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I was born in a hurry. My friends and family are consistently surprised by the odd and curious things I find on the internet. I have this curiosity about things. I never watched cartoons I watched Discovery channel and those Sunday afternoon documentaries on PBS.

When I was eleven my parent's bought me a chestnut horse named Andy. He wouldn't let very many people ride him and he was scared to jump. We won reserve champion after waiting around all day in pouring, miserable rain. It's still one of my proudest accomplishments. My parents sold him that year and bought my brother a saxophone.

I have an insatiable need to open closed doors and pirate treasure chests. I'm addicted to ice cream, classic American muscle cars, high-fashion, green architecture, intervention, hoarders, ponies and puppy dogs.

What is unique that's not in your bio?
I am hopelessly addicted to ice cream
What's your favorite accomplishment?
Being alive
How do you define cool?
Being open to new people and experiences, stylish, funny, confident and completely comfortable in your own skin.
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
I can't tell or else it wouldn't be a secret now would it?
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
The randomness of the finds. Makes for hours of surfing.
What is your favorite trend?
Mohawk Heels! I know it's my trend, but I'm quite obsessed with them at the moment.
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
Find something newsworthy, something with a story behind it. Or something so completely absurd you must click it to believe it.
How do you reset to be creative?
I clean my space, sing all the words to sappy love songs and take dance breaks, many dance breaks
What inspires or excites you?
Weird, curious things. New innovations, inventors, entrepreneurs, new ideas, ice cream
Predict something awesome for 2020?
It's not too far off, I'm going to say the Whale Blimp will be floating around. Perhaps we will have special candy that you eat and as you digest it gives you an overall health report from tiny sensors that will pass through unknowingly into the sewer system and then give us reports on the crap we eat so companies can sell us more crap...so we can crap it out?
Couture Crown Headbands
Couture Crown Headbands
Princess Headbands by Maribel Clara Eugenia Add Sparkle to the Holidays
These oversized princess headbands by Maribel Clara Eugenia (named after a real princess) will make you feel like royalty this holiday season. Maribel began creating these crown jewels after moving to… MORE
Selling Molars for Money
Selling Molars for Money
Sell Your Mouth Molds as to Creepydolls and Get Cash
Ever wonder what happened after the dentist pulled out the plaster mold of your teeth to fit you for braces or headgear? Well, eBay seller Creepydolls probably has them now and she may have found a market… MORE
Water-Purifying Skyscrapers
Water-Purifying Skyscrapers
The Jakarta Skyscraper Cleans up Flooded Slums
This building makes my inner green-architecture nerd drool with hope and anticipation. The Ciliwung Recovery Program by Indonesian Rezza Rahdian, Edwin Setiawan, Ayu Diah Shanti and Leonardus Chrisnantyo… MORE
Super-Sized Puzzle Furniture
Super-Sized Puzzle Furniture
The Zelli Bookcase is a Puzzling Way to Store Your Stuff
Duret Younes of Morrocco designed this Zelli bookcase inspired by Zellige mosaics. Creating Zellig is a very old, traditional style of mosaic-making and artists are trained from childhood. The Zelli bookcase… MORE
Suggestive Condiment Stickers
Suggestive Condiment Stickers
Spank Bottle Bottoms Simulate a Taut Tight End on Your Ketchup
Dressing For Pleasure, an online fetishwear supplier, created these spank bottle bottoms for that naughty ketchup, misbehaving mustard and really bad relish. Simply smack that sticker on the red bottom… MORE
Armored Baby Carriages
Armored Baby Carriages
Comes With Sadistic Cradle and Sinister Walker
Shi Jinsong from Beijing designed these apocalyptic baby accessories on display at the “China- Contemporary Revival” exhibit at the Palazzo Reale in Italy. The armored carriage belongs to Jinsong’s ‘Ne… MORE
Nanodiamond Saran Wrap
Nanodiamond Saran Wrap
Nanodiamonds are a Cancer Patient's Best Friend
Little nanodiamonds embedded in medical saran wrap could deliver time-release drugs right at the site of the problem. Unlike conventional treatments for localized medical problems –like cancerous tumors–… MORE
Robot Dance Battles
Robot Dance Battles
Mini Robot Dancers Wow the Crowd at Japan's IREX
These shimmying, twisting and swaying robot dancers competed in the 6th Annual Robo-One Gate International Robot Exhibition (IREX) in Japan. Robo-One is a robot competition category for bipedal humanoid… MORE
HD Vending Machines
HD Vending Machines
Sapient Interactive 'uVend' Interactive Coke Machine Hits North America
Sapient Interactive has created an interactive Coke vending machine called uVend. uVend replaces the standard front of a vending machine with a 46” LCD touch screen rich with HD video, bluetooth and flash… MORE
Punk Animal Photoshopping
Punk Animal Photoshopping
Worth1000.Com Contests Pierce and Tattoo Wild Creatures
Worth1000.com ran a punk animal photoshop contest in September 2009 where entrants photoshopped their favorite animals into punk rockers. Feathered mohawks, a studly sphinx, bad-boy budgies and even a… MORE
Personified Squirrels
Personified Squirrels
Taxidermy Humor For the Person Who Has Everything
Christmas shopping means sifting through masses of products to find one thing your giftee does not have. But they have everything, right? So what do you buy? A Taxidermy Squirrel of course. Seller ni0vek… MORE
Mohawk Heels
Mohawk Heels
Prada Puts the Punk Back in Pumps
These mohawk-style heels seen on JakandJil, thefashionpolice, myshopping, peacocks and polyvore are on the cutting-edge of punk fashion. Why do your hair when you can do your shoes? No gel, glue, dye or… MORE
Biomimetic Architecture
Biomimetic Architecture
The Gherkin and The Swiss Re Tower in London
Lord Foster completed 30 St. Mary Axe in 2004 in London’s financial district, but its design just turned half a billion years old. Fondly nicknamed The Gherkin and The Swiss Re Tower, the cone-like shape… MORE