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Don't Miss This Weekend's Best Amazon Deals

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, October</i> …

Shopping

Out Of The Comics, Into Reality: Jet Pack Moves Closer To Market

From Buck Rogers to James Bond, we all have a pretty concrete mental image of a jet pack — a motorized backpack with little handles in front and smoke shooting out of the back.<p>The New Zealand-based Martin Aircraft Co. doesn't just think it's turned the jet pack of your imagination into a reality. …

Preloaded Chip and PIN card returns, now can carry several currencies

Travelex again is offering a preloaded Chip and PIN card for the traveler abroad, but this one allows you to carry five kinds of currency concurrently.<p>Say hello to the Multi-Currency Cash Passport Prepaid MasterCard, which allows you to carry British pounds, euros, Canadian dollars, Japanese yen …

Budgeting

How Much It Would Cost To Be Batman (infographic)

We always wondered exactly how much it would cost the average person to be Batman and now we have our answer! According to an interesting article by …

Garmin's VIRB HD Action Camera Takes On GoPro

Garmin is known for their navigation devices and are now getting into the camera biz with their VIRB HD action camera. The 1080p camera features a …

Urbantrike Wants To Bring Back The Big Wheel For Adults

We all remember the Big Wheel, as kids: Tooling around in a tricycle, we felt we could go anywhere. That feeling eventually fades, although adults …

Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch Is Great for the Pool

Smartwatches have become the new IT accessory and now you can take the plunge in a pool or the ocean with the Omate TrueSmart that’s water-resistant …

When something smells funny…

One way we naturally determine the quality of our food is to give it a quick smell. But even our noses get it wrong sometimes! The Smeller works much …

Kokatat Life Vests

Kokatat us the leading US manufacturer of technical apparel and accessories for water sports. Kokatat Life Vests combine functionality and comfort, …

Inreach Se

inReach SE (Screen Edition) is a satellite communicator from DeLorme, perfect for when hiking in remote regions. The inReach SE can take over from …

Satellites

Weekend Projects: 10 DIY Wall Art Ideas That Anyone Can Do

Art can be expensive, especially art large enough to fill up big blank walls. Luckily for those of us with much more time than money, it is very easy …

Wall Art

15 Crazy Ideas to Make Your Life Saner

Don't knock it 'til you try it, the saying goes, and in this case it applies. While some of the things I'm suggesting might sound a bit nutty (and …

Real Estate

10 Smart Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

One of the revelations of living in a small home is that choosing less square footage doesn't mean you necessarily have to make do with less, just …

Storage Ideas

Tour an Actor's Color Explosion in 650 Square Feet

<b>Name:</b> Karen Racicot, actor and artist <b><br>Location:</b> Parkdale, Toronto <b><br>Size:</b> 650 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 7 years, owned<p>Flamboyant French actor/artist …

Dining Rooms

Before & After: From Public Restroom to Home Sweet Home

I've long admired the ingenuity of Londoners when it comes to small spaces. Their storied city of eight million has housing prices even higher than …

Outdoor Spaces

IKEA Ideas: 2014 Catalog Event in NYC

Do you know your Boksels from your Bälums? If not, it’s high time to bone up on your Swedish, because IKEA is about to release their 2014 catalog and …

IKEA

Escape Style: Using Beautiful Fabrics from Around the World at Home

I have a deep appreciation for the artistry that goes into making different textiles. Whether you buy them as souvenirs as a tourist or order from …

Central Asia

Smartphone Film Scanner

Do you have old 35mm films lost in your attic? Maybe your father or grandfather has boxes full of lost memories. Well, now you can easily scan 35mm …

Report vaguely hints at ‘aggressive’ iWatch team hires, late 2014 debut

As reported by Financial Times, “people familiar with Apple’s plans” for the iWatch are claiming Apple has started a hiring frenzy as they ramp up development of the upcoming product. The article goes on to state that people close to Apple feel that “the timing of the hiring spree implied the …

Canalys: Over 5 million smartwatch units shipping next year

Smartwatch sales are expected to soar next year, as more tech companies launch their respective models.<p>Research firm Canalys expects smartphone sales to increase by 900% next year compared to estimated shipments for 2013, with over 5 million units to be moved in 2014.<p>That’s certainly an interesting …

Wearable Tech

Recon Jet: Taking Augmented Reality Glasses to the Extreme

Far be it for us to conjecture what you did this past weekend, but if it's anywhere along the lines of rappelling down mountain faces, biking across …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

Time Travel

O’Clock: Wood & Cork Clocks by Okum Made | Colossal

<p>Designers David Okum and Javier Palomares joined together earlier this year to form a little design studio called Okum Made. The duo are releasing a …

#coffee with #love

40 Years of Togo and Still Going Strong

<i>What makes a timeless classic piece of furniture? What goes into the design, the manufacturing and the distribution that equates to its value? We</i> …

Can This Sink-Urinal Hybrid Get Men To Wash Their Hands?

A Latvian designer has developed a new urinal to convince men to soap up before leaving the bathroom.<p>People, in general, aren’t good at prioritizing. We blow off work to repeatedly refresh our news feeds and bookmark articles we don’t ever finish reading. We eagerly wait an hour for a cheeseburger …

Super Functional Open Book Chair For Readers

There are so many variations connected with a reader’s nook that are functional, stylish and refined but this chair is so minimalist, simple and …