The Pulse: February 2014

By AFM – February 1, 2014
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From Love Story by Erich Segal

“By the middle of the second period, we were beating Darmouth 0-0. That is, Davey Johnston and I were about to perforate their nets. The Green bastards sensed this and began to play rougher. Maybe they could break a bone or two before we broke them open. The fans were already screaming for blood. And in hockey this literally means blood or, failing that, a goal. As a kind of noblesse oblige, I have never denied them either."

 You think it’s cold here?  

Record Low Temperature:
-96.1 degrees Farenheit
Feb. 19, 2013, in Oymyakon, Siberia

This year's Winter Olympics is being held in Sochi, Russia. Now, here's the question on everyone's mind:

How is "Sochi" is pronounced?
Sock eye
Soh chee
Saw chee
Saw key

(We don't know either)

Answer: it is pronouced "Soh chee"

Fact or Fiction: Super Bowl edition

The first Super Bowl was called Super Game.

This year is number XLVIII.

The Super Bowl was at one time shown simultaneously on NBC and CBS.

This year’s game in New Jersey is the first outdoor Super Bowl.

In 2013, 110.5 million Americans tuned in to watch the Super Bowl.

The most viral Super Bowl ad of all time was Volkswagen’s 2011 “The Force.”

Answers: True, true, true, false, true, true.

Playlist: <3

Heartless — Kanye West
Achy Breaky Heart — Billy Ray Cyrus
Heart Out — The 1975
Tearin' Up My Heart — 'N Sync
My Heart Will Go On — Celine Dion
Young Heart — Fast Years
Heart Attack — Demi Lovato
Beat Of Your Heart — Cory Morrow
Heart Of Glass — Blondie
When Did Your Heart Go Missing — Rooney

Listen to the playlist on Spotify here: http://ow.ly/sH4Wa

 

 
 

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