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Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Micropig

What do you get your animal lover for Christmas? They already have their stable of dogs, cats, birds, fish, and more. So how about a micropig? Not a miniature pig, a micropig. Genetically altered by Chinese scientists, a fully grown micropig weighs 33 pounds at a cost of $1600. Or may be this is all […]

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Juicies lime green USB extension

Got My Juicies

It’s been a long journey for the Kickstarter-powered Juicies project. Started in 2011, Juicies goal was to bring colorful cables made out of recycled materials to the iPhone market. The colors were delicious, the price was right, and hey, Laurens from Hawaii was behind it all so why not back this project? Then there was […]

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Because Every Kid Needs to Know…

It’s just not right that kids of the near future will not know what Twinkies, Ho Hos, and Ding Dongs are. Because of Hostess’ bankruptcy and impending liquidation of assets, the future of Twinkies looks bleak (or does it?). I’m not taking chances and stocked up for one last sugar rush so that my kids […]

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Is This Spice Racist?

Rummaging around at a grocery store, I came across Noh, Foods of Hawaii, spice packets. They feature flavors for Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian, and other ethnic palettes. But for their Filipino Adobo Mix, they showcase this image. I don’t get it. Why do other spice packets show pictures of prepared foods while this one shows a […]

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Rodarte Design Hits Starbucks (and Me)

When I walked into Starbucks this morning, I had to stop because of this display. The entire store had been redone in holiday red, but this display with lime green, silver, and shades of grey hit me hard. What are these? These belong to a design collaboration with Rodarte. These diffusion, pixelated pattern items are […]

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The Twlight Saga Ends with Breaking Dawn Part 2

So the end of the Twilight saga is finally here with Breaking Dawn Part 2 releasing to the public this week. Thanks to the Red Band Project, I got to see an early screening of the awaited final chapter. I won’t give away any spoilers, and I won’t be doing a review (I’ll leave that […]

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What’s Isaac Fotu’s Secret?

UH men’s basketball freshman forward, Isaac Fotu, has a great fro going on. Couple his “Fear the Fro” moniker with his rebounding prowess, and you got an instant fan favorite. But what’s #42’s secret? Could it be this? I know nothing about chia seeds, but this dietary supplement is getting some attention. And be sure […]

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