Sh*t happened 2/9/2015: Trop value, the Grammys and humanity's newest low

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Did you enjoy the weekend? If so, then perhaps Sam Smith is your spirit animal. Your smooth, smooth, androgynous spirit animal, like a hermaphroditic seal sleek and fresh from the sea.


A Tampa Bay Times story looks at the potential value of the land under Tropicana Field, should the Rays relocate. Depending upon how the property would be redeveloped, estimates range from "we need 'em to stay" to "don't let the door hit your asses on the way out."

The founder and president of nonprofit Down Syndrome Network of Tampa Bay was arrested and charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from the charity. So just remember, whenever you're feeling low, or dwelling on a bad decision you might've made, you can always take solace in the fact that at least you didn't embezzle money from a Down Syndrome charity.


The National Weather Service reported that Tampa's temperature hasn't dipped below freezing since January of 2010. Now that it's been said out loud, GO BUY A PARKA.

And finally, Sam Smith won three Grammys. Tom Petty thought they looked awfully familiar.

(Image of the Trop via Wikimedia Commons.)

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