Category Archives: LIFESTYLE

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

TAG Heuer one-off Monaco Mikrograph to under the hammer

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(credit: TAG Heuer) TAG Heuer Monaco Mikrograph | US$auction | www.tagheuer.com

i may not be much of a watch fanatics to know the mechanics behind them but this watch from TAG Heuer definitely had me drooling all over. what TAG did for this one-of-the-kind edition time piece was to infuse their ultra accurate (1/100th of a second, to be exact) Mikrograph movement into the iconic Monaco watch. so what we have here is a gorgeous watch blessed with a superb mechanical movement. best of both world. i heard you say? certainly it is. Continue reading TAG Heuer one-off Monaco Mikrograph to under the hammer

6 Swarovski studded/adorned items that will dazzle you

over the years, Swarovski Crystals have become the stones of choice to bling up every conceivable gadgets. here are seven six Swarovski decorated items that we think will dazzle you as much as it has with us. “yes… Swarovski, i am yours to command…”. Continue reading 6 Swarovski studded/adorned items that will dazzle you

the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa to join LEGO Architecture

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(credit: LEGO via DVICE) LEGO Architecture – Burj Khalifa | US$tba | www.lego.com

you don’t need to have an astronomical wealth in order to ‘collect’ beautiful architectures around the world and i ain’t kidding. well, except that the ‘collection’ is not something that you can walk into but they only rest on your table or display shelf. i am talking about LEGO’s Architecture series and soon to join the likes of Willis Tower, John Hancock Center, Empire State Building and the many others is the Burj Khalifa building. located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the real-deal Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building measuring an astounding 2,684 ft (818 meters). Continue reading the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa to join LEGO Architecture

Space Invader Chair, arcade pixelated aliens turned into chairs

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(credit: Dorothy)

in the classic arcade game, Space Invaders, the alien invaders are the bad guys while you play as the poor spaceship down beneath trying to stop their invasion (presumably as the good guy). correct? however, it turns out that the ‘aliens’ are more iconic than the hero. how do we know? just take look at these Space Invader Chairs, you don’t see any chair styled after the poor hero, do you? Continue reading Space Invader Chair, arcade pixelated aliens turned into chairs

GorillaTorch is a lamp and head torch at the same time

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(credit: JOBY) GorillaTorch Switchback | €59,95 | joby.com

Joby has a solution that will let you carry one less thing on your next camping trip. meet the GorillaTorch Switchback, it is a table lamp and it is also a head torch, plus it was a winner of the 2011 Red Dot Design award. the lamp can be carried around like any other lantern or leave on the table or floor to light up your tent and when you need to trek in the dark or whatever, it can quickly be transformed into a headlamp (or some say, flashlight). Continue reading GorillaTorch is a lamp and head torch at the same time

Casio announced new “Diver-Inspired” Baby-G for ladies

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(credit: Casio USA) Casio Baby-G BGA123-7A2 | US$160.00 | www.casio.com

Casio’s G-SHOCK and Baby-G line of watches are hugely popular which explains why Casio is refreshing the line so very often. just not long ago we heard about the Baby-G Ana-Digi Multi Color Dial series and last week, Casio announced yet another addition to its Baby-G range in time for this splashing summer. the watch design drew its inspiration from deep sea divers watch and will sport “the always functional Baby-G staple characteristics.” Continue reading Casio announced new “Diver-Inspired” Baby-G for ladies

Jam Home Made’s ‘Mickey Mouse’ 10th Anniversary Watches

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(credit: Jam Home Made) Jam Home Made ‘Mickey Mouse’ Watch | from ¥29,400.00 | www.jamhomemade.com

marking their 10th anniversary, Jam Home Made announced yet another pair of special collaborative watches based on the Disney’s title character ‘Mickey Mouse’. the watches are available in two different models, namely Secret Mickey Watch Type1 Limited and Secret Mickey Watch Type2. both watches feature interchangeable black and tricolor straps. Continue reading Jam Home Made’s ‘Mickey Mouse’ 10th Anniversary Watches

trading card goes high-tech with Panini video trading cards

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(credit: Panini via Wired)

remember those good old trading cards that even kids of today’s are still fondly collecting them? well, an Italian trading card company, Panini is set to give the trading card market a boost with its latest product known as Panini HRX (Highlight Reel Xperience). the card will still be made from card but with an addition of a LCD screen that touted to have a “HD quality” screen. Continue reading trading card goes high-tech with Panini video trading cards

Thanko’s Fanbrella – an umbrella that also blows you cool

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(credit: Thanko) Fanbrella | ¥3,980.00 | www.thanko.jp

what did i said about Thanko being the reigning kind of the weird and wacky? well, here’s yet another one to add to list – the Fanbrella. as the name suggest, its primarily duty is an umbrella, shielding you from the elements but when the weather gets to too hot, you can always switch on the battery-operated integrated fan under the umbrella to help ease the heat. Continue reading Thanko’s Fanbrella – an umbrella that also blows you cool

YogurtPlus’s customers get to use iPads while eating yogurts

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some months ago i read about a certain cafe in Tokyo that let their customers use the cafe’s iPads while chilling out at their cafe. well, it turns out that Singapore also has such similar concept but in a form of a yogurt store. the store in question is Yogurt Plus located in Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2. Yogurt Plus has installed a total of five iPad ‘terminals’ in a bar counter set up for their paying customers to use. unlike the Tokyo’s cafe, the iPads are securely installed into the custom bar counter, effectively rendering any apps that requires gyroscope or accelerometers useless. Continue reading YogurtPlus’s customers get to use iPads while eating yogurts