GADGETS
C5 Redefining the Game of Beer Pong

Calling all beer pong lovers! The game is about to take on a whole different meaning. Say hello to C5, the company revolutionizing the way beer pong has been played since freshman year of college thanks to their custom beer pong tables.

Joseph Mollo, C5 Founder, began his journey in his garage where he decided that cheap plastic tables wouldn’t cut it anymore. That’s when he took to designing a table worthy of the game. This resulted in a stellar looking table that could hold up, even in the midst of the most intense beer pong games. As seen to the left, the table includes a new shot to the game as well as raised ends to allow for cup and ball storage. C5 is now the largest producer of custom beer pong tables. From bars to college frat houses to your own garage, C5 hopes to make those awful foldaway tables a thing of the past.

GADGETS
Missed the One Day Sale of Google Glass? Don't Fret

If you are checking out this article to find some information about buying Google Glass, you are a day late and about $1,500 short.

That’s because on April 15th, Google opened its Explorers Program to the public, making the wearable computers for sale for one day only. The limited availability offered a chance for average Americans to find themselves among the likes of Silicon Valley elite.

There is speculation that the number of people who own Google Glass hovers around 10,000, but it will not be a while until the seemingly dissatisfied smartphone-carrying, table-toting, and laptop-using individual can graduate to the next level of tech savviness. So, in solidarity with today’s tech-everyman, here are five reasons why you should not fret about having missed the opportunity to get yourself a pair.

LOVE & SEX
According to New Survey, Americans Prefer Cell Phones to Sex

As we learned from finances online, Harris Interactive recently released a poll that has set some websites abuzz with the statistic that Americans would have an easier time giving up sex than their mobile phones.

The poll lists twelve different items and asked people whether they could live without it for a few days, a week or more, or if they just couldn’t live without it. 26% of Americans said they could not live without a cell, while only 20% said they couldn’t live without sex. However, the world’s oldest pastime also lost out to television (23%), a computer (24%), and internet access (28%).

PEOPLE
Make Ryan Gosling Blush with this Celeb Coloring Book

Ryan Gosling is pretty dreamy, but don't you ever wish that you could decide what color his clothes, skin and eyes were yourself? Well now you can color yourself a white, tan, black or purple Gosling with Colour Me Good's Ryan Gosling Colouring Book for Good Colourer-Inners.

Line drawings of all of Gosling's hunkiest roles, from the Notebook to Drive, are ready and waiting for you to demonstrate your coloring finesse. How shiny IS his hair? How glossy ARE his lips? It's in your hands!

LIFESTYLE
Decision Making Gets a Whole Lot Easier with Dyce


It’s Friday night and you find yourself facing the same problem you face every weekend—where shall you go for dinner and drinks? Everyone has suggestions, but no one make a decision. What you need is a third-party decision maker that guarantees an exciting night. Dyce can help you!

Dyce is a smartphone app that randomizes the process of selecting a restaurant or bar. It works like this: Dyce finds six of the best bars or restaurants close to your location, and with a random roll of the “Dyce” it decides where you and your friends should go. In order to make these choices, Dyce utilizes a dynamic selection algorithm that uses Foursquare ratings to find six of the best restaurants or bars in your area. It then filters these to select the range you want to search in (i.e. 1 mile, 5 miles), but it doesn’t stop there. Dyce also filters the results based on the type of restaurant or bar you and your friends are in the mood for (i.e. Dive Bars, Lounges, Cocktail Bars, Sports Bars etc.), and provides you with instant directions on how to get there using Google Maps and Apple Maps.

TRAVEL
Stray Boots Launches User Generated City Tours

Say goodbye to stressful, last-minute tour planning. Launching today (April 9th), tech/travel startup, Stray Boots, will offer a user-centric platform to create personalized city tours with ease. The company, which currently offers tours in over 15 cities in the US and UK, have expanded their horizons with their new User Generated Experience (UGE) platform for people who simply want to create an interesting tour around the city, or for guides/hosts who are looking to spice up their current tours.

City tours historically take guests to the same locations, but with Stray Boots’ UGE technology, tours can be customized to the tastes of the guests, and can lead to the most fascinating, hidden treasures each city has to offer. The possibilities are endless with this new platform, and there will a fresh demand for personalized city tours.

LIFESTYLE
The Internet's Greatest Game of Thrones Merch

1. The Ommegang Game of Thrones Beer, $6 and up

In addition to the Iron Throne and Take the Black Stout releases, Ommegang just added Fire and Blood, in honor of Danaerys' three dragon babies. Each beer has one scaly beast randomly selected for the label, but the hops and chili flavor will have every fan breathing fire.

2. A Feast of Ice and Fire, $13.99

TECH
4D: Coming Soon To Theaters!

If you’ve ever been to Hershey Park, Universal Studios Parks, or any of the Disney World/Land, you’re probably familiar with the concept of the 4D Movie.

4D movies taking 3D a step further by enabling audience members to utilize all their senses. If there is a rainy scene, a spray of water will fall on you. If there are snakes on the ground, the floor beneath you will shift and slither. If someone is barbequing in the background, the smell of burgers will make your mouth water. Some theaters will even give a blast of cold air or a gust of wind to make even minor details feel more authentic.

TECH
The 2014 Skymall Awards

Roommates' Most Wanted

Inflatable Movie Screen

"Now we can all share your parent's HBO Go account!"









Roommates' Most Hated

Sheng Kwong Metal Gong

Every night is T-Rex theme party night!

TECH
Become an Armchair Conductor with Patatap

Patatap is a “portable animation and sound kit” that functions somewhere between a browser game and a musical instrument. Click any key and Patatap will play a correlating sound and animation. Press many keys simultaneously or close together and the animations and sounds layer on each other – typing with it like it’s a word processor is tremendous fun. Just be careful about the space key! Every time you hit the space bar, it swaps out the ‘font,’ so to speak, and you get a new series of pips and squeaks to explore. There are at least five completely unique variations with their own visuals, and the sounds are as varied as a human voice, sci-fi blips, and a set that’s almost like having a jazz band at your fingertips.

LIFESTYLE
We've Found the Coolest Functional Cufflinks on the Internet

Even before the dawn of James Bond, Cufflinks have been the staple of the sharp dressed man. Considered to be one of the few pieces of “Men’s jewelry," the cufflink adds a debonair touch to an otherwise blasé formal shirt. Novelty cufflinks have been popularized over the last few decades, with men choosing from a variety of options to represent everything from their birthstones and favorite sports teams to their hobbies and occupations.

But recently, a new trend has emerged on the cufflink market: Functional Cufflinks. Functional cufflinks are fun, useful cufflinks that can fill everyday purposes, or just keep you discreetly occupied in board meetings. Here are the top ten functional cufflinks that will set you apart from your jeans without setting you apart from fun: