Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Peanut Butter Jelly time...

There is an artist from Indianapolis named Terry Border who takes inanimate objects and tries to, well, make them more "animated". By simply adding a little wire, and some creativity, this man has created some very adorable art.

Enjoy :)

 Marry me?
Candy bar escapes overzealous

Bon Voyage: Golf ball prepares to leave

Dancing queens take stage

Sweet cupcake becomes Marilyn Monroe

English Breakfast

Little egg has big dreams

What is key to happiness?

Friday, March 25, 2011

So much WIN

My boyfriend and I have fallen into the evil grasps of the "words with friends" app on our iphone and droid, respectively.

He sent me this in a text. I think he was afraid......

Best accidental letters EVER.

Jim Carrey AND penguins?!!!!

Basically this movie was MADE for me. Oh how I looooove penguins.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

And this is why we don't steal, especially from nerds....

Laptop Stolen, Owner Remotely Accesses Computer, Thief Gets Humiliated

Seen here getting his what will go down in history books as "ZERO SWERVE" on, a laptop thief records himself on webcam dancing to 'Make it Rain' (make it rain? you couldn't even muster a drizzle -- you'll never be an Indian shaman!) IN HIS MOM'S KITCHEN. My f*** that's gangsta. Unfortunately for Sir Spazalot here, the laptop's rightfully owner was able to remotely access the unit, determine who the thief was, and post this video on Youtube.
I was going to stage serious lulz but the police apparently cracked down right as I filed the report.
EDIT: laptop recovered! :D

EDIT 2: I bought another laptop during the time it got stolen, so I'm going to sell the old one and donate all the proceeds to Japan relief. Thanks for your support, everyone :)
The perp, obviously disappointed some Youtube codec made his fresh moves appear stale onscreen, took the time to write the owner a Facebook message (screencap after jump) asking him to remove the video. Obviously, the owner has not. Hey -- you know the Ja Rules: you do the crime, you do the time get humiliated by a half-million people on Youtube.
Knock knock.
"Who's there?"
A producer from 'So You Think You Can Dance?'
No asshole, it's the amberlamps -- we thought you were having a seizure.
Cops are here too, something about a laptop.

Hit the jump for the Facebook message and video of in action.

This article was just TOO funny NOT to post here.


Tuesday, March 22, 2011

I am iron man....

well, maybe not quite, but I did go to an Iron Pour!

What exactly is that you ask? In the simplest of terms, its when craftsmen burn down metal/iron/steel into liquid form, then pour it into pre-determined molds. When its cooled off you have new solid iron pieces or art/workmanship.

My boyfriend, Jason, used to go to iron pours often when he was an undergrad at FSU 5-7 years ago, and still has connections to the FSU Master Craftsman Studio (the people who control the iron pour). His buddy invited him to one last weekend, and I tagged along to watch and even participate a little.

I didn't have my beloved Nikon DSLR with me, but I had my backup canon "point and shoot" and managed to snag a few photos I really enjoyed.

(for the record, Jason is the one in the Blue "leathers")

Is it just me, or do you really want to say "liquid hot magma" a la Dr. Evil from Austin Powers?
(iron in mold trying to cool down)
Some of the finsihed products, hours after pouring (sorry for the phone camera quality)

My "art" I made from a scratchblock...

and a little video of some of the action....

Monday, March 21, 2011

How sweet it is....

I'm in a super awesome mood today. Why? Because FSU Men's Basketball just won and are going to the SWEET SIXTEEN in the NCAA tourney. They haven't made it that far in 18 years! It makes me proud. Even though them winning kinda ruined my bracket a little....but totally worth it. I guess its not all bad though considering everyone else in my fantasy bracket did what I did, so I am STILL the overall number one. Boo-ya!

Great job Guys! Can't wait to see you play VCU Friday @9:57pm.

Go Noles!!!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

When Rihanna sang that song...

