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Air Umbrella, the invisible brolly that blasts air up to repel rain

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 4 November 2014

Somewhere in Nanjing, China, somebody has finally figured that conventional umbrellas are too weak to protect us against rain. The solution? The air umbrella! Using a device to pipe out jets of air flow that repel rain drops, this air flow, in turn, forms an actual umbrella without a visible cover.

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Get your hands on a kaleidoscope penis, see the world from a different angle

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Saturday 1 November 2014

If you’ve got a kaleidoscope on that Christmas shopping list for a niece or nephew this year, make sure you don’t accidentally order this one. Or if you do, make sure you keep it for yourself. Introducing the penis kaleidoscope by Yinka Shonibare.

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Now you can curl up in a sheepskin bean bag… for $1,200

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Thursday 30 October 2014

Remember when bean bags were all the rage? And remember how they only cost around $20? Those were the days! In the 21st century, the bean bag has had quite the makeover and is being marketed towards the more luxury buyers, all thanks to a little bit of sheepskin. The Parker Wool Bean Bag is a contemporary take on the traditional bean bag, constructed of natural sheepskin from tanneries in New Zealand, Australia, and Northern European countries.

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Egg-o-matic: a mold that turns boiled eggs into smiling skulls

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 29 October 2014

There’s nothing like dining on the sweet face of death early in the morning. The ‘Egg-o-matic Skull Egg Mold’ will shape your boring, ‘ol boiled egg into a smiling skull. You basically boil an egg, peel it, put it in the mold, let it cool, and voila! You can now reflect on your own mortality […]

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Need stylish new eyeglasses fast? Trioo is the place to look

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Products on Wednesday 29 October 2014

Did you sit on another pair of eyeglasses? Or scratch the lenses again? No worries. Trioo is the place to look (pun intended) for the fastest, best quality eyeglasses. The global, online optical eyewear company has a design team in Paris and a production team in Shanghai. Keeping up-to-date on the latest international trends, Trioo makes sure style and quality go hand-in-hand.

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The Eye-Teleporter turns your world upside down – literally!

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Products on Tuesday 28 October 2014

Would you like to see the world from the point of view of your belly, or perhaps from several feet above your own head? Of course you would, who wouldn’t! Well, now you can. Behold the Eye-Teleporter, an incredibly low-tech device that marvellously transports your perspective using only cardboard and a couple of mirrors. Simply place the device over your head to revolutionise the way you see the world.

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These fun, quirky animal lamps make good use of old, recycled bottles

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Saturday 25 October 2014

I’m always eagerly anticipating what’s next in Nishi Chauhan’s ‘Animal Farm’ series of lovable animal lamps that feature traditional craft revival and recycled objects. Well, look who’s knocking at the door? Called ‘Dunk,’ these new animal farm design of lamps taps into India’s exacting craftsmanship by adopting the wood lac-turnery craft of Channapatna in Karnataka, […]

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A catalog that helps you buy everything from a dinosaur testicle to a garbage detector

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Saturday 25 October 2014

The members of comedy group Kasper Hauser have probably been on a few flights in their lives, considering the release of their latest book: Sky Maul 2. Saluting the often useless products of real Sky Mall catalogs aboard flights, this group decided to come up with ridiculous items of their own.

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Staplers are much cooler when they look like whales

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 24 October 2014

I guess you could say that with these one-of-a-kind staplers, you’ll be having a… whale of a time? Ari Glogower has taken the ordinary office stapler and turned it into a majestic creature of the sea. The Whale Stapler collection includes the Sargasso Pink, the North Atlantic Grey, and the Killer Orca. At first, Glogower […]

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The guitar doorbell is a great alternative to the traditional doorbell

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Thursday 23 October 2014

Instead of settling for a doorbell with that irritating chime sound, you should definitely switch it up and order a Guitar Doorbell! It’s just what it sounds like-a guitar mounted over the doorway with a plectrum striker attached to the swinging door.

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Cool things that multi-task better than you and I: the portable party cooler

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Thursday 23 October 2014

The Coolest Cooler might sound familiar to you. After all, this crowdfunded cooler is among the most-funded Kickstarter campaigns of all time.

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Cool things that multi-task better than you and I: the ultimate breakfast machine!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Tuesday 21 October 2014

You’ve always dreamed of a professional chef to make you brekkie in the morning, but the ultimate breakfast machine is just as good. Knowing how to multi-task like a cooking ninja, this ‘breakfast center’ cooks up-and brews-all your favourite breakfast items simultaneously. You know what that means? That means the kitchen sink is no longer jam packed with dirty pots and pans after a Sunday morning cook-up.

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Etsy store turns famous people into highly-detailed hand-painted wooden mannequins

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 21 October 2014

Wooden mannequins are basically undistinguishable from one another; they have the same arms, legs, torsos, and even facial features. But in the hands of Argentina-based artist Mauro Fazzini, each mannequin takes on a life of its own. For his Etsy store ‘Art Duritos’, he turns 12-inch wooden mannequins into highly-detailed art dolls of famous personalities […]

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Believe it or not, these tiny cubes are actually rubber bands

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 20 October 2014

Some items around the house have remained pretty much the same, serving us the same function over and over again. Take the humble rubber band, for instance. They have been around since the 1600s and were patented in England way back in 1845. And they have always been circular. But not anymore.

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Attaching a penguin to your floor wipe will make you look forward to house chores

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 16 October 2014

If a penguin belly flopping all over the house doesn’t motivate you to do the chores, I don’t know what will. This penguin floor wipe cover is an adorable accessory for your mop. Simply attach the tuxedoed bird through the handle of your floor wipe, and watch it slide on its belly as you clean your home. Remove it from the handle, and it becomes a tissue box cover!

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