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Electric Standing Desk

Huanuo's Electric Standing Desk can be used on top of just about any standard desk, and it's being offered for just $187.49 shipped, today only, originally $249.99. Convert from sitting to standing by simply pressing the adjustment button, lifting your workstation from 6.3" to 19.3" with little noise. Directly plug in your charging cable and begin charging your phone or tablet. There's no need to worry about finding an adapter as the USB port will easily connect your charger cable without the need for an adapter plug. Product page. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Etekcity Voltson WiFi Smart Plug

Etekcity's Voltson Wi-Fi Smart Plug doesn't require a hub, and it's compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, all for $19.98 (2-pack), today only, originally $29.98. You can create customized schedules for your appliances so that they run on your schedule, or just turn on / off connected devices wherever you are at any time using the app. No confusing central hubs to set up here. The Voltson simply connects to your home network. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video, more pictures and information.

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Awesome Dorm Room

Photo credit: Vardehaugen AS

The problem with most college dorm rooms is that they offer very little space, especially those used to house two people, but this stacked bed design by Vardehaugen AS aims to solve that issue. In addition to being a great children's room, this design enables you to have two full-sized desks, lots of shelves, and plenty of walking space. Continue reading to see a few early sketches and more images of the home.

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Anki Vector Robot

First, there was Overdrive, now Anki reveals Vector, a tiny autonomous home robot that is always ready to help. Don't let its size fool you, as the tiny robot is packed with plenty of technology that brings him to life. For example, he takes in the world using a variety of sensors and then responds realistically, which means he can read a room, hear what's happening, recognize people and objects, find his charger, navigate his space, and avoid obstacles. Continue reading for a hands-on video review, more pictures and information.

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Tile Mate

The Tile Mate gadget finder can also be used for luggage, keys and more, all for $33.99 shipped (4-pack), this weekend only, originally $49.99. Each tile easily hooks onto keychains or attaches to anything you care about, while Bluetooth tracking will find items in a short to medium range distance. For the longer range, the Tile community's global network can help find your item. The app automatically records the last time and place it saw your item. So, if you left it somewhere, you know where to look first. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.

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Eye of the Storm Hurricane Proof House

Located near Sullivan's Island in Charleston County, South Carolina, the "Eye of the Storm" dome house may look strange at first, but its shape serves a specific purpose, and that's withstanding hurricanes. In addition to the large yard outside, the three-floor living space features a covered garage, Japanese soaking tub, plenty of bedrooms, a full kitchen, and a wrap-around balcony. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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MalloMe LED Camping Lantern

MalloMe's 2-in-1 LED Camping Lantern / Flashlight Torch is great for any survival kit or use in emergencies, and a 4-pack can be picked up for just $14.24 after clipping the 5% off coupon, today only, originally $99.99. Enjoy the great outdoors without second guessing if you packed everything for your nights - with over 100,000 hours of LED bulb life span they out do any candle lamp. Product page. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Shining Hand Ranch Mansion

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At first, this mansion on the Shining Hand Ranch in the foothills of Ashland, Oregon, appears to be normal, but once inside, you'll see exactly why it's worth $7.6-million. Artist and house developer Ed Bemis spent 1.5-years carving just the Brazilian mahogany arched front door, along with countless other hand-made pieces. The 8,881-square-foot living space is heated and cooled with geothermal energy, while the pool is solar-heated. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Halter Sit / Stand Desk

Halter's ED-600 Height Adjustable Sit / Stand Desk comes pre-assembled and maximized for comfort, all for $169.99 shipped, this weekend only. It provides multiple height desktop work levels to maximize comfort, introduce work height variations, optimize posture / natural blood circulation, and reduce eye strain. Just simultaneously squeeze the handles on each side. Apply pressure up or down to raise or lower the desktop. Product page. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Ball-Tab Power Strip

Power strips are nothing new, but the problem with most is that sometimes, it's hard to plug in all of your devices, without having to unplug others. Introducing "Ball-Tab," an innovative device by So Young Kim & Sung Ick Jo. Put simply, each socket is housed within removable spheres that are held securely in place using magnets. Power is transferred to your devices using wireless charging technology. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and information.

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