Mother's Day pretty much hogged the limelight the past weekend. We're not complaining though, but just in case you're in need of a refresher on all the other things that went down the past two days, we're here to help you out!
Read on for another edition of Best Of The Weekend to get yourself updated on more man knowledge!
THE KING'S INFLUENCE: Student considers dropping out after Lebron liked her photo
Josett Latrice is a veterinary student who is considering dropping out after Lebron James liked her photo on Instagram. She said "it’s definitely a sign from God" to pursue a modelling career.
So how does this woman look for The King to break his self-imposed personal social media blackout?
See for yourself:
Now we understand!
For the full story, click here.
THE BUZZER-BEATERS: Derrick Rose, Paul Pierce and LeBron James’ winning shots
So far, the second round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs is turning out to be one for the books! One word: Buzzer-beaters.
On Friday, Derrick Rose made a three-point shot with time running out to give the Chicago Bulls a 2-1 series lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers. On Saturday, Paul Pierce's buzzer-beater gave the Washington Wizards a win over the Hawks. Then on Sunday LeBron James hit a fadeaway J at the buzzer to give the Cavs the win and, more importantly, tie their series with the Bulls at two wins apiece.
Witness it below:
Three buzzer-beaters in three days! Now that's the #NBAPlayoffs!Posted by NBA TV on Sunday, May 10, 2015Continue reading below ↓
DAREDEVILS’ #SELFIE: Two men climb the second-tallest building to take a selfie
Bros Vitaly Rasalov and Vadim Makhorov broke into the 115-story Shenzhen Centre in China with one thing in mind: Capture a vertigo-inducing, death-defying selfie. Upon reaching the highest point of the still under-construction skyscraper, the pair decided to use a monopod to snap a photo of themselves standing on top the second-tallest building in the world. If that's not enough, they also filmed their crazy adventure!
Check it out (warning: not for the faint of heart):
Video via on the roofs
These dudes have balls!
LAST DRESS EVER: Tina Fey gives David Letterman the best surprise
Last year, David Letterman announced his retirment from his show Late Show with David Letterman. Before the old man bids goodbye though, Tina Fey (who has been his guest 20 times) made her last appearance and swore that it would also be her last time to wear a fancy dress. She then asked David’s help in stripping off her elegant blue dress. Then, tadaaaa:
Cue confused boners!
SMUGGLING AT ITS WORST: X-ray reveals boy inside a woman’s suitcase
A woman was initially reluctant to put her suitcase in the scanner in an airport in Spain. But because she can’t leave the country without doing so, she did. And to the surprise of Spanish authorities, the suitcase contains an eight-year-old boy. He was apparently being smuggled across the border into North Africa. They immediately seized the woman and arrested the child’s father.
Photo via ABS-CBNnews.com
For more on this news story, read the report on ABS-CBN.
MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO REALLY KILLIN' IT: Pay-per-view buys hit 5 million
Though the Money vs. Manny superbout has been described as one of the most boring bouts in history, it is certainly turning out to be a gold mine in terms of pay-per-view sales. According to Yahoo! Sports, the #FightOfTheCentury broke the De La Hoya-Mayweather bout's record of 2.48 million with an estimated 5 million sales. Yowzah!
Photo via Spin.ph
FROM BASKETBALL TO BOXING: NBA players voice their opinions on the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight
The Pacquiao-Mayweather bout is still a very hot topic, primarily because many were left disappointed with the performance of both boxers. Even our favorite NBA stars took to Twitter to vent their frustrations:
This boxing match was more of a sparring session than a fight. Would of been more of a fight 5 years ago. I'm just saying ☕️🐸— Jason Richardson (@jrich23) May 3, 2015
He ran but he out punched Paqman? Explanation please...— Michael Carter-Willi (@MCW1) May 3, 2015
All we can say is, we feel you, idols!
For more of these tweets, click here.
THIS IS WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR: Alvarez KOs Kirkland in 3RD round
Saul Alvarez recorded the 45th win of his career after he knocked out James Kirkland last Saturday. He gave the Mexican boxer a vicious right at the 2:19 mark of round three. Miguel Cotto might be his next opponent.
Watch the recap below:
Video via HBO
WHAT IF: How publicist see headlines if superheroes were real
What if superheroes were real? Well, aside from the fact that it's gonna be effin' cool, the news would look more interesting. Look at the creative artworks of Tumblr artist Kim McG below which portray how headlines would read if superheroes were real:
Photo via Mediavengers.tumblr.com
Photo via Mediavengers.tumblr.com
Images via Mediavengers.tumblr.com
For more of these fictional publicity entries, click here.
JUST GOT MARRIED: Diana Zubiri is now Mrs. Smith!