Just what were they thinking when they made these? For this list I’m looking at colleges that have named their athletic teams shocking or unusual things. The countdown starts now: 12. Xavier Musketeers. Nothing’s wrong with the Musketeers, unless your mascot isn’t even a musketeer. Their mascot is named “The Blue Blob”, and is exactly what it says on the tin. It’s so funny it comes out the other side to genuinely intimidating. 11. Whittier College Poets. Because no one fears poets, except when they look like this nightmare. Seriously, that thing doesn’t even look human. And what might they say at graduation? “Mr. Clark Haile will not be receiving a diploma because he can’t write poems. We here are the Poets, so if you are incapable of writing poetry, you must transfer, Mr. Haile.” If that’s the truth, then close Whittier College. 10. Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers. What is a Hilltopper, anyway? Apparently it’s this thing , which looks like a red Jabba the
The lightsaber is everyone's favorite Star Wars weapon and comes in many varieties. Here are my top 10. 10. Palpatine's lightsaber This elegant style suits a powerful Sith Lord and Galactic Emperor. 9. Gungi (Wookiee youngling from Clone Wars) lightsaber A wooden lightsaber fit for a Wookiee. 8. Mace Windu's lightsaber Sleek, bright, and cool - just like Mace Windu. 7. Imperial Inquisitor lightsaber Two spinning red blades on a disk. 6. Count Dooku's lightsaber The curved hilt allows for one-handed combat. 5. Darth Maul's lightsaber Double cool and double bladed. 4. Ezra Bridger's first lightsaber Turn it on its side and it can be a blaster. 3. Kylo Ren's lightsaber This unique crossguard lightsaber has been iconic since the first trailer for The Force Awakens came out. 2. Anakin Skywalker's/Luke Skywalker's/Finn's/Rey's Lightsaber The lightsaber of legends.
SHE ARRIVED ON A STRANGELY warm March evening in New York earlier this year. She was loaded off her truck and fixed opposite a thirty-year-old statue of a charging bull. She was the brainchild of advertising agency McCann and State Street Global Advisors. She was five feet tall, and she had the same proactive attitude as every other girl in New York. She had hair blowing in the wind, she wore a T-shirt and a skirt, she wore sneakers. She was just like every other girl in New York. Except she could not move. The "Fearless Girl", a statue aimed at promoting the power of women in leadership, sculpted by Kristen Visbal, was unveiled the following morning, and the news media poured down on her. She got crowned with anti-Trump pink hats. She was the #1 trending topic on all social media. Many people knew and heard her message. She was initially only meant to stay for a week. But a week became a month, and a month became a year. Nira Desai even started a Change.org petition to