Monday, December 26, 2011

10 musicians who died at age 27

In the history of popular music, a seemingly disproportionately high number of artists have been lost to the world at age 27. Perhaps is is coincidence, but perhaps not - you decide. Here are 10 of the more famous members of "the 27 club".

Robert Johnson, blues singer
Cause of death: unknown, possible poisoning

Brian Jones, guitarist for the Rolling Stones
Cause of death: drowned

Jimi Hendrix, singer, songwriter, and pioneering guitarist
Cause of death: inhalation of vomit

Janis Joplin, rock/blues singer
Cause of death: drug overdose

Jim Morrison, iconic singer for rock band The Doors
Cause of death: purportedly heart failure

Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, keyboardist for rock band the Grateful Dead
Cause of death: Alcoholism related gastrointestinal hemmorage

Leslie Harvey, guitarist for rock band Stone The Crows
Cause of death: electrocution while performing

Jean-Michel Basquiat, artist and founder of the band Gray
Cause of death: drug overdose

Kurt Cobain, grunge rock pioneer and founder of Nirvana
Cause of death: suicide via gunshot wound

Amy Winehouse, rock/blues singer
Cause of death: alcohol poisoning

Thursday, December 15, 2011

15 amazing department store christmas window displays

If you walk the streets of a major city such as New York, London, or Toronto this time of year you will see some of the most amazing Christmas window displays. Here are some of the best.

Monday, December 5, 2011

10 gifts for star trek super fans

Do you have a Star Trek superfan on your holiday shopping list? You know the type: they always sign their cards "live long and prosper" or have vehement Picard vs. Kirk arguments with anyone who will listen at family gatherings. If so, here are 10 unique gift for the Star Trek fan in your life.

Enterprise and shuttlecraft salt & pepper shakers

Starfleet Academy sporks

Star Trek Barbie and Ken dolls

Star Trek iPhone cases

Enterprise bottle opener

Captain's bathrobe
Spock Christmas tree topper

Enterprise Captain's chair

Captain Kirk action figure with tribbles

Enterprise pizza cutter

Thursday, December 1, 2011

15 creative shopping bags

Sometimes the shopping bag is more interesting than what is inside of it. Here are 15 of the most interesting, funny, and creative shopping bags I've ever seen. Enjoy!