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Deal Of The Day: 93% Off On Raspberry Pi Hacker Bundle

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The Raspberry Pi is a great little computing platform. The things you can do with it are practically limitless, and the cost is minimal. The only obstacle to creating stuff is knowing how to use it and program for it. Today’s deal, the Raspberry Pi Hacker Bundle, will teach you how to do that in a series of courses normally valued at $625. Courses include:

Introduction to Raspberry Pi
Enter the World of Coding & Hardware with This Miniature Computer
Hardware Projects Using Raspberry Pi
Utilize Raspberry Pi as a Tool for Learning Physical Computing
Python Programming for Beginners
Conquer This Beginner-Friendly Programming Language
Real World Guide to Hardware Design
Get Expert Tips & Tricks for Designing Hardware with Ease
PiBot: Build Your Own Raspberry Pi-Powered Robot
Experiment with Raspberry Pi & Bring a Small, Mobile Robot to Life

eLearning is big business now, and thousands of people are taking advantage. Don’t pay full price! For $39 you’ll have access to the above courses, and with a bit of dedication and time, you’ll be coding with the best of them.

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Napping In Your Cubicle? Totally Possible

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Done are the days where you need to find a sofa somewhere in the office to catch a couple of minutes of shuteye during your break. The Desk Chair for Sleepy Workers by Thanko turns from a regular office chair into a full fledged bed at the pull of a lever. In seconds you’ll be able to get horizontal and get that power nap in, so the rest of your day can be as productive as possible. It’s 29,800 yen (US$241). The only problem is you’ll have to deal with a Japanese website to order the thing.

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The Gazebox Is A Gazebo and Garage In One

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Garages are overrated. What you need is the Gazebox. It’s a combination garage and gazebo, which opens up at the touch of a button. It’ll protect your car when you want to, and offer you a fun little gathering space when you need it. Here are the standard features:

• Multipurpose Carport, Garage, Gazebo.
• Easy to use.
• Automatic opening.
• Protects from the sun.
• Efficient air flow. Does not retain heat
• Protects from bad weather
• Snow and wind resistant
• Protects from birds and animals.
• Esclusive design made in italy.
• Customizable colors, graphics and more
• Durable framework.
• Excellent value.
• Requires minimal space.
• Further theft protection.
• Makes no water buildups.
• Removable structure.
• Quick anchorage to the ground.
• Independent fan regulation.

That’s for the base model. Upgrades include an air conditioner, solar panels, and even a vacuum cleaner. It’s great for people who have a driveway but no garage. Sadly, the price is nowhere to be found, but it does seem like a real product that you can buy.

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Trouble Waking Up? This Bed Will Toss You Out!

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There’s two types of people in this world: those who wake up when their alarm rings, and those who snooze themselves into oblivion. If you’re tired of letting your life pass you by because you can’t get yourself out of bed, you might want to consider Colin Furze’s approach: he built the Ejector Bed! When the time comes, it’ll activate two flashing lights, two fire alarms, a firework, two semi truck horns… and then launch you out of bed with a hydraulic lift. The pressure is adjustable, so you can either be gently tilted out, or violently expelled. Either way, you won’t be able to keep on snoozing and your day will lay before you, ready for consumption.

Of course, the Ejector Bed is not something you can buy. But if Colin was able to build it, an enterprising reader could do the same.

VIA [ Geekologie ]

Mars Levitation Bluetooth Speaker System

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Take your experience with music to a gravity defying level with the Mars Levitation Bluetooth Speaker System. It’s a levitating speaker system that has been power packed with Hi-Fi sound. The clean and elegant design is easy to use and will definitely improve your audio experience both indoors and outdoors. Whenever music plays on this speaker, the UFO shaped Mars Craft will be seen to be hovering above the base. It will also be accompanied with a circular lighting system. The craft will land on the base when the battery dies out and will start charging with built-in wireless capabilities. The design is portable and is waterproof up to 3 feet deep. The aircraft grade aluminum will also protect it from bad outdoor weather. With a 2.1 stereo system and a 360-degree sound projection, you’re bound to enjoy this speaker at home.

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Never-Ending Birthday Card Goes On and On and On

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The Never-Ending Birthday Card is the card you should give to frenemies, friends, and family who you want to annoy the crap out of– but while still being endearing– at the same time. The card starts playing as soon as its opened, and as its name suggests, it won’t stop until it runs out of juice. That’s an estimated 3 hours of playing time, which should be enough to drive most people bonkers.

The best part? There’s no way to stop it, because it will keep on playing even if you tear, submerge, or burn the card. How’s that for dedication?

The Never-Ending Birthday Card is available for £9.99 (~$16.)

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Gold-plated Smartphone Pays Tribute to Cecil the Lion

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You’ve probably heard about Cecil the Lion right now. His story has been making the rounds on the internet and social media, where enraged users have condemned the horrible way he was brought down by a hunter. In his memory, UK company Goldgenie has released a limited 24k Gold smartphone priced at $2,470. The device is gold plater, and on the back is an engraved portrait of the fallen lion, along with the caption “For Cecil and his Kingdom.”

Ten percent of each sale will go to the Friends of Hwange Trust, the organization that’s working to preserve Cecil’s home, the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Only 99 will be made.

You can find more information about the phone here.

VIA [ C|NET ]

Deal Of The Day: 14% Off On Range Smart Thermometer

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Cooking isn’t an exact science, but with the right tools, it can be, so you can cook that perfect steak or roast each and every time — minus the usual estimations and approximations that usually go with it. Well, when it comes to cooking temperature anyway, because that’s what the Range Smart Thermometer will take note of for you.

Its 3-inch sharp tip is made from steel and durable silicone so you can poke and prod whatever you’re cooking to record its temperature and get alerts on your phone when it’s ready to go.

  • Perfect for use while grilling, roasting, baking, broiling, & smoking meat
  • Easily connects to your device via its silicone cable
  • Prevents you from eating undercooked meat
  • Clips onto pots to enable hands-free, no-fuss cooking
  • Offers calibrated temperature readings in both Fahrenheit & Celsius
  • Comes w/ graphing mode to map out the data points of your food experiments

The Range Smart Thermometer is currently on sale for $59.95.

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BookBook Case and Wallet for iPhone 6 by Twelve South

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How many times have you felt like doing something more with your iPhone 6 case? With the BookBook Case and Wallet for iPhone 6 by Twelve South you can. This is a genuine leather wallet plus iPhone 6 case which can also serve as a display stand and can be used as a removable shell for docking stations and mounts too. The design is one vintage-styled book that has been beautifully handmade out of top grain leather. The wallet pockets can be used to hold your ID, cards and cash while the removable shell will come handy during moments when all you need is your phone. It’s a case that gives you everything you can expect out of it and in a form factor which is pretty stylish for the modern generation. Available in two combinations of classic black and vintage brown, this is indeed a perfect accessory for all iPhone 6/6+ users.

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