The Hill thinks Tim Scott is dreamy; A cute tiger; and how tech has changed dining

Posted by PATRICK DONOHUE on July 31, 2013 

South Carolina's own Sen. Tim Scott was named to The Hill's list of Washington's 50 most beautiful people.

Is a "Dexter" spin-off in the works?

A JFK assassination movie starring Paul Giamatti and Billy Bob Thorton? Yes, please.

Apparently, people were being Catfished in the late 1880s. 

Five things you didn't know about Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines." 

Buzzfeed has a list (what else?) of the reasons Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koening is better at Twitter than you

Is Charleston's The Green Door going to purchase the adjoining watering hole, Big John's Tavern? Rumors abound.

How technology has changed dining.

Mumford & Sons is going to try their hand at whiskey.

Here's that Wright Thompson piece about Heisman trophy winner and Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel that has everyone talking. 

ESPN picks its favorite "This is Sportscenter" commercials

Savannah rock band Cusses have raised enough money on Kickstarter to fund the recording of their second LP.

Uhh, Hugh Jackman is kind of yolked

"Real Housewives of New Jersey" caricatures... err cast members Joe and Teresa Giudice are in big, BIG trouble with the federal government

The history of social media on a napkin

Cool Material has the story behind some of the world's most famous car logos

The Home Depot sold a California woman an imaginary refrigerator.

The Charlotte Observer has this great piece and video about 9-year-old drumming prodigy Briggs Akers. Pretty awesome.

Is this interactive poster for a drum kit the future of advertising?

 New music from HAIM.

 ... and Blitzen Trapper

 I have some exciting news of my own. 

Check out this great Delicious Design concert poster for Belle & Sebastian's recent gig at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago.

 Cutest/scariest picture of the day?

 And the most beautiful...

Cute stuff at Packers camp.

 

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