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Alarms are SO 2014! Trust me - I'm aware it's currently 2014. But there's a new, brilliant app called Wakie that could very well be the alarm of the future. It combines our love for social media and the ever-present need of waking up and getting out of bed.
Here's how it works: You download the Wakie App, create your account, and set the times you'd like to wake up, and you're ready! The other fun side of the app is that it tells you HOW MANY other people need to wake up at that time. So you just hit a button and call them - kind of like a wake up Pay It Forward!
I LOVE this idea! And yes, I do see the potential for creepy as well.
This isn't marketed as a dating or hookup site, but I'm sure it could be used that way. The person calling you could be anywhere in the world or right around the corner. I'm willing to bet there are a fair share of creeps and perverts on the app. But really WORST CASE, you just thank them for the wake-up call and hang up on them. They don't have any way to reach you again, unless you tell them your phone number!!
I see it as a functional, practical ChatRoulette! Let me know on Twitter if you've tried the app and if you like it, hate it, or somewhere in between. I just signed up today, so still excited to see how it goes!
One thing is for sure - Lady Gaga knows how to stir up attention and get people talking with her antics. BUT she also has a TON of talent that gets lost in her zoo-y antics. She just finished recording a beautiful album of jazz standards with Tony Bennett called Cheek To Cheek. TALENT.
Which Gaga do you prefer? The sultry, classy version? Or the nearly naked, edgy version?
I'd pick classy ALL DAY LONG. But to each, their own. Do your thing Gaga!
Remember a few months back when EVERYBODY and their brother was making a "Happy" video? Sports teams, to retirement communities, to business people, and so on... well, Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" looks to be next.
Not sure if it will reach quite as high as Pharrell's song did - but PLENTY of covers are emerging.
SO FAR - this is my favorite from Delta Sigma Phi at Transylvania University in Kentucky. All in ONE continuous shot, they did a pretty impressive "lip-dub", and thanks to their hard work, Taylor Swift gave each of them a ticket to her show. Well done boys!
And today's theme: Nothing Cute About These Photos
Miley Cyrus decides that "stickers" are the new "shirts"
And Kendall Jenner, who recently turned 18, is taking advantage of being legal by having this photo taken. Maybe I'm just a jealous woman, but to me, this picture ISN'T good. It looks photoshopped to make her super skinny, with giant boobs. Ick! Am I alone on this? Or maybe I'm just getting old! :)
Both photos are cringeworthy. Cover it up! ~Annie~
If your son's school informed you that he was no longer allowed to bring his backpack to school... what's your reaction? Would it make a difference if the backpack was a My Little Pony themed bag?
A 9 year-old boy named Grayson in North Carolina and his family are dealing with this exact situation. The school says his specific backpack was a, "trigger for bullying".
True, kids can be mean and will likely make fun of this boy and his My Little Pony backpack, but should it be the choice of the school OR a decision left to the parents? Shouldn't the school be taking a stand against those who are bullying Grayson?
Although I don't have kids, I feel that the school has gone a little too far. Maybe if they sent a note home, informing the parents of their concerns for the boy, it would have been a better approach. Check out a FB Page made by Grayson's family for more.
Where do you fall on this issue? Should the My Little Pony backpack be allowed or not? Let us know on Twitter @Mix1063.
This may sound crazy to a lot of people (including my hair stylist, Jill) but it has been proposed that the Conditioner should come BEFORE the Shampoo. I stumbled across this online recently. The article's author, Alison, essentially has very fine hair that lacks volume. If this is you - just consider this for a second:
She theorized that her conditioner was weighing her hair down. SO by putting on conditioner first and working it through your hair, THEN using shampoo, it removes just enough of the heavy conditioner residue and leaves hair clean and bouncy. Makes total sense, right? I'm definitely going to try this and see what happens!
See the original article here.