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VGA Connector Stand: So That’s Where It Went!

VGA Connector Phone Stand

 

What’s hot one moment can quickly go obsolete in the next. The VGA connector has been a staple in terms of connectors, but someone could come up with an alternative any moment now to replace it. Before it completely disappears (and goes out of style?), the enterprising folks at Meninos decided to hollow it out and transform it into a stand for your smartphone.

A suction cup is attached on one end to hold your phone in place, while the rubber stand is shaped with a flat bottom so that it can rest steadily on any flat surface. The VGA Phone Stand is available for $8.90.

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Lather Up in Imaginary Riches With BitCoin-Inspired BitSoaps

Bitsoaps

 

You can’t hold Bitcoins in your hands but you can lather up a storm with BitSoaps. The two are in no way affiliated with each other; one is an a cryptocurrency you can actually spend, while the other one is a giant coin-shaped soap that comes in three variants.

BitSoaps are made by an enterprising young couple who were “fascinated by [the] concept and versatile utility” of the Bitcoin currency. So they decided to jump on its popularity and come up with soaps inspired by it. On their website, they explain: “Our love for nature and passion for exciting endeavors has drawn us to creating this project. A project that merged environmental mindfulness and digital currency. Marrying these polarized ideas has, therefore, given birth to BitSoaps.”

There are three kinds of BitSoaps to choose from: Bitcoin Hemp Oil Soap Bar, Bitcoin Valentines Lavender Hemp/Castile Soap Bar, and Litecoin Castile Soap Bar. Each coin–er, bar–is priced at $4.42.

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Home Never Smelled So Delicious: Cinnabon Air Freshener

Cinnabon Air Freshener

 

The stench of mildew and other household odors don’t mix well with fruity or flowery-scented fresheners. While Air Wick’s Cinnabon-scented air freshener won’t exactly make poop smells yummy, it’s a welcome change from the usual freshener scents available. The scent is described as being “one-of-a-kind cinnamon and cream cheese frosting that make Cinnabon cinnamon rolls so unforgettable.”

Eau de cinnamon ana cream cheese frosting with a spritz or two of this? Yes, please.

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Touché, En Garde: Fly Sword Swatter

Fly Sword

Mosquitoes are carriers of various diseases and resulting bites from females are annoyingly itchy. You could go for one of those electric fly swatters that look like smaller versions of badminton racket, where a push of a button is enough to zap the pesky insects to death. But if you’ve ever gotten an electric shock from using one of these things (I have, and boy, does it sting), then you might want to go back to old-school fly swatters– and they don’t come any cooler than the Fly Sword Swatter.

As the name implies, the swatter has a handle that looks like that of a sword. The actual swatter part, in turn, looks like a shield. Touché!

The Fly Sword Swatter is available online for $13.

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Spark SPI is a Sleeping Bag You Can Hold in the Palm of Your Hand

Spark Spl Sleeping Bag

 

Camping and spending time in the great outdoors is fun. The packing part–not so much. There’s only so much that you can carry in a backpack and it’s unfortunate how much space a sleeping bag can take. That’s a first-world problem addressed by Sea to Summit with their Spark SPI sleeping bag.

It’s comfortable, as it’s packed with 850+ loft goose down in an ultralight 10D shell. What sets it apart is its portability: even with its cushy comforts, the entire sleeping bag can be folded, rolled, and compressed into a ball of sorts that fits right in the palm of your hand.

Thee Spark SPI is available online for $390.

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Never Lose Your Ring With RingSafe

Ring Safe

 

Most rings tell a story. Your graduation. Your friendship with someone special. A lifelong commitment to the person you’re going to be spending the rest of your life with. So losing a ring isn’t just losing a piece of jewelry; to some, it’s like losing something concrete from those relationships.

Cue the RingSafe, which is basically a specially-designed carabiner that secures your ring in its clasp, in the event that you have to take it off for work or for whatever reason. The aperture can then be looped around a necklace or placed on a keyring so you won’t lose or misplace it while it’s off your finger.

RingSafe is currently up for funding on Kickstarter, where a minimum pledge of $25 will get you one of your very own. If you want to personalize it, just add $20 more dollars to your pledge.

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Polaroid Cheese Slicer Gives You Instant Cheese Slices

Polaroid Cheese Slicer

Say cheese! You can’t take pictures with the Polaroid Cheese Slicer (obviously!) but you will be able to slice cheese quickly and easily by just moving it back and forth on a block of cheese. The result? Instant cheese slices minus the mess, the knives, and the hassle. The cheese slices are perfect for sandwiches and burgers, and you can slice them further–with a knife, this time–into sticks to use for toppings or for cheese sticks. Yum!

The fact that it looks like a vintage Polaroid is an added bonus.

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All-in-One Kitchen Set Contains Nine Handy Tools in One

Akebono All-in-One Kitchen Tool Set

Got a cluttered kitchen? Strapped for space in the pantry because you’ve got way too many measuring cups and cheese graters for your own good? Then it’s time to get the multi-tool equivalent for kitchens that’s aptly called the All-in-One Kitchen Set.

It looks like a bottle from afar, but it’s actually nine different kitchen utensils crammed into a single container so you can store them easily and transport them with ease. The tools include a funnel, flower vase, lemon squeezer, spice grater, boiled egg dicer, cheese grater, lid opener, egg separator and a measuring cup.

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May The Force Be With Every Recharge: Star Wars Lightsaber Power Bank

Star Wars Darth Vader Lightsaber Battery Charger

Bored with the usual crop of power banks that are available in the market? If you’re a huge fan of Star Wars and are looking for something other than the usual rectangular power banks, then you might want to check the Star Wars Darth Vader Lightsaber Battery Charger. It essentially looks like the handle of a lightsaber, with the microUSB ports located at its base.

Since it is a lightsaber charger, it also has LED light that glows red with the flick of a switch. So you can, you know, play pretend once in a while when you’re bored and when you need to recharge the power bank or charge up any of your devices.

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