• Supersize Bed: Is That Giant French Fries On My Headboard Or Is This All A Dream?

    Supersize Bed: Is That Giant French Fries On My Headboard Or Is This All A Dream?

    I know, French fries are horrible.  They pack a ridiculous amount of calories, yet you need so much to get full, all while being desert-level barren when it comes to nutrition.  But you know what?  They taste so good.  And you know what else?  They make for an incredibly fun-looking bed, too.  Seriously, just look at this Supersize Bed. A collaboration between Cecilia Carey and Harry Par, it’s a bed frame with a headboard styled to look like a giant [...]

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  • Palate Smart Grill Promises To Make 100% Perfectly-Cooked Steaks Every Time

    Palate Smart Grill Promises To Make 100% Perfectly-Cooked Steaks Every Time

    Grilling is easy enough with a good indoor electric grill.  Cooking steaks so they taste as good as restaurant fare, however, is a whole other matter entirely.  The Palate Smart Grill claims it can help you do just that. Armed with a selection of sensors, the appliance can monitor whatever’s cooking every step of the way, performing precision adjustments on heat and other parameters in real-time.   They claim that the technology makes it impossible to overcook or undercook food on [...]

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  • Less Mess Placemat Sticks To Table So Children Can’t Knock Over Their Plates

    Less Mess Placemat Sticks To Table So Children Can’t Knock Over Their Plates

    While the Less Mess Happy Mat won’t exactly eliminate the catastrophic mess that inevitably comes when you allow little children to handle their own utensils in the dining table, it can definitely prevent some of it from happening.  Emphasis on “some of it.”  And, yes, that’s good enough. Overturned trays?  Not happening.  Pancake plates dragged towards the floor?  Not with this thing.  Knocked down glass of juice?  Well, yes.  Hey, we said “some of it.” Designed by Lindsey Laurin, the [...]

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  • Dyson 360 Eye Robo-Vacuum Brings 360-Degree Camera, Tank Treads, And Maximum Suction Power

    Dyson 360 Eye Robo-Vacuum Brings 360-Degree Camera, Tank Treads, And Maximum Suction Power

    Ever since robotic vacuum cleaners went mainstream, we’ve been waiting to see the king of vacuums take their stab at the game.  And for a long time, Dyson just didn’t seem interested in taking a piece of that growing pie.  Turns out, that changes now with the new Dyson Eye 360. Unsurprisingly, the company is making a big splash on the scene, with a device that’s, arguably, one of the most advanced in the market.  No, it will still likely [...]

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  • Check Out These 20 Cool Products From Fred And Friends Fall 2014 Lineup

    Check Out These 20 Cool Products From Fred And Friends Fall 2014 Lineup

    We’re huge fans of Fred and their off-the-wall takes on erstwhile humdrum home and office staples.  Check out what they have in store for fans in the Fall 2014. 1. Nested Measuring Cups   This nesting set of measuring cups consists of a mother hen that opens to reveal an egg, which then opens to reveal a baby chick.  Each of the pieces (hen, egg, and chick) can be split into two halves, the bottom of which serves as a [...]

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  • Samsung Just Made A Curved Soundbar For Your Curved TV

    Samsung Just Made A Curved Soundbar For Your Curved TV

    Apparently, upgrading to a curved TV causes a problem because your TV suddenly doesn’t match your soundbar.  Who the heck wants to live in a world where your home theater gear do not go together aesthetically?  That’s not a problem anymore with Samsung’s new Curved Soundbars. Designed to match the company’s 55-inch and 65-inch screens, the audio system curves the exact same arc as the company’s curved TVs, ensuring it looks like a direct extension of the panel, rather than [...]

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  • 3-in-1 Stanley Vacuum Coffee System Turns Into A Pot For Boiling Water And A French Press For Making Coffee

    3-in-1 Stanley Vacuum Coffee System Turns Into A Pot For Boiling Water And A French Press For Making Coffee

    A thermos is essential if you want to keep coffee hot when camping, yet it’s all but useless if you don’t have a way to boil water or make coffee.  That’s why the Stanley Vacuum Coffee System integrates both functions within its normal-looking thermos body. When all closed up, it looks like a regular vacuum flask – the kind where you keep the boiled water in the kitchen back home.  Except, the thing is actually designed to disassemble into three [...]

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  • This Greedy Pig Turns Cups, Mugs, And Cans Into Instant Piggy Banks

    This Greedy Pig Turns Cups, Mugs, And Cans Into Instant Piggy Banks

    The piggy banks of yesteryear were very inefficient.  Any time you needed the hoarde you’ve stashed inside the piggy, you had to break the darn thing.  What a waste of a perfectly cute ceramic pig.  This Greedy Pig offers a reusable alternative, turning mugs, glasses, and even empty cans into functional piggy banks that you don’t have to destroy in order to withdraw a few coins. Made by Suck UK, you don’t exactly end up with an actual pig-looking coin [...]

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  • CorkNet Pot Holder Doubles As A Table Tennis Net. Wait, What?

    CorkNet Pot Holder Doubles As A Table Tennis Net. Wait, What?

    CorkNet is a pot holder designed for use in the dining table.  Lay it down, put your hot cookware straight off the stove on top, and all is well with the world.  Except, it’s also designed to turn the dining table into a ping pong table, allowing you to play a game of table tennis with the kids after dinner is over.   Whoever loses takes out the trash. Sized like a regulation table tennis net, all you have to do [...]

