Mashup: Black Eyed Peas vs. Boston – I Got More Than A Feeling


Here’s a flawless blending of two awesome songs by Dutch bootleger Mad Mix Mustang. Boston’s More Than a Feeling with the Black Eyed Peas I Gotta Feeling. Just listen and I’m sure you’ll agree, it’s pure mashup genius!

Listen to I Got More Than A Feeling [.mp3 12mb]

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Original Eiffel Tower Plans


These reproductions of Eiffel’s original designs are included in his book “The 300 Meter Tower”, Lemercier publications, Paris 1900.

Download more information, All You Need to Know about the Eiffel Tower, here.

United States of Pop 2009


As 2009 draws to a close, DJ Earworm has done it again. Following two consecutive years of top 25 hit mashups, United States of Pop 2009 is the third installment of DJ Earworm’s popular year-end mashup.

Consisting of the top 25 most popular hit songs of 2009, according to Billboard Magazine, United States of Pop 2009 includes the following songs:

  • The Black Eyed Peas – BOOM BOOM POW
  • Lady Gaga – POKER FACE
  • Lady Gaga Featuring Colby O’Donis – JUST DANCE
  • The Black Eyed Peas – I GOTTA FEELING
  • Taylor Swift – LOVE STORY
  • Flo Rida – RIGHT ROUND
  • Jason Mraz – I’M YOURS
  • Beyonce – SINGLE LADIES (PUT A RING ON IT)
  • Kanye West – HEARTLESS
  • The All-American Rejects – GIVES YOU HELL
  • Taylor Swift – YOU BELONG WITH ME
  • T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake – DEAD AND GONE
  • The Fray – YOU FOUND ME
  • Kings Of Leon – USE SOMEBODY
  • Keri Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo – KNOCK YOU DOWN
  • Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain – BLAME IT
  • Pitbull – I KNOW YOU WANT ME (CALLE OCHO)
  • T.I. Featuring Rihanna – LIVE YOUR LIFE
  • Soulja Boy Tell ‘em Featuring Sammie – KISS ME THRU THE PHONE
  • Jay Sean Featuring Lil Wayne – DOWN
  • Miley Cyrus – THE CLIMB
  • Drake – BEST I EVER HAD
  • Kelly Clarkson – MY LIFE WOULD SUCK WITHOUT YOU
  • Beyonce – HALO
  • Katy Perry – HOT N COLD
  • Download the mashup as a ZIP or MP3.

    Here’s the video.

    Book Business Travel in less than Three Minutes with Tripware


    Tripware Logo

    Tripware, today’s BizSpark startup of the day, makes a Microsoft Outlook plugin that allows you to securely book travel/trips directly from Outlook and inserts your intinerary details into an Outlook appointment. Taking into account your travel preferences, including preferred airline, hotel and car rental providers, Tripware prices out several trip packages and lets you view their details and book a package within Outlook, all in a matter of minutes.

    For more information on the Tripware plugin, including featuresdemos, news, and to download the plugin, visit their website.

    10 New Uses for Salt


    Salt

    Think twice before you toss that spilled salt over your shoulder―the flavor enhancer is incredibly useful. “Salt has an affinity to water and can draw moisture out of many foods,” says Wolke. “Grains of table salt are also very hard, which is why they act as a handy abrasive.”

    Use Salt to:

    1. Make eggs or cream whip up faster and higher. Add a pinch of salt before beating.
    2. De-ice sidewalks. In a pinch, it can be used as a substitute for rock salt.
    3. Keep chicken or turkey moist. Rub salt in the cavity of the bird before cooking.
    4. Prevent sautés made with eggplant or zucchini from getting watery. Sprinkle salt on these vegetables before cooking.
    5. Eliminate sticky residue from an iron. Run the hot iron (no steam) over plain paper sprinkled with salt.
    6. Clean drains. Pour a hot, strong solution (1/2 cup salt for every quart of water) down the drain.
    7. Remove dirt from leafy vegetables, such as spinach. Wash the vegetables in a bath of salt water.
    8. Prevent frost from accumulating inside car windows. Rub the glass with a solution of 2 teaspoons of salt in 1 gallon of hot water. Wipe dry.
    9. Remove sangria and red-wine stains from your washables. Stretch the fabric over a bowl, cover the stain with salt, and carefully pour boiling water over it.
    10. Keep shells from cracking when boiling eggs. Add a few pinches of salt to the water.
    11. Chill a bottle of bubbly―fast. Place ice around its base in an ice bucket; sprinkle with a few tablespoons of salt. Layer salt and ice until they reach the neck. Fill with water. Wait 10 minutes; serve. 

