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Friday morning. It’s been a long week but you are almost there. Just a few more calls, one more meeting and then the weekend and freedom awaits. We know you need a little extra boost to get you through the final day of the workweek and luckily, Poker Central and Death Wish Coffee have you covered. The world’s strongest coffee gives you a “Morning Perk,” bringing you the best of the internet from the past week.

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

The internet wasn’t around when Ferris Bueller gave everyone the perfect high school yearbook quote but his words are just as powerful today as they were in the late 80’s. The internet, more often than not, moves faster than life itself and while we’re sure we missed some of it, these were our favorites from the past week.

Another smooth transition as we go from actual athleticism to virtual athleticism. Reports surfaced this week that Uber’s CEO Travis Kalanick claims to have once held the 2nd best Wii Tennis score in the world. I didn’t even know Wii Tennis tracked scores but this seems like an odd claim to make if it weren’t true. Even if he is slightly exaggerating, you’d imagine Kalanick is pretty good at Wii Tennis but this sounds a lot like when my high school friends and I all thought we were the best Mario Super Striker players in the world. (Which we were.)

The NFL Draft is full of speculation, trades, booms and busts but it is also full of amazing stories. Takkarist McKinley, the UCLA defensive lineman turned Atlanta Falcon, is one of those amazing stories. McKinley grew up without his parents and was raised by his grandmother and before she passed away, he made her a promise. He was going to get out of his rough neighborhood, go Division I and make it to the NFL. The final step of that promise was fulfilled last night and even though she wasn’t there in person, McKinley carried her picture on stage to meet the commissioner and join the ranks of the National Football League. I may be a New York Giants/Las Vegas Raiders hybrid fan but I am certainly rooting for McKinley.

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