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Read if You’re a Spy

Are you a spy? Do you need to have secret conversations without anyone hearing you? We’ve got your covered!

Introducing the Voice-Muffling Face Masks!  It hides the lower part of your face and muffles your voice that way people around you cannot hear you… or even read your lips. Built-in earbuds included to hear the person you’re talking to (even if you don’t want to).

It’s wireless and absolutely ridiculous.But it’s perfect for people who work in open space offices or those who just want to have conversations in public. Additionally it can play external sounds to deeper mask your voice. The sounds are optional, it can sound like R2-D2 beeping or a low Darth Vader style voice. The full specs will be available as soon as the product hits the e-shelves.

Hushme are also considering a voice changing option {ultimate kek}.

The device have plans to get a crowdfunding campaign going this year, and the headset is expected to cost around $200.

[ Product Page ] VIA [ Engadget ]

So You Want to Build a Smart Garage? Start With These Gadgets.

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Not all people who want to start making their houses smart remember to include their garage. But you, you’re smart to know that your garage is one of the weakest spots in your home. Your garage door is probably the most-used door to your house. It’s just fitting to secure it too, along with your front door.

So, let’s start? Here are the recommended gadgets that you should have when making your garage smart.

Garage Door Controllers

This is the obvious must-have. Garage door controllers like the Chamberlain MyQ System let you control and monitor your garage door from your smartphone. It’s pretty nifty, especially if you’re the type who always seem to forget whether you have left your garage door open or not. You don’t need to drive all the way back home, just take your phone out and check.

Automated Lighting Systems

Your garage door may automatically open up and let you in when you arrive, but how can you park safely when it’s dark in there? Make sure you follow up by installing smart lighting fixtures in your garage. The popular choice is always Philips Hue bulbs; they’re super powerful too. But, there are cheaper alternatives which function just fine like the Ashia Light which is equipped with motion sensors.

Smart Tools

Your garage is also the home of your big tools, right? If you want to multitask and avoid wasting time by looking for a misplaced tool, you can invest in smart tools like Black and Decker’s drill. You can use your phone to locate it, lock or unlock it, and operate it. It even has a port which can charge up your phone.

These are just a few of the recommended gadgets that we think are worthy to sit in your smart garage. We actually have a lot more. Check them out below.

[Things You Need to Make Your Dumb Garage “Smart”]

Deal Of The Day: Octopus Hat

And why not? Why not go down the slopes with an Octopus Hat instead of a regular ski mask? Is there any reason you wouldn’t want to “unleash your inner cephalopod”, especially considering it’ll set you back only $12.99 to do so? The Octopus hat comes in 3 colors, is made from 100% knitted cotton (100% knitted, or 100% cotton?… ) and… we just ran out of things to say about such a simple, yet cool, product.

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Smart Products Are Not Just For Us — They’re For Our Pets Too!

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Come on humans, our fur babies only deserve the best! Let us not deprive them of the cool benefits of using smart products.

When we think about it, they do need these things because: 1.) We leave them at home alone and sad on most days. 2.) They’re the superstars in our lives and we can’t bear to see them sad, don’t we?

Why don’t you get your pets a little smart something this Christmas? Here are some cool pet gift ideas.

Cameras That Dispenses Treats

Aside from keeping you connected with your dog during your lunch breaks at work, pet cameras like the Petzi Treat Cam can dispense treats to your pets when you’re away. Keep them happy and watch them catch the treats. Snap a photo for memories too.

Fitness Trackers

Surprised? See, it’s not only you who need Fitbit. Track your pet’s health and make sure that they get enough exercise by making them wear FitBark. You can easily share the data with your vet so you can keep them at their top shape.

Smart Toys That Keep Them Active

During playtime, I bet it’s you who always run out of breath first. Well, there are smart toys that can let your pets play to their hearts’ content! The Petcube comes with a laser pointer which you can program. Another one is iFetch; it lets your dog play catch the whole day if they want to. These toys are best if you want to keep your dogs active, but you lack the time to regularly walk or play with them.

Give your pets any of these smart products and get a lick!

