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Ship Your Sheets - College Humor Video

Ship Your College XL Sheets! Shopping for college couldn't be easier. Select from the finest quality dorm bedding collection, in hard to find twin XL dorm bed size, and we ship them right to your door. No hassle or limited twin XL options, a big collection of top notch extra long bedding. Check out http://www.twinxl.com #shipmysheets

What Size is a Twin XL Bed?

Getting ready to start shopping for your future college student this summer? One of the most dreaded things to search for is that Twin Extra Long bedding that tons of colleges are switching over to. In order to make sure you're informed for the upcoming season, we've laid out all the dimensions for you and which products are really necessary for purchase. Let's take a look.     Twin XL Mattress Most colleges today have gradually switched over to the Twin XL sized beds when providing bedding for student dormitories. But just how big are these beds ? First, lets take a look at the mattress itself and what makes it different than the normal Twin bed. The dimensions for a sized Twin XL mattress are 39" x 80", which is five inches longer than the normal twin. This allows college students that perfect amount of extra room for their feet. Twin XL Mattress Pad When buying a mattress pad for your Twin XL mattress you must make sure it is in fact a size Twin

Look Up Video: Powerful Message or Hypocrisy?

 There's been a lot of buzz lately about the YouTube video "Look Up" by Gary Turk. It basically scorns today's "internet generation" for being too technologically involved and states that we are missing out on so much the world has to offer. He explains this through a spoken word poem, where the video cuts in between shots of himself and different scenes. Across the country college students and other twenty somes are sharing this on the same devices they are told to look up from. The question still remains: Is technology really this detrimental to our society?   "I have 422 friends...Yet I am lonely" This is his opening statement to the video, an obvious jab at Facebook. According to statisticbrain.com, Facebook has eclipsed 1.3 billion users, 628 million of them using the website daily. This statistic alone is quite frightening, knowing that just under half of the users are frequenting the site every single day. The argument Turk

2014 Dorm Room Colors and Decor Fashion Guide

With spring coming to an end and the summer just starting, there are now more college bound freshman than ever that will soon be decorating their dorm rooms! There are tons of trends out there that may or may not be your cup of tea but learning about these trends is a great way to get some ideas about your own d├ęcor. The female dorm room is a very unwieldy thing that may or may not end up collecting trends from all around with no cohesive picture. Pastels: Mint and Coral There are a few trends that are beautiful, innovative, and just plain fun. The first trend that is making strides in the college dorm room is of course pastels. Pastels are beautiful and are incredibly easy to match with and can make any room seem instantly more homey. One pastel that is exceedingly popular is mint green. This cool color makes any room seem bigger is easy on the eyes, and is great for just about any larger theme that you may decide to use. Pastels are a great way to make smaller s

Dorm Room Start Ups: From Dorm to Fortune

The world of entrepreneurial business is one based on flexibility, creativity, and the willingness to work your fingers to the bone. No subset of business start-ups embodies this spirit more than those that grow out of little dorm rooms all over the country. Let's take a look at some of the dorm room start ups that rocked the business world as well as a few that are on the rise, and primed, to follow their lead. The Billion Dollar Start Ups Facebook There was a time before Facebook and it was dark, boring, and sorely lacking "likes". Facebook was concept-ed, created, and nurtured in a little Harvard dorm room by one of the most famous nerds of all time: Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg's Facebook fundamentally changed the way we interact with our fellow man on a day to day basis and, despite some privacy issue controversies, has been one of the most successful start-ups of all time. The big Z is currently sitting on over $7 billion dollars. Not