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The Great Ocean Fan

The Great Ocean Fan

I don’t think that it is a secret to the majority of us that our oceans are becoming more and more polluted. We could be doing so much more to help prevent such a thing from happening, so why aren’t we? This long term coast guard could take a huge part in the clean up(…)

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Hoo is Whistling?

Hoo is Whistling?

This super spiffy iPhone case is simple, yet ergonomic. This case has multiple purposes, yet it is only a cell phone case and a whistle in one. There are such things as “rape whistles” as unfortunate as that may seem, although their purpose is for a good cause; many of us don’t just carry those(…)

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Jellyfish at Bay

Jellyfish at Bay

Going to the beach, a constant worry, especially if you have toddlers, should be jellyfish. Getting stung by these cute, harmless little creatures bring on some heavy hitting pain. Some species’ of jellies can even cause fatality for us humans! They seem to mindlessly wonder into places that they probably shouldn’t be, for instance, our(…)

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Oxygen Mask and Smoke Detector Combined!

Oxygen Mask and Smoke Detector Combined!

Smoke detectors, although they are mass produced and cost close to nothing, safe lives every years and are recommended to be on every floor in every house. They are small, loud, and don’t take up space! On occasions, which happens more than we would want to imagine, smoke detectors sometimes just aren’t enough to save(…)

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Self warning life jacket

Self warning life jacket

No matter the circumstance, whether it is a natural disaster like a tsunami, or if you are having a casual vacation somewhere on the beach, life jackets have been responsible for saving an uncounted amount of lives each year, and will continue to do so. Even in it’s most elementary form, there is no going(…)

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Purified Water Buoy

Purified Water Buoy

Natural disasters happen all of the time, and a lot of the times none of us seem as prepared as we could have been. When hurricanes and major floods decide to hit hard, we are usually stuck without any clean water at all, which clearly calls for help from products like The Source of Water,(…)

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Inflatable tents

Inflatable tents

Regardless if you are an all-the-time camper or a rookie to the adventures that lie ahead, the majority of us know that no matter where you go, you must be careful to make sure you have all of the right necessities and know safety precautions. For starters, a reliable and sturdy tent would be a(…)

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Hey Kiddo

Hey Kiddo

It always seems extremely easy to lose things, no matter how important they can be to us. It shows, on a daily, when we notice ourselves constantly misplacing our car keys, phones, credit cards, and sometimes even our brains. Being a first time parent, or even a second or third time parent, the pressure is(…)

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Light Prescription

Light Prescription

No matter where you are in the world, we could all use more light. Emergency lights and portable light are especially necessary, whether camping in the wilderness or experiencing a power outage. Knowing the importance of readily available lighting, designer Saumya Arora has created the Ignite light. Shaped like a pill capsule, it is easy(…)

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Glow Anywhere

Glow Anywhere

Creative lighting is an important aspect of many living spaces, providing not only a mood setting with the light but also adding personality to the space’s style. It’s no surprise, then, that the Mool Bit lamp by Yeontaek Lee is perfect for adding a cute little touch to any room. Not only is it a(…)

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Glow On

Glow On

Headphones are an integral part of modern-day life. You use them at practically times of the day, for different types of activities, and different modes of use. It seems fitting, then, that you should have headphones that are as modern and high-tech as you: introducing the Glow headphones that light up with bright, colorful lights!(…)

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Gauge This Gadget

Gauge This Gadget

Tire pressure is an important thing to check for safe driving, but how many of us keep a tire pressure gauge handy? Now we have no excuse because the PASCA tire pressure gauge by Xinyi Wang is a miniature version of the necessary tool, handily fitting right onto your keychain so you have it with(…)

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A Sticky Situation

A Sticky Situation

Whether you’re wrapping presents, sending lots of packages, or working as a cashier, you use a lot of tape. And those of us who have suffered through tape dispenser scrapes, and wrestling with tape rolls that won’t dispense properly, know that cheap dispensers can lead to sticky situations. So, the designers at Joongho Choi’s design(…)

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First Aid in a Kitchen Knife

First Aid in a Kitchen Knife

A lot of cooking aficionados could certainly use the “Sweet Knife”, an innovative new way to care for cuts received when using a culinary knife. The Sweet Knife contains medicine within its handle, thereby allowing you to apply it directly to your wounds when you cut your hand. Normally, when you slice your fingers accidentally(…)

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Collision Warning Balloon

Collision Warning Balloon

On a busy freeway, one small car wreck can turn into a huge pileup. This is mostly due to the fact that other drivers speeding down the road may not see the wreck up ahead, and a domino effect begins. Perhaps the solution is the “Air Bag Tail Light”, a balloon that pops out of(…)

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