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The VM Audio Elux Over-Ear Hyperbass Headphones Really Turns Heads & Ears

Are you tired of paying too much for headphones? It seems that each year when a new line of headphones come out the price gets higher and higher. If you want to get a new pair you might need to take out a second mortgage. Luckily for us there the VM Audio Elux Over-Ear Hyperbass Headphones are available.

The feature-heavy Elux Over-Ear Carbon Fiber Headphones utilize best-in-class materials and expert technology to provide a studio-quality audio experience and high-fidelity sound. With BassX technology, these headphones can put your skull is a low frequency headlock and keep you there while you enjoy ultra-crisp and powerful bass.

Even if you’re studying all night or in the middle of a movie marathon, the Elux Over-Ear Carbon Fiber Headphones use AirBass Suspension to give your ears a nice elastic air cushion for extended listening. There’s nothing worse than outside noises pulling you out of your entertainment. Passive Noise Control feature ensures that the only sounds you hear are the ones coming from the Elux Over-Ear Carbon Fiber Headphones.

There’s really nothing like experiencing powerful bass notes in your favorite movies, music, and games. The low frequencies really do make or break your listening experience which is why VM Audio uses BassX technology in the Elux Over-Ear Carbon Fiber Headphones. If you want to hear every single bass line in your music and really feel the explosions in your games, then these Elux headphones are made for you. They produce pure and crisp bass without sacrificing at all on the power.

There are two things that can pull you out of an immersive audio experience: sore ears and outside noises. The Elux Over-Ear Carbon Fiber Headphones from VM Audio have completely solved both of those issues. Using AirBass Suspension, VM Audio’s engineers have created the perfect fit to any ear using an elastic air cushion to deliver ultimate comfort over long periods of listening. To keep those unwanted noises out of your entertainment, the Elux Over-Ear Carbon Fiber Headphones use Passive Noise Control to sit tightly on your ears while still maintaining comfort.

For more information visit www.vmaudio.com

Goose Island Beer Makes You Want To Get Up Early For Black Friday

Black Friday is somewhat played out. The hype for the day after Thanksgiving have lost some of its luster. Well Goose Island looks to bring back some magic for Black Friday, November 28th. How are they going to do it you might ask?

Well they will release their renown Bourbon Country Brand Stout (BCBS) line up of barrel-aged beers through special beer-centric Black Friday events in nine cities including Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Jacksonville, Fla., Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Phoenix, New York, and San Francisco. Black Friday has become a beer drinker’s holiday and a true reminder that good things come to those that wait. It’s almost that time, the moment beer fans have been waiting an entire year for, the chance to get their hands on this year’s flock of Goose Island’s award-winning barrel-aged beers.

As the pioneer in the art of aging beer in bourbon barrels, the Goose Island barrel program has set the industry standard, swiftly becoming one of the world’s largest barrel-aged beer producers. First crafted in 1992, the brewery continues to push the limits of their lauded Bourbon County Brand through diverse variants, including Coffee, Barleywine, Vanilla Rye and a special release just for Chicago. The Friday after Thanksgiving, beer fanatics can now share in the tradition by enjoying the 2014 batch of Bourbon County. This year’s variants include the following:

Bourbon County Brand Stout: The Original, a liquid as dark and dense as a black hole. The nose is an intense mix of charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and smoke. One sip has more flavor than an average case of beer. Available nationally in four and 24-packs in 12-ounce bottles.

Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout: Everyday Goose Island smells the wonderful coffee roasting next to the brewery at Chicago’s Intelligentsia Coffee and Tea. This world class roaster puts the same passion and skill into their coffee as Goose Island does with its beer. This excellent stout is made with a different coffee from the friends next door each year. With the change in coffee comes a change in the flavor profile, making each release truly unique from the previous years. The 2014 incarnation features Rwandan coffee. Available in four and 24-packs 12-ounce bottles nationally.

Bourbon County Brand Barleywine: Aged in the third-use barrels that were once home to Kentucky bourbon and then the renowned Bourbon County Stout, this traditional English-style barleywine possess the subtlety of flavor that only comes from a barrel that’s gone through many seasons of ritual care. The intricacies of the previous barrel denizens – oak, charcoal, hints of tobacco and vanilla, and that signature bourbon heat – are all present in this beer. Hearty and complex, Bourbon County Brand Barleywine is a titan and a timeline; a bold, flavorful journey through the craft of barrel aging. Available in four and 24-packs of 12-ounce bottles.

