Category Archives: LIFESTYLE

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

The Hundreds by Mark Dean Veca Skate Decks & Sneakers

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(credit: The Hundreds)

i have always like skate decks even i have given up on skateboarding donkey years ago. i used to have a dream, a dream to collect skate decks with beautifully designed graphic and hang them all over my walls. it was a dream that was never fulfilled and never will. that doesn’t stop me from admiring at brilliantly designed skate decks and The Hundreds by Mark Dean Veca Skate Decks happens to be a trio of those. Continue reading The Hundreds by Mark Dean Veca Skate Decks & Sneakers

can’t get enough of R2-D2? how about a R2 BBQ smoker?

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(credit: Philip Wise)

we have seen R2-D2 XBox 360 and more recently, as a trashcan and now we saw this smoking hot BBQ smoker in R2-D2 guise. DIY-ed by one huge Star Wars fan Philip Wise, this R2-BQ is built out of an aging 55-gallon drum. it may not look exactly like the R2-D2 in terms of size and physical shape but Continue reading can’t get enough of R2-D2? how about a R2 BBQ smoker?

limited edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust

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(credit: Marvel) Limited Edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust | US$199.50 | www.marvelstore.com

fans of Marvel Comic’s Iron Man will probably going to dig this: a 1:2 scale Limited Edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust measuring a cool 10 inches (25.4 centimeters) tall. this particular item is Iron Man in blue ‘stealth’ armor that was first featured in Iron Man comic volume 1 issue #152. Continue reading limited edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust

Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope – even kids can use it

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(credit: Learning Resources) Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope | US$59.99 | www.learningresources.com

when i was a kid i was totally fascinated by the world of science and therefore it was no surprise that i had longed to own one of the scientist’s essential – the microscope. i am pretty sure kids of today are as curious as i was when i was a child and lucky for kids of today, they will have things like Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope to do some real kids scientist work like zooming to the pores of the leaf et cetera. Continue reading Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope – even kids can use it

Equilibrium Bookcase’s radical design eliminates book ends

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(image credit: Monica Barreneche) Equilibrium Bookcase | US$1,090.00 | www.malaganadesign.com

normally, keeping your books together on a bookcase would requires bookends but here’s a radically designed bookcase that set to challenge that notion. designed by US-based designer Alejandro Gomez for his studio Malagana Design, the Equilibrium Bookcase features module (aka individual bookcase) of different sizes, stacked at an angled to form a towering 6.5-feet high bookcase. Continue reading Equilibrium Bookcase’s radical design eliminates book ends

VW Camper tent is nice, but won’t appeal to China market

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(image credit: FireBox) VW Camper Van Tent | £299.99 | www.firebox.com

the VW Camper Van tent is set to bring back fond memories of the yesteryear’s iconic 1965 VW Camper Van. in fact, this officially licensed product (by Volkswagen, of course) is the same size as the original 1965 T1 Camper Van. it’s 182.5 centimeters (5.99 feet) height lets tall person stand within without hunching over and is able to accommodate up to four adults. in case modesty is a big issue while camping out, the internal can be zip-separated into two ‘rooms’. Continue reading VW Camper tent is nice, but won’t appeal to China market

LEGO wants you to have a MBA in LEGO Building

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(image credit: LEGO) LEGO Master Builder Academy Kits | US$29.90 | mba.lego.com

try very hard but still can’t get a MBA? why not go the easy, leisurely way with LEGO’s MBA, also known as the Master Builder Academy. while this MBA won’t guarantee you with a 7-figure remuneration package job but it will give the foundation you need to build your very own custom LEGO models. touted as “a multi-year, multi-level experience”, the LEGO MBA guides members in learning the unique skills of LEGO building through a structured journey of lessons and interactive inspirations and rewards. Continue reading LEGO wants you to have a MBA in LEGO Building

Unit Portables bags mix and match to give more flexibility

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(image credit: Unit Portables) Unit Portables | US$tbc | en.unitportables.com

despite its name, Unit Portables are bags and not some gadget. however, they are not your average run-of-the-mill bags. at a glance, the Unit 01 appears to be just another messenger or sling bag, well, actually it is just another bag but with an added potential for expansion. the standard Unit 01 fits a 13-15″ laptop with just enough extra space for some books or documents. if more storages are required, smaller ‘units’ can be purchased and attached to the main unit via hook-on system. Continue reading Unit Portables bags mix and match to give more flexibility

Coca-Cola Hutchinson Bottle returns as a collectible item

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(credit: Coca-Cola via Selfridges) Original Coca-Cola Hutchinson Bottle | £1.99 | www.selfridges.com

just a couple of days ago, we featured the Coca-Cola 125 years boxset which we thought is a worthy collectible for any true-blooded Coca-Cola fan. however, if you prefer to stay true to the 125th anniversary spirit you can opt to get the less pricer alternative – the Original Coca-Cola Hutchinson Bottle that retails for just a little under £2 (about US$3.20). this bottle of the fizzy drink is a faithful reproduction of the very first Coca-Cola bottle aka the Hutchinson bottle and comes complete with a special anniversary box. Continue reading Coca-Cola Hutchinson Bottle returns as a collectible item

rare gold plated Luger pistol to go under the hammer

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(credit: Rock Island Auction Company)

i am not so much of a fan for gold plated stuff (yes, i said that many times) but this rare gold plated Luger pistol with intricate engraving and carved ivory presentation grips caught my eyes in an instant. made by Krieghoff Heinrich Gun Co., the pistol will go under the hammer at the upcoming Premier Collector’s Firearms Auction (May 20-22) organized by auction house, Rock Island Auction Company (RIA). it is said that this rare firearm still has 98 percent of its original gold-plated finish and has an estimated price tag of between $50,000 to $100,000. check out a few more images of this stunning work of art after the break. Continue reading rare gold plated Luger pistol to go under the hammer