Archive for the ‘cool’ Category

Food Scented Fresheners

November 7th, 2009 No comments


Of all of the crazy things, why doesn’t someone make a wall-plugin that makes the air smell like food?

This could be a long list, but here are some ideas:

  • Fresh Brewed Coffee
  • Bacon
  • Roast in Oven
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Fudge Brownies
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Baking Bread in Oven

Why hasn’t someone done this already?

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The Family That Plays Together Stays Together

October 13th, 2009 No comments

Custom Fit Nutrition

Custom Fit Nutrition

This is a guest article by Joy Supplee of Custom Fit Nutrition.


We’re always hearing that we need to get more exercise but our busy schedules seem to get in the way.  Gym memberships can be a great motivator for some, but can be difficult to maintain over time.  And what about time with your family or significant other?

Wii Fit Plus

Wii Fit Plus

Here’s an idea to promote both a healthful lifestyle and time with your loved ones: consider purchasing a Wii Active or Fit system or even a used Play Station II system with Dance Dance Revolution for a lower cost option. These are video game systems that you can use for either personal workouts or fun physical games & competition with your loved ones.  And many video game stores will offer refurbished models at a lower price that even come with warranties.

It won’t matter what the weather looks like outside, you won’t have to drive anywhere and you will be spending quality time with your loved ones and having fun as well as improving your health!  How can you beat that?

Cool Interactive Graph: How Different Groups Spend Their Day

August 28th, 2009 No comments
NY Times

NY Times

Interested to see how people in different groups spend their time in a day?  Take a look at this graph from The New York Times. It not only gives a very interesting view on how people spend their time, but it’s presented in a unique way that allows people to really learn more.

  • men
  • women
  • employed
  • unemployed
  • black
  • white
  • age 15-24
  • age 25-64
  • age 65+
  • etc.

Clicking on one of the groups changes the graph.

Hover over the graph to read more summary information about that exact section you’re hovering over.

Clicking on the graph gives more detailed information on that section.

Pretty cool!

What do you think?