Category Archives: LIVING

Artist Imagines War Machines If WWII Continued Through To The 50s

War sucks. War is no good. Regardless, I am fascinated by war machines that were the direct results of conflicts. I bet Poland concept artist Michal Kus must have shared the same fascination. The difference is, he has the knack for imagination AND translating them into beautiful art. Kus imagine what happens if the second world war continued into the 50s. Continue reading Artist Imagines War Machines If WWII Continued Through To The 50s

Nano-reactor Air Purifier Is Portable, Purifies Air Wherever You Go

Allergens are everywhere; they are in your home, office, in the car – just to name a few. Guess that’s the price we pay for progress. We can alleviate the situation by wearing masks, or get an air purifier for home or office, but the problem is, not everyone adores having something plastered to our mouth and nose all-day long. Plus, we are mobile and thus, what an air purifier can do is pretty much limited to your home or office. But not if Luft Qi can help it. Continue reading Nano-reactor Air Purifier Is Portable, Purifies Air Wherever You Go

Not Everyone Needs A Pencil, But If You Need One, Grafton May Just Be It

In this digital age, the relevance of pencil seems so, well, irrelevant. I conclude that there are two broad categories of people who still choose pencil over digital devices. First, is those who appreciate “hand art” and the second, those who simply can’t accept technology. I can’t help it if you belong to the latter, but if you are the former, it is safe to assume you are a person who appreciate style and functionality, and believe that both can coexists even and if so, I think Everyman Grafton Mechanical Pencil might just be the pencil missing in your life. Continue reading Not Everyone Needs A Pencil, But If You Need One, Grafton May Just Be It

Die Mosquitoes Candle Keeps Mozzies From Destroying Your Idyllic Day

Not all people love the great outdoor, but no one adores mosquitoes. That’s for sure. Mad scientists may beg to differ though, especially if the mozzies were sealed inside a prehistoric amber. Anywho, mosquitoes are bad (mostly), but not all of them and some of them actually plays an important part in the larger ecosystem. It is indeed a Hedgehog’s dilemma. Regardless, no one would want these pesky blood suckers to dampen their day which is why there is Die Mosquitoes Candle. Continue reading Die Mosquitoes Candle Keeps Mozzies From Destroying Your Idyllic Day

Max Pump 2: A Tiny Pump That Will Literally Save Your Breath

What is the first thing you do when you reach the campsite after setting up your tent and the cosy outdoor air mattress? Probably sleep. Why? Because you are probably out of breath from inflating the bed, either using a hand pump or by the power of your lungs. Not exactly the scenario one has hoped for when in the beautiful great outdoor, does it? This is where Max Pump 2 thinks it can help. Max Pump 2 is a breath-saving camping/traveling gadgets that take the legwork out of inflating anything thing that needs to be inflated, be it a boat or a mattress. Continue reading Max Pump 2: A Tiny Pump That Will Literally Save Your Breath

Artist Recreate Childhood Memories Through Mind-blowing Dioramas

Eddie Putera is a Malaysian artist with a knack for creating super realistic dioramas of his childhood memories. Scenes like tattered shop houses, complete with fruits store and a person repairing air conditioner, a K-bike parked idly on broken planks besides a tree and a run-down shed, and more were vividly recreated. Rapid urbanization may have taken away those good old scenes, but they are very much alive through Eddie Putera’s magical hands. Continue reading Artist Recreate Childhood Memories Through Mind-blowing Dioramas

GE’s Siri-controlled Window Air Conditioner Hits The Market

Smartphone and Apple HomeKit-compatible air conditioners are not new. HomeKit-compatible air cons apparently exists outside of the U.S., but the window unit you see here, a GE AHP08LX, is the first in the U.S. to tout HomeKit compatibility. Why a window unit? Beats me. Seriously, I never thought there is a market for window air conditioner. Split system is the norm these days, isn’t it? Anyways, in case you are keen, here are the things you need to know. Continue reading GE’s Siri-controlled Window Air Conditioner Hits The Market

This Nifty Gadget Uses NASA-inspired Tech To Eliminate Odor

Here’s a cool gadget for those who have issue with odor. If your home is plagued by foul odor from trash can or cat litter, VentiFresh Odor Eliminator is here to help. As a norm, we deploy deodorizers and chemicals to “eliminate” the smell, but both you and I know that those things do nothing more than mask the smell. VentiFresh, on the other hand, does not. Continue reading This Nifty Gadget Uses NASA-inspired Tech To Eliminate Odor

D&G And SMEG Sicilian-touched Small Kitchen Gadgets Available Now

How much would you drop for small kitchen appliances? 60, maybe 70 bucks? Well, if you are willing to plonk down $600 (yes, six hundred!), these small kitchen appliances from SMEG and Dolce & Gabbana collaboration may tickle your fancy. As with the previous collaboration, including the refrigerators, this latest SMEG x Dolce & Gabbana lineup features eye-catching artworks that are reflective interpretations of Sicilian folklore. The hardware itself is SMEG’s existing line up, but the entire look and feel changed drastically with the addition of the intricate painting. Continue reading D&G And SMEG Sicilian-touched Small Kitchen Gadgets Available Now

Any Mortal Is Worthy To Wield This Marvel Thor Mjolnir Hammer Tool Set

Thor sure knows how to work a hammer, but I bet that’s the only hammer he ever know how to use and it is certainly not for driving nails. While us, mortals, may not worthy enough to wield the mighty mythical hammer, home improvement-worthy sentient beings are sure worthy of the Marvel Thor Mjolnir Hammer Tool Set. At a glance, it looks the God of Thunder’s unusual weapon of choice, but the appropriately patina shiny silver hammer head actually opens up to reveal a 44 tool set that should have your Earthly Asgardian home’s fixes covered. Continue reading Any Mortal Is Worthy To Wield This Marvel Thor Mjolnir Hammer Tool Set