Plant your eyes on this one all you young whippersnappers. As much as we all want to believe that seniors sit around knitting and playing bingo, the harsh reality is that they're totally still doing it AND getting STD's! According to Safesex4seniors.org, STD occurrence among senior citizens has risen a staggering 71% in the past 5 years. But hold the collective "LOL's" and "Ewww's" because we're not done yet. The site also includes an FAQ section with guides like "Flirting with Fantasy: Toying with Toys," "10 Tips for Hot Solo Sex," and perhaps our favorite, "Dialing Up Desire: From “Not Tonight” to “Hot Tonight." What!? Say it isn't so, grandma! So much for our delusions of cute, helpless, innocent seniors!
If movies have taught us anything, it’s that the best way to settle a score and win the love of your life’s affection is to challenge your rival to a dangerous race. If the long lives the Fast and the Furious movies have led is any indication, racing is still one of the more badass of past times. That doesn’t always translate well to NASCAR and official drag racing where there are rules, controlled environments, and medics around for when things inevitably go sour. Safety doesn’t always make things appealing, but do you know who does? Batman.
There’s something wonderful and inviting about book stores. Like a candy shop for avid readers, book stores entice with affordable treats and as well as some beautiful books well out of price range. It’s hard to walk into a book store and leave with just the item you’ve been looking for. Shelves and shelves of books, comfortable seats, and even swank coffee shops and bakeries make it hard for anyone to walk in and out. The only thing more enticing than a book store is an exceptionally beautiful book store. Throughout the world there are a handful of bookstores and libraries known for their beauty and unconventional outer shells. Old firehouses, night clubs and more have been converted into book stores.
It’s finally happened. Now you, the reader at home, can finally be just like your favorite over the top action movie villain. Running in guns blazing is so 1990s! What pistols need is something a little more extreme. For the gun user not satisfied with a single barrel’s worth of ammunition comes the double barrel handgun, courtesy of Arsenal Firearms. If your mind is envisioning two handguns taped together, that’s basically what it is--only sleeker.
With another election season on its way, everyone’s a little extra concerned about what the potential candidates have to say. Elections are one of the few things in life we really have a say in, whether or not our candidate wins. It’s only natural that we’re invested in how those votes get tallied. The fate of the country for at least four years rests in an honest tally of who people want to become president. That’s why many have been looking for unriggable ways to collect and count votes. Electronic systems are far from unhackable, so back in 2010 the Washington DC election board issued a challenge along with its announcement that it would be setting up an e-voting system for absentee ballots. The challenge: hack it.
Despite the economy still being in some pretty hot water, we’ve seen some massively indulgent things these last few years. Money and jewels are typical fare, but it looks like baked goods are getting in on the action too. Cupcake shops are posh and cool. Regular sized cakes are so last year. Now to help people satisfy their cravings 24 hours and 7 days a week, famous shop Sprinkles has created an ATM for their sugary treats.
Fashion week is over and we’re left yearning for things we may never be able to afford or be able to wear without causing a scene. We just can’t afford things like Bart Simpson haute couture by Jeremy Scott and it’s not exactly practical everyday wear. That, however, is what fashion week is all about. It’s pining for unbelievably beautiful or weird things and it’s inspiring. It’s hard not to see new fashion and be inspired to change things up. Few things from actual fashion shows can make their way into our closets, but for fans of fanciful accessories there is one.
Receipts: the little piece of paper you get when you complete a transaction. Not much to it, right? We often toss them in the trash and think nothing of it. Well, next time you buy something you may want to look again. You may discover a hidden gem...
This person was definitely banking on self-checkout.
Pesky kids these days...
There’s nothing new about publicity stunts mixing in with video game launches. Taking a cue from big screen hype, video game launches have become an event. Costumed heroes, famous guests, launch parties, flashmobs and more have all been a part of some big game releases. Weather balloons? Not so much. It’s not exactly a traditional way of raising some fanfare for a game, but we’ll bite. To celebrate the launch of Mass Effect 3, coming out on March 6th, Electronic Arts will launch copies of the game into the sky next week and encourage fans to track them using GPS to find out where they land.
If you're ever bored or feel like life is getting dull, all you really need to do is trek down into the dark, murky halls of the New York City subway system a.k.a the Pit of Hell. Here, all walks of life come together. It's one of the few places where there are no barriers of status. The Wall Street guy rolls right along next to the homeless guy, all packed into one steel cage of potential madness. While most commutes go off without a hitch, we've all had our fair share of "unusual" experiences --sometimes entertaining, other times flat out scary. We're not sure what the deal is, but stuff goes on down there that you don't normally see in the streets. From crooners to gregarious rats, to the shoe-licking, inebriated, or masterbating creeps, the subway is the ultimate freakshow. Move over Coney Island, you ain't got nothin' on this...