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C5 Redefining the Game of Beer Pong

Calling all beer pong lovers! The game is about to take on a whole different meaning. Say hello to C5, the company revolutionizing the way beer pong has been played since freshman year of college thanks to their custom beer pong tables.

Joseph Mollo, C5 Founder, began his journey in his garage where he decided that cheap plastic tables wouldn’t cut it anymore. That’s when he took to designing a table worthy of the game. This resulted in a stellar looking table that could hold up, even in the midst of the most intense beer pong games. As seen to the left, the table includes a new shot to the game as well as raised ends to allow for cup and ball storage. C5 is now the largest producer of custom beer pong tables. From bars to college frat houses to your own garage, C5 hopes to make those awful foldaway tables a thing of the past.

Missed the One Day Sale of Google Glass? Don't Fret

Earlier this year, an Ohioan man reported being the suspect of piracy while wearing Google Glass to an AMC theater. While, watching the newest Jack Ryan movie, "Shadow Recruit," he allegedly was accosted by an FBI agent who forced the man to upload the device’s contents onto a computer to prove he was not recording in the theatre. An AMC spokesman said in a statement at the “a device that has the capability to record video is not appropriate at a movie theatre.”

According to New Survey, Americans Prefer Cells to Sex

Harris Interactive recently released a poll that has set some websites abuzz with the statistic that Americans would have an easier time giving up sex than their mobile phones.

The poll lists twelve different items and asked people whether they could live without it for a few days, a week or more, or if they just couldn’t live without it. 26% of Americans said they could not live without a cell, while only 20% said they couldn’t live without sex. However, the world’s oldest pastime also lost out to television (23%), a computer (24%), and internet access (28%).

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Weekend Pick: New York International Auto Show at the Javits Center

Are you a lonely car lover in the pedestrian-clogged streets of New York? Well, this weekend, automobiles rule the city. It’s the New York International Auto Show, and the Javits Center will be packed with some of the newest, most innovative and most exciting cars on the market.

There are also more than fifteen cars being unveiled for the first time, and many more will be making their New York debuts, including the new Rolls-Royse Ghost II and a new Mercedes Benz. The show will also include several historical cars, including one owned by FDR and one owned by Nelson Rockefeller. You can check out the full roster of cars on display here.

Decision Making Gets a Whole Lot Easier with Dyce

It’s Friday night and you find yourself facing the same problem you face every weekend—where shall you go for dinner and drinks? Everyone has suggestions, but no one make a decision. What you need is a third-party decision maker that guarantees an exciting night. Dyce can help you!

Dyce is a smartphone app that randomizes the process of selecting a restaurant or bar. It works like this: Dyce finds six of the best bars or restaurants close to your location, and with a random roll of the “Dyce” it decides where you and your friends should go. In order to make these choices, Dyce utilizes a dynamic selection algorithm that uses Foursquare ratings to find six of the best restaurants or bars in your area. It then filters these to select the range you want to search in (i.e. 1 mile, 5 miles), but it doesn’t stop there. Dyce also filters the results based on the type of restaurant or bar you and your friends are in the mood for (i.e. Dive Bars, Lounges, Cocktail Bars, Sports Bars etc.), and provides you with instant directions on how to get there using Google Maps and Apple Maps.

Stray Boots Launches User Generated City Tours

Say goodbye to stressful, last-minute tour planning. Launching today (April 9th), tech/travel startup, Stray Boots, will offer a user-centric platform to create personalized city tours with ease. The company, which currently offers tours in over 15 cities in the US and UK, have expanded their horizons with their new User Generated Experience (UGE) platform for people who simply want to create an interesting tour around the city, or for guides/hosts who are looking to spice up their current tours.

City tours historically take guests to the same locations, but with Stray Boots’ UGE technology, tours can be customized to the tastes of the guests, and can lead to the most fascinating, hidden treasures each city has to offer. The possibilities are endless with this new platform, and there will a fresh demand for personalized city tours.

The Internet's Greatest Game of Thrones Merch

1. The Ommegang Game of Thrones Beer, $6 and up

In addition to the Iron Throne and Take the Black Stout releases, Ommegang just added Fire and Blood, in honor of Danaerys' three dragon babies. Each beer has one scaly beast randomly selected for the label, but the hops and chili flavor will have every fan breathing fire.

2. A Feast of Ice and Fire, $13.99

4D: Coming Soon To Theaters!

If you’ve ever been to Hershey Park, Universal Studios Parks, or any of the Disney World/Land, you’re probably familiar with the concept of the 4D Movie.

4D movies taking 3D a step further by enabling audience members to utilize all their senses. If there is a rainy scene, a spray of water will fall on you. If there are snakes on the ground, the floor beneath you will shift and slither. If someone is barbequing in the background, the smell of burgers will make your mouth water. Some theaters will even give a blast of cold air or a gust of wind to make even minor details feel more authentic.

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