Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Kasey Kahne Bags First Win and A Spot In The Chase

When I read the Chase standings of the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Kasey Kahne is one of the drivers outside the grid - looking in and needing a win to secure a spot. The driver of the #5 car and Hendick Motorsports hasn't had the kind of luck he enjoyed last year - locking in early. But, as fate would have it, Kahne is destined to race in the Chase once again after securing a win the Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta last Sunday.

Kasey started in P10 and restarted at second after the yellow flag that was brought by Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano having contact. Before he could take the lead though, he had to race hard against Matt Kenseth who restarted in P1. 

Kenseth finished 2nd; Denny Hamlin in 3rd, Jimmie Johnson in 4th and Carl Edwards in 5th, completed the Top 5 finishers after the checkered flag. Meanwhile, Danica Patrick recorded a career-best finish in 6th place.

More info here: Oral-B USA 500 Results
Check the complete Chase Grid standings here:


NASCAR has officially released the 2015 schedule for all three national series - Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping Truck. Check it out below:
Sprint Cup Series 2015 schedule
2/14/15Daytona International Speedway (Sprint Unlimited)FOX, MRN, SiriusXM
2/15/15Daytona International Speedway (Daytona 500 Qualifying)FOX, MRN, SiriusXM
2/19/15Daytona International Speedway (Duel)FOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
2/22/15Daytona 500FOX, MRN, SiriusXM
3/1/15Atlanta Motor SpeedwayFOX, PRN, SiriusXM
3/8/15Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayFOX, PRN, SiriusXM
3/15/15Phoenix International RacewayFOX, MRN, SiriusXM
3/22/15Auto Club SpeedwayFOX, MRN, SiriusXM
3/29/15Martinsville SpeedwayFOX, MRN, SiriusXM
4/11/15Texas Motor SpeedwayFOX, PRN, SiriusXM
4/19/15Bristol Motor SpeedwayFOX, PRN, SiriusXM
4/25/15Richmond International RacewayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
5/3/15Talladega SuperspeedwayFOX, MRN, SiriusXM
5/9/15Kansas SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
5/16/15Charlotte Motor Speedway (NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race)FOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
5/24/15Charlotte Motor SpeedwayFOX, PRN, SiriusXM
5/31/15Dover International SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
6/7/15Pocono RacewayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
6/14/15Michigan International SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
6/28/15Sonoma RacewayFOX Sports 1, PRN, SiriusXM
7/5/15Daytona International SpeedwayNBC, MRN, SiriusXM
7/11/15Kentucky SpeedwayNBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM
7/19/15New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayNBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM
7/26/15Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayNBCSN, IMS, SiriusXM
8/2/15Pocono RacewayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
8/9/15Watkins Glen InternationalNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
8/16/15Michigan International SpeedwayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
8/22/15Bristol Motor SpeedwayNBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM
9/6/15Darlington RacewayNBC, MRN, SiriusXM
9/12/15Richmond International RacewayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
9/20/15Chicagoland SpeedwayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
9/27/15New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayNBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM
10/4/15Dover International SpeedwayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
10/10/15Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNBC, PRN, SiriusXM
10/18/15Kansas SpeedwayNBC, MRN, SiriusXM
10/25/15Talladega SuperspeedwayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
11/1/15Martinsville SpeedwayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
11/8/15Texas Motor SpeedwayNBC, PRN, SiriusXM
11/15/15Phoenix International RacewayNBC, MRN, SiriusXM
11/22/15Homestead-Miami SpeedwayNBC, MRN, SiriusXM
Nationwide Series 2015 schedule
2/21/15Daytona International SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
2/28/15Atlanta Motor SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, PRN, SiriusXM
3/7/15Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, PRN, SiriusXM
3/14/15Phoenix International RacewayFOX, MRN, SiriusXM
3/21/15Auto Club SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
4/10/15Texas Motor SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, PRN, SiriusXM
4/18/15Bristol Motor SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, PRN, SiriusXM
4/24/15Richmond International RacewayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
5/2/15Talladega SuperspeedwayFOX, MRN, SiriusXM
5/17/15Iowa SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
5/23/15Charlotte Motor Speedway FOX, PRN, SiriusXM
5/30/15Dover International SpeedwayFOX, MRN, SiriusXM
6/13/15Michigan International SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
6/20/15Chicagoland SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
7/4/15Daytona International SpeedwayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
7/10/15Kentucky SpeedwayNBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM
7/18/15New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayNBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM
7/25/15Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayNBC, IMS, SiriusXM
8/1/15Iowa SpeedwayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
8/8/15Watkins Glen InternationalNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
8/15/15Mid-Ohio Sports Car CourseNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
8/21/15Bristol Motor SpeedwayNBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM
8/29/15Road AmericaNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
9/5/15Darlington RacewayNBC, MRN, SiriusXM
9/11/15Richmond International RacewayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
9/19/15Chicagoland Speedway NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
9/26/15Kentucky SpeedwayNBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM
10/3/15Dover International SpeedwayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
10/9/15Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM
10/17/15Kansas SpeedwayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
11/7/15Texas Motor SpeedwayNBC, PRN, SiriusXM
11/14/15Phoenix International RacewayNBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM
11/21/15Homestead-Miami SpeedwayNBC, MRN, SiriusXM
Camping World Truck Series 2015 schedule
2/20/15Daytona International SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
2/28/15Atlanta Motor SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
3/28/15Martinsville SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
5/8/15Kansas SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
5/15/15Charlotte Motor SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
5/29/15Dover International SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
6/5/15Texas Motor SuperspeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
6/13/15Gateway Motorsports ParkFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
6/19/15Iowa Speedway FOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
7/9/15Kentucky SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
7/22/15Eldora SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
8/1/15Pocono RacewayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
8/15/15Michigan International SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
8/19/15Bristol Motor SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
8/30/15Canadian Tire Motorsport ParkFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
9/18/15Chicagoland SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
9/26/15New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
10/3/15Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
10/24/15Talladega SuperspeedwayFOX, MRN, SiriusXM
10/31/15Martinsville SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
11/6/15Texas Motor SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
11/13/15Phoenix International RacewayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM
11/20/15Homestead-Miami SpeedwayFOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM

