11 Stories We Didn't Write About, But That You Might Want To Comment On, Including Gay Star Wars Characters And Why You Should Eat  Out Of A Bowl

Want to NOT talk about The Oscars? Well, this is your place to do just that. After all, there are a lot of other things going on in this world.
Publish date:
February 28, 2016
news, Weekend Roundup, The Oscars

Things happening besides the Oscars include, but are not limited to, these eleven topics that we didn't write about, but that you might want to comment on.

Your brain thinks that food eaten out of a bowl tastes better. [BBC]

Donald Trump claims "to know nothing" about David Duke, Ku Klux Klan grand wizard. Donald Trump appears to be lying. [CNN]

Pro-tip: Use Scotch tape to remove dead skin from your lips. [Pure Wow]

Apple will release two new products — a new iPad and a new iPhone — the day before the company's FBI hearing. [Buzzfeed]

J.J. Abrams wants folks to get used to the idea of gay characters in Star Wars. [io9]

You can now see how much you've spent on Amazon since opening your account. [Lifehacker]

Happy 30th anniversary to Pretty in Pink! [CNN]

People who sleep in behave more ethically than people who have to get up early. [BCC]

Chris Christie has endorsed Donald Trump... [The Slot]

Evidently forgetting all the horrible things he's said about Trump in the past! [Salon]

Feel free to talk about any or all of these below. Or talk about the Oscars! And for bonus points, guess which person referred to in one of the links above is another example of a dude that I dated before he became rich and famous — my speciality!