Wait, What? Now, There’s Little Proof That Flossing Works?

Don’t you just love these studies that tell you what’s good and what’s not? I mean, besides the obvious, there’s a bunch of studies for on topics like is mouthwash actually good, or whether coffee is detrimental to your health or not. Last week, we came across one such report relating to dental flossing, which naturally, made me raise my eyebrows. According to the report, “there’s little proof that (dental) flossing works,” and the U.S. actually admitted that its (dental flossing) effectiveness “had never been researched, as required.” Continue reading Wait, What? Now, There’s Little Proof That Flossing Works?

SpaceVR Wants Everyone To Become A Virtual Astronaut With Overview One

There’s really nothing for you in space. That pitch black space has no adorable Pokémon monsters to catch and I am pretty sure Game of Thrones is not a hit in the vacuum environment either, but still, most kids are enthralled by the mysterious space and have, at some point in time, hoped to become an astronaut someday. Unfortunately, that some day may never come, at least it did not for me. I, like many kids, had once wished to be an astronaut, but obviously, it did not happen. But thanks to SpaceVR, we could all become astronauts too, albeit virtually, and appreciate the ball of life from the thermosphere, some 250 miles from Earth. Continue reading SpaceVR Wants Everyone To Become A Virtual Astronaut With Overview One

This Beach House In South Africa Takes Open Concept A Little Too Seriously

While most sea-front houses incorporate large openings like larger-than-usual windows and sliding glass doors to afford home owners a majestic view of the front, South Africa architecture firm elphick proome architects took it several levels up with this property located at Rooi-Els, Western Cape province of South Africa, some 5 km north of Pringle Bay. There are many unique aspects about this Rooi-Els Beach House, the first being where it is built on. Unlike most beach houses which sit on regular sandy ground, this 950 square-meter property sits elevated over dune fynbos, a vegetation unique to Southern tip of Africa, on a rugged ocean peninsula which is not the best place for taking a dip in and that probably explains why it has its own deck and pool up front. Continue reading This Beach House In South Africa Takes Open Concept A Little Too Seriously

RokPak Is How You Keep Gadgets Juiced And Protected When Out In The Wild

You have seen ruggedized power bank and ruggedized smartphone case, now meet one that is both and with solar charger to boot. RokPak Pioneer Series, as it is called, is not quite a smartphone case, though. It is a drybox that packs features that your small gadgets will need to survive out in the wild which includes extreme protection, backup battery and near-endless supply battery. The box itself is designed to float on water, along with a construction that meets IP67-rating and MIL-STD-810G for protection against dust and water, as well as shock from drops. Continue reading RokPak Is How You Keep Gadgets Juiced And Protected When Out In The Wild

The Emotion Is Strong With This Fan-made Stormtrooper Short

Stormtroopers are essential elements to any Star Wars movies, but it was not until Star Wars: The Force Awakens that viewers were offered a glimpse of what it would be like to be an Imperial trooper. Beneath its cool, white armor is a living, breathing person who feels and thinks like everyone else, and that person probably have bills to pay and love ones to return too. However, that was as far as we are in touch with this iconic trooper and we don’t think Disney, or Lucas Film for that matter, will want to deal further into these characters. After all, heavy emotional drama does not mix quite well with sci-fi theme, do they? Also, I am sure most fans won’t be looking forward Continue reading The Emotion Is Strong With This Fan-made Stormtrooper Short

Move Over Night Light, Your Job Has Just Been Taken By Sensing Light Strip

Imagine this: you have the sudden urge to pee in the middle of your sleep and you shot up, only to be greeted by an absolutely dark abyss which is obviously not fun as darkness will lead you into a wall or worst, trip over a rug. A nightlight should do the trick, but where it is installed is pretty much at the mercy of the location of a free wall outlet, or you could flick the switch to turn the side table lamp on and rouse your partner from sleep, or you could get way more classy (and cool) with Bed Light Motion Activated LED Light Strip. You could say Bed Light is one of those life extras, but if it can make life easier while doing so looking cool, why the hell not? Continue reading Move Over Night Light, Your Job Has Just Been Taken By Sensing Light Strip

Scaldarsi Motors’ $1.5 Million Emperor I Is The Holy Grail Of Luxury Rides

Forget about the run-of-the-mill Mercedes-Maybach S600. Wait. On a second thought, forget about Rolls-Royce rides too, because if you looking at the ultimate in luxury rides, new kid on the luxury car customisation, Canada-based Scaldarsi Motors, has just the right ride for you: the Emperor I. Based on the souped up Mercedes-Maybach by renowned tuner, Brabus, the Maybach Rocket 900, this luxury sedan has the lavish elements to live up to its model name. In fact, it could be a fitting ride for the Emperor of the feudal era. For starter, it looks like no Maybach on Earth – thanks to its to the wide-body aero that bumped up the width substantially and a completely redesigned grilled, ornamented with Scaldarsi Emblem that makes the ride fit for royalties. Continue reading Scaldarsi Motors’ $1.5 Million Emperor I Is The Holy Grail Of Luxury Rides

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6: Daimler’s Bold Look At The Future Of Luxury Car

At nearly 20 feet long, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is a behemoth amongst the coupes known to man and it is certainly Daimler’s bold, if not the boldest, vision of the future of luxury car which will be driven by a 550 kW (750 HP) electric drive, offering a range of no less than 500 kilometers (310 miles). Not a lot of technical details were disclosed at this point, but I guess Daimler don’t really have to, because the look has already won us many times over. The thing about Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is, it may be bold like most concepts, but it has a design that’s totally plausible, though we can’t speak for the visionary specs laid out in the official press text. Continue reading Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6: Daimler’s Bold Look At The Future Of Luxury Car

With PadBot T1, Your Smartphone Is Also A Telepresence Robot

Calling itself a Tiny Robotic Avatar, PadBot T1 is the latest telepresence robot from Juppi Tech. The goal behind PadBot T1 is pretty much what all telepresence robots strive to do: let you remotely roam your home when you are away, so you can satisfy your curiosity about various things like what’s fido doing, did you turn off the faucet and lights et cetera. In addition, it allows you to follow a subject, so the person you are FaceTiming or Skyping on the end need not to be stuck to the same spot. In fact, given the power to maneuver, the days where objects hindering your view are gone and that’s awesome, since fido certainly won’t know how to move a potted plant. Continue reading With PadBot T1, Your Smartphone Is Also A Telepresence Robot

Necktie Beer Koozie Is Probably The Most Logical Formal Attire Accessory

Throughout history, mankind has been obsessed with going hands-free with just about anything we do, sometime even stretching it to consuming burgers and playing games. But there’s one thing a man never solves is, how to go hands-free in a party where beer is in abundance and when the party asked that you go formal in your choice of attire. That kind of sucks and wearing a tie sucks too. Lucky for you, some clever folks up on the mountains of North Carolina, who obviously have a little too much to drink and too much time on their hands, managed to unravel the science of going hands free and formal wear with an ingenious necktie that also happens to be a beer koozie. Continue reading Necktie Beer Koozie Is Probably The Most Logical Formal Attire Accessory

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