You can also download the printable version here: 2015 NASCAR Schedule

Monday, September 1, 2014

MotoGP Results: Marc Marquez Wins Hertz British Grand Prix

Marc Marquez is back on the podium after finishing P4 in bwin Grand Prix Česke Republiky last week. The 21yr old Spanish racer grabbed his 11th win at the Hertz British Grand Prix held in Silverstone Circuit after the August 31, 2014 race. He now has 11 wins out of 12 races.

Finishing 2nd is Movistar Yamaha MotoGP racer, Jorge Lorenzo. Lorenzo and Marquez battled for 1st position before Marquez was finally able to take that lead and win. Meanwhile, this is Lorenzo's fourth P2 finish and his 6th podium.

Rounding up the podium finishers for this race is Lorenzo's team-mate, Valentino Rossi. This is The Doctor's fourth P3 finish and his 8th podium for the year. In fact, this is Rossi's third consecutive P3 finish - starting from the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix in the August 10, 2014 race held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

For the complete results and analysis of the Hertz British Grand Prix, please go to The next race is the GP Tim Di San Marino e Della Riviera Di Rimini on September 14, 2014. It will be held at the Misano World Circuit in San Marino, Italy. 

Image Credits:

10 Rurouni Kenshin Fan Art to Get You Ready for The Legend Ends

Like many anime series such as Ghost Fighter and Drazgon Ball Z, Samurai X or Rurouni Kenshin has been one of my favorites when I was a kid. Thus, watching the live action films Rurouni Kenshin and Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno have brought back happy memories from the past. Now, September 24 can't come sooner; I am really looking forward for the third film, Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends. So, to help me with pass the time until the film's Philippine release date, I have collected 10 fan arts of Kenshin. Check them out!

Credits: sakuragarden

Credits: tomoyu

Credits: Kawaiigurl

Credits: Tazi-san

Credits: MorgainePendragon

Credits: Koi-Artss

Credits: seifer-sama

Credits: KurkoBoltsi

Credits: LeonBlackVelvet

Credits: chibi-oneechan
Which one do you like best? Mine would be the fan art of Shishio and Kenshin's battle. That one's pretty epic, right? Do you know other fantastic Kenshin fan art that you think I can add to these? Comment away and maybe I could update this post to include your suggestions! :)

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Manchester United Signed Midfielder Angel Di Maria

On August 27, I received an email newsletter from Manchester United with the official confirmation that the club has signed the Argentinian midfielder. The official press release on the club's website states that Angel Di Maria signed a five-year contract for a British record fee of £59.7 million.

This is the newsletter photo. If you wish to read about the actual press release, please go to Manchester United website.

Here's to wishing Di Maria is the answer to us Manchester United fans' prayers. Anyhow, welcome to the club Angel! :)

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Coming Soon: Upcoming Movies in September

September is just around the corner and for movie goers out there, that means new movie lineups to watch out for. The explosive superhero movies for the year may be over but there are still a few notable titles that you'll surely get excited about - most of them book adaptations. For this month, you got The Maze Runner, Dolphin Tale 2, The Equalizer and A Walk Among The Tombstones. The latter being a Liam Neeson starrer would sure delight fans of his Taken movies.

