Chance Kinney

From Modesto, California, Chance received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from UCLA and a Master's Degree in International Relations from University College Dublin. He loves to travel, and is always looking for interesting people and their stories wherever he goes. He currently lives in San Francisco.

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    These Adorable Minnie Mouse Heels are Like a Trip to Disneyland for Your Feet

    Don’t make the same mistake we did and overlook these gems! A super-cute Minnie Mouse high heel collection has been flying under our radar. They came out last year and, unsurprisingly, sold out real quick. Fortunately, they made a comeback late last year, and it seems they’re still hanging around the internet looking for closets to call […]

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    Black Charcoal Lattes are Trying to Counter the Unicorn Trend

    That Lisa Frank movie better come out soon. The unicorn kick on Instagram is under attack — lawsuits are the least magical things we can think of, and now the counter-color all-black backlash is gaining steam. Maybe we can blame Apple for this trend, too. Sooooo this is charcoal latte #latteart #blackandwhite #charcoallatte 😌 A post […]

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    The Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 Instant Camera is On Sale Starting Today

    Instant photography is in the middle of a resurgence. Polaroid is playing its part, but it’s got a lot of other competitors — perhaps most notably, Fujifilm. The camera company has created a successful line of smartphone photo printers — tiny wireless printers that use zero-ink printing to pump out smartphone photos on the go. But, today […]

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    Star Trek: Discovery Finally Gets Its First Trailer

    Better late than never! Star Trek: Discovery has already been delayed twice, but now that a trailer is finally out, it’s starting to look like the new TV series is ready to air. The trailer introduces the main character, Sonequa Martin-Green’s First Officer Michael Burnham, in what looks like a prequel of sorts to the show. The […]

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    A Hello Kitty Loungewear Collection Just Dropped at Target

    Goodness knows we’re starved for good tweets these days, so it was nice to see Sanrio use Twitter to spread some good news yesterday. The company tweeted out that a new loungewear collection is headed exclusively to Target, both online and in some stores. We’ll take this as the official start of summer. Say hello […]

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    Nicki Minaj is Paying Off Student Loans for Some Lucky Kids

    Nicki Minaj isn’t the most lenient mom, but put in the work, and she’ll show you the love in kind. Last week, Minaj promised on Twitter that she’d pay off the loans of students who could send in proof of straight As. Students obliged, and so did Minaj. Over the weekend, she put up an […]

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    The Trailer for the Emoji Movie is Actually Pretty Adorable

    I think we probably heard about this sometime last year before forgetting about it for a while, but Sony Pictures just roared back with a reminder — The Emoji Movie is real, and it’s coming out this year. They released the first trailer for it this week, and it is definitely about emoji. For something as ridiculous […]

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    ABC is Producing a Live TV Musical for The Little Mermaid

    We’re in the middle of a spate of live-action remakes of Disney classics, but their next big thing might already be on the horizon. Reports surfaced this week that ABC, which is owned by Disney, is joining in on the live musical fun with The Little Mermaid, a production scheduled to air on October 3. That’s […]

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    The Refreshed Lenovo IdeaPad Line is Bursting With Color

    Last year we had to wait for back to school time, but this year Lenovo is hitting the books early. Today, they’re announcing their refreshed IdeaPad line, their collection of lightweight, premium laptops. No surprises with the hardware upgrades, but if the kids want a laptop with a little personality this year, the new IdeaPads […]

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    The Lenovo Legion Y920 is a Monster of a Gaming Notebook

    Back at CES, we remarked that the Lenovo Legion Y320 and Y520 were content to be low-to-mid range gaming laptops — they were affordable, but they weren’t the primo stuff. Lenovo’s saved that until today, with the announcement of the Legion Y920. This is a powerhouse of a laptop that makes no pretenses about being lightweight. […]

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    The Newest Lego Minecraft Set is the Massive Mountain Cave

    Last year when Lego released The Village Minecraft set, we noted it was the largest Lego Minecraft set yet. Just a little over one year later, Lego is ready to introduce their latest — and it’s got over 1,000 more pieces than that set. You’re going to have to set some time aside to build the Mountain […]

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    Amazon Announces 4 New Super Cheap Fire Tablets

    No one does cheap family tablets better than Amazon, and now that they’re little portable Alexa devices, they’re looking like even better values. Today, Amazon refreshed their Fire line of tablets with four options — regular and kid-friendly versions of their 7″ and 8″ Fire tablets. They’re still bare bones in terms of specs, but they’ll […]

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    Android O Will Bring Picture-in-Picture to Android Phones Later This Year

    It seems we’ve moved past the era of fast and furious UI changes to mobile operating systems. Google showed off a little of the upcoming Android O update today at Google I/O, and while it looks very familiar, there are a few cool new features on the way. Right at the top of the list […]

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    Watch Out Siri, Google Assistant is Coming to the iPhone

    It’s been an interesting month for Apple and its nearest competitors. Last week at the Microsoft Build developers conference, we learned that iTunes is coming to the Windows Store as an app, and now this week we’ve got Google with some big Apple-related news. At their I/O developers conference today, the company revealed that Google […]

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    Dress Like Royalty in these Stunning Disney Princess Prom Dresses

    Adult prom has been a thing for a while, and now it’s going to be even more of a thing. Glitterati, a prom dress specialist based in Boston, has a Disney Forever Collection full of dresses that will have you bursting out in whatever songs get played at adult proms, I don’t know. There are […]

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    Beats Goes for the Gold with Trophy Gold Powerbeats3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

    The first wave of post-Apple acquisition Beats headphones included the Powerbeats3, the updated version of Beats’ exercise-focused in-ear headphones. They ended up being almost the same as the Powerbeats2, with the addition of Apple’s new W1 chip and fast charging. That wasn’t a bad thing — they retained the same great, surprisingly balanced sound of the […]

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    Coach’s NASA Space Collection is Out of This World

    When Coach announced they were buying Kate Spade, there was a contingent that worried about Coach scrubbing away Kate Spade’s quirkiness. Well, it’s too soon to tell what changes will come about because of the acquisition, but at least for this month, it looks like the effect is going in the opposite direction. Revealed earlier […]

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    This RuPaul’s Drag Race LEGO Set Needs to Happen

    It’s time for Lego to step up — platforms will help with that. The latest awesome Lego Ideas submission gaining traction is based on RuPaul’s Drag Race, and while I don’t know that it’s the best user submission we’ve ever seen, it’s definitely the best-named one. It’s true, though — call something RuPaul’s Brick Race, and we’re sold regardless […]

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    NBC Canceled Timeless, Then Brought it Back – With a Catch

    Season finale season is upon us, and that means lots of cliffhangers. Unfortunately, not all of those shows manage to hang onto the cliff. Season finale season is also cancellation season, and while most of our favorites (like Once Upon a Time) are coming back, time-traveling tale Timeless looked like it was going to be history. NBC announced […]

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    The HTC U11 is a Smartphone You’re Supposed to Squeeze for Good Reason

    Usually, squeezing a smartphone means that an app has crashed on you one too many times. HTC has a different take. The U11 is their latest smartphone, and while the flagship specs (especially the camera) and the fancy design are nice, HTC’s one new thing is a feature called Edge Sense, which lets you do […]