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“Twist”ing the Enviornment

“Twist”ing the Enviornment

How many of us take plastic baggies with us to work just to carry out lunches, and once lunch is gone, where do the plastics go? Usually in the trash right? To take care of this unreal waste that is going on, there is not one of the coolest lunch pails out there called the(…)

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Sticky Window Planters!

Sticky Window Planters!

Regardless if you are a serious chef of sorts, or you just like to decorate your home with flowers, this cute little colorful creature re imagines that every day planter or regular vase. The Livi is a perfect resourceful and portable planter that can essentially stick to almost any vertical surface, which makes it easy(…)

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Pee Wee Kitchen

Pee Wee Kitchen

It is exactly what it sounds like. This ideal mini kitchen has more than you can believe, unless you saw it with your own eyes, which you will, right here in this post! Everything that you could have at home to make the perfect kitchen all fits, right here in this little trash can sized(…)

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Multipurpose Cooking/Dining Table

Multipurpose Cooking/Dining Table

Space is a precious thing, whether or not you have as much space as you can possibly imagine, or if you are living in a tiny one bedroom apartment. Regardless of the circumstance, this multipurpose table is an incredible life saver for us all. On this table there are three areas that can heat specific(…)

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Snopi the Snail

Snopi the Snail

This incredibly convenient snail is a sink side friend who not only holds your soap, but also keep you from losing valuables down the drain. Snopi’s eyes have given us the perfect place to put our jewelry to avoid them getting lost forever, which happens more than we could imagine, as well as being a(…)

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What’s cooler than being cool?

What’s cooler than being cool?

For some reason, it seems as though filling an ice tray with water to let freeze is something that just goes undone, and yet most of us are altogether disappointed when we go to look for the ice and there is none. That’s when we decide, “yeah, alright… i’ll make some ice”, but then it(…)

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What is in your water

What is in your water

I’m sure we have all heard that saying “you are what you eat” or “you are what you drink”, which is incredibly true. With that said, wouldn’t you want to consume the things that would best benefit your body? Water is one of the most important things that we put into out bodies, and yet(…)

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Burnie Started the Fire

Burnie Started the Fire

Those who love nature know that any alternative product that is good for the environment is good for all of us. That’s why innovations to common devices, such as camp stoves, are so important. One such innovation is Burnie, the all wood self-burning grill. By creating a cooking device that merely uses itself up and(…)

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The Considerate Kitchen

The Considerate Kitchen

While many people love to cook, not everyone is accessible enough to get around the kitchen easily (such as the elderly or those with physical challenges. In order to enable more people to cook what they love, designer Dirk Biotto has created the ChopChop Kitchen. Kitchen appliances from Lowe’s or Home Depot are great for most(…)

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Go Pro

Go Pro

As a society, we are trying to accomplish healthier lifestyles. Therefore, any tools that make that process easier are a great help to our daily lives. This is particularly true when it comes to food itself and its nutritional value. But sometimes store labels do not offer all of the information we need, or factor(…)

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Power Your Wilderness Adventures

Power Your Wilderness Adventures

Wouldn’t it be nice to get away from the world sometimes and live “off the grid” while still maintaining certain comforts like light, music, and other things that tend to require a “grid”? Well, now you can truly have the best of both worlds with the BioLite NanoGrid! These kinds of gadgets are becoming increasingly(…)

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Eggstraterrestrial

Eggstraterrestrial

Make breakfast more fun for your kids (or you!) with an out-of-this world egg holder. And yes, it is literally out of this world because it is shaped like a flying saucer! Designed by the clever genius Itamar Burnstein for Monkey Business, the Egg 51 egg cup is totally eggcellent! (Sorry, we had to.) Egg(…)

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The Daily Grind

The Daily Grind

Coffee lovers will do almost anything (or spend almost any amount) to get a good cup of coffee. Unfortunately, this can often be expensive when buying from coffee shops; and home-brewed coffee just doesn’t seem to taste as good. What most people don’t know is that it doesn’t taste as good because their coffee is(…)

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Eco Fridge

Eco Fridge

Imagine a fridge that you wanted green things to grow in! No, it’s not a sign to clean out your fridge – it’s the ecosystem you have created with Verdant, The Eco Refrigerator by Yolegmma Márquez, Erin Glaberson and Emily Kvale. In creating a product that promotes sustainable living, these young designers have chosen to remake one(…)

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Put a Pin In It

Put a Pin In It

What if you could combine fashion and tableware to create the ultimate on-the-go eating experience? Well, now you can! Thanks to the clever designs of Ian Yen for Design YxR, you can use Pin Tableware as a fashion statement or a dining utensil! Travel tableware has been around for a long time, but has recently(…)

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