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  • This Cleverly Designed Murphy Sofa Float Is A Bed, A Wall And A Shelf Also

    This Cleverly Designed Murphy Sofa Float Is A Bed, A Wall And A Shelf Also

    Want to maximize your tiny studio’s seating capacity, while still having a comfortable place to lay your head at night?  This MurphySofa Float could do the trick, giving you couch space to sit a bunch of guests and a fold down wall bed that you can equip when it’s time to retire. When folded down, the bed uses the main sofa as a platform and an integrated floating shelf as legs for the bottom end.   As a result, the bed [...]

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  • Every Poolside Deserves A Private Lounge As Beautiful As The iPad Controlled CocoOne

    Every Poolside Deserves A Private Lounge As Beautiful As The iPad Controlled CocoOne

    Your tranquility pod is awesome and all, but now that you’re married, you find yourself looking for something you can bring the wife on when shutting yourself out from the rest of the world.  As it turns out, that’s not a problem with the CocoOne. Described as a “first-class cocooning lounge,” it’s a dome-shaped pod that you can lock yourself and the lady in.  Why?  So you can hide away from the rest of the world.  Or just take a [...]

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  • Kickball Ice Cream Maker Makes You Burn Calories Before Enjoying A Bowl

    Kickball Ice Cream Maker Makes You Burn Calories Before Enjoying A Bowl

    Ice cream is good, but the number of calories it packs is frighteningly high.  Simply put, you will need to burn the lot of those calories unless you want to permanently pack on the pounds.  This Kickball Ice Cream Maker makes sure you do just that. Just like a regular kickball, you can kick it around the park or the front yard, working up a sweat and burning some of those fat stores in the process.  Unlike them, the ball [...]

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  • Fold Pot Is A Flower Pot That Can Grow Along With Your Plants

    Fold Pot Is A Flower Pot That Can Grow Along With Your Plants

    Unless you want the hassle of transferring plants into a different pot as they grow bigger, you plant them early on in a pot that anticipates their future size.  Of course, it looks awkward as heck when you’ve got that tiny thing growing in a gigantic pot.  Won’t be the case with the Fold Pot, which starts out small but grows larger to accommodate your plant’s growth. Designed by Emanuele Pizzolorusso, it’s plant pot that folds at the top like [...]

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  • Garage Full?  Set Up A Yardstash III For Instant Outdoor Storage

    Garage Full? Set Up A Yardstash III For Instant Outdoor Storage

    It’s amazing how much stuff we manage to fit in the garage.  Sure, the car and bikes are meant to go there.  But we also throw in all the lawn equipment, gardening supplies, seasonal decorations, handyman toolbox, beach toys, and a whole lot more.  Truth be told, it isn’t likely to take long before the seemingly-infinite capacity of the garage reaches its limit.  When that happens, you can either shell out big money to build an extra shed in the [...]

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  • Forget The Lights, These Sexy Switches From Buster + Punch Will Turn You On

    Forget The Lights, These Sexy Switches From Buster + Punch Will Turn You On

    Light switches are the last thing most people ever expect to be complimented on when it comes to their homes.  But that’s exactly what’s likely to happen when you trade in your traditional home switches for these Buster + Punch Electricity series of switches and dimmers. Looking more like controls on a luxury sound system or expensive mixing gear, these electrical switches really step up the ante for the erstwhile all-too-common home staple.  While these will obviously look perfect inside [...]

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  • Pod Power Redesigns The Extension Cord For Easier Outlet Sharing

    Pod Power Redesigns The Extension Cord For Easier Outlet Sharing

    Extension power strips are fine enough as they are.  But sometimes, don’t you wish you can use just a single one to plug in multiple items in different locations around the room?  That’s exactly the idea behind Pod Power, an extension power cord with three outlets distributed along its length. Produced by Quirky, the extension cord makes it easy to distribute outlets under shared desks, conference rooms, and other places around offices and homes.  No need to use multiple power [...]

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  • ButterUp: Is This The Best Butter Knife Redesign Ever?

    ButterUp: Is This The Best Butter Knife Redesign Ever?

    A self-heating butter knife is great, since it will melt the butter all on its own, making it easy to spread on your slice of bread every morning.  If using power to lather your breakfast in butter sounds overkill, however, you might want to turn your attention to the ButterUp instead. Designed by Sacha Pantschenko, Norman Oliveria, and Craig Andrews, it’s a clever redesign of the classic butter knife.  While it looks like a regular butter knife at first glance, [...]

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  • Add A Touch Of Nature To Your Home With This Yosemite Coat Rack

    Add A Touch Of Nature To Your Home With This Yosemite Coat Rack

    Bringing some of the outdoors into your home usually involves adding houseplants into the mix.  And there are plenty of simple, minimal-maintenance options out there, such as the Airplantframe and the Modern Sprout Planter. If you’d rather not deal with any of the hassles of having actual plants in the house, though, this Yosemite Coat Rack could offer both a decorative and useful alternative. A coat rack made from reclaimed tree trunks, it puts what looks like a small tree [...]

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  • Nomad Collapsible Hot Tub Makes It Easy To Soak On A Warm Bath In The Outdoors

    Nomad Collapsible Hot Tub Makes It Easy To Soak On A Warm Bath In The Outdoors

    Camping and soaking in hot tubs may sound like two completely different activities, but they do share some things in common.  For one, they’re both great for clearing your head, rebooting the senses, and helping you settle into a more relaxing mood.  So why not do both at the same time?  That’s exactly what can happen with the Nomad Collapsible Tub, a portable hot tub and heater coil system designed for use in the great outdoors. During transport, the thing [...]

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