Leaving The “Being Eaten” Part Out

This Canadian holiday resort understands how to create an immersive experience! This wading pool lets their guests get up close and personal with the residents of the Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat. Separated by two-inch thick Plexiglass these lucky swimmers get … Read More

Arcade Who? Indie Band Wins Album of the Year

So the recent 2011 Grammy’s were not only watchable but America watched!  As Rolling Stone said: “doesn’t this show usually suck?” Apparently people responded to the mercifully short speeches and plain ol’ quality entertainment.  There was back-to-back showstoppers, appearances by … Read More

The Rise of Savory Cupcakes

There’s something alluring about comfort food, and it’s probably got a lot to do with the times we’re living in. It’s an effective and simple form of escapism. Now, take comfort food and turn it upside down, then you have something new with a sense of familiarity. … Read More

Chrysler: Reclaiming Luxury

This was one of the stand-out ads of the Superbowl, some people are calling it the clear “winner”.  Rather than bringing belly laughs or mind boggling CGI, it was a poetic assertion of a cities worth, and a challenge to … Read More

Open Office America

I’ve been reading a lot of articles lately talking about the diminishing cubicle and how offices are doing away with the closed in working environments for both space, cost and collaboration needs. And what I think is really interesting here is that we’re slowly accepting the concepts of an open source society. … Read More

24 hr Tweeting

I’m no stranger to internet addiction. I feel withdrawals when I’m unplugged for a prolonged period.  The woman who wrote this blog post knows what I mean … and then some. Her article reveals her secret habit of going to … Read More

Objects in Mirror Are Losing

We can all be conquerors. … Read More

Would You Try A Lion Meat Taco?

Power Plays™ is about doing things other people either don’t know about or wouldn’t do.  That why Tucson restaurant Boca Tacos y Tequila’s “exotic taco night” is a prime example of this wave. The Wednesday night event, that has been … Read More

Can You Do Nothing For 2mins?

As someone that has a love of Yoga and meditation, I thought this will be a breeze.  But about 30 secs in, I got a text and instinctively, completely unthinkingly, I picked up my phone to read it.  Now, technically … Read More

Enter The Giant Popper

Ok so, here’s some great news for casual dine chains and ball- game home entertaining types…. “New Mexico State University chile pepper breeding program has bred a wholly new, extra large, medium-hot jalapeno pepper precisely optimized for jalapeno poppers-jalapenos stuffed … Read More