Weekly Web Roundup
Weekly Web Roundup

The 1851 Franchise staff presents this week's list of the most engrossing and entertaining links from around the internet

Beyonce dropped a bombshell on the world when she surprised released her sixth studio album Lemonade on April 23. The release was preempted by a mysterious trailer the week before, with many fans not knowing what the announcement would be. Luckily for us, it was a brand new album. - Logan Perakis

South Florida-based Miami Grill was looking to add new board members to inject some new life into the brand. One of the leaders that is joining the team is none other than hip-hop artist Pitbull. Miami Grill hopes Pitbull’s notoriety will help add a little flavor to the brand. - Rachel Stolba

Forbes released its annual list of America’s Most Powerful CEO’s 40 and Under, highlighting the fact that youth is not wasted on the young. Some of the country’s most powerful CEOs include Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and GrubHub’s Matthew Maloney. - Lauren Moorman

X-Men fans were treated to a little bit of surprise during the final X-Men: Apocalypse trailer. Hugh Jackman said he is stepping away from portraying the iconic Wolverine, but if the new trailer is any indication, he’s not done quite yet. - Matt Diaz

Newspaper publisher Gannet, which owns the USA Today, made a formal offer to buy rival Tribune Publishing. Gannett put an offer of $815 million on the table which would give the publisher control over all Tribune Publishing publications, including the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. - Ryan Paul

Hafþór Björnsson, better known as The Mountain from Game of Thrones, is a strong dude. He is constantly showing impressive feats of strength on the internet and he is able to achieve that with a healthy diet. Did I say healthy diet? I meant a gargantuan healthy diet. - Chris Zois

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences revealed the winners of the 2016 Webby Awards. The Awards honors the best websites, online film and videos, mobile sites and apps that are available on the internet. - Ahmad Yilmaz

The halfway point of the year is fast approaching and many may need some extra motivation to get over a mid-year slump. Entrepreneur magazine has a few mindsets that help push you through the tough times and get your minds active. - Hannah Kramer

ADVERTISEMENT