• Samsung’s Chef Collection Induction Range Comes With Fake Flames, So You Know When Food Is Cooking

    Samsung’s Chef Collection Induction Range Comes With Fake Flames, So You Know When Food Is Cooking

    Induction cooktops are great.  They heat up cookware incredibly fast, they waste very little heat, and they’re way easier to clean than any conventional cooktop.  If there’s anything to criticize, it’s the lack of any hard-to-miss visual cues that tell you when a burner is running, making it easy to mistakenly touch a red-hot pan, thinking it’s as cold as the one hanging up the wall.  Ouch.  That should happen less with the Samsung Chef Collection Induction Slide-In Range, which [...]

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  • This Guy Turned His Retired Power Mac G5s Into Functional Home Furniture

    This Guy Turned His Retired Power Mac G5s Into Functional Home Furniture

    There have been a lot of awesome computer cases that came out over the years, from PC boxes that look like kitchen appliances to animal-shaped cases to entire desks that serve as a computer chassis.  When it comes to your run-of-the-mill desktop tower for business, few can claim they looked better than the body on the Apple Power Mac G5.  Simply put, it was a big fan favorite.  Apparently, Klaus Geiger loved them so much that when it came time [...]

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  • A Glass Top Ping Pong Table Makes Hitting Plastic Balls With A Paddle Feel So Much More Refined

    A Glass Top Ping Pong Table Makes Hitting Plastic Balls With A Paddle Feel So Much More Refined

    We’re not entirely sure how well little plastic balls will bounce on glass.  We also probably won’t care if we can have an object as beautiful as the TravisMathew Glass Top Ping Pong Table on our style-starved game room. Sure, a ping pong table with a glass top sounds ostentatiously unnecessary.  In fact, it’s probably a bad idea if you regularly have hot-headed friends who like to slam their paddles on the playing area when they realize they suck at [...]

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  • These Dunk Animal Lamps Look Like Upright Horses On Three Legs

    These Dunk Animal Lamps Look Like Upright Horses On Three Legs

    Turning old bottles into lighting elements isn’t exactly a novel undertaking.  We’ve seen it done in products like the Satechi LED Lamp, the Tejas Home Barlite, and Mandles.  Despite that, these Dunk Animal Lamps still feel fresh and fun, with its playful, lighthearted take on functional lighting for the home. Created by Nishi Chauhan, it’s the latest entry in her Animal Farm series, which consists of different types of lighting units that combine recycled objects and revived traditional craft.  For [...]

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  • Floyd Shelf Quickly Turns Wood Planks And Similar Materials Into Functional Wall Storage

    Floyd Shelf Quickly Turns Wood Planks And Similar Materials Into Functional Wall Storage

    Remember the Floyd Legs, which can turn any plank of wood into a functional table?  Well, meet its beloved cousin, the Floyd Shelf, a similarly utilitarian tool that turns any plank of material into a functional wall shelf. That leftover plank of wood in dad’s garage?  It’s now a shelf.  Those jalousie windows rotting in the attic?  They can now be shelves, too.  Basically, any long and reasonably slim strip of wood, plastic, glass (with reservations, of course, because it [...]

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  • This ETE Plate Comes With Portion Guides That Will Help You Avoid Eating Too Much

    This ETE Plate Comes With Portion Guides That Will Help You Avoid Eating Too Much

    While counting calories can help when trying to cut down on your food consumption, it isn’t an absolute necessity.  In fact, restricting yourself to healthy portions for every meal is usually enough.  If you need assistance with determining the correct portion sizes, this ETE Plate should help steer you the right way. At first glance, it looks just like a regular plate with some colorful lines printed on it for decoration.  Except, it isn’t.  Instead, the lines are actually portion [...]

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  • Dyson Hygienic Mist Is A UV-Blasting, Air-Multiplying Humidifier

    Dyson Hygienic Mist Is A UV-Blasting, Air-Multiplying Humidifier

    Dyson’s bladeless fan is, easily, one of the most beautifully-designed appliances of the past decade.  It’s just brilliant.  Which is why we can’t blame them for integrating that stylish design into other products, like the previously-released Dyson Hot.  This time around, they’re bringing the same thing to humidifiers with the Dyson Hygienic Mist. Basically, it’s an Air Multiplier, with a large water tank in its base.  Like other portable humidifiers, it takes water from the reservoir, which the fan then [...]

