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Posted by Allison Blackburn

The bottleLoft sticks your beer to the fridge ceiling, freeing up shelves

Sometimes the best inventions are the simplest and they make you wonder why you never thought them up. The bottleLoft is a nifty idea that will have beer drinkers (or maybe their spouses) interested, a little device that frees up space on the fridge shelves as it allows you to stick your bottles to the ceiling. [Image Courtesy of Brian Conti] You can hang up bottles so that they are not taking up space on the shelves of the fridge thanks to the system that uses strong neodymium magnets that have been embedded into narrow plastic rails. These rails can be attached […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Stylish Movement Sensor That Screams Whenever Someone Moves Your Stuff

Are you going to travel but still want to keep an eye on your house? Do you have a small child that you want to keep away from stove and other dangers? Don’t want anyone going through your belongings? Sammy Screamer helps you keep an eye on your stuff. It is a small and stylish movement sensor that connects with your smartphone via Bluetooth.  The designer Tom Evans developed the Sammy Screamer, a gadget that can be placed anywhere in your house or on your personal belongings. It can also be placed on the doorknob, inside drawers, in the corner of a room […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Swarovski and Diesel bring style and luxury to Samsung Gear S smartwatch

The Samsung Gear S came out recently and this is Samsung’s answer to the next gen wearable devices that extend your smartphone. Now Swarovski and Diesel Black Gold have jumped on-board with stunning stylish designs for the 3G high tech smartwatches. Swarovski have launched an exclusive strap for the smartwatch that comes with glittering cut crystals, while Diesel Black Gold have gone for a more rock and roll look with shapes, details and colouring to match their attitude. [Image Courtesy of Ifitshipitshere] The Swarovski watch strap adds a touch of luxury to the Samsung Gear S as the strap has […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

This unspillable mug will save thousands of keyboards

A lot of us spend time in front of the computer screen everyday and those working long hours at the keyboard will likely have a coffee sitting next to them. Of course, accidents happen and spilled drinks and electronics just don’t mix. However, clumsy people will be overjoyed at the sight of this unspillable coffee mug called the Mighty Mug. The company have developed what they call Smartgrip Technology which forms an insant vacuum when placed onto a flat surface. There’s no need to press it down or push a button, the vacuum is created with a natural placing of […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Take a deep breath before diving into the world’s deepest swimming pool Y-40 Deep Joy

You will have to take a very deep breath if you want to reach the bottom of the world’s deepest swimming pool,the Y-40 Deep Joy, as at its deepest point it is the same as 9 double decker buses placed on top of one another. As you might have guessed from its name, the pool is 40 m deep. The pool is located in Italy at the Hotel Terme Millepini. It spreads out over 21m by 18m at its surface and the narrowest point is -40m as it goes straight down into a well like hole. The pools thermal water is […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

14 luxury homes from L.A. based architects… for cats

It seems that Los Angeles is a nation of cat lovers as 14 architecture firms based in L.A recently took up the task of creating outdoor shelters for cats for charity, and some of them are very luxurious. The creations were displayed for a single night in order to raise money for a non-profit organisation, FixNation, who are dedicated to cutting down the cat population through non-lethal and humane methods. [Image Courtesy of Architects For Animals] Each of the architectural companies invited to take part in the project were given a free reign over the design of the cat house […]