5 Things That Are Really Cool — And Also Kind of Stupid
Slap bracelets, Crunchberry cereal, Lingerie Football League -- some things are cool AND stupid at the same time. Here are five such stories from this week's news that I think are awesome -- but I'm embarrassed to say so:
Annoyed at all the social media posts, a comedian parodies all the narcissistic people angry that Starbucks slightly misspelled their names on cups.
In what might be the smartest idea guaranteed to fail, Budweiser's brewers have decided to try a "Buds for Buds" program with Facebook. Buy a beer for a friend (or gift it to them on their birthday) and pay online. The friend is notified via Facebook with a coupon, which they show a bartender to receive their drink. The obvious targeting of teenagers aside, this promotion appears fool proof -- NOT!
An Australian architectural firm has built a five-story modular home that connects to a cliff face with steel pins! (Click the link to see a photo) The luxury home allows you to park at ground level, then descend levels to get closer to the ocean. With huge windows, this may be the most scenic -- and least invasive -- vacation home design ever! Only problem? There's a reason people don't build homes on ocean cliffs: they have a tendency to fall in.
Bryan Bartlett came up with a solution!