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The Coconut Paddle

Well, as far as ping pong paddles go, this has got the be the most eye catching one we’ve ever come across. It’s called the Coconut Paddle, and there is no coconut involved in its making. Instead, there’s a Blonde 3 Ply Bamboo Wood, with custom inserts in the handle. The shape of that handle is not only ergonomic but allows for left or right handed play. $108

Posted in Gadgets on February 29th 2016 comments
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make a baby in this hotel today and win $99,300

Israel is promoting population this leap year. The term means pregnant year in Hebrew, and so a hotel in Jerusalem decided to offer a package like none other. Hotel Yehuda in the city is offering couples who conceive a child in one of their rooms today with a special hotel package worth up to $99,300. If you think this news sounds like a joke, then be rest assured that it isn’t because the company has claimed that 50% of the rooms are booked since announcing the campaign.

February 29 is the latest fad of lucrative days of the year. Travel sites are giving special offers to commemorate the leap year. Expedia is giving a 20% discount on hotel deals when booked through its mobile app, Travelocity was offering 30% on hotel reservations and CheapOair was giving 30% off on air tickets – both made before February 29. Such a bizarre world.

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he New Aston Martin DB11

The last car that Aston Martin produced in their DB range was the DB9, the DB10 was only built for the James Bond Spectre movie and they next car in the range is the Aston Martin DB11.

The new Aston Martin DB11 is expected to be made official at the Geneva Motor Show next month and now some official photos of the car have been leaked ahead of its launch. Continue reading

Posted in Ride on February 29th 2016 comments
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Bluetooth-Enabled Espresso

The key here is to pre-load an new espresso pod each time you brew a cuppa, so your machine is always primed. Then, when you get out of the shower, have a commercial break — whatever — open the app (coming soon) and…presto: espresso! The app will also monitor how many capsules you’ve got left and receive maintenance alerts. $249

Posted in Gadgets on February 26th 2016 comments
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STAR WARS POSTERS

Available from today in a limited amount from artist Matt Fergusonat at Bottleneck Gallery, the officially licensed series of posters is simple, clean, and instantly recognizable. Available in a choice of Timed Edition (color) or in Variant Edition (gold). All prints are 12 x 24 inches.

$100

Posted in Art on February 26th 2016 comments
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Vincent Van Gogh Plush Doll With Removable Left Ear

This is the plush Vincent Van Gogh doll available from The Unemployed Philosphers Guild ($19). He stands 11-inches tall and includes a Velco-backed removable left ear. As the story goes, Van Gogh allegedly severed his left ear after an argument with fellow painter Paul Gauguin, and left it with a prostitute at a brothel the two frequently visited.

Posted in Gadgets on February 26th 2016 comments
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Flat Fly MULTI-TOOL

Started in September 2015 as a Kickstarter campaign, The Fly Pry was funded and surpassed it’s goal by 1363%. Now they are back and introducing their Flat Fly. The Fat Fly is a titanium multi-tool for your fly, but now fatter and with more features. The Fat Fly has over 15+ features/functions and only slightly larger than a quarter. It also features a unique Glow Locator, which will allow you to locate it in the dark. Some of the key features: bottle opener, screw driver, pry bar, can opener, hex bit driver, five hex wrench openings, and a glow locator. $40 but hurry only a limited few will be made!

Posted in Gadgets on February 26th 2016 comments
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SNAP PRO

Snap Pro is a must have for the new-age mobile photographers, a new case for the iPhone that makes snapping professional pictures easier than ever before. The sleek case brings the best features of a traditional camera back to your phone, equipping it with an actual shutter button, an interchangeable lens system, ergonomic grips, and making it compatible with most tripods. It works directly with the native iPhone Camera App, no cables, no pairing, no batteries or additional apps are needed. $129

Posted in Gadgets on February 25th 2016 comments
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Snapchat Launches On-Demand Geofilters for Any Occasion

Since its inception, Snapchat has been very keen about getting the community involved. From features like Discover, which allows users to consume news from the most pertinent media channels around the world, to publicly nurturing brand advocates like DJ Khaled, the Snapchat MO is all about inclusion. The social media platform’s latest feature bolsters this intent by letting users create and publish their own Geofilters. Designs can be conceived through any image editor and, once complete, users will cordon off an area in which they’d like their filter to appear by drawing a geofence.

On-Demand Geofilters are applicable for an hour or up to thirty days, with rates starting at $5 USD depending on duration and scope.

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BOOMCASE SIGNAL CORPS AUDIO SYSTEM

Based out of San Francisco, BoomCase’s founding principles were to make a set of speakers that sounded great and didn’t need to have its batteries replaced constantly. In the 6 years that this company has been around, they’ve followed through with that promise with a wide array of handmade boomboxes – and the uniquely designed Signal Corps Vintage US Army version is no exception.

The setup comes with a 50 watt amp, two full range 4-inch speakers, and vintage dome tweeters in a steel case that resembles an ammo box. Built in Sacramento, California, this sucker is built to run for up to 18 hours without needing to be recharged. When you buy one of these, it comes complete with a battery charger and aux cable. You can get this boombox with a shoulder strap for an extra $40, and Bluetooth connectivity for an extra $45, while the whole package goes for $575.

Posted in Gadgets on February 25th 2016 comments
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