Posts tagged "life dream status"

Life Dream Status: A House On The Water With No Neighbors

Imagine that you could say the following about your place of residence:

“My front and back and side yards are all water!”
“My commute involves a canoe!”
“My nights are noiseless except for the soothing sound of water rushing by!”
“No, seriously, I live in the middle of a fucking…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 30, 2015

Life Dream Status: This “Cat Library” Will Lend You A Kitten For The Workday

Employees of the local government of Doña Ana County in Las Cruces, New Mexico can stop by a “cat library” on their way to their desks and choose a kitty to hang out with them while they work each day. The nearby Animal Care Center of Mesilla Valley is home to many cats who need some extra attentio…

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

Life Dream Status: Not Having An E-Mail Address

Imagine how much coordination goes into Christopher Nolan’s movies. People are saying that Interstellar is the most expansive Nolan film yet. Go ahead and take a look at the full cast and crew on IMDB: It’s hundreds and hundreds of people who Nolan oversees and organizes.
Now realize this: Christopher Nolan doesn’t have an

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 3, 2014

Life Dream Status: You Can Take Care Of Baby Elephants In Thailand

How’d you like to play with elephants for free? DreamJobbing.com is allowing one lucky wildlife lover to get the dream-come-true chance to spend two weeks assisting with conservation work for endangered Asian Elephants in Thailand. The volunteer will visit elephant camps throughout the country and care for the critters hands-on while working on developing ethical businesse…

By: Claire Hannum / October 30, 2014

Life Dream Status: You Can Go Camping On A New York City Rooftop

Artist Thomas Stevenson launched art project/pop-up campground Bivouac NY to allow city dwellers to spend the night in tents on secret New York City rooftops. The experience may not offer much in the way of forests or meadows, but there is a great big starry sky to gaze at when night falls and a pretty sweet…

By: Claire Hannum / October 23, 2014

Life Dream Status: The Museum Of Natural History Is Hosting A Grown-Up Sleepover

The American Museum of Natural History in New York has been allowing kids to attend their Night At The Museum sleepover program for years, and they’ve finally extended an invitation to adults for a night. Yes, please!

On Friday, August 1, grownups can enjoy a night of booze, music, good food and behind-the-scene…

By: Claire Hannum / July 9, 2014

New Item For Your Bucket List: An Ocean Massage

Floating in a calm ocean is super relaxing. And getting a massage is blissful. But what if you could do both at the SAME TIME?? Now you can, thanks to the One & Only Resort on Australia’s Hayman Island. The resort opens in July, and One & Only’s spa is offering a pretty drool-worthy incentive…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 24, 2014

Life Dream Status: Hogwarts Courses Are Now Available Online

Good news for modern witches and wizards who don’t have time to pursue a traditional magic education: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry now offers an online option. The tech-savvy training program, called Hogwarts Is Here, was dreamed up by a group of enthusiastic Harry Potter fans who wanted to give people the experience of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 16, 2014

Life Dream Status: Watch My Interview With “This Is Hot 97″‘s Old Man Ebro & Laura Stylez

There are two things that get me out of bed in the morning: a cup of coffee and Hot 97, New York City’s biggest and best hip hop station. For the last, oh, four years, the “Hot 97 Morning Show” has not only been rousing my tired ass out of bed, but making me sing/ra…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 14, 2014

This Bluegrass Cover Of “Walk Like An Egyptian” Is Proof Dreams Do Come True

If I asked you, “What is something that instantly makes you happy, no matter how terrible you’re feeling?”, what would you say? A baby’s smile? Ryan Gosling’s torso? I would say catchy ’80s songs and banjos. Bluegrass band The Cleverlys has combined these two happy-making things into one amazing cover of The Bangles’ “Walk Like…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 6, 2014

Life Dream Status: A Giant Cat Couch For Humans

OK, you guys, the good news is that this giant cat couch exists. The bad news is that it exists as part of an art installation and isn’t currently for sale to the public. Sigh. I might need to buy, like, 500 pounds of fluffy cotton and 100 yards of furry fabric and just attempt…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 29, 2013

Life Dream Status: A Champagne Vending Machine

Ladies and gentlemen, behold the world’s first champagne vending machine, which has been unveiled at Selfridge’s department store in London. The shiny dream machine uses a golden robotic arm to gently dispense jewel-encrusted mini bottles of Moet & Chandon champagne for $30 a pop, and I want one of these in my house RIGHT NOW.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 22, 2013

I Want To Go To There: The Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy

Those of us who spent our childhoods wearing out our “The Little Mermaid” VHS tapes and brushing our hair with a fork to replicate Ariel’s lifestyle need buy a ticket to Manila, stat, because a new mermaid school is ready to make our dreams come true. The Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy offers its students realistic…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 19, 2013

11 Things Amelia & I Wanted To Say To Jared Leto Today, But Didn’t

Yesterday afternoon, Amelia and I met Jordan Catalano Jared Leto, erstwhile actor and singer for the band 30 Seconds to Mars. He and his bandmates were visiting our company video studio to do an interview, and they were all lovely. We were even lucky enough to snag a photo of ourselves with Leto and hi…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 27, 2013

Life Dream Status: A Cable-Knit Sweater Onesie

Just when I thought this sleeping bag snowsuit was the World’s Coziest Invention, I come across a picture of this full-body sweater onesie thing. Suddenly my winter wardrobe seems wholly inadequate. And yes, in case you’re wondering, that does appear to be a zip-up penis hole for easier peeing and/or sweater onesie sex, if you’re…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 13, 2012

Found: The Greatest Job In The World

When my brother texted me a picture of this sign that he found hung up on the wall of his rural high school, I knew I had found my true calling. I mean, I’ve come across many miniature horse care and feeding jobs in my day, but none with such a flexible schedule. Amelia, consider…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 24, 2012

These Light-Up GPS Shoes Will Guide You Home

As I’ve mentioned before, there are very few moments in my life where I’m not wondering, Where the hell am I? So it was with great interest that I read about a pair of “No Place Like Home” GPS shoes that can guide you to any destination with a Dorothy-esque click of your heels. Creator Dominic…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 20, 2012