Category Archives: HOBBIES

This Ski Bindings-like Device Lets You Wear Your Diving Flippers Handsfree

If you scuba dive, you will probably understand the pain trying to put on the flippers after you have fully geared up. I mean, slipping on the flippers isn’t that hard; it’s those gears on you that hinders the process – more so, if the boat is tiny, but not for long, cos’ an Italy startup has came up with a brilliant solution that will make donning and doffing of fins a walk in the park. Called Finclip, this solely mechanical device is designed to be retrofitted to your flippers and once fitted, all you have to do is to slip in and step down, and voila, the flipper is secured to your foot. Just think ski bindings and it will give you an idea how awesome this is. Continue reading This Ski Bindings-like Device Lets You Wear Your Diving Flippers Handsfree

KLOS Super Durable Carbon Fiber Travel Guitar Gets Electrified!

Remember the folks who kind of make carbon fiber mainstream on acoustic guitars and from there on, make traveling with a guitar less of a stress? Yes. We referring to KLOS Guitars. The guitar that’s built to stand up to the punishment of traveling without weighing you down while still performs like it should – like a full-size guitar which it is, btw, except that it has a more compact than usual body for ease of carrying around. It has got rave reviews all over and today, they are back with another carbon fiber six-string instrument that’s not only equally travel-friendly, but louder. Continue reading KLOS Super Durable Carbon Fiber Travel Guitar Gets Electrified!

These Miniature Food Sets Are Actually Painstakingly Made Cookies!

You may or may not know that there’s actually a hobby that involves collecting, or making, miniature food sets. Commonly known as dollhouse food sets, they are usually meant for display (like, you know, model cars and the likes), but some are actually edible. The ‘miniature food set’ you see here are edible too, but they are not dollhouse food sets; they are actually cookies made to look like miniature food sets and that’s what makes them so intriguing. Continue reading These Miniature Food Sets Are Actually Painstakingly Made Cookies!

JellyTank Will Mesmerize You With Graceful Jellies

Jellyfish is a graceful creature and when you combine a few of these soft bodied, free-swimming aquatic animals with a purpose-built LED-equipped aquarium, the result is therapeutic like lava lamps. Such is the effect the JellyTank, billed as the ultimate jellyfish aquarium, will do. Unlike other competing tanks, brother Blake and Brock Gratton creation is backed by science with assistance of a nationally accredited aquarium and research laboratory. So, the survival of the jellies you rear in there is pretty much assured. Continue reading JellyTank Will Mesmerize You With Graceful Jellies

Adidas Outs New Anti-Fog, Quick-Shift Lenspod System Snowboard Goggle

Adidas has introduced as a pair of snowboard goggle for 2017. Called Adidas Progressor C, this swanky pair of snow sports gear from German sporting gear giant features a Quick-Shift Lenspod System to meet the growing demand for easily interchangeable lenses. Coming from Adidas, there should be no doubt about how gorgeous this pair of snow eyewear looks and so we shall dispense with the praises and whatnot. As for other worthy details, anti-fog lens technology and Adidas’ ClimaCool dynamic ventilation work together to mitigate fogging of the highly durable and scratch resistant Vision Advantage 6 base polycarbonate lens. Continue reading Adidas Outs New Anti-Fog, Quick-Shift Lenspod System Snowboard Goggle

Robocop Remake’s ED209 Looks Like An Awesome Cosplay/Halloween Costume

Well, if you have not caught this in 2014, it is still quite fresh three years on in 2017. What you see here is a costume (yes, costume!) of the notorious “Enforcement Droid Series” ED-209, first introduced in the Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 sci-fi action flick Robocop (Orion Pictures). This impressive mech costume was part of the props used in Ghostlight’s remake of the classic Robocop film, aptly called Our Robocop Remake. The movie, which was a crowd-sourced film project, was made in collaboration with Channel 101 community and was posted on YouTube and Vimeo more than three years ago, but it resurfaced recently – thanks to Indy Mogul’s recent feature. Continue reading Robocop Remake’s ED209 Looks Like An Awesome Cosplay/Halloween Costume

FitWood of Scandinavian Makes Fitness Equipment Hides In Plain Sight

Scandinavia design is hardly known for fitness equipment, but that’s not stopping Finnish company, FitWood of Scandinavia from turning out familiar fitness equipment made from wood. The result is, like our post title said, literally hiding fitness equipment in plain sight. If you are like some of us here who lament about how fitness equipment like training table, chin up bar, ab roller et cetera spoils your beautifully coordinated interior decoration, then FitWood of Scandinavia might just be the answer you have been looking for. With fitness equipment from this Finnish company, you can leave those equipment in your living space without feeling it been out of place. Continue reading FitWood of Scandinavian Makes Fitness Equipment Hides In Plain Sight

Gorilla Bow: Ancient Bow Reimagined into A Versatile, Mobile Gym Equipment

I confess. I am not so much of an archer and so when I first picked up a bow and arrow, I realized that you do need some pretty serious core upper body strength to work this range weapon. It was nothing like Hollywood movies where the protagonist just picked one up and becomes a marksman right away. Not even close. Anywho, understanding the strength a bow can offer, a start up leverages on the shape of this ancient weapon to create a versatile and effective fitness equipment which you can bring anywhere. Gorilla Bow, as it is called, combines the structure of a bow with a powerful resistance band technology to enable users to work on their back, chest, arms, shoulders, and even legs. It is almost like having your own gym, but without the need to confine yourself in a mirrored wall, air-conditioned room with a dozen of sweaty dudes. Continue reading Gorilla Bow: Ancient Bow Reimagined into A Versatile, Mobile Gym Equipment

MAKERS Playing Cards Collectors Box Set: Playing Cards Go Full-on Luxury

If you love all things beautiful and stylish, then I bet the MAKERS Playing Cards Collectors Box Set by Dan and Dave is going to get you all gaga – even if you are not into poker, or playing cards in general. Seriously, just look at this thing: a solid wood box loaded with posh, swanky details like green leather interior, brass hardware, gold lettering and a vintage-inspired lock and key? How’s that not to love and the duo of decks within? They simply emanates the luxury feel many times over with its green tuck box embossed and stamped with layers of gold-foiling. Continue reading MAKERS Playing Cards Collectors Box Set: Playing Cards Go Full-on Luxury

2013’s Blizzcon “Gamer Who Has No Real Life” Cosplay Is Eerily Accurate

We have seen countless numbers of pretty mind-blowing cosplay. Some of which we did managed to feature here and if we missed it, we would usually give it a pass, but there was one remarkably accurate cosplay that somehow managed to slip under our radar and had we lamenting why hadn’t we uncovered this back in 2013 when it appeared. Anyways, I guess there’s no point crying over spilled milk and so, in case you haven’t caught it, here it is, the Blizzcon 2013’s “how do you kill that which has no life” cosplay, or more appropriately “gamer who has no real life.” Continue reading 2013’s Blizzcon “Gamer Who Has No Real Life” Cosplay Is Eerily Accurate