Category Archives: Random

Sweet Karma – sweet samosas

Ever had a samosa? Yes, of course you have. Ever had a sweet samosa? Err, what? There’s plenty of standard desserts out there that we all know, but a new product that twists a savoury dish into a dessert really … Continue reading

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Waterproof MP3 player vending machine

Waterproof MP3 players. In water-filled bottles. In a vending machine.  Great idea from Sony to promote the launch of its waterproof  MP3 player – selling them in vending machines at swimming pools and gyms, packaged inside water bottles filled with … Continue reading

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One to watch: camel milk

Coffee made with camel milk will go on sale at Taylor House Baristas tomorrow. It’s part of a fundraising campaign for Farm Africa, the agricultural development charity. The camel milk comes from Emirates Industry for Camel & Milk & Products … Continue reading

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Word of the day: mok-bang (#BRICKwatch)

Mok-bang is a mashup of the words for ‘eating’ and ‘broadcast’ in Korean and is the name for a strange new trend in South Korea. It’s basically live-streaming yourself eating your evening meal. And people actually watch this. Mok-bangers(?) spend … Continue reading

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TBT: teddy bear trend

Teddy bears are having a moment right now (*puzzled face*). [One for the ladies, it seems.] Firstly – fashion. Apparently, teddy bear coats (exactly as they sound – big, furry coats) are in, with stars like Kim Kardashian and Alexa … Continue reading

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Duffin: doughnut meets muffin

Another baking mashup! The duffin is a combo of doughnut and muffin.There’s a couple of interpretations out there: 1 – main bit has the texture of a doughnut, but a bit lighter, topped with a sweet topping 2 – a … Continue reading

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Reblogged: 9 Vintage Vending Machines From a Time When They’d Sell Anything

9 Vintage Vending Machines From a Time When They’d Sell Anything. >> Really good article on the history of vending machines! They were pretty innovative in the past, too. Some really interesting things: The first ever vending machine was invented … Continue reading

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