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Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in General

Instabeat – Swimming Monitor

Instabeat – Swimming Monitor

Good Morning !!! Today we are going to talk to you about this great new project “Instabeat”.  It is the first swimming monitor mounted on your goggles that tracks, stores, and displays instant feedback of your heart rate to reach your training goals. The project was founded in 2011 by Hind Hobeika out of a need for a heart rate monitoring device for her practices. A former professional swimmer herself, she got the idea while training for the American University of Beirut’s swimming team. You can find out more by watching the video below and visiting their website instabeat.me. If you like the project and want to see it come to life, you can help fund it by going...

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Posted by on Apr 20, 2013 in Sports

NBA’S Top Dunks and Flops of the Season

NBA’S Top Dunks and Flops of the Season

Good Morning !!! Now that the NBA season has come to an end we witnessed a lot of record breaking and historical moments, from the Miami Heat’s incredible streak to Steph Curry’s journey to the 3-point record! Below you will find the top 10 dunks of the season along with some of the worst flops. Did you know that the NBA unveiled it’s 5 step flopping policy that starts off with a phone call warning and goes up to a $30k fine. That didn’t seem to scare the players especially Chris Paul of the Clippers.  For the playoffs the NBA introduced it’s new 5 step policy that skips the phone call and starts off with a $5k fine.  2nd is $10k, 3rd is $15k and 4th violation is a $30k. So hopefully we will see less of these shameful plays. Enjoy the videos and let the Playoffs begin...

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Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Sports

NBA Playoffs ! Are You Ready?

NBA Playoffs ! Are You Ready?

Good Morning !!! Are you ready for the NBA Playoffs? I know I am, I can’t wait for it to start and hopefully Derrick Rose will be back to play with the Bulls. But whether your like it or not everyone will be watching Lebron James to see what he will do and if he will have his repeat.  The NBA recognizes that so they created a special playoff ad just for King James. Check it out below and tell me who do you want to...

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Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in TV Shows

If ‘Mad Men’ Happened Today

If ‘Mad Men’ Happened Today

Good Morning !!! Did you ever wonder how the ‘Mad Men’ office would look like if it was taking place in our day of age. Other then the sexism, drinking and smoking in the office, the technology and the tools used by our beloved characters would be different too 😉 Shutterstock gave us a glimpse of what the office would be if the story took place in the 21st century.  What else do you think will be different? Share with us in the comments below...

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Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in General, Music

Eric Clapton is Selling Guitars

Eric Clapton is Selling Guitars

Good Morning !!! Eric Clapton and Guitar Center are teaming up with Fender and Gibson to create a limited edition replicas of guitars once played by Clapton himself and his own signature acoustic series with Martin. The replica guitars are Brownie and Lucy which are a Stratocaster and a Les Paul respectively.  Each will be sold at $14,999 and there will only be 100 produced. Clapton’s “Crossroads” Signature Martin Guitars will also be a limited edition series and they are all built under Clapton’s supervision.  Three models are being made and the prices are $5,999 , $12,999, and $49,999 according to the model and the wood the guitar is being made from. Check out the amazing videos below and see Eric playing all the models for the very first time and giving his input along with the story of each...

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Posted by on Apr 7, 2013 in General, Sip & Bite

Mad Men Cocktails

Mad Men Cocktails

Good Morning !!! To get you started for the beginning of Season 6 of Mad Men. Here are some of my favorite cocktail recipes from the show : Old Fashioned INGREDIENTS 2 dashes aromatic bitters ½ tsp sugar dissolved with water and bitters 1½ oz of bourbon 1 cherry 1 orange slice 1 lemon wedge INSTRUCTIONS Fill glass with ice. Add cherry, orange slice, and lemon wedge. Pour in bourbon. Serve in a rocks glass over ice Dirty Martini INGREDIENTS 2½ oz gin 1½ oz dry vermouth ½ oz olive juice 3-4 green olives stuffed with blue cheese INSTRUCTIONS Add dry vermouth to the martini glass, rinse, and pour out. Pour gin, olive juice and ice into mixing glass and shake until chilled. Strain in the martini glass and drop the 3 to 4 olives as garnish. Stinger INGREDIENTS 1 oz cognac 1 oz crème de menthe INSTRUCTIONS Put all ingredients in mixing glass. Shake briskly. Select brandy snifter. Pour into glass Cuba Libre INGREDIENTS 2 oz light rum...

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Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in General, Music

The Rolling Stones on Tour Again

The Rolling Stones on Tour Again

Good Morning !!! After almost 50 years since The Rolling Stones played Hyde Park, they will be back on July 6. Not before passing by Canada and USA first, so for everyone who’s interested, go to rollingstones.com for more info! Check out the video where they announce their...

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Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in General

Google’s 2013 April Fool’s Pranks

Google’s 2013 April Fool’s Pranks

Good Morning !!! Today is April Fool’s Day and like every year Google has some of the most creative pranks. So here are the ones from YouTube, Gmail, and Google search. My favorite is the one from YouTube, which one is...

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