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This Hacked Ikea Furniture Takes Care of Its Own Feng Shui [Hacks]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Av, Bp, bus, business, car, cat, Ces, clear, color, D3, Dc, de, Decoration, design, Display, down, drink, drinks, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Engineering, Et, Feeds, Feng Shui, ff, furniture, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hack, Hacked, Hacks, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Ikea, Im, images, In, Ink, Isp, La, Labels, Lite, MER, mid, Mod, My, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Projects, Push, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, Sensors, serve, Service, Services, Shop, shopping, Style, Tag, tech, TI, time, TV, Ui, Us, V, X1, xl

When you consider it, we’re not so nice with our furniture. We plop our heavy selves down on some pieces and put drinks on others…sometimes without coasters. We push them around, figuratively and literally. This smart furniture, however, pushes back

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Saturator AK47 Water Gun Uses Clips of Water to Keep You Loaded [Summer]

by on May.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Bp, bus, business, C5, cat, Ces, clear, Clips, color, Dc, de, Display, drink, Drinking, Ds, E, Ea, EC, environment, Et, faucet, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gun, Guns, Hd, Help, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ink, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Les, Make, Men, MER, mid, Mod, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, Saturator ak47, serve, source, Style, summer, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Us, V, Vide, Video, Water, Water Guns, Waterguns, X1

The problem with most water guns is that once your tank runs dry, you’re helpless until you can make it to a faucet. No so with the Saturator AK47 ! It uses clips of water to ensure you’re always full. Brilliant. More

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Which Cheap Bottle-Top Wine Gadgets Will Provide You With The Tastiest Drink? [Wine]

by on May.19, 2010, under 2, 2010, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Accessories, Ad, Add, Ads, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, artic, Ati, Av, Bp, C6, cat, cc, Ces, Cf, clear, cook, cooking, de, Display, drink, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Fda, ff, Food, friends, Gadget, Gadgets, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hd, Home Automation, household, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ink, Ion, Ir, ISO, Isp, kin, kitchen, Kitchen Gadgets, La, Labels, mid, Mod, NK, noah, Nyt, Of, om, One, order, Ovi, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rant, Rc, Review, RNA, RSS, Rv, sea, serve, Shop, shopping, Style, Tag, Tea, tech, TI, time, Tools, Top, TV, Up, Us, V, Vide, view, Wine, Wine Decanting

Our very own Wilson Rothman teamed up with his friends “Addison Richards, a certified sommelier and the wine director of the Wild Ginger restaurant in Seattle, and Noah Musler, an avid wine collector” to review some bottle-top wine accessories for the NYT’s Diner’s Journal . The article is well worth a read even if you’re not ready to hop into #drunkmodo just yet. [ NYT ] More

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Kug Is A Mug That Boils Water Like A Kettle [Concepts]

by on May.13, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Alan Harrison, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Av, Ben Millett, Cam, cat, Ces, Cia, clear, Coffee, Concept, Concepts, de, Display, drink, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Fb, Food, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Health, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ink, Ir, Isp, Kettle, Kug, Kug mug, Labels, mid, Mod, Mug, Mugs, My, NK, Of, Oil, om, One, Opc, order, Padd, PC, People, PI, Ping, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Shop, shopping, Style, Tag, Tea, tech, ted, TI, TV, Up, Water, X1

A couple of guys in their early-20s came up with a product intended for arthritis sufferers, but instead have managed to excite a lot more people in the process. Yes, tea-drinkers can get excited too, especially by a mug/kettle mash-up. More

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McDonald’s in 2020 [Augmented Reality]

by on May.12, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Art, ash, Augmented Reality, AugmentedReality, Bes, cat, Cia, clear, Computers, Computing, Concepts, dash, de, design, Display, drink, Ds, E, Ea, Et, first, Frog, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gm, Hd, Heart, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ink, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, Labels, McDonald's, Men, Mod, movie, My, NK, Of, om, One, Opc, Orb, order, Os, Ovi, Padd, PC, PI, Play, Pr, pre, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Real Time, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, T1, Tag, tech, ted, theater, TI, time, TV, vision, what, X1

