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Tag Archives: Hygiene

Dry In 30 Seconds: Body Dryer Eliminates Need to Towel Off

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So this gadget right here that looks almost like a weighing scale (oh wait, it actually also happens to be one!) could get rid of towels once and for all. Aptly called the Body Dryer, it promises to dry you off in half a minute or less, which is way faster than you could ever dry yourself off with a towel.

The Body Dryer has been in development for over two years, creator Tyler Overk explains. He adds: “We realized that there’s so many germs, so much bacteria that we’re reusing and putting back onto our bodies after we’ve cleaned ourselves from the shower or even coming out of the pool. We came up with eliminating towels.”

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When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go: Airpnp Bathroom Rental App

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Music festivals and events like the Mardi Gras are all fun and games–until somebody needs to use the toilet and discovers that there’s not a public restroom in sight. Not to worry though, because Airpnp is here to save the day. It’s an app that hooks you up with a private toilet that you can pay to use at a location near you. If you’re up for making some extra cash, then you can also log on to Airpnp and put your bathroom up for rent.

Airpnp came about from the personal experiences of its founders, who are both New Orleanians who’ve gone through the pain of being unable to find a place where they can pee in peace–and legally.

The founders are both born and raised New Orleanians and during the Mardi Gras they routinely experienced the pain point of having no place to legally urinate. This problem is often solved by using what is known as a “rogue pee.” If caught the person faces a weekend in Orleans Parish Prison. Yet this stiff penalty doesn’t stop thousands upon thousands of “rogue pees.”

You can check out Airpnp HERE.

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Connected Toothbrush Keeps Track Of Your Habits

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Kolibree doesn’t only connect to your smartphone in order to keep track of how often or how long you brush (and nag you in case it isn’t enough), but its integrated accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer also allow it to know which part of your mouth you’re brushing. This means that it’ll point out the neglected teeth, so you can then spend more time on those molars you always forget. You can also then share your habits with friends and dentist, although to be honest we can’t imagine anyone would really be interested in sharing that information. Still, it’s there for the sharing along with all the other features that make this toothbrush about as exciting as connected toothbrushes get. There will be a Kickstarter soon, and you should expect to have to pay around between $100 and $200 for yours.

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Hyperglide Razors With Self-Lubricating Cartridges: Smoothest Shave Ever?

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Razor burns and nicks are not only painful, but they also mess up your face for a short period of time, too. Of course, shaving cream helps some, but if you can’t be bothered to put it on before every shave, then these Hyperglide Razors are a worthy alternative. Made by King of Shaves, these multi-tasting razors come with self-lubricating cartridges that release its own shaving gel of sorts when it comes into contact with water.

That means you’ll be able to get a closer, smoother shave with just the razor and nothing more. The Hyperglide Razors are available online for £9.99 (about $17).

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Not Just For Industrial-Grade Poop: Industrial Toilet Paper Holder

Industrial Toilet Paper Holder

So this is probably the toughest-looking toilet paper holder you’ll ever lay your eyes on. The Industrial Steel Pipe TP holder can handle any roll of tissue you’ve got, whether it’s gold, glow-in-the-dark, or the origami kind. It can change the look and feel of your bathroom–or at least the part where it’s installed, anyway.

Each Industrial toilet paper holder is made to order and retails for $28.

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Bacon Scented Deodorant

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We have a bacon tag here at OhGizmo! Yeah, it’s right here. It exists because there’s an entire universe of bacon related products out there, like bacon condoms and bacon mouthwash. And now, obviously, you have Power Bacon for discerning bacon aficionados who also enjoy good underarm hygiene. Do you really need a description? It makes your pits smell like heaven, and that’s all there is to say about that.

It’s $10.

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OrbSys Saves Water By Letting You Shower in the Same Water, Again and Again

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Water is a finite resource. At the rate things are going, it’s going to run out sooner rather than later. Then what would become of the human race? Working with this line of thinking are the folks behind the OrbSys shower system, which encourages people to conserve and recycle water as they bathe. Of course, the water is purified before it’s meant to be used again because it would just be gross if it weren’t.

OrbSys offers ten-minute showers that only use five liters of water. Normally people use about 150 liters for a typical shower, so that’s reducing water usage by about 96%. This is made possible by the shower’s closed-loop system that purifies the spent water to drinking water level before it comes out of the shower head for it’s succeeding runs.

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Protect Your Privates: Radiation-Proof Underwear Released in Japan

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Radiation exposure kills. It also damages parts of your body that’s exposed to it. Most people find no reason to come into contact with radiated waters, but the Fukushima clean-up crews do, and that’s exactly who these radiation shield wear undies are for. Made by Yamamoto Corporation, the underwear is lined with lead to block harmful gamma rays in the abdomen and lower spine area. A beta-ray shielding suit should then be worn over the gamma ray crotch guard to ward of the beta rays. The shielding suit is effective as its seams are completely fused, keeping the radiation out and keeping its wearer safe.

The Yamamoto drysuit will cover the wearer’s entire body, with the only opening being for the face mask. The suits will be available this month for $1,072, while the gamma ray guard will cost an additional $825. Extremely expensive, but hey, they could save your life–that is, if you plan to go swimming in exposed waters.

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Yin-Yang Bathtub for Couples Makes Baths Harmonious

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Now you can bathe with your significant other without having to be in the same tub. Not that there’s anything wrong if you’re both in one bathtub, but sometimes things can get a little too crowded and bath bonding time might turn into tub fighting time. That won’t happen though, if you’ve got one of these Yin-Yang bathtubs in your bathroom.

It’s a two-in-one tub where each person gets their own separate space to relax in, while still allowing both to bathe together. It also comes with a bunch of nifty features that will make bath time more special, such as a colorful lights and soundwave massage. The only downside? It costs $5,500.

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