Category Archives: LIVING

It Takes Just 4 Person 4 Hours To Put Up This Flat-pack Ikea House

One of the greatest hurdles with humanitarian aid is proper shelter. We are not talking about just a roof over the head, but one that is humanized, you know, a shelter that protects folks living within from the element with reasonable comfort. With this mind, a modular, adaptable temporary house, called Better Shelter, was designed and it has been in deployment since 2015. The brainchild behind this ingenious temporary shelter solution is none other than Ikea, which kind of makes cos’ when it comes to flat-packing, no one knows better then the Swedish furniture giant. Continue reading It Takes Just 4 Person 4 Hours To Put Up This Flat-pack Ikea House

These Odd Shaped Buildings In Japan Hints What The Company Does

Iconic architectures like the Louvre, the Big Ben, the Empire State Building and Sydney Opera House are immediately recognizable because, they are, well, famous. If they weren’t, we won’t have a clue of what they do or sell. So, what do an organization do, if its building is not a famous architecture and the company still feel the need to announced what they are doing? Easy. Branding AKA signboards, but for some Japanese companies, a neon-lit logo slapped on a building is never enough; the building itself has to look the part, or at least points to what the company is all about. Continue reading These Odd Shaped Buildings In Japan Hints What The Company Does

This Smart Makeup Mirror Auto Adjust The Light To Achieve ‘True Light’

Unfortunately, not everything in life is WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get). Makeup is one of them. How? Because, lighting. Don’t get it? Think of its as a computer monitor color calibration. What you see (color) may not the actual tone because of color isn’t properly calibrated. Get the idea now? To counter this, a startup, Juno Co., developed a new kind of makeup mirror that it touts as the smartest makeup mirror ever. Juno Smart Makeup Mirror, as it is called, goes beyond serving as a ring light equipped mirror that provides light when putting on makeup; the light is, as the product name implies, smart – thanks to your smartphone. Continue reading This Smart Makeup Mirror Auto Adjust The Light To Achieve ‘True Light’

DUO – A Minimal And Yet Sophisticated Ball Pen That’s Also A Stylus

If styluses haven’t catch on with you, it is safe to say you are one who still prefer the good old way of writing and sketching. Well, in that case, here’s an uber stylish writing instrument worthy of your consideration: DUO. DUO is the brainchild of UK-based 529 Studio and it is a pen that begs for attention. It is as minimal as a pen can get, boasting a 6082 aluminum construction, anodized to enhance the beauty and durability and within, it gets a robust steel and brass twist mechanism. To a layman, DUO maybe just another pretty pen, but to the folks at 529 Studio, it is a symbol of their pursuit for the perfect writing instrument. Continue reading DUO – A Minimal And Yet Sophisticated Ball Pen That’s Also A Stylus

Grypmat – An Awesome Non-slip Tool Mat That You Never Thought You Need

If you have done work on your car’s engine, you will understand problem with keeping the tools close to you. More often than not, you have to walk to where you toolbox is, or bend down to get them because you can’t really put tools next to as you work on the engine. With the Grypmat all that changes. I know the argument about how you can just use a cheap rubber mat and to that, I will say, why not? BUT if you are into the finer things in life, or if you are working next awkward surfaces, this is it. In fact, the latter is where Grypmat really shines. Continue reading Grypmat – An Awesome Non-slip Tool Mat That You Never Thought You Need

Drinking Red Wine From These Wine Glasses Won’t Stain Your Teeth

Drinking wine is a modern day aristocracy, largely enjoyed by classy people. However, this act of sipping on a say, Chateau Margaux 2009 Balthazar, won’t be all that classy if that red liquid stains your teeth, isn’t it? Obviously not and that, my classy friends, is why there’s the Wino Sipper Wine Glasses by Oēno. Costing a non-extravagant price of $24 for a set of two, Wino Sipper is designed to let you savor your favorite red wine without clumsy spillage and most importantly, without staining your teeth and it achieved this feat by incorporating a spout of sort at the bottom of the wine class so you could consume the content as you would drinking from a straw. Continue reading Drinking Red Wine From These Wine Glasses Won’t Stain Your Teeth

Holy Smoke! Supreme x Louis Vuitton Trunk Costs A Mind-bending $69k!

If you are huge fan of the Parisian label, Louis Vuitton, you would have already heard about the Supreme x Louis Vuitton collaboration, but I am quite sure the price of that large signature LV trunk in red decorated with branding of both marques that caught many’s attention is still a mystery to you. So how much is it? Well, before we let you in on the price, please be sure you are seated firmly cos’ the number is going to blow you away. According to our source, it is going to be retailed for a mind-bending $68,500. Ouch! That’s sixty eight thousand and five hundred bucks in words in case you didn’t get it. Seriously, you could drive home a top line Porsche home with that kind of money, but who am I to judge when richie rich wants a piece of the collection, right? Continue reading Holy Smoke! Supreme x Louis Vuitton Trunk Costs A Mind-bending $69k!

Onsen Bath Towel Says Bye To Mustiness, Hello To Quick Drying

Bath towel is a thing that you grab off the shelves of supermarket, or stores like Bed Bath and Beyond, without much of a thought. Anyways, regardless of where you acquire it, I am sure you face the same problems many of us faces with bath towel: drying – both you and itself after used. The latter is perhaps the worst because a hard-to-dry towel can turn musky pretty quick and bad smell, as some science tells us, more often than not, is associated with bacteria growth, and surely, no one wants to spread bacteria all over his or her body, right? Well, neither does Shane, who sets out to develop a bath towel that readily picks up water from your body and dries itself easily too. Continue reading Onsen Bath Towel Says Bye To Mustiness, Hello To Quick Drying

Not-for-sale Razer Chroma Mug On eBay UK Gets Razer CEO’s Due Attention

Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan had specifically said that the Razer Chroma Mug is strictly a non sale item. It was an exclusive gift presented to partners and close friends with some set aside for loyal fans through a sweepstake or something of sort, but in this Internet age, non sale item doesn’t mean you won’t be able to get it, well, that’s if you are prepared to drop a cool 1,220 English pounds or more (about an insane $1,520!). As it appears, at least one partner of Razer or close friend is not appreciating the exclusivity bestowed on him or her because this person, referred to as eBay seller dezolator-uk, has put it up for auction on eBay. Continue reading Not-for-sale Razer Chroma Mug On eBay UK Gets Razer CEO’s Due Attention

The Most Expensive Property In The U.S. Comes With A Helicopter

We are accustomed to skyrocketing property prices, but one that commands $250 million is plain ridiculous, but besides being a chart topper on the most expensive property in stateside, it does come with its perks and when look at those perks, you probably will think it is money well spent, especially if you are petrolhead. For $250 million, this Bel-Air property comes with seven staff members, a helicopter landing pad complete with a helicopter (!) and a car collection with no less than 12 exotic luxury four-wheelers, including the likes of Rolls-Royce Dawn, Ferrari 488, Pagani Huayra, 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K, Spyker C8, Ariel Atom 3, Bentley Continental GT convertible and Bugatti Veyron, and 10 motorcycles. Also included is a Brooklands Edition 3-wheeler too! Continue reading The Most Expensive Property In The U.S. Comes With A Helicopter