Always running out of power on your smart phone or iPod? Sick of lugging around a veritable suitcase full of chargers when you head to the beach or pool? Then why not try a swimsuit that doubles as a mega large solar charger? Great idea, right? Created by Brooklyn designer Andrew Schneider, his solar suit uses the sun to charge any gadget with a USB connector. “You just need to be dry before hooking up [your gadgets],” warns Schneider. Let’s hope so. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »
On Tuesday night, Katie Couric sat down with Jimmy Kimmel to talk about where she’s going from here. She discussed her new talk show but also said that she has a new reality series in the works. “I’m particularly excited about that. That’s what clinched the deal for me,” she said. “Because, you know, I thought people really deserved an inside look at my life because it’s so fascinating,” Cut to a promo of “Kate Plus 80.” “Okay you little monsters, dinner time,” Katie yells into a bullhorn, before slingshotting pasta and spaghetti sauce all over a big group of kids. “You get what you get and you don’t get upset.” Who knew she had good comedic timing?
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Traditional batik fabric patterns originated out of southeast Asia, and were typically done with a painstaking wax-resistant technique. Nowadays, designers merely replicate the look of batik, without all the messy wax, to create looks that are exotic and easygoing. We’ve selected several batik-inspired looks that give you that batik-ular flavor. Keep clicking to check ‘em out !