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Black Friday may be over, but that doesn't mean that cool and creative items can't be found. Here are just a few gadgets and accessories that might inspire you to pick up something unusual this holiday season for friends or family. Starting off, we have a 3D printer designed specifically to make food creations, such as the pizza you see above. Continue reading for more.
The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter is currently being offered for only $14.99, today only, originally priced at $25. LifeStraw contains no chemicals or iodinated resin, no batteries and no moving parts to break or wear out. It features a high flow rate and weighs only 2oz. Product page. Continue reading for a video and more information.
- Award-winning LifeStraw has been used by millions around the globe since 2005.
- Removes minimum 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria (>LOG 6 reduction) and surpasses EPA standards for water filters.
- Removes minimum 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites (>LOG 3 reduction) and filters to an amazing 0.2 microns.
- Filters up to 1000 liters of contaminated water WITHOUT iodine, chlorine, or other chemicals.
- Comes in a sealed bag, perfect for storing for emergencies.
According to a newly released document, sourced by The Guardian from the whistleblower Edward Snowden, it shows that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been sending virtual undercover agents into several online gaming platforms such as Second Life, Xbox Live and World of Warcraft to catch terrorists as well as other criminals. Continue reading for the news report and more information.
Microsoft's Xbox One (yes, it's in stock here) may have already sold millions of consoles worldwide and be a runaway success, but there's also a dark side. Nineteen-year-old Peter Clatworthy wanted to surprise his son with a brand new console for Christmas. So, he splurged and spent $740 on eBay thinking that a fresh Xbox One was going to arrive on his doorstep. Unfortunately, he only received a photograph of one. Despite the listing stating it was a photo of an XBox One Day One edition console, Mr Clatworthy said he'd expected to receive the console as it was listed in the video games and consoles category on eBay. Continue reading to find out what happened afterwards and for a video review of the real Xbox One.
Technically, they aren't crop circles, but that doesn't take away from the fact that they're beautiful. Simon Beck, a very talented artist from England, has unveiled his latest large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each one, which is created simply by walking through the snow and leaving behind track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Beck walks countless miles on end to produce these mind-blowing symmetrical and elaborate designs on the soft, white bed of snow that covers acres upon acres of land. Continue reading for more.
File these under: funny fixes. Always wanted a Hummer limousine, but just don't have the extra $150,000 for a custom conversion? Well, one thing you shouldn't do is go to the junkyard and piece together the monstrosity you see above, mainly for safety reasons. That is just one of the many weird and creative fixes that we've rounded up for you today. Continue reading to see them all.
At $50,000, the Fletcher Capstan Table can expand from a standard 6-10 foot table to one that measures anywhere between 20 to 30 feet across in just seconds. These expanding tables come in four standard sizes, and expand by simply rotating the top 180 degrees manually or electronically by remote. UK-based furniture company Fletcher was inspired by a similar patent from 1835. Featuring a star-shaped leaf design at the center with six pie-shaped leaves that expand and fit together seamlessly. Continue reading for the video.
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According to Know Your Meme, "Face Swapping" is basically a Photoshop technique that involves digitally altering the faces of two or more subjects depicted in a given image. The exact origin of the face swapping technique is currently unknown, but two of the earliest known Photoshop memes in the early 2000s are the Asian Prince and Little Fatty, which featured many examples in which the subject's face was superimposed over another. Continue reading to see them all.
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Powerball, an American lottery game sold by 45 lotteries as a shared jackpot game, may have mega jackpots that range from $500-million and up, but did you know that you're more likely to die on the way to purchasing a ticket rather than win? Lottery tickets are just one everyday rip off that people encounter. Continue reading for more.