Friday, April 29, 2011

10 Interesting Ways to Reuse Tires

Every year millions of tires end up in our local landfills. Tires that aren't thrown away end up lying on the side of the road and transforming into a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

10 Best Fictional Movie Character Names

What's in a name? A name can say a lot about a person. It can describe a person's history, heritage, masculinity, femininity, personality and overall identity. However, the great thing about names is that we're not tied to them forever. We can choose nicknames, code names or secret undercover names to better suit our sense of self.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

10 Inappropriate Children's Books

There are a few classic children's books that every child should read to learn a valuable lesson about life: The Giving Tree (personal sacrifice and love),  The Lorax (save the environment),  The Tale of Peter Rabbit (don't be rebellious) and Hansel and Gretel (don't get eaten by a witch).

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

15 Awkward Cartoon Images

We've all been in awkward situations. You know, those moments when you try not to look the other person in the eyes because you just did something completely embarrassing. Or maybe you smelled something raunchy coming from their general direction but you're too disgusted to speak. Basically, all you can do is hold your breath and wait for the moment to pass.

Monday, April 25, 2011

10 Best Animated Indie Rock Music Videos

I've always been a fan of animation. In fact, one of my favorite shows of all time, Liquid Television, was a conglomeration of animated shorts by independent artists. The animated pieces remind of these 10 music videos, all of which feature great indie rock music.

Friday, April 22, 2011

10 Most Awe-Inspiring Mullets

MacGyver. Lionel Richie. Billy Ray Cyrus. Captain Planet. Balki from Perfect Strangers. What do these guys have in common? One word: MULLET.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

10 Best Hip Hop Songs from the 1990s

They just don't make hip hop music like they used to, especially like they did during the 1990's. Back in the 90s hip hop music was like revolutionary poetry. Hip hop artists told real stories from the heart that had a social impact.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

10 Documentaries You MUST See

One of the biggest reasons why I love Netflix is because I can stream an endless supply of movies to my Xbox. I love a wide variety of movie genres, but my absolute favorite is the documentary film. Why? Because it's fascinating to see how many bizarre, obscene, heartfelt and thought-provoking TRUE stores are out there.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

10 Best Music Videos That Feature Celebrities

In the first music video to ever appear on MTV, The Buggles said that "Video Killed the Radio Star." This may be true, but there are some videos that actually revived the movie star.

Monday, April 18, 2011

15 Best Chuck Norris T-Shirts

Chuck Norris is one guy who is synonymous with the word BADASS. Not only did he star alongside Bruce Lee in the martial arts film Way of the Dragon, but he was also the main butt-kicking character in the T.V. series Walker, Texas Ranger.

Friday, April 15, 2011

10 Clever Ways to Recycle Beer Bottles

Nothing is more enjoyable on a hot summer day that having a nice cold beer. If you're like me, you probably go through quite a few beer bottles in any given week. Sometimes I get embarrassed that my recycling bin is filled with nothing but beer bottles, but then I get over it and grab another beer.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

10 Thought-Provoking Environmental Posters

Are you a fan of the environment? Do you like images that are both moving and though-provoking? If you answered yes to these two questions, then you'll love these 10 green posters.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Adorable Pug Quotes Charlie Sheen

This is my pug Isabella. She's 5 years old and utterly adorable, despite the fact that she snores loudly and passes gas when she barks. She kind of reminds me of a furry gremlin, and that's why I love her so much!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

20 Catchy Indie Rock Songs Sung by Women

If you're a fan of good indie rock music then you might want to check out these 20 amazing songs.

Monday, April 11, 2011

10 Cool Ways to Recycle Cassette Tapes

Sadly, the days of making mixed tapes and recording your favorite songs off the radio are over. Cassette tapes are a thing of the past. They've been taken over by mp3s and iTunes. You're lucky if you can even find a box of them at a thrift store or garage sale.

Friday, April 8, 2011

10 Amazing Bread Sculptures

What would we do without bread? Well, if we didn't have bread we wouldn't have anything to hold our peanut butter and jelly. We wouldn't have edible soup bowls. We wouldn't have TOAST. In short, we wouldn't have happiness.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Top 10 Nerds in Film

I've always had a soft spot in my heart for nerds. Maybe it's because I like thick-rimmed glasses, bow ties and pocket protectors. Maybe it's because I'm a female nerd who loves to read books and has more than one computer monitor on my desk. I don't care what other people think: I'd choose an intelligent nerd over a dumb jock any day.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

3 Unique Hotels Made from Recycled Material

Even though traveling is fun, almost every hotel that you stay in has the same drab, boring appearance. They all have the same ugly paintings that hang on the same plain white walls. And of course, they're all made from the same standard building material.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

5 Great Songs That Feature Whistling

I have to admit something: I can't whistle. I'm 30 years old and have never been able to whistle a day in my life. I think that's why I have this weird obsession with songs that feature whistling. Not only does whistling make the song sound cool, but it also gives it a human touch.

Monday, April 4, 2011

5 Cool Ways to Recycle Books

Despite how cool and convenient e-book readers are, I'm still a sucker for a good old fashioned paperback. There's just something special about holding a book in your hand and turning the pages. I guess not everyone shares in my enthusiasm for this because bookstores everywhere are going out of business.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

4 Creative Ways to Recycle Old School Nintendo Video Game Cartridges

As much as I enjoy modern-day video game consoles like the Wii, Xbox and PlayStation, nothing compares to the most awesome game console of them all: the original 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. I loved games like the original Super Mario Bros., Contra, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out and Castlevania.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Two Clever Examples of Guerrilla Graffiti

It's always refreshing to discover artists who go "beyond the norm" to make artwork that is beautiful and unique. Instead of using traditional graffiti street art material like paint and spray cans, these two artists get a little more creative.

10 Awesomely Bad 80's Songs That I Love

I was born in 1980, so I can't help but love everything about the decade. The big hair, the leg warmers, the L.A. Gear shoes, the jean jackets. Besides the awfully awesome style of the 80's, I would have to say that it's music was also so bad that it was good.