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These make-your-own customized head masks can be worn by both adults and kids

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 10 November 2014

This could be a nifty ploy to get your kids occupied for two to three hours while you rest easy on your sofa and catch up on that DVD. On Steve Wintercroft’s Etsy page are various fun-to-make head masks you can choose from at prices (below US$10) you don’t have to rob a bank for. […]

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This umbrella stands and hangs on its own while reducing UV rays by 90 per cent

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Saturday 8 November 2014

Rainy days are such a hassle to deal with. You are either screaming at yourself – silently, please – for not bringing an umbrella, or fretting where to hang or dry it inside a crowded space. Calm down with this ‘stay-brella’ designed by Nendo, whose ingenious forked handle allows it to stand very independently on its own, stay resolutely up against a wall or hang gracefully along a table edge.

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You can bring this chair and sit on it anywhere you like

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Thursday 6 November 2014

Arising from an occasion when someone had to stand for three long hours prior to the start of a concert, this gem of an idea was born of a portable seat that fits easily into your pocket when not in use. mono+mono has developed this user-friendly ‘sitpack’ they are touting as ‘the world’s most portable, adjustable, and ergonomic foldable seat’.

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Get your aggression out on this punching bag keyboard

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Wednesday 5 November 2014

They should totally install these into offices across the country. Here is the ‘workout computer’, a punching bag keyboard that was designed by Berlin-based design studio Bless. Ines Kaag and Desiree Heiss are behind this concept, after wanting to combine play with production and fitness with functionality (looks like they hit the mark!).

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Now you can save space by hanging these beer bottles on the fridge ceiling!

Low Lai Chow Contributor

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

Carolina-based Strong Like Bull Magnets, which, you know, supplies strong magnets, have hit on the ingenious idea of the Bottleloft, the world’s first magnetic bottle hanger with high-grade neodymium magnets that stick to your fridge ceiling so you can hang your six-pack beer from it!

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

Low Lai Chow Contributor

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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