Swich Wireless Phone Charger

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Here is another unique phone charger that is a combination of art and science. Similar in concept and material to the Orée Pebble 2, the Swich wireless phone charger uses both natural wood and stone to charge your smartphones and other devices wirelessly. It is elegant in structural form and has a slanted surface coated in micro-suction cups to enable you to use your device in both vertical and horizontal positions while it is charging. The angled stand uses Qi technology to wirelessly charge android phones and iPhones equipped with Qi standard cases. Read More →

SmartAC Starter Kit

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According to the U.S. Department of Energy air conditioning of your home takes a 43 percent bite from your monthly utility bill. This could be significant if you live where the heat is unyielding and summers are long.

Lowering your energy bills doesn’t require spending large amount of money on overhauling your ventilation system or purchasing green power gadgets or sacrificing your sanity. You can drive your energy costs down by a small investment in this SmartAC Starter Kit by ThinkEco. This will control your AC unit into a device that is controlled by an app that will help you schedule on and off times and control the temperature with your smartphone. Read More →

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Whenever I go to Gym and watch all those people on treadmills, I always think if all this kinetic energy can be converted into electrical energy. It may not be much but every bit counts.

This idea of a shoe charger by a teenager is amazing and should be encouraged in every possible way. It may not solve the world’s energy crisis but it is a right step in that direction. Although a two-hour walk will generate about 10-minutes worth of battery power but it is better than nothing. It will also motivate people to do more exercise. [Via] Read More →

Red Cross FRX3 Eton Emergency Radio

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If you are thinking of an emergency kit then no emergency kit is complete without this Radio. Red Cross FRX3 Eton Emergency Radio is an all-purpose rechargeable radio that will not only alert you on weather emergency situations but will also function as AM, FM, WB radio with digital display. There’s also an AUX-input to play your own tunes.

You don’t have to worry about loss of power. The FRX3 can be powered up in multiple ways—via solar panel, hand crank, built-in rechargeable battery, or even traditional AAA batteries. It can also be used as a power source to charge your phone or other mobile devices via a mini-USB cable. Read More →

Never-Ending Slinky Machine

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Ever since I laid my hands on my first Slinky from Edmonds Scientific, I never had enough of it but the problem is that there are not long enough stairs that will keep it going on and on. Now this concept of a “Perpetual Slinky” sounds like an answer to my prayers and of thousands of other Slinky enthusiasts.

The Never Ending Slinky Machine (NESM) consists of a simple conveyor belt mechanism tilted at an angle that keeps the slinky going on and on. The speed of the machine can be varied and is powered by USB. A pledge of $59 will ensure Read More →

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You don’t need a prescription to buy an at-home blood pressure monitor. For people with borderline or high blood pressure, home testing with the best blood pressure monitor is more important than ever. Recent research shows that an average of several readings over time provides the most reliable measurement. Home testing is essential for taking multiple readings and can actually be more accurate than the one-time results you get at a doctor’s office. If you are a person whose blood pressure varies over a period of time, or suffering from growing hypertension then blood pressure monitoring is important. Read More →

Lento – The Stylish Smoke Alarm

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The National Fire Protection Association estimates that nearly two-thirds of deaths from home fires occur in properties without working smoke alarms/detectors. Conventional smoke alarms are those that are housed in disk-shaped plastic enclosures mostly with hard-to-find tiny buttons for testing or silencing during false-alarm.

Now here is a smoke alarm that will keep you safe with style. Lento is a photoelectric alarm that looks like a stylish home decoration piece. Installation is easy with 3M tape and doesn’t require any screws. The outer shell itself is not only attractive but acts as a push-button to silence a false-alarm or to test its performance. Read More →

Hey Joe Coffee Mug

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Here is a complete coffee system in a coffee mug. This is a portable coffee machine built-in a coffee mug. The next time you are on the road and run out of your favorite hot beverage, you don’t have to look for a Tim Horton or Starbucks.  You can own the Hey Joe Coffee Mug for $49 via HeyJoeCoffee Shop.

The cup can also be used as a regular coffee mug. It works with the company’s own coffee pods.  Just add water and select the button for your choice of hot or cold coffee.