In this episode:
- Starbucks hops on the “stunt food” bandwagon with its limited release drink, the Unicorn Frappucino…and social media goes WILD.
- Netflix says it’s willing to put its original movies in theaters near you, but there’s a catch.
- And Saeed breaks down his latest solo stream from SyFy, “The Expanse.”
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Question of the week: What was your experience with Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino?
Meet George Jetson
Now, Slovakian startup AeroMobil has announced it will be launching a flying car this year — and unlike their first prototype, unveiled in 2014, this one will be commercially available. — Mashable
The Starbucks drink that’s all the rage…and why the coffee chain did it
The neon “Unicorn Frappuccino” clashes hard with the coffee chain’s affected faux-Italian branding. It’s not the sort of drink that one imagines ordering with words like “Venti” or sipping amidst light jazz…None of that really matters to Starbucks, though. The limited-time item isn’t meant to blend with the company’s coffeehouse chic but rather its customers’ social media feeds. — Mashable
Did you miss out on Starbuck’s sweet & sour drink? Check out iJustine’s YouTube review.
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