The Best Travel Photos Ever Taken

One of the best things about travelling is the selection of photos you take. Or at least it should be. If you take the same sort of blurry, boring snaps as me then here are some travel photos which show us how it should be done.

San Francisco, USA

Best Travel Photos and San Francisco, USA

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5 Trends Inspired by the Minions

If you didn’t see the Despicable Me movies, stop right here, go see them and come back a normal person! The second movie reminded everybody that the minions are the coolest thing that happened to humanity in the last years and, believe it or not, many people (including me) started to research Minion language and even learn a few words. And every time such monumental phenomenon happens to bless our mortal souls, it is no wonder that every man, woman and child out there wants either a live Minion (me included), a toy – one or at least a Minion – inspired something. Luckily, commerce is a kind monster and since there are a few quite interesting trends inspired by the Minions, you can now feel the joy of wearing them (yeah, that sounds a bit odd, but it’s true) in ways not even Gru may have thought about.

So, Bello! friends and followers, and let’s see together not only five trends inspired by the Minions, but also some fun ways to keep our inner child happy and, why not, make some excellent gifts to others whose hearts belong now to the quirky yellow bunch.

1. Minion Cupcakes

Minion cupcakes

Buy them or bake them, it’s your choice, but I would really want to see if you have the heart to eat them too. Some very crafted bakers managed to make the little cakes look so good and mirror so perfectly the Minions’ faces and expressions, that eating them would feel like against nature or something. Nonetheless, it’s one of the trends inspired by the Minions and one cannot fight this cuteness overload.

2. Minion Slippers

Minion slippersI know a few people (and they are all grown – ups) who would die to have a pair of these. Actually a few of them would also squeal, clap, jump up and down and renew their vows of “friends forever” to whomever would gift them such a delicious pair of slippers. Not sure they would actually wear them in order not to get them messy or broken, but if you have Minion obsessed friends, try this and you won’t be sorry.

3. Minion Nails must be one of the hottest trends inspired by the Minions

Minion Nail Art Tutorial

I’ve never seen many ladies painting their nails in “Batman” and not even “Loki”, but when it comes to Minion fashion trends, the nail – focused industry knows a revival like it never knew before.

minion nails

Not only that the cosmetic industry released products that are specially designed to get the perfect Minion nails, but it also provides the ladies with tutorials to teach them how to nail the art!

4. Minion Crochet Hats

Minion Hat

Now look at them and tell me you don’t feel tempted to get one for yourself or for the kids. Some parents actually bought the full costumes, but the hats make one of the most delicious trends inspired by the Minions. You can buy them or knit them yourselves, it really doesn’t matter, as long as they manage to capture the Minions’ essence.

5. Minion Phone Case

minion phone case

This may be one of the most popular trends inspired by the Minions and it really doesn’t matter what type of smartphone you own, you will most certainly find a suitable case for it. From iPhones to all the types and sub-types of Samsung cells, manufacturers out there made sure that you will have your Minion case at prices that defy all logic. From less than a dollar to almost $15, the Minion inspired phone cases are as many as people’s creative ideas.

You can go a little further with the research and find poolside fluffy Minion bathrobes, Minion birthday cakes, Minion costume printable and all, but these five trends inspired by the Minions are probably the most popular. Hope you felt inspired also and found a few interesting ideas to treat yourself or make the others around you happy!


Improve Your Vocabulary: 5 New Cool Words to Make You Sound Hip (and Deep)

While some people read a lot to improve their vocabulary and to learn new cool words, others just browse the Internet and good for them, because the Net is an inexhaustible resource of fun and education. Technology and the speed of light we live our lives at also challenge us to be in the trends and adjust our cultural background with new and new terms, concepts and meanings. Street level vocabulary and urban language conveniences were replaced by Internet wisdom and thus, our vocabulary grows every day with new words and definitions our parents are probably baffled by.

As you probably know by now, the word of the year 2013 was officially declared to be selfie, but the competition was fierce, as twerking fought for supremacy as well. Of course you can Google the information yourself (and you know this is a verb now!) or you can search for the most buzzworthy news to see what’s hip. But to make your life easier, let’s see together five new cool words to make you sound hip (and deep) so next time you’re in a conversation, you can impress the audience with your vast knowledge, or at least understand what are the others talking about.

1. Affluenza is bad for people


It’s not like they all got the flu recently, it’s that they are – an we quote – in a state of “social disease resulting from extreme materialism and excessive consumerism: earning more money and consuming more, which can lead to overwork, debt, stress, anxiety, etc.” They might need your help to become aware of their illness.

2. Digital Detoxin’ Baby! (new cool words to educate your parents)

digital detoxing

Your parents know this term as “Let’s get away for a few days some place where is quiet and there is no phone signal!” But because we’re the cool generation, we strive to digital detox, meaning exactly this: stay away for a while from our computers, smartphones, devices, gadgets and everything tech – related, only to alleviate stress and all sorts of issues, like not having a life anymore because we’re too hooked on the latest This Blog Rules article. Not that this is not good, but if you remember that the last time you saw nature was when you got lost in the park at 4 years old, maybe you need some digital detoxing.

3. Get a pixie cut, ladies!

Pixie Cut

Because you are awesome like that and because you need to look sharp and hip and sound quite deep when you tell your girlfriends you’ve got yourself a pixie cut! That is a hairdo, actually and not something related to the pixie dust or magic tricks. There is a high chance that your girls already know this term, cause they are in the trends when it comes to style and vocabulary and new cool words are already history for them.

4. Written a Blook? What’s the next step?


Some people read books, others write them. But our generation is also blogging. And then switching from the virtual paper to the real deal. So a blook is a book written by a blogger. If you see where this is going, please share it with us too, because we’re expecting a jlook to come up soon, which, following the same logic, should be a book written by a journalist. Right?

5. Cyberloaf. Yes, that’s exactly what you are!


New cool words, you say? How about new cool ways to elegantly avoid working by spending time on the Internet or playing with your gadgets. It’s a form of procrastination, actually, but you’re a hip trendy person, so next time when your colleague sneaks his or her head from behind their computer screen and asks you “Cyberloafing, you too?”, you should nod mysteriously and gratify your answer with a smirk.

There are tons of other new cool words out there for you to learn and since they are quite impossible to find in the books you already own, you should spend more time on the Internet and document yourself! But no cyberloafing, you are here to develop your intelligence, as who knows what sapiophile you can meet…

The Most Famous Photos in the World

How many famous photos can you think of? I’m willing to bet that you know of more iconic images than you think. Here are a few I am sure you have seen a number of times before.

The Green Eyed Afghan Girl

Famous Photos and The Green Eyed Afghan Girl

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Sink Your Teeth into a Strange Cake

Cakes tend to be tasty if rather dull things. After all, how many exciting ways are there of presenting some sponge and a bit of cream? Quite a lot it seems, with some of them a lot stranger than others.

The Horror Cake

The Strange Horror Cake

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