Tiny Apt. Old PCs UFC Women Retired Punk – WIRed #103


It’s time for Episode 103 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses a compact (yet roomy) apartment complex, ‘Kids React’ to the Apple II, female grapplers in EA Sports UFC, and the retired life of CM Punk! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “Tiny Apt. Old PCs UFC Women Retired Punk – WIRed #103”

CM Punk’s Activities Post-Retirement from WWE (yes, you read that right…)

Red Eye Chicago interviewed former WWE Champion CM Punk as he was taking part in the commemoration of Kerry Wood’s 20 strikeout games in 1998. He was asked about whether or not it pitching 20 strikeout games was more impressive than holding the WWE Championship for 434 days. Punk fielded that question, stating that Wood’s would have to answer that and noting that he felt that it was the most impressively pitched game in major league history. Of course, one of the following questions was regarding his status as an active member of the WWE roster, to which the Straight-Edge Superstar indeed confirmed that at the age of 35, he is actively retired from professional wrestling.

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Design + Cans + Charity = Canstruction

Hey, now you have something to do with all of those canned goods in your kitchen…or pantry…or garage…or shed….or wherever you hoard your aluminum cans full of food.

Canstruction is a U.S.-based non-profit organization providing canned food to local food banks in cities holding Canstruction competitions. Founded in 1992 by Cheri Melillo, the charity has since raised millions upon millions of pounds of food for food banks in participating cities across the world. Canstruction grew to become one of the largest food drives for food bank donations in the world, with over 170 cities and more than 30,000 volunteers taking part in Canstruction competitions worldwide. The competition involves teams of design professionals (namely architects, engineers, contractors) and the students they mentor, competing to design and build large structures made completely from full, unopened cans of food.  Continue reading “Design + Cans + Charity = Canstruction”