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  • Stumble Upon Sofa Is A Carpet That’s A Couch That Also Happens To Be A Bookcase

    Stumble Upon Sofa Is A Carpet That’s A Couch That Also Happens To Be A Bookcase

    A carpet with large ridges is just a whole lot of annoying.  And, yes, it looks just as annoying on this Stumble Upon Sofa, a large carpet with huge kinks in it that actually serves as a couch. Designed by Alessandro Isola, this carpet and sofa combo comes with a carbon fiber structure under the ridged section of the carpet, giving it a firm and sturdy surface that you can plop down on.  We’re not entirely sure why you would [...]

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  • Use These Air-Expelling EVAK Glass Jars To Keep Your Food Fresh

    Use These Air-Expelling EVAK Glass Jars To Keep Your Food Fresh

    Glass jars with air-tight lids are great for holding food and keeping them fresh.  Since they still trap the stale air along with the stuff you have in the jar, though, they don’t exactly offer the most optimal solution.  The EVAK is a storage container that integrates a facility for pushing out all that extra air before sealing the food in. Whether you’re using it to hold grains, coffee, or those Jack Daniels whiskey chocolates you’ve been missing all your [...]

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  • Take Advantage Of Extra Headroom In Your Fridge With bottleLoft

    Take Advantage Of Extra Headroom In Your Fridge With bottleLoft

    How do you make more room in your fridge for extra beers?  Drink the ones inside.  In case that isn’t an option yet (you still need the six pack for an audition or something – yes, we’re assuming you’re all male models), this magnetic bottleLoft might do the trick. Described as “the world’s first magnetic bottle hanger for your refrigerator,” it lets you take advantage of any underutilized headroom space in any area of the fridge.   Simply stick one of [...]

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  • Forget The Handbag, These Trug Baskets Are The Perfect Accessory For A Trip To The Farmer’s Market

    Forget The Handbag, These Trug Baskets Are The Perfect Accessory For A Trip To The Farmer’s Market

    Over the years, baskets have fallen out of favor in place of more convenient shopping bags, whether during grocery runs or a weekend trip to the farmer’s market.   If you have one of these Trug Baskets, however, we have a feeling you’ll be exceedingly compelled to leave the shopping bags at home. Created by English designer Jane Crisp, these are not your ordinary baskets.  Instead, these are stylish, eye-catching baskets that look like miniature pirate ships straight out of Tropico [...]

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  • Remmus Lounger Automatically Spins To Ensure Maximum Sunlight For Sun Bathing

    Remmus Lounger Automatically Spins To Ensure Maximum Sunlight For Sun Bathing

    We’re not entirely sure about the importance of the sun’s angle when it comes to getting a good tan.  People seem to do well enough just lying on a lounge chair and letting the clear skies do all the work.  But if you feel that directly facing the sun is your best bet to getting an optimal tan, then the Remmus Lounger is exactly the sunbathing companion you’ve been missing. A rotating outdoor lounge chair, it’s designed to follow the [...]

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  • Everybody Cooks Their Own Meat In This Grazing Grill

    Everybody Cooks Their Own Meat In This Grazing Grill

    Maybe you enjoy being the one who stands over the grill, minding the meat, while the rest of the family just chill out and wait for their steaks to cook.  Well, I don’t.  If I’m going to be slaving over the grill, you will, too.  That’s why the world gave us this Grazing Grill. An outdoor table for six people, it comes with an integrated grill in the middle, so every member of the family can cook their own dogs, [...]

