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Mmm…wonder if it works?

hmm..interesting February 24, 2014 posted by

Why do we turn down the stereo in the car when we’re lost?

It’s a pretty common scenario. You’re driving to a new destination and get lost and you’re late. Cue confusion, arguments, discord and general disharmony in the vehicle. Also, strangely, there’s also a typical situation where someone reaches over and turns the stereo system down or off. Ever wondered why? <image: shutterstock>


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Why do we turn down the stereo in the car when we’re lost?
hmm..interesting February 21, 2014 posted by

Bezl iPhone 5/5S Protector – Minimum coverage provides maximum protection

You spent big bucks on your snazzy iPhone 5 or iPhone 5S and you don’t want to cover it up with a bulky cover. Of course, you also don’t want to see it break if you accidentally fumble it, either. This minimalistic ‘case’ lets you have the best of both worlds.


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Bezl iPhone 5/5S Protector – Minimum coverage provides maximum protection
hmm..interesting February 20, 2014 posted by

Pheme – new EU project announced to build lie detector for social media

One of the profound problems of the age is that on the Internet no-one knows you’re a dog. Or rather no-one knows whether you’re lying or telling the truth, especially when you’re hiding behind a social network. Now a pan-European project aims to take the guesswork out of our gassing by analyzing in real time whether a piece of information is true or false. <image – shutterstock>


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Pheme – new EU project announced to build lie detector for social media
hmm..interesting February 19, 2014 posted by

50-Year Calendar Keyring – Become the go-to person for knowing things nobody really needs to know

Quick! What day does Valentine’s Day fall on in 2016? You don’t know? We can already see trouble brewing between you and that special someone in your life. Make sure you’re covered when it comes to planning future events with a tiny little object that’s got your back for the next 50 years.


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50-Year Calendar Keyring – Become the go-to person for knowing things nobody really needs to know
hmm..interesting February 17, 2014 posted by

Touch Point Stylus – Give pens and spoons a hand

The humble stylus has never been confined to just one shape, and there are a wide variety of these little touchscreen tools to choose from, but when it gets right down to it, all you really need is a tip that won’t damage the screen of your smartphone, tablet, or other device. Soooooo… why buy a whole stylus when almost anything shaped similarly to a pen will get the job done?


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Touch Point Stylus – Give pens and spoons a hand
hmm..interesting February 11, 2014 posted by

AfterShokz Headphones – Shakin’ your bones to make music

With headphones, it’s possible to listen to music just about any place we want but some people are left out of the fun for various reasons. Some don’t like the idea of having the outside world completely shut out because they could miss something important – something that might even save their lives – while others simply don’t like to feel anything jabbed in their ears. Now, there’s a way for everyone to enjoy music without having to worry about…


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AfterShokz Headphones – Shakin’ your bones to make music
Eco Friendly January 31, 2014 posted by

e-Car Club – the first electric car rental company opens its doors

Here’s a sign of the times. E-Car Club is the first electric car club to open up, offering hourly or daily hire of any of a small range of electric cars. The first locations are all based around London in the UK, and so far there’s not many to choose from, but the company has big plans.


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e-Car Club – the first electric car rental company opens its doors
hmm..interesting January 30, 2014 posted by

Wearable Book – Feel fictional feelings while reading

The written word is a powerful tool. Writers can make people feel a wide variety of emotion using nothing more than words that tap into a reader’s imagination… but what if the reader didn’t have to use their imagination? What if the book actually made the reader feel what the characters in a book were feeling?


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Wearable Book – Feel fictional feelings while reading
hmm..interesting January 29, 2014 posted by

Hanger Squeegee

One of the funny facts of life is that soap gets you clean while transforming your tub into a scummy mess, and you could take three or four showers in the time it takes to scrub all that soap funk away. The secret is to tackle the problem before it starts, and the secret to doing that is having the right tool for the job.


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Hanger Squeegee