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Posted by Allison Blackburn

Relax and exercise at same time with TAO Chair

If you are sat comfortably at home thinking it’s time to go to the gym you could be tempted not to move. Of course if you want to keep up with your fitness plan then you have to move. This could change if you are sat in the TAO Chair though. The chair made an appearance at this year’s CES and it is said that it will provide a dynamic workout for your target zones and all from the comfort of your living room. [Image Courtesy of TAO Wellness] The TAO Chair is from TAO-Wellness and it follows on from the […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

The Subzero Warm Breath Balaclava heats your breath

If you’re looking to keep your face warm with a balaclava this winter then look no further, especially if it’s cold enough to play a risk to your lungs. The Subzero Warm Breath Balaclava not only gives your face a nice warm hug, it also humidifies and warms the air before you breath it in. [Image Courtesy of Hammacher Schlemmer] Having a scarf over your mouth will inevitably collect beads of condensation as you breath through it, leading to an uncomfortable wear (not to mention the smell of your own breath). But none of that trouble comes with the Subzero Warm […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Energy efficient house can be controlled via smartphone

NOEM, a green building company from Spain have just completed a prefabricated energy efficient house with the name of the Smart Shelter aka El Refugio Inteligente. The house was designed and built in 9 weeks and then assembled on the site in just 10 days. The house is solar powered and comes with a combination of amenities that can be configured through a smartphone, while the sustainable design helps in reducing the amount of energy used. [Image Courtesy of NOEM] The Smart Shelter is situated in the Serra Espada mountain range close to Valencia. The interior is 96 sq m […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Mighty Click is a bike lock that keeps you safe and secures valuables

People who choose a bike instead of a car when travelling out and about have to carry around a bike lock to keep their bike safe when they leave it. They also have the worry of being seen in the dark and keeping their valuables on them safe. Often this means having to carry a back pack around when cycling. This could be a thing of the past thanks to the Mighty Click. The Mighty Click is a bike lock that doubles up as a place to store money and small items and you wear it around the waist and […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

The Broon F8 is the ultimate child’s toy car

What do you give the child who has everything? Well, if they have a love of cars and want to follow the footsteps of rich Daddy who drives a supercar, the answer is the Broon F8. The toy car is aimed at children under the age of five years and comes with 4 wheel drive and a tablet to control it. All packaged up with a price tag of $1,000. [Image Courtesy of Henes] The Broon F8 offers three different driving modes along with intelligent drive assist, has smart power control, four wheel gas suspension, Bluetooth remote control for parents to do […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Egloo heats your room for 10 cents a day and not with electricity

Egloo is a tailor made terracotta dome that harnesses heat from candles to heat your room for just 10 cents a day. The heat from the candles is absorbed by the dome and is dissipated slowly, even after the candles are blown out. It was launched on Indiegogo by Marco Zagaria, a student at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, and you can get your hands on one for a $60 pledge ($80 if you want to choose between red, blue, black and beige, or $90-110 for glazed versions). The campaign has already flown past its $30,000 goal and is […]