Category Archives: LIFESTYLE

Anything that constitutes to lifestyle including hobbies, collectibles, fashion, travel and more.

this M16 Golf Launcher makes Golf Club looks so passe

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(image credit: Cheaper Than Dirt!) AGOLF AR-15/M16 Golf Ball Launcher | US$19.97 | www.ncstar.com

i’m not sure what went through the mind of the inventor of this golf ball launcher. perhaps, the ammunitions price just skyrocket and these guys decided to put their assault rifles to good use or may be it is for venting their frustration over the game of eternal frustration? check out the web store description cum disclaimer: Continue reading this M16 Golf Launcher makes Golf Club looks so passe

feeling not geek enough? slip on a pair of Keyboard Slippers [update]

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KITO Keyboard 2.0 Slippers | US$29.00 | www.keyboardslipper.com

what can be more appropriate for a geek then to flip flop around with a pair of keyboards under your feet? while the real keyboard might be a tad too bulky and heavy to do so, this pair of KITO Keyboard 2.0 Slippers is definitely up to the task. it is also worthy to note that a real keyboard doesn’t have anything for your feet to strap on to. no mention on what it is made from but it is safe to assume that they are of rubber material and the ‘keyboard keys’ doubles as a foot massager while you straddle around in your office. available in a choice of color combos – black/yellow, black/red and black/dark blue et cetera, the KITO slippers weights a hefty 350 to 450 grams and has sizes that ranges from 36 thru to 43. the KITO Keyboard 2.0 Slippers retails at $29, which is very much cheaper than a single real keyboard. go ahead and prove that there’s still a geek in you. oh, there is even a new version of this fun slippers, called KITO Keyboard 2.1 which spots a range of cheerful hues – but less keyboard-like. check out the hilarious Thai commercial for the KITO Keyboard 2.0 Slippers after the break.

[UPDATE] KITO Keyboard slippers has new website! check them out!

via Technabob

Googles rings the wedding bell with Google for Weddings

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(credit: screenshot by mike)

it seems like there’s nothing the search engine giant won’t dabble in. Google has recently launched Google for Weddings which promised to “simplify wedding planning.” if you are planning on taking the DIY route for your wedding, then Google plans to have you covered. so what actually can you do? well, you can do just about everything that relates to a present day wedding event – the Google way. wedding event at Googleplex is definitely not one of them.

there’s no ‘automagic’ with Google for Wedding but rather, the site put together a list of Google products such as creating a wedding website through Google Sites, edit photos using Picnik and putting them up in Picasa and collaborate with the bridal party on guest lists. there is the Google Docs Wedding tools where soon-to-be-married couples can access to a suite of templates for planning a blissful wedding event. this includes wedding planner template, address book, guest list, seating chart, reception menu et cetera. there’s even a budget planner that let you keep your finance in check. for those getting married this year, Google is giving you a chance to win a $25,000 sweepstakes and a free consultation with renowned celebrity wedding planner Michelle Rago.

aside from the aforementioned features, Google is touting lovebirds to use other Google products in preparation for their holy matrimony. products like Google Maps to create customized map for your traveling guests, boutiques.com to shop for your bridal needs, Google Calendar for your scheduling needs, among the many others. simplify wedding? sounds like a lot work to do to me. any chance of a Google Delegation? to task somebody else to carry out all this tasks on our behalf?

via LA Times

Garbstore x Casio G-SHOCK wristwatch goes on sale

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(image credit: Couverture & The Garbstore) G-SHOCK Garbstore GA100 Watch | £185.00 | www.couvertureandthegarbstore.com

the G-SHOCK Garbstore GA100 Watch was first showcased last year and it is now officially available at Couverture & The Garbstore web store. the watch is born out of the collaboration between fashion label The Garbstore and long-time shock-resistance watch maker, Casio. to be available in limited quantities (though, no mention of how limited), this £185 (about US$298) rugged time piece will comes packaged with a premium leather zip case from The Heritage Belt Company of England. Continue reading Garbstore x Casio G-SHOCK wristwatch goes on sale

top ten gadgets in movies that inspires and excites us

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movies often provides us insight to future gizmos and gadgets that has inspired scientists in the real world. this week, we take a look at the top ten gadgets in movies that truly inspires and excites us… Continue reading top ten gadgets in movies that inspires and excites us