I don't think this is what she meant....

truly, a best friend

This video is form the aftermath of the Japan earthquakes/tsumnami. A newsreporter team found these dog and recorded the following video. If this doesnt touch your heart, I dont know what will.
(English translations below video)

We are in Arahama area. Looks like there is a dog. There is a dog. He looks tired and dirty. He must have been caught in the tsunami. He looks very dirty.
He has a collar. He must be someone's pet. He has a silver collar. He is shaking. He seems very afraid.
Oh, there is another dog. I wonder if he is dead.
Right there. There is another dog right next to the one sitting down. He is not moving. I wonder. I wonder if he is alright.
The dog is protecting him.
Yes. He is protecting the dog. That is why he did not want us to approach them. He was trying to keep us at bay.
I can't watch this. This is a very difficult to watch.
Oh. Look. He is moving. He is alive. I am so happy to see that he is alive.
Yes! Yes! He is alive.
He looks to be weakened. We need to them to be rescued soon. We really want them rescued soon.

Oh good. He's getting up.

It is amazing how they survived the tremendous earthquake and tsunami. It's just amazing that they survived through this all.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Money, money, money

I know I am not the only one who feels professional athletes are overpaid, and most of the time pretty terrible with their millions of dollars made. But then i read a story like the one below and I don't feel such anger about how much money some people have when they use it for a great cause.

Players chip in to save coach’s life after Clippers decline medical coverage

Seven years ago, former Los Angeles Clippers head coach Kim Hughes was diagnosed with prostate cancer, and the ensuing aftermath will change the way you feel about several NBA types significantly.
Up until Tuesday afternoon, the only functional knowledge I had of former Los Angeles Clippers head coach Kim Hughes was that he was, in fact, a former Los Angeles Clippers head coach, and that he once touched his elbows on the rim in a lay-up line at a high school tournament in Illinois, which really impressed my father.
Beyond that, nothing. Until Tuesday afternoon, when Howard Beck brought this column to Trey Kerby's attention, and he brought it to our attention. And now we're passing the feel-good savings on to you, in the form of an anecdote that reveals that NBA players Corey Maggette(notes), Marko Jaric(notes), Chris Kaman(notes) and Elton Brand(notes) all chipped in to pay for expensive life-saving surgery for Hughes, after the Clippers organization (read: Donald Sterling, noted worst person in the world) declined to cover the costs.
Declined to cover the cost of a surgery that would save their employee's life. While playing rent-free in an often sold-out arena in America's second-biggest television market. Unyieldingly evil.
Gary Woelfel has the original story:
"Those guys saved my life," Hughes said. "They paid the whole medical bill. It was like $70,000 or more. It wasn't cheap.
"It showed you what classy people they are. They didn't want me talking about it; they didn't want the recognition because they simply felt it was the right thing to do."
Hughes said he will be forever grateful to Brand, Jaric, Kaman and Maggette. In fact, Hughes said every time he runs into any of them, he thanks them from the bottom of his heart.
Maggette said that was indeed the case, laughing how he has repeatedly told Hughes over the years it wasn't necessary.
"Kim thanks me every time he sees me; he does that every single time," Maggette said smiling. "I've said to him, 'Kim, come on. You don't have to do that. You're good.'
No, you're good, Corey Maggette. You're pretty fantastically good. And so are you, Marko Jaric, Elton Brand, and Chris Kaman.
And Donald Sterling? You remain a terrible, terrible person.


Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Drop it like it's hot!

My sister made me watch this commercial. And honestly, the first time I watched it, didn't think it was that funny.

But I gave it a second look, and now I find it quite humorous.


Friday, March 11, 2011

I heart Rachel Zoe

Besides her being just fabulous in every way, she is now possibly the most fabulously glamorous pregnant lady of all time.

Rachel Zoe Won’t Style Snooki For Any Amount Of Money

 After her first job as a fashion assistant in New York at the now-defunct YM magazine (her salary: $18,000), Zoe went freelance at 25 and began styling for the likes of Britney Spears and Backstreet Boys from a one-bedroom West Village apartment. “I worked 20-something hours a day, seven days a week,” Zoe says. “I was completely obsessed with fashion and spent all my money flying to Paris to go to couture because that was the dream. I crashed shows, stood in line for Marc Jacobs.”
Zoe, an admitted hippie who walked down the aisle to the Grateful Dead’s “Truckin’,” swears she’s never touched a drug in her life. As for the 30 Dead shows she attended (compared with Berman’s 91), she was no doubt the only girl at Washington’s RFK Stadium wearing heeled wedges under her kaftan — and under the influence of nothing more than a wine cooler. 
tyling celebrities and a few private clients (says Zoe, “Sometimes princesses will fly in for three days from Dubai or Russia or London — that’s always fun”) remains RZI’s bread and butter, but she’s not looking to expand the roster anytime soon. “That’s not to say I wouldn’t take on new clients,” Zoe says, “if I was really excited about someone and if it was the right fit.” And if that person were, say, Snooki waving a $10,000 fee? “I don’t have time,” coos Zoe, who says she’s never seen an episode of Jersey Shore. “No really, because she’s so out there right now, that’s like a full-time job. It’s nothing against Snooki.
Source: Rachel Zoe Won’t Style Snooki For Any Amount Of Money

