Thursday, February 23, 2017

Foodie Alert: Grilled Cheese Doughnuts Debut In Brooklyn

The Flamin’ Hot Doughnut Grilled Cheese, is a cheesy fried dough creation being served at Clinton Hall in Brooklyn. It’s a grilled cheese donut. Here’s the anatomy of such a creation: “Habanero Glazed Bacon Donut, sliced in half, filled with mozzarella, and hung over a bowl of tomato soup,” as Thrillist says.

It’s a part of The Doughnut Project and only served on weekends for the next month because your heart can’t handle such a beautiful food on a weekday.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Help Fund A David Bowie Memorial

The guys at , This Ain’t Rock’n’Roll are working on a David Bowie memorial project with the city of Brixton and Bowie’s teams in London and New York. The group of life-long Bowie fans and local residents are looking to raise £990,000 (approximately $1.2 million) by March 21st.They plan to erect a statue  “recreating the iconic lightning flash from Duffy’s Aladdin Sane LP cover in gravity-defying red and blue-sprayed stainless steel” as featured on the cover of his 1973 album of the same name and would be located just five blocks from Bowie’s birthplace.
Overall 2017 has been an amazing year for Bowie, who posthumously swept all five music categories he was nominated for at the 2017 Grammys. If you want to help fund the David Bowie Memorial in London go (HERE) and also check out some of  the rewards for contributing.


 

Stream & Download Zhu's Remix of Migos’ “Bad and Boujee”

Amazon Music Releases 2017 OSCARS Party Mixtape

The Oscars 2017 Playlist features songs and scores from this year’s favorites like La La Land, Trolls, Moonlight, Passengers, Jackie, and more. Amazon Music curators have put together the Oscar nominated songs for this year’s Academy Awards. The curated playlist also features songs and scores from this year’s Academy Award nominees La La Land, Trolls, and more.



Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The WATL Seeks To Become A Mainstream Sport

The sport of Urban axe throwing’ has exploded across Canada. Now one of the clubs responsible, Bad Axe Throwing, has plans to go worldwide with their own league.
Bad Axe Throwing is currently in ten cities across Canada and just opened their first U.S. club in Chicago. They plan to open 5-6 more locations throughout the U.S. in 2017, along with other locations overseas, before starting the very first ‘World Axe Throwing League.’
According to Mario Zelaya, the league’s chairman, the amateur league will consist of several axe throwing facilities around the world, eventually crowning a world champion that will win prize money.“Because of the strong demand for the sport of urban axe throwing, we’re establishing a World Axe Throwing League – similar to what you would expect for the NHL, UFC, NBA, MLB, etc.,” said Zelaya.
The  Game's Format
Similar to golf or darts in that individuals would face-off against one-another each week in their particular league in their home city.

Scores will be accumulated throughout the season and league play of 7 weeks.

Playoffs begin on week 8 in which a champion is crowned in a tournament.

ICYMI: Jeopardy's Alex Trebek Is Well Versed In Rap & Hip Hop Culture

Last night on Jeopardy, Alex Trebek had to rap lyrics by Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, and Desiigner for a category titled "Let’s Rap, Kids!"
                                     

Monday, February 20, 2017

Tech: Snapchat Glasses Will Debut This March

 Snapchat will IPO next month  and the founders of the company will be billionaires as a result. In order to continue  being ahead of the high stakes tech/media business game, Snap Inc will have to build revenue channels beyond vertical video pre-roll between stories and custom filters. Hence the company’s push into hardware with Spectacles, the sunglasses that let you snap your POV.
Previously they were only available at strategic vending machines all around the country. But now they’ve opened the door to ordering online at Spectacles.com. The retail price is $129.99 for the most fashionable game changer ever created.

Travel: The Pacsafe Anti-Theft Adventure Duffel Bag


This secure gear bag was engineered for the active traveler, and features puncture resistant ToughZip™ technology and eXomesh slashguard panels protection to ensure your valuables remain safe from would-be thieves. It’s your stuff. Protect it with Duffelsafe.
— Zippered main compartment & side pocket keep your valuables secured
— Padded adjustable shoulder strap & top & side haul handles give you a variety of ways to comfortably carry
— Nylon webbing compression straps keep everything packed up tightly
— Detachable, adjustable backpack straps let you throw the bag on your back when it’s heavy
— 2015 IF Design Award Winner

Fashion & Style Spotlight: Check Out Luminox’s Navy SEAL Colormark Watch



For 20 years Luminox has made watches that pass the test of special forces, police and fire departments and professional divers around the world. Entirely Swiss-made, their timepieces have precision movements, superior construction and 24/7 readability with an always-on lume that lasts for up to 25 years.

FEATURES
100% Swiss construction
Swiss-made quartz movement
Lightweight and ultra-durable carbon-reinforced polycarbonate case
Tritium tubes provide an always-on lume that needs no light source or battery to glow
200 m / 20 atm water resistance
Official Luminox 2-year international warranty included with purchase
SPECS
Function: Time and Date
Movement: Swiss-made quartz movement
Case Material: Carbon-reinforced polycarbonate
Case Bezel: Rotating 1-way diver
Case Back: Caseback with screws
Crown: Double-security gasket
Water Resistance: 200 m / 660 ft / 20 atm
Crystal: Hardened mineral crystal
Strap: Rubber / silicone / PU
LUME
Dial 1 - 11 Markers: Ice Blue
Dial 12 Marker: Green
Bezel 12 Marker: Green
Hour Hand: Green
Minute Hand: Green
Second Hand: Green
MATERIALS
Case Material: Carbon-reinforced polycarbonate
Crystal Material: Hardened mineral crystal
Strap Material: Rubber / silicone / PU
DIMENSIONS
Case Diameter: 44 mm
Case Height: 13.8 mm
Strap Width: 18 mm
Weight: 56 g