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This chairless chair will ensure you’ll have a seat anywhere

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 25 August 2014

Imagine always having a seat no matter where you are. The chairless chair is like an exoskeleton that you wear which locks into place when you sit down. It’s like a chair that isn’t there, but magically appears whenever you need it. When in use, it allows the user to rest their leg muscles and can improve posture. When it’s not activated, you can walk normally or even run.

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An Australian company just invented the greatest butter knife ever

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 22 August 2014

How humans have never thought of this design before is a complete mystery. Sydney-based company DM Initiatives has solved one of life’s greatest challenges: spreading cold butter on toast. How? With something as simple as combining a cheese grater with a butter knife.

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This vending machine accepts your plastic bottle by dispensing dog food

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Thursday 21 August 2014

This vending machine in Istanbul will accept your plastic bottle for recycling and thank you for your green effort by dispensing food for the city’s stray dogs, which some have estimated to be as many as 150,000. Pugedon is obviously one enlightened company for coming up with this business idea and making it work. And […]

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Yes, this is (possibly) the most interesting deck of cards ever made

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By Scott Perry in New Products on Wednesday 13 August 2014

The Black Book Manifesto, the latest deck currently running on Kickstarter, is a typographic deck of playing cards that takes playing card design to the extreme. The deck is made up of 54 completely unique card designs where the court cards are typographic portraits and the number cards are created by hypnotic expanding lines of text.

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Celebrate your travels by scratching off the countries you’ve been to with this 3D globe

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 6 August 2014

The number one first-world problem of jetsetters and backpackers: forgetting the places they’ve been to. Another problem they have: a cool way to humble brag about all their adventures. With the scratch-off globe from webstore Animi Causa, they can hit two birds with one stone!

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Brewing tea in this pot is like watching a 3D movie

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 6 August 2014

Part sculpture, part tea pot, Sorapot 2 will change the way you perform your daily tea ceremony. Instead of uneventfully dumping your tea leaves and waiting for it to brew, the Sorapot 2’s glass chamber lets you see the tea leaves unfold right before your eyes.

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This alarm clock wakes you up with a freshly-brewed cup of coffee

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 6 August 2014

Your worst enemy is now your own personal barista. UK-based industrial designer Josh Renouf has invented the Barisieur, an alarm clock that instead of waking you with annoying bells and beeps, eases you into your day with the relaxing aroma of fresh coffee.

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Aqua Golf lets you play golf like a frog: on land or in water

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 5 August 2014

If you are one of those golf-mad folks who have fantasized about playing a round or two of floating golf in your swimming pool or backyard, know that this thing now exists. With Aqua Golf, you can send the floating island green (a fantastic mix of foam, nylon and plastic) drifting away in your pool […]

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Here comes the world’s loudest simulated fart

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Saturday 2 August 2014

Colin Furze, a British plumber and avid prank enthusiast, has fabricated and installed a fart machine coincidentally shaped to look like giant buttocks on a cliff in Dover, England. It is here where he attempted to produce a machine-made fart just loud enough to be heard in France, you know, that country located on the other side of the 21-mile-wide Strait of Dover.

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Read the time by watching Dali’s mustache turn on this wristwatch

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Saturday 2 August 2014

The Unemployed Philosophers’ Guild — which, contrary to its name, comprises fully-employed non-philosophers — came up with the idea for a Dali watch while ‘sitting in our cucumber slicing our eyeball with a razor blade’. Uh, okay. While both ends of Dali’s mustache act as the watch’s hands, an ant races around the watch rim, […]

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Your car can have its very own flux capacitor USB charger, time travel not included

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 1 August 2014

Previously an April fool’s gag, Think Geek has finally come to its senses and given the people what they want: The Flux Capacitor from the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy! Correction: The Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger!

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The entire text of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, gloriously reprinted on 2,500 bodies as tattoos

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Thursday 31 July 2014

Litographs, which creates lit-inspired products like t-shirts and bags, has taken wearable art to the next stage with temporary literary tattoos for bibliophiles. To launch its first collection of literary tattoos from fifteen literature classics, it has turned to Kickstarter for help. What’s even better is Litographs’ plan to form the World’s Longest Tattoo Chain with 2,500 people.

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Waterproof, dirt-proof, tear-proof: this Bible just won’t die

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 30 July 2014

If space age nanotechnology is here, why not print the Bible with it? The Forever Bible, which promises to put decaying paper bibles to an end, is purportedly indestructible. Printed on ‘advanced paper that doesn’t use any trees, is 24X stronger than regular paper, and is completely waterproof, dirt-proof, tear-proof, and otherwise life-proof’, the Word […]

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Monopoly: The Godfather edition makes us an offer we can’t refuse

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Uh huh, Monopoly has ganged up with another fond childhood favorite of ours, The Godfather, to get us playing the board game again. In this special game edition of Monopoly of the Francis Ford Coppola film trilogy classic, you can now buy, sell and trade memorable locales from The Godfather trilogy like a mob boss […]

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Yolkpig: a little piggy that sucks up egg yolks

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Separating the yolk from the egg white is such a boar! Good thing there’s the YolkPig from Tel aviv-based design firm Peleg Design! A cousin of the YolkFish, the YolkPig also sucks egg yolks in a clean and efficient manner.

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