Frog Design envisions what your Value Meal will look like in 2020—ignoring my disappointment that the drink isn’t the size of a large movie theater popcorn bucket, I can appreciate seeing my heart attack in real time. More

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Bacteria-Killing UV Water Pitcher Reminds You What You Might Be Drinking [Ultraviolet]

by on May.08, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 738, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, and, AR, Av, bacteria, brita, bus, business, Ces, clear, D3, de, Display, drink, Drinking, Ds, E, Ea, Emi, environment, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, homedics, Id, Im, In, Ink, Ir, Isp, itc, kin, Light, lights, Men, Mic, mid, mind, Mod, Ms, My, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Play, Pur, purification, Q, Rc, restore, rom, source, store, Style, Tag, TI, Ui, Ultraviolet, Us, Virus, Viruses, Wai, wait, Water, Waterfilters, what, X1

The Restore Clean Water System from HoMedics claims that its built-in ultraviolet lights will kill 99.9999% of bacteria, 99.99% of viruses and 99.95% of microbial cysts in your drinking water. Wait, what’s in my water? More

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Beer-in-a-Box Saves Space, Materials, Sobriety [Beer]

by on Apr.20, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, aging, Ai, and, AR, Av, Beer, clear, Concept, core, core77, cost, Culture, de, Display, drink, Drinking, Ds, E, Ea, g1, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ink, Isp, Kegless, Les, materials, Mod, Net, NK, om, One, order, Os, Pack, Packaging, Padd, plan, Plane, Play, Plus, Q, Rc, Sim, Space, Sport, Style, Tag, things, TI, transport, Us, Via, X1

This clever beer packaging concept is a box with a tap. We’ve seen similar things before, yes, but this costs less, uses less packaging and is more efficient to transport. Plus, it holds beer! [ Brand X Daily via Core77 ] More

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Do Not Watch Samsung 3DTV If Drunk Or Preggers [Blockquote]

by on Apr.13, 2010, under 2, 3D, 3dTv, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, AR, bbc, Block quote, Blockquote, Bt, Cam, car, clear, de, Display, drink, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Egg, Elderly, F1, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Im, Ink, Ion, Isp, kids, Lock, Men, Mod, Ms, News, NK, One, order, Otaku, Padd, Play, Pr, pre, Q, Radar, Rc, Rf, Samsung, Samsung 3d tv warnings, Samsung 3dtv, Samsung 3dtv drunk, Samsung warnings, sea, source, Style, Sun, Tag, television, TI, TV, TVs, Via, vision, War, Warning, warnings, Watch, X1

Samsung’s 3DTVs come with a list of warnings as long as you are tall. Basically, you shouldn’t watch 3DTV under the same conditions that you wouldn’t drive a car. Better wear a seatbelt, then. [ Samsung via Kotaku via TechRadar ] More

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Vodka Bottle’s Programmable LED Ticker Is Worth a Shot [Vodka]

by on Apr.12, 2010, under 2, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, Alcohol, AR, Av, clear, de, Display, drink, Drinking, Ds, E, Ea, Fan, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Help, Home Automation, Im, Ink, Instruction, Ion, Isp, Led, Led vodka bottle, Les, Medea vodka, Mod, NK, One, order, Padd, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, Ram, Rc, ROAD, Style, Tag, TI, Ui, Us, Vide, Video, VoD, Vodka, what, why, X1

Let’s say a vodka bottle’s fancy label doesn’t quite broadcast how awesome you are for drinking it. What then? Why, slap a programmable blue LED ticker on there like Medea did

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Tweeting Kettle Alerts Out Of Earshot Tea-Drinkers When The Cuppa’s On [Concepts]

by on Apr.07, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2D, 3g, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, Alert, AR, Art, clear, Coffee, Concept, Concepts, D3, dash, de, design, drink, Ds, E, Ea, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Im, Ink, Kettle, Make, Mod, My, NK, One, order, Padd, Q, Rc, Style, Tag, Tea, TI, tweet, Tweeting kettle, twitter, Up, Us, Via, Wi-Fi, X1

Because of my dependence on tea, I make sure I’m always within earshot of the kettle whistling—but if you’re not, this smartly-designed kettle which tweets via Wi-Fi will alert you when it’s boiling. More

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