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Bike Storage

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It’s the wave–or maybe the cycle– of the future. Although these ‘bike trees’ have been in use for almost two years now in Japan, they are just beginning to gain popularity in the US. The idea is similar to a coat check for bikes. After signing up for a spot at one of the machines […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Monogrammed Gifts

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Monogramming adds a personalized touch to any gift you’ll give this season. And thanks to the Internet, backpacks and pens are no longer the only items that can be personalized. Iomoi offers personalized coasters that offer far more than the traditional 3-letter monogram. With hundreds of styles to choose from, these are great gifts to […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Sixth Sense

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If you already feel like our lives are becoming more and more like a science fiction movie each day, this will really blow your mind:  MIT’s Media Lab has recently been working on an augmented reality device– a computer that allows people to interact in a digital manner with ordinary objects. SixthSense is made up […] [Read More]
Categories: technology

Motorola Droid: a competitor of the iPhone?

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Motorola busts back onto the scene with their newest phone, featuring noteworthy improvements and using an open source operating system called Android 2.0. But how does it fare in the era of the iPhone? The phone itself has a 5 megapixel camera, versus iPhone’s 3 megapixels, and offers users a lot more control over camera […] [Read More]
Categories: General, technology

Tina Lutz & Marcia Patmos for West Elm

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Tina Lutz & Marcia Patmos are designers whose style and ingenuity match their commitment to environmental responsibility. These artists specialize in knit fibers and work on the principles of integrity and purity with hopes of creating products that work towards a fusion of modernity and tradition. Lutz and Patmos have recently designed a set of pillow covers […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Home, style

Fairy Floss

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Pashmak is Turkey’s delicious alternative to classic cotton candy. Meaning ‘little wool’ in Persian, Pashmak is made from sesame and sugar and accompanies fruit, cake and ice cream. With a variety of flavors to choose from, pashmak lends itself well to most desserts, and its whimsical appearance is perfect for Holiday entertaining. Gourmet Traveler has an […] [Read More]
Categories: food, General

Fine Fragrances & Custom Scents

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Choosing a perfume mean making a big commitment to scent and is not a decision that should be taken lightly! Amidst the big names like Estee Lauder and Chanel there are quite a few lesser, yet equally enticing brands. For starters, there is Saffron James Parfums, a company started by Hawaii native and former Elle […] [Read More]
Categories: style

Baubles for the Holidays

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The Christmas tree is often the focal point of Holiday decor, but that doesn’t mean it should get all the attention this season. There are plenty of Creative ways of using colorful ornaments to create unique decor indoors and out. Wreathes are a wonderful standard, yet holiday baubles can be a much more colorful and […] [Read More]
Categories: General