Like most people, we have seen our fair share of air purifiers and they are, well, just air purifiers. As far as design is concerned, they hardly wow. So far, the only one that impresses us is Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2, but now, there’s another that managed had us at hello. Meet Mist, an air purifier designed for Sunlight Group Hong Kong by Hong Kong-based Italian designer Andrea Ponti of Ponti Design Studio. Come on. Just look at it. Tell me you are not impressed by its silky smooth aluminum construction. Speaking of which, this ain’t no ordinary piece of aluminum. Continue reading Mist Is A Handsome Air Purifier That Also Sanitizes Surfaces With Vapor
If you find the act of opening a fridge and checking the expiration date of the items you stash in there a chore, well, here’s a good news: LG’s new flagship Door-in-Door fridge, InstaView. maybe just the answer you are looking for. InstaView is exactly what it sounds like: it lets you see through the fridge to see what you have in there without the need to have Superman’s x-ray vision. Just simply knock twice the integrated screen on the left door of refrigerator and voila! the display will present to you a view of the inside. But seeing without opening the fridge is not the only thing it affords you. By using the Smart Tag menu, you can add virtual stickers and tags on the screen to identify what foods are stored and the corresponding expiration date for each item. Continue reading LG Has A Fridge That Lets See What’s Inside Without Opening The Door
When it comes to home appliances, ceiling fan is often much overlooked. Nobody gives a damn how it looks, but for those who do, the options are actually quite abundant. However, if you want something out of the ordinary, something that goes beyond good looking, well, this is it: the Jet Engine Fan Blades Ceiling Fan by Phighter Images, otherwise known as Aviation Flying Furniture. If the product name and the image doesn’t already win you over, then, you are probably not an aviation buff. But if you are, you’d be glad to know that Jet Engine Fan Blades Ceiling Fan is a thing you can own. Though for how much, we can’t be sure. We read that each one cost around the region of 3 grand. Hell, it is expensive! Then again, so is the real deal, isn’t it? Continue reading Seriously, Who Doesn’t Want A Jet Engine Fan As Their Ceiling Fan?
Special effect artist Frank Ippolito is known for his work on movies like Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, The Chronicles of Riddick, and Casanova, and he had hands in helping Adam Savage to create the amazing Admiral Ackbar cosplay for Adam’s incognito entrance at Comic-Con. You may not know Frank, but he latest creation is definitely going to make any Star Wars fans go gaga. I promised. Recently featured on Tested.com, Frank created, wait for it… a Star Wars Han Solo in Carbonite Refrigerator. Yup. On.A.Freaking refrigerator. How cool (pun, not intended, btw) is that? We have seen many Han Solo in Carbonite iterations, ranging from plain 2D sticker to life-size figure to coffee table, but there’s little doubt that Frank’s fridge takes the cake. Continue reading Glowing Han Solo In Carbonite Makes This The Coolest Fridge Ever
Dyson Bladeless fan is probably one of the best inventions to have surfaced in the 21st century. Why? Cos’ it provides consistent, smooth voluminous airflow and above all, it is super safe as there are no exposed spinning blades to threaten anyone’s fingers or hair. With Dyson bladeless fan, form and functionality goes hand-in-hand, offering a sense of sophistication and it is, of course, aesthetically eye-pleasing which matters to a sucker like me. There’s one major caveat though; it is pretty damn expensive and so, if your wallet is tight, bladeless fan is not going to be part of your life. But not all hope is lost cos’ YouTuber Rulof Maker has deciphered the inner workings of a bladeless fan and he will teach you how to cobble up one for yourself using common parts. Continue reading Guy Teaches You How To DIY A Dyson Bladeless Fan Using Common Parts
With global warming going on, a lot of places on our lovely planet is feeling the heat. The situation is a little bearable if you have air-conditioners installed. Then again, not everyone can afford the luxury of air-conditioners, and even if one could, it is a surefire way of killing the environment as ac units consume loads of energy. A duo from Italy, collectively known as Geizeer, came up with a brilliant alternative. Instead of a fan, they look at their refrigerator, in particular, the freezer and thought, “why not leverage on the very appliance they already have to cool themselves?” Well, that’s exactly they did with this little gadget called Geizeer. Continue reading Geizeer Eco-friendly Portable Air Conditioner Takes Just 1 Cent To Run
If anything, Dyson is to home appliance as Apple is to personal computer. The British company is much like the Apple in late 90s. It just can’t stop wowing the world with millions of dollars sunk into research and development and mind you, it don’t do it for the sake of doing it; it takes a stab at the heart the problems, however small they are. And today, the investigative minds of the home appliance innovator leads it to hair dryer – a personal grooming device which you never knew needs any further innovation. No. No. You are so wrong. Dyson saw problems in today’s handheld hot-air blowing device and it has Dyson Supersonic to iron those issues out. Continue reading Dyson Shrank Air Multiplier Tech, Puts It Into A Hair Dryer That Costs $400
The greatest annoyance about vacuuming is not the chore itself; it is the machine topping over. Sounds familiar? Of course it is. It could very well be the number one issue with any vacuum cleaner and it is also the one problem Dyson determined to cross out. Introducing the Dyson Big Ball Cylinder, a vacuum that cannot be knocked over. Well, actually, it can be knocked over, but it will self-right when that happens so you can go on doing your chore without throwing up your hands in despair. There’s no voodoo involved here, neither is there a gyroscope or motor to right the toppled ball-like body. The Dyson Big Ball Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner self-righting ability is the result of a clever design that leverages on the curved body with a Continue reading Dyson Big Ball Cylinder: The Vacuum Cleaner That Can’t Be Knocked Over
When the Dark Sith is fuming mad, he just used his Force to choke whoever that ticks him off, but not to worry, the ’he’ you see here won’t do the same to you mostly because it is only a helmet and also because ‘he’ is a Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier. And did we mention that ‘he’ probably find the lack of humidity in your room… disturbing and hence, ’his’ only job here is to keep your room from being dry by dispensing gentle soothing mist. It is whisper quiet too, so you won’t be haunted by loud heaving feared by so many. Continue reading This Darth Vader Is Fuming Mad, Dispenses Mist To Humidify Your Room
How do you juggle between the many household chores with exercise? Perhaps, cleaning up the house and doing laundry are already considered exercising, but what if, you can literally do both at the same time, like cycling on a stationary bike and doing laundry simultaneously? Impossible? Not according to a team of designers at Dalian Nationalities University. They dreamed up an fitness equipment that basically mashes a front-loading washing machine with an exercise bike, and they are calling it the Bike Washing Machine. Continue reading Bike Washing Machine Concept Sounds Brilliant, But Is It Really Practical?