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  • Fossil Tiles Use Childish Hand-Drawn Lines To Create The Effect Of Prehistoric Remains

    Fossil Tiles Use Childish Hand-Drawn Lines To Create The Effect Of Prehistoric Remains

    These Fossil Tiles were intended to mimic the appearance of the preserved imprints of animals and plants from prehistoric times.  And when viewed from afar, they do look like that.  Up close, though, they reveal a more childish, playful design, with what appears to be hand-drawn lines doodled in varying patterns across each tile. Rather than mark each tile with imprinted remains of an easily discernible organism, they covered the entirety of each panel with the kind of patterns you [...]

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  • Every Evil Feline Deserves Her Own Cat Cave

    Every Evil Feline Deserves Her Own Cat Cave

    It’s way too easy to find pictures and videos of cats being absolute jerks, which is why I’ve always believed that cats will make the perfect supervillains of the animal kingdom.  Now, those supervillain cats can have the matching headquarters to fit their evil-mongering lifestyle: the Cat Cave. A dome-shaped cat house, it comes adorned with matching cat ears on top, so everyone can know this is where the baddest, meanest, jerkiest animal in the house lays her head.  Whether [...]

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  • Avo Is A Self-Cleaning, Hassle-Free Tropical Fish Aquarium

    Avo Is A Self-Cleaning, Hassle-Free Tropical Fish Aquarium

    Having an aquarium teeming with fish is awesome.  Keeping up with the regular maintenance of a fish tank to ensure it stays clean, on the other hand, is a whole other matter entirely.  The Avo Self-Cleaning Aquarium changes that. A hassle-free tank for tropical fish, it removes much of the work that regularly come as part of keeping an aquarium.  Weekly water changes?  No more.  Changing the filter?  Forget about changing it, you don’t even need to clean it.  Scraping [...]

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  • TJ Volonis Makes Copper Tubing Furniture That Aren’t Just Functional, They Look Amazing, Too

    TJ Volonis Makes Copper Tubing Furniture That Aren’t Just Functional, They Look Amazing, Too

    Using copper tubing to build furniture may sound like a bad idea from both a functional and an aesthetic perspective.  Seeing what TJ Volonis did with this collection of Copper Furniture, however, definitely proves otherwise. Consisting of tables, chairs, benches, and shelves, every piece in the collection uses creatively-arranged copper tubing for the frame, turning out contemporary furniture items that look very much like intricate metal sculptures.   Seriously, these look as fit for a gallery as they would inside a [...]

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  • Cucumbo Turns Boring Cucumbers Into Vegetable Slinkies

    Cucumbo Turns Boring Cucumbers Into Vegetable Slinkies

    Similar to potato spiral cutters, the Cucumbo lets you turn cucumbers into a spiraling, coiling vegetable.  Unlike most spiral cutters, it’s just the size of a large bolt, making it both easy to use and convenient to store. Designed for use with cucumbers and zucchinis (or other vegetables with the same size and hardness), this kitchen tool lets you turn erstwhile boring vegetables you’ll either chop up into discs or dice up into tiny bits into a fun looking coil.  [...]

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  • This Decorative Milo Lamp Can Double As A Greenhouse For Your Flowering Plants

    This Decorative Milo Lamp Can Double As A Greenhouse For Your Flowering Plants

    We’re not entirely sure whether the Milo should be classified as a lamp, a display case, or a mini-greenhouse.  It’s a bit of all three.  Place this on a table somewhere in the house and instantly add decorative portable lighting that you can customize with your own favorite potted plants. Made by Lightovo, it’s described as an “interior glass lampshade” designed to showcase an object placed inside the transparent container.  They recommend using it to draw attention to your favorite [...]

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  • This Slice&Sharpen Cutting Board Houses A Built-In Knife Sharpener

    This Slice&Sharpen Cutting Board Houses A Built-In Knife Sharpener

    It’s easy enough to reach for the knife sharpener when you’re slicing up meat and realize it’s gotten a little too dull for comfort.  Until you realize the knife sharpener isn’t actually in the second drawer like you remember.  In fact, you can’t even find it anymore.  Yeah, that sucks.  If you had a Slice&Sharpen, your blade sharpening tool will never be too far away. Made by Joseph Joseph, it’s an erstwhile plastic cutting board with an integrated ceramic facility [...]