Dolphin Tale 2 

Source: IMPAwards

What's It About?

This is a sequel to the 2011 film and will revolve around more stories from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, including both Winter and the baby dolphin, Hope. The two returning lead characters, Sawyer (Nathan Gamble) and Hazel (Cozi Zuehlsdorff), know what it's like to lose a parent and Hope lost her mother at a young age, so they can really relate to each other. (Source: Wikipedia)

Set for release on September 12, 2014.

The Maze Runner

Source: IMPAwards

What's It About?

This upcoming film based on a 2009 book by James Dashner with the same title. The movie is about Thomas, who woke up trapped in a massive maze with a group of boys - without any memory of the outside world. His only hope of uncovering his purpose in the maze as well as a way to escape is by piecing together fragments of his past; and use them with the clues he discovers inside the maze. (Source: Wikipedia)

Set to be released on September 19, 2014, in the United States by 20th Century Fox.

A Walk Among The Tombstones

Source: IMPAwards

What's It About?

Another book adaptation, this film is a crime drama based on a novel by Lawrence Block. And (yes) it stars Liam Neeson. He plays the role of a former NYPD cop and private investigator Matthew Scudder. He was hired by a drug dealer to find his kidnapped wife in New York City. (Source: Wikipedia)

The film is scheduled to be released on September 19, 2014.

The Equalizer

Source: IMPAwards

What's It About?

This upcoming Denzel Washington starrer is based on a television series of the same name which ran in the '80s. Here, Denzel plays Robert McCall, a solitary, ex-special ops, who despises injustice and devotes himself to helping victims of criminals. He met and befriends a girl who is nearly killed by gangsters. These gangsters are actually members of the Russian mob. He ended up waging a one man war against them. 

Scheduled to be released on September 26, 2014.

Friday, August 29, 2014

8 Pickup Lines That You Can Use on Bookworms

Are you a book geek? Or just interested in someone who is a book geek? Perhaps you're thinking of ways on how to finally make your move but is currently at a loss for what to say? Now, why don't you just try some of these pickup lines I came across BuzzFeed? I have compiled 8 pickup lines below (I had to cut some because they are rather very NSFW), enjoy!

Source: BuzzFeed

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Amazing Photography by Trey Ratcliff

So, I'm back to being a stumbler on StumbleUpon. Really, it's a great way to find amazing things on the internet. Great, for finding ideas for blog post as well. And so, I stumbled on this one amazing photographer. His name is Trey Ratcliff.

I saw his portfolio, a collection of mind-blowing photos really. I just had to post about his works on this blog. When I checked out Trey's blog, I saw that he is from Queenstown, New Zealand. He has an amazing bio, it's crazy! He's the owner of the first HDR photo to ever hang in the Smithsonian. Did you read that? S.M.I.T.H.S.O.N.I.A.N! He's also been a speaker at several Tech and Photography talks including Google Zeitgeist. Or maybe, I'm just ignorant because I don't know much about photography.

Check out more amazing photos like these on Trey Ratcliff's Portfolio!

To know more about Trey Ratcliff, visit his blog: Be a fan on Facebook. Follow him on Twitter. Subscribe to his YouTube channel.

*All image credits goes to Trey Ratcliff. Please visit his blog and contact him for any licensing inquiries.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Quirky and Cynical Illustrations of Eduardo Salles

While browsing StumbleUpon, I stumbled upon this funny illustration about what music can do to your brains - that is depending on what type of music you're listening to. I thought it was funny so I checked out his Tumblr blog in search for more. Below is a compilation of some of his illustrations.

What Music Does To Your Brain

Revenge of God

Some Men Just Want To Watch The World Burn

Dog Evolution


Google Plus

Miley Cyrus


Then and Now

*Source and Image Credits: CinismoIlustrado

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Glamping in South Korea by ArchiWorkshop

There is a new and more convenient way to go camping in South Korea. It's called glamping - which may or may not be short for "glamour camping" or "glamour campsites". The campsite can be found at Yang-Pyeong, South Korea and the high-end tents were designed by ArchiWorkshop.

Each tent is made from an engineered fabric membrane which is able to keep out water, fire and even the harmful UV rays from the sun. Did I mention they are high-end tents? Each tent features custom sofa beds as well as toilets. No need to worry about personal comfort!

*Source: HiConsumption, ArchiWorkshop
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