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Retire your prozac and put on the Happy Sunglasses instead

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Tuesday 17 June 2014

Spy Optics, a Californian firm specializing in eyewear, has claimed their sunglasses will make you mighty happy. And it’s all due to their technologically advanced lenses which leverage on mood-enhancing light to boost our inner feel-good factor. If you don’t already know, the sun emits different kinds of light rays, which can be grouped into […]

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Most awesome thing we’ve seen all day? A multi-tasking scooter suitcase that lets you zip about anywhere!

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 17 June 2014

A farmer from Hunan has created a motorized three-wheeled scooter out of his suitcase after a decade of work. Powered by a lithium battery, the luggage ride can be steered with handbars and can cover up at 60km on a single charge at up to 20km/h. Copycats, you’ve been warned: the invention is now patented, with its inventor hoping to see it on streets soon.

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Antique book bound in human skin found at Harvard

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 16 June 2014

The book Arsene Houssaye’s Des destinees de l’ame (On the destiny of the soul) is part of the antique book collection of Harvard University’s Houghton Library. What’s extra special about it came to light only recently when scientists confirmed that it is bound in human skin. This conclusion endorses the veracity of a handwritten note […]

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Found a T-Rex fossil in your cookie? Sugar killed the dinos, duh

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 16 June 2014

Sure, there are cookie dinosaurs that you can make in 3D for a good laugh, but let’s get serious: too much sugar can kill T-Rex and co. Thanks to these dinosaur fossil cookie cutters by Nest, we finally know what killed the dinosaurs. Makes sense? We thought so too. Modern life is rubbish, and so […]

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Someone is selling the soul of Ryan Gosling on Etsy for a mere $15

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Monday 16 June 2014

Good news, ladies. You can now have the man of your dreams, or his soul at least. Etsy shop ‘SoulsRUs’ is selling the souls of celebrities like Ryan Gosling, Matthew McConaughey, and Drake for a mere $15. Apparently, celebrity souls are color pink and can be contained by Mason jars.

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Don’t just sell an old car on eBay, use a sex doll to do it

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 16 June 2014

If you’re the fastidious sort who’d wrinkle up your nose at the sharing of sex dolls, let us assure you it isn’t what you think. A seller on eBay in the U.K. has hit on the idea of using a sex doll to sell his car. He borrowed the doll, called Sandy, from a friend who has also used the figure for advertising purposes.

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How to make your own crossbow using only office supplies

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 13 June 2014

It’s time to how your boss who’s boss! YouTube user Dave Hax shows us that you don’t need military-grade weapons to be dangerous. With MacGyver-like skills, all you’ll ever need for armament-building is right in front of you. In this mini crossbow tutorial, the materials you’ll need are: four pencils, four rubber bands, a pen […]

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You gotta own these pens that turn into awesome transformers

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Friday 13 June 2014

Transformer fan alert! Japanese toy and figure manufacturer Sentinel Co. will soon be launching three intricately designed transformer pens — Optimus Prime, Nemesis Prime and an ultra special edition, Ultra Magnus. From their media release images, we are amazed how these pens can be so ridiculously accurate, right down to their teen weeny bits. In their robot forms, the figures have fully movable joints that allow them to point their blasters in various positions.

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Design done right: Caution wet floor banana cones

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 11 June 2014

Bananas that prevent slipping instead of causing them? What is the world coming to? The ‘Banana Cone’ is a safety cone that, as the name implies, looks like a giant banana peel with ‘Caution Wet Floor’ markings.

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We interviewed the bro who came up with yoga mats for bros

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 10 June 2014

Brogamats‘ is a company that makes yoga accessories that caters to the modern day yoga bro – that includes lady bros! Their collection includes yoga mat bags that look like a log, a lumberjack check flannel, a quiver of arrows, and the best of all, a giant burrito. Today he talks about where he got the idea for Brogamats and what new designs we can expect soon. [read our original post about Brogamats here.]

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These floating lamps make it easy to scare the hell out of anyone who comes to visit

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 9 June 2014

Oh, Crealev, how we love you. The Dutch design company, which has been floating objects in mid-air since 2007 with its Silhouette floating lamp, really makes these lamps well. Since then, it has also developed the cylindrical-shaped Eclipse lamp, which, like the Silhouette, has a portion of its lampshade hover ably above the rest of […]

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Why pay for hotel rooms when you can sleep comfortably in your car

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Saturday 7 June 2014

As long as we don’t wake up with a twisted neck, wouldn’t it be great to save a couple of hundreds of dollars by skipping hotel stays and sleeping inside our cars instead? Well, this dream has come true with the Inflatable Car Mattress. Manufactured by Eumerce, this is one inflatable car mattress that can instantly transform your car into a comfortable sleeping pad. It is specially designed to make maximum use of the legroom from your backseat.

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Want: a steam lid that looks like steam ship

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 6 June 2014

Don’t wait until the ship has sailed to get your hands on this cute steam lid! The Steam Ship Steaming Lid is a heavy-duty silicone lid that looks like a tiny ship making its way across the vast ocean. It’s one hull of a way to seal food while allowing enough steam to prevent boil-overs. […]

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Nothing’s comfier than sleeping on a Snorlax … Nothing

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 6 June 2014

If you can’t get rid of the Snorlax that’s blocking your way, why not join him instead? Etsy seller Christine Kim is helping us become the very best that no one ever was by creating a 6-foot-tall Snorlax bed. It’s a bit pricey at $288 – considering you still have to buy the cotton elsewhere […]

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How about wearing some sexy, skin tight feet wrappers?

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Thursday 5 June 2014

Are you dead bored of silly, fluffy house slippers? Do you resent killer heels that go all out to hurt? Well, you can just about stop tapping those impatient feet of yours cos there’s a new type of footwear that might just appeal to you. Inspired by fondue i.e. the dunking of a piece of crusty bread into some heavenly melted cheese, Tokyo-based freelance designer, Satsuki Ohata, has created what he fondly calls Fondue Slippers.

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