She is just to DIE for. I <3 her and her crazy butt.

Oh, Rodger......

Can I PLEASE have her closet now?

Clarissa?Ferguson?Sam? Hooray!

I don't know about you, but I love 90s Nickelodeon TV shows!

Okay, maybe you have to be a child of the late eighties and 90s like myself to truly appreciate the awesome that was nickelodeon back in the day. So you can only imagine my happiness when I read this:

Nickelodeon’s TeenNick Channel to Bring Back ’90s Programming

If you’re one of the people who got all nostalgic at yesterday’s news about Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series, prepare to take another trip down memory lane. Nickelodeon’s TeenNick channel has announced a plan to show reruns of ’90s shows like Pete & Pete and Rugrats as part of a new programming block. Read more details after the jump.
Entertainment Weekly reports that TeenNick (formerly known as The N), has scheduled a two-hour block from midnight to 2 AM called The ’90s Are All That — sort of a retro TGIF for people who grew up with the original TGIF, I guess. The block will include old programs like Rugrats, Kenan & Kel, Pete & Pete, The Amanda Bynes Show, All That and Clarissa Explains it All. TeenNick plans to eventually use the block to show other ’90s shows and films as well.

Umm, Hello? This is great! Now I wish I had DVR......hmmmmm

I love Orange soda! I do, I do, I dooo-oooooo!

Who says it doesn't pay...

to love football?

FSU just released the contract amounts for all it's assistant coaches for the football team. Clearly I should've gone the way of the athletic coaching route....

*Rundown of new contracts signed by FSU's assistant coaching staff:

Vic Viloria - 3-year term. Base salary $176K (He's the MAN!)

Gene Williams -
Mark Stoops and Greg Hudson are among the coaches that received raises.
D.J. Eliot - 2-year term. Base salary $192.5K

Damayune Craig - 2-year term. Base salary $192.5K

Eddie Gran - 3-year term. Base salary $205K + $130.5K for speaking engagements/public appearances, etc.

Greg Hudson - 2-year term. Base salary $205K + $130.5K for speaking engagements and public appearances, etc.

James Coley - 3-year tearm. Base salary $205K + $130.5K for speaking engagements and public appearances, etc.

Lawrence Dawsey - 2-year term. Base salary $205K + $37K for speaking engagements and public appearances, etc.

Mark Stoops - 3-year term. Base salary $205K + $235K for speaking engagements and public appearances, etc.

Odell Haggins - 2-year term. Base salary $205K + $70K for speaking engagements and public appearances, etc.

Rick Trickett - 3-year term. Base salary $205K + $195K for speaking engagements and public appearances, etc

Oh and in case you were wondering, Head Coach Jimbo Fisher makes $1.8 million base salary from the university, $4,000 from non-university compensation, with a possible maximum bonus(per year) of $675,000.
That's  $2,479,000 PER YEAR.



Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Can I have?

Currently obsessed with!

House of Harlow Jewelry and the related!!!!

House of Harlow 1960 Key Cocktail Ring $48

House of Harlow 1960 Mini Key Necklace $48

House of Harlow 1960 Carey Sunglasses $125

House of Harlow 1960 Pearl Open Toe Pumps $225

Movie time

I have once again been updating lightly. Partly because I have actually been fairly busy between moving and work, and partly because of family emergencies. I will try and update more regularly again, but I cannot always make such wonderful promises as I hope I can.

But you know what always make me happy and really excited? New movie trailers! I'm a sucker for the 1-4 minute little bits of movies. I only wish I actually got to see the whole thing more often instead of just ehe trailers. I really need to catch up on those Oscar winning movies....

Any who, here are a few I enjoyed recently:

Peep World


Hangover 2