Vanilla Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout: First brewed for the legendary festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer in Chicago, drinkers enjoyed this Bourbon County variant so much Goose Island bottled it the next year (2010). People flocked to stores to get their hands on a bottle and have this one of a kind barrel aged stout. Over the years that followed fans express their love for this version so Goose Island is extremely proud to bring it back in 2014. This year’s version features twist of aging the stout in Rye Whiskey barrels instead of bourbon hand-picked from four different distilleries. Each rye barrel features a two pound mix of Mexican and Madagascar vanilla beans. This limited Vanilla Rye will be available nationwide in 22-ounce bottles.

Proprietor’s Bourbon County Brand Stout: The second annual release of Proprietor’s is aged in Rye Whiskey barrels and features panela sugar, made into syrup with coconut water, Cassia bark and cocoa nibs. This variant is meant to show Goose Island’s immense gratitude to their neighbors in Chicago – the loyal and adventurous fans whose support helped bring Bourbon County Brand Stout to towering new heights. Each year this release will differ from the previous year; a special variant created for Chicago and unique to the year it was released. Available only in Chicago, in 22-ounce bottles.

This is the fifth year Goose Island is releasing Bourbon County Brands on Black Friday. In 2013, at the release event in Chicago, more than 500 people lined up to experience the Bourbon County phenomena firsthand. In 2014, with special Black Friday events in additional cities featuring unique collaborations with local artisans from coffee roasters to donut makers, the company expects an even greater turnout.

To learn more about Goose Island’s Bourbon County Brands and the Black Friday event locations in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Jacksonville, Fla., Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco; visit www.gooseisland.com,  Facebook , Twitter (@GooseIsland) and Instagram (@gooseIslandbeer).

Be Power Practical! Charge Your Phone In 5 Minutes With The Pronto

The fastest charging portable battery pack. In just 5 minutes, you get enough juice to fully charge an iPhone 5 on-the-go!

Pronto (Promtus – Latin) means quick, like LIGHTNING QUICK, and their battery packs live up to their name. The Pronto battery packs are designed to store power fast so you can ditch the wall outlet and recharge your gadgets on-the-go!

Most universal battery packs give you power on-the-go but take forever to charge. Waiting up to 12 hours to power up these batteries keeps you stuck to the wall and defeats the purpose of portable power.

Power Practical made it their mission to fix this problem by creating a battery pack that charges very fast from a wall outlet. They ended up with a design that allows the Pronto to charge up to 12X faster than other batteries on the market today.

Both Pronto models charge in an hour and are equipped with a rugged hard-anodized aluminum enclosure. But that’s just the beginning of the Pronto’s awesomeness! The Pronto 5’s sleek design is perfect for your everyday adventures. Equipped with a high-power 2.4 A USB port and enough juice to recharge an iPhone5 3 times (4,500 mAh capacity), it is still small enough to carry with you anywhere you go.

For more info check out their Kickstarter page!

Young The Giant Teaching Kids How To Live Mas

On Monday, October 6, Godinez High School music class in Santa Ana got the surprise of a lifetime when Irvine-based band, Young the Giant (toured with Kings of Leon) came by to make an appearance and join in on a special jam session with the students. And it’s all for a good cause – Taco Bell Foundation for Teens (partner of Young the Giant) will be making a $20,000 donation to the school in the band’s name!

Once class commenced, the students started practicing the song, as usual. About five minutes into class, the band made their secret entrance and joined right in, harmonizing with the students without skipping a beat. The students got the experience of a lifetime, but the band felt even more rewarded by seeing their reactions. The day was packed with music, inspiration and happy faces!

Young the Giant was so touched and inspired by the students (many who have overcome serious struggles and remain upbeat and on track every single day), they chocked up on several occasions.

Taco Bell Foundation for Teens and celebrity ambassadors Young the Giant are bringing inspiration to high school students to empower them to achieve más. The Foundation is committed to inspiring and enabling America’s teens to graduate and accomplish great things through its programs, partnerships, and direct financial assistance. As part of its commitment, we have partnered with celebrity ambassadors like Young the Giant to help reach students and inspire them in new ways.