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  • REK Expanding Coffee Table Can More Than Double In Size When Needed

    REK Expanding Coffee Table Can More Than Double In Size When Needed

    You don’t want a large coffee table creating an obstruction in the living room.  At the same time, there are days when you would like a little more tabletop space for everything you got going on.  Basically, you want the best of both worlds like an entitled brat and the REK is here to attend to your unreasonable whims. Designed by Reinier de Jong, it’s an expandable coffee table.  When you just want a compact coffee table to hold a [...]

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  • Orwell Combines Sofa, Bed, And Your Very Own Private Fort

    Orwell Combines Sofa, Bed, And Your Very Own Private Fort

    When it comes to outfitting a small house, combing functions in a single piece of furniture can do a lot to maximize the living space.   That’s why we’re huge fans of products like the Murphy Sofa Float and the Story All-In-One.  The Orwell is another one of these multifunction furniture pieces, giving you a sofa, a bed, and a veritable bedroom in one. Designed by Goula Figuera, the hybrid furnishing is, basically, a sofa that’s covered with high walls on [...]

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  • This Rainy Pot Self-Watering Planter Is Impossibly Cute

    This Rainy Pot Self-Watering Planter Is Impossibly Cute

    Like all self-watering planters, the Rainy Pot will trickle small amounts of liquid to your plant to keep it properly nourished.  Unlike them, it’s so impossibly cute you’ll probably want to keep it around even after you get bored with indoor gardening altogether. Designed by Seungbin Jeong of Daily Life Lab, it’s a wall-mounted planter with a pot at the bottom and a cloud on top.  Yes, a cloud.   Put your plant on the pot, fill up the cloud with [...]

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  • Make Movie Night More Enjoyable With This Kernel-Separating Popcorn Bowl

    Make Movie Night More Enjoyable With This Kernel-Separating Popcorn Bowl

    Popping an entire bag of popcorn is all but impossible.  Chances are, you’ll always have a handful of unpopped kernels on that bucket, ready to annoy as you accidentally bite on them while trying to enjoy a movie from your Netflix queue.  We’ve, pretty much, accepted it as a permanent wrinkle when enjoying our favorite movie time snack.  Turns out, that doesn’t have to be the case if you eat using a Popcorn Bowl. Designed by ceramicist Catherine Smith, it’s [...]

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  • Kahiko Table: Yes, This Is What A $100,000 Table Looks Like

    Kahiko Table: Yes, This Is What A $100,000 Table Looks Like

    Yes, a $100,000 price tag for a table is absolutely preposterous.  But the Kahiko Table is made from materials that are just as absolutely preposterous, so every cent of that asking price is probably well deserved. The base?  It’s made from a composite of engineered wood and carbon fiber, with a unique geometric shape that looks like it will be right at home as part of a sculpture as it will be in your mansion’s dining room.  The centerpiece, though, [...]

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  • Curl Up In Bed Right Next To This Greasy Giant Sausage Pillow

    Curl Up In Bed Right Next To This Greasy Giant Sausage Pillow

    There’s no shortage of pillows that look like food.  From candy bars to bananas to hotdogs, they exist.  But, darn it, if this Sausage Pillow isn’t the most realistic-looking hunk of greasy meat that’s actually just a cloth bag filled with stuffing ever made.  It looks positively delicious. Made by Beloved Shirts, this thing genuinely looks like it belongs in a plate, rather than a bed.  Except it’s sized like a real bolster pillow, so we doubt there’s a real [...]

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  • These Beautiful Coastal Quilts Make For The Perfect Pirate Blanket

    These Beautiful Coastal Quilts Make For The Perfect Pirate Blanket

    If seafaring pirates ever made their own blankets (instead of just plundering the nicest one they can find), we’re guessing it will look like something like these Coastal Quilts, each of which come adorned with a map of the shoreline of a beautiful coastal city.  Except instead of the places featured in this collection, it will probably be ornamented with layouts of the places where they took the most plunder.  Which, admittedly, would have been more awesome. Made by Haptic [...]

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