencing “rare and severe” rainfall since Saturday. The severe rain has caused heavy floods in central China. At least 12 people have died in the provincial capital Zhengzhou after being trapped in subways and cars.

Jill Biden Heads to Tokyo Amid Growing Concerns for Olympics

Jill Biden Heads to Tokyo Amid Growing Concerns for Olympics

U.S. First Lady Jill Biden departed Wednesday morning for a five-day trip to Tokyo, Japan to support the USA Team and athletes at the 2020 Olympics set to start this Friday after a year of delay. All spectators have been banned from the games and there have been more than 70 positive cases related to the Olympics.

White House strengthens efforts to push social media to become stricter on misinformation

White House strengthens efforts to push social media to become stricter on misinformation

According to White House communications director Kate Bedingfield, the White House is considering whether social media platforms should be held legally liable for spreading false material under Section 230, a statute that protects corporations’ freedom to control content.

YouTube plans to pilot shopping via livestreams

YouTube plans to pilot shopping via livestreams

Video platform YouTube will soon begin piloting a new feature that will allow viewers to shop products directly from livestreams with select creators. According to the platform, the functionality will be limited to a few creators and companies at first, and is an augmentation of the integrated purchasing experience YouTube began trial testing earlier this year.

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