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3D-Printed Concrete Houses

Photo credit: Houben / Van Mielo Architects

If Hanna-Barbera created a futuristic version of The Flinstones, the characters would probably live in these 3D-printed concrete houses. However, should that not happen, you will soon be able to find these structures in Eindhoven, which is south of the Netherlands, as part of an initiative called "Project Milestone" led by TU/e. Continue reading for another picture, a bonus video, and more information.

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Fun Wi-Fi Router

Most routers look boring, this one does not. Created by industrial designer Inyeop Baek, this whimsical Wi-Fi router breaks away from the conventional blocky shape, and imagines this piece of technology as a small factory. complete with smoke stacks. When not in use, or turned off, simply fold the antennas down, or keep them up to store a few extra pens. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Flophouze Shipping Container Hotel

Here's a first look at Flophouze Hotel, Flophouze Hotel, the first shipping container hotel in Texas, or Round Top to be exact. Each living is made from an old shipping container and furnished with salvaged goods, including reclaimed distillery timber and bowling alley floor countertops. You'll also find vintage rugs, a curated vinyl collection, and plenty of hammocks. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Sabrent 10-Port USB Charger

Sabrent's 60 Watt (12 Amp) 10-Port USB Rapid Charger ensures maximum charging power to all plugged-in devices, and it's being offered for just $29.99 shipped, today only, originally $44.99. Simply connect any USB mobile device, such as an iPad, iPhone, iPod, Tablet PC, Smartphone, a Wireless Hotspot etc. and quickly charge all your devices from one place. It's durable and lightweight and works great at home / office as well as a must-have travel companion to charge all your power-hungry devices. Product page. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Zen Float Tank


Always wanted your own sensory deprivation chamber? Look no further than the Zen Float Tank. This inflatable, at-home relaxation device is not a giant clothes iron, but can instead be filled with 10" of water, saturated with Epsom salt to give you a weightless feeling, and then warmed to 93.5° F, the same temperature as your skin. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Barn Mansion

Developer Rob Lond-Caulk renovated The Old Grain Store in Norfolk, UK into a luxurious mansion, which is now worth over $1.3-million dollars. This modern living space now boasts four spacious bedrooms, three reception rooms, a media room, sun terrace, a massive kitchen, plenty of windows to let the natural sunlight bathe in, and even a detached guest house. Continue reading to take a look inside.

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APC 6-Outlet USB Charging

APC's 6-Outlet Wall Surge Protector also includes two USB charging ports, and you can pick one up for $12.66 after clipping the $3 coupon, today only, originally $19.99. The P6WU2's state-of-the-art circuitry offers protection for sensitive electronic equipment against larger power surges and more common power fluctuations. Six surge protected outlets, two 2.4A USB charging ports, status indicator LED lights, and lifetime Equipment Protection Policy. Product page/a>. Continue reading for another picture and more information.

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Land Ark Drake RV Tiny Home

No, this isn't a Sandcrawler prop from an upcoming Star Wars film, but rather the Land Ark Drake RV. A 357-square-foot living space that can be towed just about anywhere. On the outside, you'll find a small deck corrugated metal siding, and 14 windows throughout to let the natural light shine through. Inside, there's a flex room, sleeping area, kitchentte, full bathroom, and plenty of storage space. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Aukey Folding Lamp

Aukey's LT-ST7 Aluminum Alloy Folding Lamp is great for travel, work, or just everyday use, and it's being offered for just $14.99 with coupon code: FORMOM23, today only, originally $24.99. Designed with a slim, sleek anodized aluminum alloy, it can be rotated 360°, and folded as small as iPhone 6s Plus to be carried easily - collapses flat in a flash when needed for hassle-free carry or storage. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: FORMOM23 during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Continue reading for another hands-on video, more pictures and information.

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Zookki Solar Lights

Zookki's Solar Motion-Sensing Outdoor Lights can be installed on just about any flat surface that receives sunlight, and a 4-pack is being offered for just $16.19 with coupon code: 5PZNUQ3C, today only, originally $99. Equipped with a sensitive sensor ballhead and LED solar lights on both sides, this 28 LED system can detect motion at up to a 120° angle, which provides a wider illumination range as well as a longer sensor length. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: 5PZNUQ3C during final checkout for the additional discount. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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