What's Trending on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

April 25, 2018

 What’s Trending on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

 

#GoldenKnights

§     We now have confirmation on the first games of round two in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

§     Game one against the San Jose Sharks will begin at 7pm on Thursday and it will be televised on NBCSN.

§     The complete second round schedule will be announced by the NHL when it’s available.

 

#MaleWeightStigma

§     Study: 40% of men say they experience some weight stigma.

§     More men are saying that they feel judged for their weight, either being too skinny or obese.

§     Research in this area has typically been focused on women but what they’re finding is that there are key differences in how men and women perceive their weight.

§     Women believe they are overweight at a lower BMI than clinical guidelines and men believe they are overweight at a higher BMI.

 

#Shrek

§     The Twitter account for the University of Toledo suggested that it would change the school’s mascot to Shrek this week and now they’re backpedaling, saying it was a joke.

§     The tweet said if it received 500,000 retweets, it would change their current mascot, Rocky the Rocket, to the green ogre.

§     They quickly pulled back when they saw that there was a decent chance of that happening.

§     The tweet has now been deleted and the school says that the tweet was meant to be fun, but it caused too much of a distraction.

 

#Amazon

§     The company has partnered with general Motors and Volvo to deliver packages to car trunks in 37 cities as they are looking for new delivery methods for customers.

§     The app-based service will let car owners proved delivery agents with keyless access to their trunks.

§     The two carmakers have millions of cars that are wirelessly connected.

§     The in-car delivery is available to Amazon Prime members and it’s an attempt by Amazon to overcome hesitation that many feel about opening their home remotely for couriers.