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Here’s What A $9,600 Comb Looks Like

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We’re rewritten these lines half a dozen times, trying to find the right way to quip about a €9000 ($9,600USD) comb, but… come on: a $9,600 comb?! The joke writes itself! Yes, this is an actual item you can buy, a solid 14K gold comb that comes in a green, red, or purple ostrich carrying case. It’s made by Tomas Veres and comes in a limited edition of 800, because the good folks at Tomas Veres apparently believe there’s an 800-strong market for a comb that costs as much as a new car. And if you really want to get in on the action but can’t quite swing $10k, there’s a silver version for €1000 ($1,070USD).

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The Hot Glue Gun Is A Thing That Exists

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Because we’re definitely too healthy, physically, as a nation, it’s clearly time to make it easier to put cheese on everything. The Fondoodler is a device whose only purpose is to melt cheese and extrude it over anything you want. The name comes from a combination of Fondue and Doodle, because you’ll be doodling with your melted cheese (did you know that ‘Fondue’ means ‘melted’ in French?). You can use it to decorate your dishes, caulk your bathtub, make 3D cheese structures or squirt it straight into your face. Beware: hot cheese is hot. It works with just about any type of cheese that melts, from processed crap to fancy aged goudas.

It’s $25.

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Non-Emotional Christmas Cards For The Thoughtful, But Not Sentimental, Reveler

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Look, it’s the Holidays and maybe you want to show your friends that you care enough about them to buy them a Christmas card, but not quite enough to wish them a “Happy” one? I mean, maybe their life is shitty right now and wishing them happiness would be out of line. Maybe spending days with annoying family members you see only once a year doesn’t make you feel very “happy”. Or maybe you just want to wish them a crappy Christmas, but can’t bring yourself to do it. There are, in fact, many scenarios where this Non-Emotional Christmas card would fit right in. Printed on 110lb cover stock French Paper and paired with gumdrop green envelopes, these cards wish you to simply “Have a Christmas”. A pack of 6 will set you back $19.

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This Beer Gives Your Dog A Nicer Smelling Bum

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Dogs say “hi” by smelling each other’s behinds. It’s a bit of a funny practice, and even funnier to imagine what the world would look like if we did the same thing… In any case, the makers of Bottom Sniffer Dog Beer decided to try to capitalize on this behaviour by launching a non-alcoholic brew that is meant to give your pooch a better smelling rump. This way he can… I dunno, be the envy of the other neighbourhood dogs?

Bottom Sniffer Dog Beer is a beer for your dog and it’s destined to make their lives better; raising their status in the pack and drastically improving their chances with the opposite sex. The brew contains Dandelion & Burdock along with an array of other herbs to endow your pooch with a delectably-scented sphincter. All the other dogs will either be chasing after that arse or wishing that they possessed such a fragrant rump.

Considering some of the ridiculous things people buy for their pets, we wouldn’t be surprised to see this product do well. It’s not outrageously priced either, at £12.99 (about $16USD) for a 4-pack.

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Anti-Mosquito Socks

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If you think a one-man mosquito tent is just a little too bizarre for you, then you can maybe tone it down a notch while still doing something about protecting yourself from the little bloodsuckers. The Knee Length Mosquito Netting Sock are meant to protect whatever exposed skin you might have below the knee. They don’t get you a 10/10 on the looks department, but we suspect you don’t much care about that if you’re even considering this.

Worn over regular clothing and shoes, the socks protect against insect-borne illnesses such as West Nile virus and Zika, as well as the discomfort of itchy welts. Only available from Hammacher Schlemmer, the socks stay in place with elastic collars that conform to shoes. While standard insect repellents must be reapplied after several hours, the socks provide continuous, nontoxic, and environmentally friendly coverage without DEET or fragrances. The machine-washable polyester stretches to allow freedom of movement while engaging in outdoor pursuits, and is breathable so it won’t trap heat, helping you stay cool even in tropical climates.

We’ll wait until the full body netting suit gets released (you know it’s just a matter of time…) before we make any purchase. If you can’t wait that long, these socks will cost you $20.

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