SAAB Roadster is a sit-on toy that won’t break your wallet

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Playsam SAAB Roadster sit-on toy car | from approx. US$386.00 | www.playsam.com

if the Konstantin Beta sit-on toy by Nika Zupanc is beyond your budget, perhaps this sit-on toy car based on Sixten Sason’s SAAB Roadster prototype 92001 from the Scandinavian design company, PLAYSAM, might be a less expensive alternative without sacrificing style and functionality. Continue reading SAAB Roadster is a sit-on toy that won’t break your wallet

not content with just time pieces, Hublot now has sledges

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(image credit: Hublot) The Hublot Sledge | US$tbc | www.hublot.com

not contented with just churning out gorgeous and ridiculously expensive time pieces, Hublot has a series of lifestyle products including skis, bikes and now sledges (or Luge). dubbed The Hublot Sledge, it is the result of a collaboration between Hublot and ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design) as part of its Masters in Luxury Design and Industry program which Hublot is one of the main sponsors since 2008.

make no mistake, this isn’t your ordinary run-of-the-mill sledge. every aspect of the sledge is the result of a fusion of artistic design with cutting-edge technology, thus fulfilling Hublot’s philosophy of the “art of fusion.” the sledge features an ash wood structure, hand-sewn leather seat, carbon fiber handles and steel runners. the Hublot Sledge is limited to just 10 units worldwide, and it will make its debut (on display) at the Alpine World Ski Championships 2011 in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany (February 7 to 20, 2011).

no words on its pricing and availability but when it is from Hublot and it has only 10 pieces worldwide, you know it’s going to cost an arm and a leg, or perhaps even more. but for design aficionados (i mean, the rich bunch), this will be the ultimate sledge to get even if sliding down a snow slope isn’t your cup of tea. it simply look awesome and if i had one, i won’t even let it touch the snow! check out more images of The Hublot Sledge after the jump.

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via Born Rich

Dunhill wallet only opens up with a touch of your fingerprint

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(image credit: Dunhill) Dunhill Biometric Wallet | US$825.00 | www.dunhill.com

if you loathe people fishing through your wallet indiscriminately or simply don’t wish to let pickpockets have their day with your wallet, then Dunhill has a solution that’s tailored exactly for such situations. dubbed the Biometric Wallet, it is touted to be virtually indestructible and it will only opens up with the touch of your fingerprint.

the security feature doesn’t stop there, the wallet, if linked via Bluetooth to your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone, will sound an alarm if the mobile and the wallet are separated by more than 5-meters. a security feature that is certainly a necessity as you won’t want to be misplacing a $825 wallet.

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aside from its racy exterior which is constructed from highly durable carbon fiber material, the interior of the wallet is of leather featuring credit card holders and stainless steel money clip. it’s a pricey wallet but it is, after all, a Dunhill and it don’t just keep your cash, but secures them too. that’s two security features for a price of one, sounds like a bargain to me.

luxurious all rounder bag combo targets the rich jet-setters

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(image credit: Mark/Giusti) Mark/Giusti ‘Jet Set’ Saddle Leather Travel Bag | £3,100.00 | www.markgiusti.com

there is something about leather goods that’s mysteriously alluring or perhaps, it only applies to yours truly here. speaking of which we want to feature this new leather goods from luxury brand Mark/Giusti that speaks of both luxury and sophistication at the same time. introducing the limited edition ‘Jet Set’ Saddle Leather Travel Bag, especially handcrafted by Mark/Giusti for 20ltd.com. Continue reading luxurious all rounder bag combo targets the rich jet-setters