    Use Salt to:

    1. Make eggs or cream whip up faster and higher. Add a pinch of salt before beating.

    2. Keep chicken or turkey moist. Rub salt in the cavity of the bird before cooking.

    3. Prevent sautés made with eggplant or zucchini from getting watery. Sprinkle salt on these vegetables before cooking.

    4. Eliminate sticky residue from an iron. Run the hot iron (no steam) over plain paper sprinkled with salt.

    5. Clean drains. Pour a hot, strong solution (1/2 cup salt for every quart of water) down the drain.

    6. Remove dirt from leafy vegetables, such as spinach. Wash the vegetables in a bath of salt water.

    7. Prevent frost from accumulating inside car windows. Rub the glass with a solution of 2 teaspoons of salt in 1 gallon of hot water. Wipe dry.

    8. Remove sangria and red-wine stains from your washables. Stretch the fabric over a bowl, cover the stain with salt, and carefully pour boiling water over it.

    9. Keep shells from cracking when boiling eggs. Add a few pinches of salt to the water.

    10. Chill a bottle of bubbly―fast. Place ice around its base in an ice bucket; sprinkle with a few tablespoons of salt. Layer salt and ice until they reach the neck. Fill with water. Wait 10 minutes; serve.

    10 New Uses for Baking Soda


    Baking Soda

    “Not only does baking soda neutralize odiferous fatty acids but it also attacks grease by turning it into―believe it or not―soap,” says the University of Pittsburgh’s Wolke. Fact: More than 100 tons of the refrigerator staple were used to clean the Statue of Liberty’s inner copper walls during its 1986 restoration.

    Use Baking Soda to:

    1. Exfoliate skin. Wash your face, then apply a soft paste made of three parts baking soda and one part water. Massage gently with a circular motion, avoiding the eye area; rinse clean.

    2. Erase crayon, pencil, ink, and furniture scuffs from painted surfaces. Sprinkle soda on a damp sponge, rub clean, and rinse.

    3. Unclog a drain. Pour 1/2 to 1 cup of baking soda down the drain, then slowly pour 1/2 to 1 cup of white vinegar after it. Let sit for five minutes (covered, if possible). Follow with a gallon of boiling water.

    4. Remove tough stains from enameled cast iron and stainless steel. Scrub enameled cast iron with a soft nylon brush and a thick paste of baking soda and water. Clean stainless steel with a soft cloth and 4 tablespoons of baking soda dissolved in 1 quart of water. Wipe dry with a clean cloth.

    5. Scrub pans. Sprinkle soda on crusted casseroles and roasting pans and let sit for five minutes. Lightly scrub and rinse.

    6. Brush teeth. Use a paste of baking soda and water. Additionally, sprinkle some baking soda to your usual toothpaste. It’ll help whiten your teeth.

    7. Fight class-B fires (flammable liquids, such as gasoline, oil, and grease). Baking soda can be used to smother only a small flame.

    8. Deodorize. Dust baking soda under your arms to absorb body odor.

    9. Clean up minor oil and grease spills on a garage floor or driveway. Sprinkle baking soda on the spot and scrub with a wet brush.

    10. Settle a stomach during occasional indigestion. Stir 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda into 1/2 cup of water and drink for a safe and effective antacid.

    10 New Uses for Vinegar


    White Vinegar

    “Vinegar is a strong preservative because its acetic acid kills the microbes and bacteria that could cause food to spoil,” says Michael Doyle, director of the Center for Food Safety at the University of Georgia, in Griffin. “It’s also a good deodorizer―the acid neutralizes basic compounds, such as those found in degrading meat, that can be volatile and unpleasant.”

     

    Use White Vinegar to:

    1. Pinch-hit for lemon in a savory recipe. Use 1/2 teaspoon of vinegar in place of 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.

    2. Remove coffee or tea stains from the bottom of a cup. Swish 2 tablespoons of vinegar around in the cup, then wash as usual.

    3. Treat oily hair. Vinegar is a good degreaser for oily hair because it helps adjust pH levels. Shampoo your hair as usual, rinse, then pour 1/4 cup over it and rinse again.

    4. Wipe salt stains off boots. Dip a cloth or an old T-shirt into vinegar, then wipe away the white residue.

    5. Make wool sweaters fluffier. Drop in a couple of capfuls of vinegar during the rinse cycle for an extra-soft feel.

    6. Deodorize a garbage disposal. Make vinegar ice cubes and feed them down the disposal. After grinding, run cold water through the drain.

    7. Clean a teakettle or a coffeemaker. Boil a mixture of water and vinegar in a teakettle, then wipe away the grime. Fill the reservoir of a coffeemaker with a mixture of vinegar and water and run it through a brewing cycle. Follow this with several cycles of water to rinse thoroughly.

    8. Clean a dishwasher. Once a month, with the machine empty, run a cup of vinegar through an entire cycle to reduce soap buildup on the inner mechanisms and glassware.

    9. Remove stubborn price tags or stickers. Paint them with several coats of vinegar, let the liquid soak in for five minutes, then wipe away the residue.

    10. Kill weeds between cracks in paving stones and sidewalks. Fill a spray bottle with straight vinegar and spray multiple times. (Be careful not to get any on the surrounding grass, as it will kill that too.)