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Oct 24, 2011

Body Blog: The Gym? There's An App For That

Do you ever wonder how much you’re really improving every time you head out for a run or go to the gym? Or maybe you’re trying to make fitness a bigger priority, but have trouble designing workouts and keeping track of your progress? Luckily, in our time of internet and smartphones, there’s an app for that.

Jun 8, 2011

Web Spy: DrinkOwl

DrinkOwl is a handy website that shows you all the drink specials in a local area, listed out on a map, making it super easy to read about and locate bars. Click on a bar for more info, including the address, operating hours, website and the day-to-day specials.

Web Spy: Foodspotting

Before I going to a restaurant or bar that I've never been to before, I always like to check out their Yelp or Citysearch page and read a few reviews to get a feel for the place. And while these sites might give me a good idea of the place's service, ambiance, or special deals, the reviews don't always focus enough on what I'm most concerned with -- the food.

Jun 1, 2011

Friday Faves: The 6 Most Common Facebook Photos

People can learn a lot about you from your Facebook profile. By considering your favorite movies, pictures, quotes and the things other people write on your wall, it is quite easy to get a good idea of who you are as a person. And knowing that, many of us are extremely careful about what we throw on there.

Nov 12, 2010

Web Spy: Life Is Beautiful

The school year is almost over, and although summer vacation is right around the corner, the end of the school year also comes with a lot of stress: studying for finals, writing term papers, and (for seniors) graduation. Thinking about it too much is enough to make anyone depressed.

May 5, 2010

Apr 26, 2010

Why Are People Using Formspring?

Formspring in its current form has become a place where people can talk sh*t, and do some completely anonymously. Apparently, once you set up a page on there, you can comment on just about anything without ever having to list who you are. Postings range from actual questions (i.e. the original intentions) to vicious and evil comments ("You’re so fat," "No one likes you," "Why are you and your friends so ugly?"). Yeah, it's bad.

Feb 10, 2010

Web Spy: DailyLit.com

I've always been a pretty avid reader, but ever since I started my freshman year of college I've found that I don't get to read (non-school-related books) as often as I'd like to. Between going to class, working, studying, and still trying to have a social life, there just doesn't seem to be enough time.

Sep 17, 2009

The Know: A Little For You, A Little For Them

This week we've got a hot band (that you can officially tell your friends you've "been listening to since blah, blah, BLAH"), a great service that's all about you, and another awesome site that will change your life.Get ready to brag to your friends, ladies, because you are in. the. know.

Jul 27, 2009

I’m Torn: Sample Sale Sites

I've heard of them all: Gilt Group, Hautelook, Rue La La, Ideeli... The exclusive, invite only "sample sale" sites that promise hot labels to a select group of shoppers at a reduced cost. Once you snag an invite, they seem like a win-win, right?

May 20, 2009

Perez Hilton: Real Life’s Gossip Girl

Monday night’s Gossip Girl season finale got me thinking. First, I started thinking about how depressing my Monday nights would be without my favorite show. Then I started thinking about what I would do with that 60 minutes of emptiness… and decided that I’d probably just eat to fill the void. And then I started thinking about the quest to out Gossip Girl and I had a teen-drama epiphany:

May 15, 2009

Celebretard Showdown: Perez Hilton vs. Ryan Seacrest

This week’s showdown is between two celebs that continue to invade our lives, no matter how hard we try to avoid them: Perez Hilton and Ryan Seacrest. Which one would we like to ship off to a small island in the South Pacific first? Do we really have to choose?!

May 6, 2009

The 6 Most Common Facebook Photos [GALLERY]

People can learn a lot about you from your Facebook profile. By considering your favorite movies, pictures, quotes and the things other people write on your wall, it is quite easy to get a good idea of who you are as a person. And knowing that, many of us are extremely careful about what we throw on there.