Tag Archives: Fun

Time to take a cruise… Oasis of the Seas

(now that is a big boat)

After seeing all the previews and the grand opening, I have to admit that I want to be on that boat. Personally I rather be on a smaller ship (like the ones that the Circle Line has in NYC) where I can see the water and the sky rather quickly and notice any problems coming along. Nevertheless, the Oasis (of which cost 1.2+ Billion dollars to build) makes me want to plan a trip for the family and go.

I am not a water kind of guy, but this may have me taking swimming lessons


Why not just take a fall getaway when the deal is good?

Club med, L’Auberge De Sedona, Donovan House, USVirgin Islands… man, do you think Today Show is really hooking us grown and sexy up right here.

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Some great stuff here. makes me want to go on vacation right now. too bad I don’t have many days to take off… and the holidays are coming up so it will be just crazy hard to get a day off.


By the way, I will be doing some major updating here in the next month. Expect that if you are a regular visitor that you will be able to come here and see some specific things. For example, starting next month (and you may see some examples of this already) I will be posting most of my politically related stories on Sundays. Another example is that anything that has to do with autos will most likely be posted on Tuesdays. This will be a general rule but not always followed.

There will also be updates to the detail pages and more channel posts for those who just want to stop by on specific days to watch/read specific stuff. The same thing will be happening to my twitter channel of which will be sub-divided very shortly (general, lifestyle + travel, politics, tech and IMPORTANT

I am also VERY SLOWLY developing a site that is based off of what I am doing here but will be more large scale and more community based. More info on that as it comes.

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Only For The Mature: Luxury Pleasures

jacobo munoz - luxury pleasures

(its EXACTLY what you think)


Real Life Google Streetview

google-streetview

(because what you get online just isn’t enough)


Is It Real? 3D Architecture

3d Mural WAVE

(is that a really cool piece of Architecture or a drawing?)

3D Mural Interior

(I can’t tell where reality ends and painting begins)

More pics here if you want to trick your eyes.

 


Multi-Angle Bike… Because Your Bike Doesn’t Have Any Angles

multi-angle-bike

(a bike only the Flintstones could love)

This is one of those silly things that just seem to work for whatever reason. While I don’t think I will EVER buy one for myself to ride on, I think I would try it at least once just to see if it would really work.

As seen on China.org.cn  via Oddity Central (and all over the net if you look up multi-angle bicycle).


Travel: Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland

The Giants Causeway

(this makes me just want to get on a plane and go)

(and I barely like getting on a plane now lol)

When I first saw the pictures, I truely thought that this was man made somehow, but as you can read below, it totally was made by nature itself:

A result of volcanic eruption, Giant’s Causeway is made out of about 40,000 interlocked basalt columns. Almost all the columns have a hexagonal shape withe the highest one standing at 12 meters in length.

Source: OddityCentral.com

the giants causeway MOUNTIANS

Giants Causeway

And look how blue the water is! Now this is a way to get back to nature. Go here if you want to clear your mind and be free.

How To Get To Belfast International Airport Northern Ireland

If your in NYC and want to travel to Belfast International Airport economy style (wouldn’t recomend it for such a long flight) the prices range from 800-1100 round trip. Business costs ranges are wider (and higher)  from 1800 to 10,000+ (what??? why?) For 9,00 more (highest rate, lowsest rate was 2100) you can go first class.

I used Kayak.com for my traveling needs most of the time to find rates, but Bing.com (Microsoft’s new web search tool) does a pretty good job too for being new.

Hapy travels! And tell them Being Grown and Sexy sent you.


Nerd Alert: Ravage Transforming USB Flash Drive

Ravage Transforming USB Flash Drive

(why? because its AWESOME!!!)

I believe I have seen this before and no its not exactly grown and sexy… but that is why I put it in the category Nerd Alert. Maybe that’s a little harsh but I have to admit I totally geeked out when I saw this on Nerd Approved.com (yes that IS the name of the site and expect more links to them as they show more stuff from time to time). I want this so bad. Probably won’t  actually get it anytime soon, but I will get it.

Cost? WHO CARES!!! Cost be damned! lol

 


On Sale At Amazon.com: Flip Video Mino Series Camcorder

For about 179 dollars (let face it, the thing costs 200 dollars) you can have a cam recorder the saves up to 60 minutes of video.

Here are some of the features as shown on amazon.com:

  • Pocket-sized camcorder; Flat back panel with touch-sensitive buttons; 1.5-inch color LCD screen
  • 2 GB of on-board flash memory–records up to 60 minutes of video; 2x digital zoom
  • Internal Lithium-ion battery recharges when built-in USB arm is connected to a computer
  • Connects to TV for instant viewing
  • Built-in software lets you easily edit video files and upload them to video sharing sites

That’s pretty cool. And I love the way it hooks up to your laptop. Its really about being on the go and just recording that special event (as opposed to using your cell phone and going home to splice together 30+ different video clips… I KNOW YOU DID IT!!! lol

More info on Amazon.com click the link below:

Amazon.com: Flip Video Mino Series Camcorder, 60 Minutes (Black): Camera & Photo


iPhone vs. BlackBerry Bold: Side-by-Side Photos and Video

As seen on Gizmodo and can also be seen on iPhoneBlog.com. All I have to say is that I don’t get the comparison. The iPhone is really for personal entertainment and fun with a small mix of professional/business life. The BlackBerry Bold is more professional with a touch of fun and entertainment.

So if your more into music, video (like TV and Movies), sharing photos, taking pictures and surfing the web (with so many websites using flash, why DOESN’T the iPhone and the Touch not see flash) then you want the iPhone. If you want to really use MS Word, Powerpoint, email, and have many of the cell phone features you are accustomed to (like voice activation, video recording and such) then you want the Bold.

Me? I am still fixed on getting the Centro from either Sprint or AT&T. Its a matter of cost, how much can I get off percent wise, and which color I want (AT&T has the really cool looking soft white and green one, but Sprint has this red one that is too cool). That will be my work and business phone. My personal phone will most likely be a iPhone (I love the entertainment features, but as a business phone, it sucks).

For more, visit Gizmodo (link below)

iPhone vs. BlackBerry Bold: The Side-by-Side Photos and Video