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How many covers can fit into a single song ? [Bruno Mars - Locked Out of Heaven]

How many riffs and hooks from other songs can you fit into a new pop song ? Bruno Mars is trying to break the record in his new track "Locked Out Of Heaven" - before you ever get to the chorus of this song you will be thinking about plenty of older hits from which bits and pieces have been carefully selected... and all together this makes for a perfect pop song !

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Everything is big at the Texas State Fair

bigtex at the Texas State Fairgrounds

Once a year the State Fairgrounds in Dallas are being used for what they were once made out to exist: they Texas State Fair. Four weeks of thrill rides, concerts, and... fried food. This year's winner: fried Jambalaya. The picture shows the State Fair icon BigTex - 52 foot tall. Click here to read more »

Learn how NOT to speak Heineken - An embarrassing Ad

Mag Ik Neem Dan Een Heineken

Is Heineken still a Dutch Brand ? No. Are there still Dutch people looking over the way the brand is marketed ? Likely not. Case in point: this ad in Wired Magazine, positioning Heineken as a worldwide brand - and failing miserably. Does "Mag ik neem dan een Heineken" sound ok to you or is it just plain jiberish ? Click here to read more »

Ten hours of boredom aboard American Airlines Flight 49

bored in airplane

Ever been on a 10 hour transatlantic flight where the audio system does not work, the reading lights do not function, and you do not have any in-seat entertainment system ? Welcome to American Airlines Flight 49 from Paris to Dallas yesterday. Ten hours long on board a full flight, unable to read a book or magazine, unable to watch a movie or listen to the music programming... and on top of all of this an hour delay. Sounds like fun ? I don't think so. Click here to read more »

McKinney, TX voted #2 place to live by CNN's Money Magazine 2012

McKinney Best Place To Live

Well, looks like we moved to the right place... Our new hometown, McKinney Texas, was just listed as the 2nd best place to live in the US by Money Magazine - a CNN Publication. Read the Best Places To Live 2012 article or Click here to read more »

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