• This Banana Holder Mounts A Fruit To Your Bike’s Handlebars

    This Banana Holder Mounts A Fruit To Your Bike’s Handlebars

    You like  keeping a banana around to snack on as you make your way through the day.  Sure, you can slip it in a bag to reach for later when hunger hits, but why not strap it somewhere for easy access with this Banana Holder? That’s right, someone made a mounting strap that’s custom-designed to hold a banana.  No more getting your bananas squished in a backpack or wrapping them up in a brown bag — your yellow, pulpy fruit [...]

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  • Seiki U-Vision Is A $49 Cable That Upconverts HD To 4K

    Seiki U-Vision Is A $49 Cable That Upconverts HD To 4K

    You’ve been thinking of picking up a Sony X1 4K Media Player to enjoy native ultra-HD content on your awesome 4K TV, but the price and the mixed reviews make you a little unsure of the decision.  While you’re putting off going all-in on a 4K home theater system, you might want to pick up the Seiki U-Vision to supercharge your current viewing experience. An HDMI cable that can upconvert HD content into 4K, it lets you take full advantage [...]

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  • Cliq Magnetic Hangers Trade In Hooks For Magnets

    Cliq Magnetic Hangers Trade In Hooks For Magnets

    We’ve said it once, we’ll say it again: everything is better with magnets.  Apparently, the same holds true even with the traditional clothes hanger and the Cliq, a hanger that trades in hooks for magnets, proves it. Made by Flow Design, the hangers feature a minimalist design that eliminates the bottom of the frame, so you can use it to hang suits and shirts, but not ties and towels like you do with your regular-shaped ManHangers.  Because it ditches the [...]

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  • Insect Shield Outdoor Blanket Ensures Mosquito-Free Camping And Picnics

    Insect Shield Outdoor Blanket Ensures Mosquito-Free Camping And Picnics

    Laying down a blanket in the park for an early evening picnic?  Sounds fun.  Gross and dirty flies diving into your food?  Not so much.  Getting bit by disease-carrying mosquitoes?  Even worse.  Fortunately, that doesn’t have to be a problem.  Just trade in your Walkbag Picnic Mat for an Insect Shield Outdoor Blanket and drive all the pesky arthropods away. When laid down on the ground, the blanket will repel skeetos, fleas, ticks, flies and a whole load of other [...]

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  • Moto 360: Sorry Pebble, Someone Else Just Made The Hottest-Looking Smartwatch

    Moto 360: Sorry Pebble, Someone Else Just Made The Hottest-Looking Smartwatch

    We love the Pebble Steel’s classier take on the smartwatch.  More than anything, it gave us hope that even prettier wrist computers will find their way into the market soon.  If the Moto 360 is any indication, that could be happening even sooner than we thought. Sporting a round face and a whole load of style, it’s the first smartwatch that genuinely looks like a fashion accessory rather than a utilitarian computer, making for a fashionable replacement to your wrist [...]

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  • Someone Built A 3D-Printed Kayak And It’s Awesome

    Someone Built A 3D-Printed Kayak And It’s Awesome

    Who says you can only build small toys and little trinkets with the current crop of desktop 3D printers?  Certainly not this dude, who built the World’s First 3D Printed Kayak. No, it’s not a toy kayak that can only ride around in pools and bathtubs.  Instead, it’s a fully-functional paddle boat that you can use along real bodies of water.  Just pick up a kayak paddle, hit the beach, and you’re good to go. Heck, the kayak even has [...]

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  • Android Wear: Meet Google’s Smartwatch OS Platform

    Android Wear: Meet Google’s Smartwatch OS Platform

    Just like they did with smartphones, Google won’t be getting into the smartwatch market by building their own wrist-gadget.  Instead, they’re choosing to focus on the software the wearables will run on with the freshly-announced Android Wear. A modified version of Google’s mobile OS, it extends the power of Android into the growing world of smartwatches and wearables.  As with regular Android, it’s designed to run on hardware from different manufacturers, lowering the barrier to entry for any company looking [...]

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  • Dress Pant Yoga Pants For Office: Thank You!

    Dress Pant Yoga Pants For Office: Thank You!

    Yoga pants are light, comfortable, and extremely flattering on women, making it no surprise that the ladies love them.  A quick Google Image search of yoga pants will tell you everything you need to know about why men love them, too.  Hnnnggggg.  As much as everybody loves leggings, though, it’s just short of impossible to pass them off as appropriate workplace attire.  At least, that’s what we thought until we saw the Gray Dress Pant Yoga Pants. Designed to work [...]

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  • Chairigami’s Cardboard Standing Desk Can Handle 300 Pounds, Costs Under $100

    Chairigami’s Cardboard Standing Desk Can Handle 300 Pounds, Costs Under $100

    Standing desks are great.  But even add-ons that convert your desk into an upright workstation can cost a pretty penny.  Seriously, the prices border on “way above my spending capacity.”  The world needs a cheap but functional upright desk and the Chairigami Standing Desk just might do the trick. Billed as “the first standing desk that is affordable, simple, and green,” it brings all the benefits of upright office furniture without having to shell out the big bucks.   And while [...]

