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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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Look, it’s Loch Ness hiding on your notice board

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 28 July 2014

We have a special place in our hearts for sea monsters. And now we’ve found that Loch Ness, the king of all peekaboo sea monsters, may or may not be lurking in some dark lake in Scotland, but is definitely popping its bright green head up on cork notice boards everywhere.

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Behold! The hamster wheel has been reinvented for house cats

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Friday 25 July 2014

Gotta admit it: this cat wheel invention from California-based Sean Farlay and his company based in Camarillo, CA is giving us the chuckles. Branded as One Fast Cat, this self-assembled cat wheel with 48” diameter and 10” running tread is made from light recycled plastic material, while the special foam run surface ensures a safe […]

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Someone is cutting onions! Writing on the pages of this book will make you cry

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Friday 25 July 2014

Notebook manufacturer Magnus Ferreus recently launched a quirky new product – the Onion Note. Although it doesn’t stink like an onion, it has the same effect as cutting one. This is because the pages of the Onion Note are treated with allyl propyl compounds – the same ones found in onion oil which bring people to tears.

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From El Mar to el marvellous! Fantastic bags made from recycled sail fabric

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Products on Thursday 24 July 2014

We think this is worth your while, so bend your knee and lend your ear. Introducing MAFIA Bags, a new business out of South America started by Argentinian siblings Marcos and Paz Mafia.

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Gorgeous iPhone dock made from solid steel and hardrock maple

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Products on Thursday 24 July 2014

Forget bright colours, flashing LEDs, built-in barometers and space-age materials. Nothing beats understated but superb self-explanatory quality. The good people over Grovemade understand this better than most, producing only the very finest products that are constructed from durable and attractive materials and built to last as well as look nice. Take the Grovemade iPhone Dock […]

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Anatomical undies show what’s going on inside that crotch

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 22 July 2014

So, if you’ve ever been confused about what exactly constitutes the female reproductive system and where the fallopian tubes and ovaries are found here, these undies that come printed with a science diagram-like illustration will show you. Sadly though, the man’s version of these undies doesn’t seem to exist. Yet.

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Under-desk hammock for your feet — and cats in the house

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Sunday 20 July 2014

Forget the full-size hammock. It keeps us from being productive. All we need this is this mini hammock that hangs from underneath our desk, so we can prep our feet up on as we work our ass off. Called the Fuut, this invention is from the cool cats of Korean-based Connect Design — and, speaking […]

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Can’t stand colleagues? Roll your chair into this incredible sealed private chamber for one

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Saturday 19 July 2014

How crazy is this? The Cozy Room — a personal work station you can slip in and have all four walls and ceiling close in on you once you roll your chair in — looks a tad elaborate, but also so comforting, if not a wee bit claustrophobic at the same time. Good if you’d […]

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These greeting cards will offend you then make you smile right after

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 17 July 2014

There’s nothing more heart-warming than receiving a card that says, ‘I MIGHT PEE ON YOU’, and then opening it up to see that it actually means something a lot less tactless. Heather Abbot, owner of Etsy store FINCHandHARE, designed these witty greeting cards that will first insult you and hurt your feelings, then take it […]

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Now’s your chance to spend a night inside a giant slice of watermelon

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 11 July 2014

Outdoor company ‘Field Candy’ has designed this one-of-a-kind tent that’s sure to cool you off from the searing summer heat. The ‘What A Melon’, if you haven’t noticed by now, is a tent that looks like a giant slice of watermelon. It’ll protect you from rain and wind, and is as sturdy as an expedition tent. It’s also 100% waterproof, UV fade resistant, and has an inner tent with a front porch for leaving your dirty boots on.

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For whisky lovers and rookies alike, a Glenfiddich single malt to savor

Patrick Effeney Contributor

By Patrick Effeney in New Products on Thursday 10 July 2014

When you think Glenfiddich, you might cast your mind back to the first bottle of single malt whisky you ever bought. I know I do. I also happen to think of duty free in European airports (alcohol prices in Norway were not conducive to budget living), the late great science fiction author Iain Banks and lots and lots of whisky.

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These windows are actually installations that cast fake sunlight into homes

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 9 July 2014

The Italians have done it this time: they’ve built fake windows with nanoparticle technology that reproduce sunlight to let the interiors of sun-deprived homes to take on a magical hue. Created by CoeLux, the installations use a full-spectrum LED lighting system that mimics sunlight — choose from tropical, Mediterranean or Nordic — to lend to this convincing illusion.

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These in-flight blankets light up like a galaxy and change colour according to your mood

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 9 July 2014

Wow! British Airways wanted to see how its passengers felt about its service — so it experimented by handing out a ‘Happiness Blanket’ and a brainwave-measuring headband that connected to the blanket’s inbuilt fiber optic LED lights via Bluetooth, to the premium cabin passengers onboard one of its New York-London flights.

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Never lose your luggage again by transforming them into giant sushi

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 8 July 2014

The secret to never losing your luggage at the airport baggage claim area? Camouflage! Japanese company Omise Parco created a suitcase cover concept that will disguise your luggage into giant pieces of sushi, which in turn, will hilariously transform the baggage claim area into a giant sushi conveyor belt!

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