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Full Name: Donyae Coles Website:
Info: Donyae’s love for technology is based on a need to survive our future robotic overlords. Know thy enemy as you know yourself. But since even odds are on the zombie future, she has also learned how to prepare squirrel. You can find her on Facebook until the robots - or zombies - rise up.
but is it art? September 23, 2016 posted by Donyae Coles

Mushroom Lamp – get more “natural” lighting

We’re losing touch with the natural world and if you live in an urban area, you might go weeks without seeing more than a patch of dusty grass and a tree struggling to grow in its too small concrete plot. If you can’t make a trip to the forest, remind yourself that there is a world full of life beyond the concrete with the Mushroom Lamp.

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Mushroom Lamp – get more “natural” lighting
Gadgets September 22, 2016 posted by Donyae Coles

U-Mask – protect yourself from pollution

The modern world’s air is full of a ton of chemicals thanks to our reliance on cars. All that pollution is really not great for our lungs. Though walking and public transportation will lower the amount of pollution in the air, we still have to survive in the now. If you want to stay a bit safer from air pollution, check out the U-Mask, the anti-pollution mask.

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SanDisk 1 Terabyte SD Card – in the future our cameras will hold more than laptops

It’s always really funny to see a side by side photo comparison for how our technology has changed. Like a shot of a stack of floppy disks vs one SD card. Well, tomorrow’s photo comparison might be your laptop next to one SD card. SanDisk has just announced it’s 1 Terabyte SD Card.

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Dart Micro PC Charger – stop carrying around a bulky charger, use this instead

Laptops are really mobile but the chargers are really clunky and gross. The Dart Micro PC Charger is a smaller option for keeping your laptop powered when you’re on the go.

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Rechargeable Bug Vacuum – take care of pests without getting too close

Bugs are a useful part of the natural world but they don’t belong in our homes. Ever, at all. If you aren’t a fan of creepy crawlies but don’t want to kill anything, the Rechargeable Bug Vacuum can help you relocate them without having to touch them.

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End of Days Customs – these cars are ready to take on the apocalypse

If you’re a prepper, you think the world is going to end in your lifetime. It doesn’t matter how you think that’s actually going to go down because no matter what the end brings, you’re still going to need reliable transportation for foraging, hunting, or chasing down bandits. End of Days Customs designs cars specifically for the end of the world.

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Fibonacci Clock – is it a clock or an art piece?

We don’t really need to keep clocks on the wall to tell time any more thanks to smartphones and computers. That doesn’t mean we stop hanging clocks, it just means we’re free to make them into things of beauty. Whether you’re a math super freak or a true blue art lover, the Fibonacci Clock is the clock for you.

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Kahn Academy – do your practice questions anywhere

We talked about the Kahn Academy app before. The website has been around for ages and is one of the most recommended free learning resources on the web. They have a variety of lesson subjects available but they are best known for their in-depth math and programming courses. Now you can work through practice questions right from the app, a real step in making this resource truly mobile.

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Fling-Ama-String – keep your cat entertained for hours

Cats don’t need fancy toys. They like string. It’s what they’re into. More specifically, chasing strings. Those strings that hang down from wands? You can entertain your pet for hours with that but your arm will probably get tired. Give your arm a rest, install a Fling-Ama-String and let your kitty play for hours.

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Six Degrees of Separation – check out this Facebook algorithm that shows you how connected you are

Ever played Six Degrees from Kevin Bacon? Probably but in case you haven’t, basically it works on the theory that we are no more than six connections away from any other person on the planet. The point of the game is to find your personal line to Kevin Bacon (the prolific actor). Facebook has discovered in the modern world the steps needed to get to anyone else is actually closer to half that.

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Naturezap – kill weeds with the power of light

Getting rid of weeds can be a very annoying process. Either you pull them, spend hours in the heat wacking them, or drown your lawn in poison. If none of these options appeal to you, try the Naturezap, the wand that kills weeds with the power of light.

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