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  • ChocoChicken Will Serve Chocolate-Flavored Fried Chicken

    ChocoChicken Will Serve Chocolate-Flavored Fried Chicken

    Combining two, three, and more types of food has led to strangely scrumptious creations in the fastfood industry, with adventurously questionable dishes (see Waffle Taco) showing up on the menu becoming the norm, rather than the exception.  We have no idea how ChocoChicken’s chocolate and fried chicken mash-up is going to taste like, but we’re definitely intrigued enough to want to try a piece (okay, a tub). A new fast food venture from Adam Fleischman (that dude behind the popular [...]

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  • Moff Wearable Smart Toy Adds Sound Effects To A Child’s Movements

    Moff Wearable Smart Toy Adds Sound Effects To A Child’s Movements

    From futuristic blasters that make laser shooting sounds to robots that make beeping noises to police cars with blaring sirens, it’s fair to conclude that a whole lot of children’s toys serve to function as nothing more than elaborate noisemakers.  So why not just make a toy that creates different kinds of noises depending on whatever you’re playing with?  That’s exactly what they did with Moff. A motion-tracking silicone wristband, it detects a wearer’s specific movements, then produces corresponding sounds [...]

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  • 2015 Jeep Renegade: A Smaller Wrangler Built For The Big City

    2015 Jeep Renegade: A Smaller Wrangler Built For The Big City

    Jeep has just lifted the veils off their smallest model ever and it’s a beauty.  Called the 2015 Jeep Renegade, it’s the automaker’s first foray into the growing midsize crossover market, combining on-road driving dynamics with the iconic badge’s best-in-class off-road expertise. Looking like a baby version of the Jeep Wrangler, it brings the familiar seven-slat grille, circular headlights, and upright stance that’s been the outfit’s trademark identifier, fully embracing the brand’s familiar styling while looking every bit suited to [...]

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  • Panasonic Space Player Combines Projectors And Lasers For A Whole New Lighting Solution

    Panasonic Space Player Combines Projectors And Lasers For A Whole New Lighting Solution

    So, you want to install fancy lights in your home.  While setting up one of those smart LEDs sure goes a long way towards doing that, why not take things up a notch and put in one of these Panasonic Space Players instead? Touted as an entirely “new type of lighting equipment,” it combines fancy ambient lighting with video projection, allowing you to fill up a space not just with multi-colored lights, but any sort of projected visuals.  Want to [...]

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  • This Surf Sauna Is Exactly What You Need After An Overhead Surf Session In Freezing Cold

    This Surf Sauna Is Exactly What You Need After An Overhead Surf Session In Freezing Cold

    Cold weather doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite watersport.  It just means you need to be more creative and find a way to keep warm through the biting temperatures.  The Surf Sauna is one extravagant way to pull it off. Created by a group of surfers from New Hampshire, it’s a mobile sauna that hitches to the rear of your ride just like a trailer.  Take it along during your drive to the beach and have a [...]

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  • UpStanding Desk: A Standing Workstation With Better Ergonomics

    UpStanding Desk: A Standing Workstation With Better Ergonomics

    A workspace add-on that turns a regular desk into a standing workstation isn’t really fresh.  We’ve featured a bunch of them over the years, in fact, from premium units like Kangaroo to more affordable options like the Adjustable Laptop Desk.  The UpStanding Desk does, pretty much, the same thing they do, but uses two surfaces of different heights instead of one, giving users more options in arranging their standing workspace. Why two desk levels?  So you can put your monitors [...]

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  • Analogue NT Is A NES Clone In A Sleek And Modern Enclosure

    Analogue NT Is A NES Clone In A Sleek And Modern Enclosure

    Why would anyone want to buld a NES clone in 2014?  We have no idea or more like Why the heck not!.  But, hey, if there is a market for game consoles borne out of manchild nostalgia, so be it.  And while there have been many that came before it, the Analogue NT is inarguably the most beautiful we’ve seen, so you can reclaim some semblance of adult taste while partaking in the ancient joys of Bomberman and Donkey Kong [...]

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  • Neil Young’s Pono Music Player Brings Audiophile-Quality Music To The Masses

    Neil Young’s Pono Music Player Brings Audiophile-Quality Music To The Masses

      There’s no shortage of premium gear for audiophiles, from music servers to DIY headphone kits to USB amplifiers.  And while the unwashed masses have already traded in their iPods for the convenience of playing music on their smartphones, we bet there’s more than a handful of folks on the lookout for a hi-fi portable player to get their snobby-quality music on the go.  Their wait should be over with the launch of PonoPlayer. A portable music player, it’s purposely [...]

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  • Wonki Wands Let You Blow 40-Foot Long Giant Soap Bubbles

    Wonki Wands Let You Blow 40-Foot Long Giant Soap Bubbles

    Sure, you can blow soap bubbles mixing simple solutions and using small cookie cutters you have lying around at home.  And while we don’t doubt they’ll make for plenty of fun, that fun isn’t likely to come close to the fun you’ll have with the giant 40-foot bubbles you can make using the Wonki Wands. That’s right, ridiculously massive soap bubbles stretching as large as 40 feet long — way bigger than the already-amazing 20-foot long bubbles Bubbleinc makes.  Soap [...]

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  • Soundwall Is A Large Speaker Guised As Wall Art

    Soundwall Is A Large Speaker Guised As Wall Art

    Sure, there are plenty of options in gorgeous-looking home speakers, especially when you get to the higher-end of audio gear.   But it’s still going to be quite the chore trying to find something that can go with your existing home design.  The Soundwall eliminates the need for that by integrating all the audio hardware with the art that’s mounted up your wall. From the outside, it looks like a regular art print housed inside a picture frame with speakers hidden [...]

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