AROUND THE WEB WITH FERRVOR: AUGUST 14, 2015

Hot days and long nights are the theme at the Ferrvor office as of late. During the down time, we like to kick back and remember all the things that make us enjoy life. Here’s what’s been getting us going throughout the week on Around the Web.

It’s been 24 years since the first Rugrats show aired on Nickelodeon. The kids are still walking and talking in the same diapers as we remember.

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It seems like just yesterday Rosetta Stone was in everyone’s library. But since libraries are becoming e-books, and apps are taking over the world, we’d like to introduce you to Microsoft Translator, the first reliable language translator.

The most highly anticipated film of the summer is finally here for all hip-hop enthusiasts and movie lovers alike. This weekend is going to be packed with people getting their eyes on Straight Outta Compton.

The yearly Perseid meteor shower earlier this week marked the end of summer. But that doesn’t mean we still can’t enjoy the summer heat, it just means we get to enjoy the sight of meteors from all around the world.

In an attempt to save California from this drought, the city of Los Angeles released 96 million “shade balls” in their reservoir to combat UV rays, which save around 300 million gallons of water.

Story By: Wolfgang Caraan
Supplemental Media By: Movie Clips, iTunes, BBC News, Eric Garcetti

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