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Villains in the James Bond movies are known for their lavish homes, and the NCAVED House by Mold Architects falls in that category, or at least for its uniqueness. Nestled in a secluded rocky cove on Greece’s Serifos Island, this modern living space appears to be floating just above sea level. A rectangular grid was applied to the slope to create a three-dimensional “chessboard” that isolate the residence quarters. In other words, if you view it from above, the home resembles a 3D chessboard. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
LectroFan Premium White Noise Sound Machine is a great addition to any room, whether it be for sleeping or just relaxation, and you can get one for $32.17 shipped, today only, originally $49.95. Unlike smartphone apps, you won’t hear any looping sounds here, and the relaxing sound of a fan, white, pink or brown noise can help you get to sleep more quickly, and stay asleep longer by helping you tune out the environmental noises. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The TURBRO Suburbs TS25 not only is an electric fireplace, but an infrared heater as well, and you can get one for $143.99 shipped, today only, originally $199.99. Thanks to its infrared heating technology, this compact electric fireplace evenly spreads heat spread throughout the room without removing any moisture. Use the included remote control to adjustment the temperature from afar, while an LED panel shows the temperature. Product page. Read more for two videos and additional information.
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There are countless million dollar homes in Los Angeles, and then “The One,” a mega mansion that has been under construction for 8-years. It’s now complete and the current owners want to sell it for a whopping $340-million. Designed by architect Paul McClean and interior designer Kathryn Rotond, it spans 105,000-square-feet and features 21 bedrooms, 42 bathrooms, a 30-car garage, a 400-foot jogging track, a 4-lane bowling alley, and lots more. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Some already know that “Musou Black” can absorb 99.4% of visible light, but what happens when you cover an entire room in this paint? The Action Lab set to find out, and the results are dark to say the least. When using the same light as in the unpainted room, the “Musou Black” version makes it feel as if you’re stepping into outer space, mainly because the walls now absorb nearly all the visible light. Read more for the video and additional information.
You may have heard about or seen the Y-Brush before, but it recently made an appearance at CES 2021. How can it deep clean your teeth in 10-seconds? Well, it works similar to the way a regular electric toothbrush works, as in a a handle conveys vibrations to a nylon bristle, which in turns moves in such a way to efficiently clean the teeth, gums and gum line. This device’s vibrations are based on specific sonic frequencies. Read more for an early hands-on video review and additional information.
Let’s face it, not every dog owner can be home all day to let their pet outside, whether it be to take care of business or just run around. The myQ Pet Portal allows your dog to safely be let out while away, complete with live video streaming and 2-way communication through the free downloadable app. It’s designed to replace an existing exterior door, as it comes built into select offering of Kolbe doors in several material and color options. Read more for a video and additional information.
Coleshome 47-inch Computer Desk has plenty of room for a multi-monitor setup, and you can get one for $62.99 shipped with coupon code: VS3EY4U9, today only, originally $169.99. The desk’s surface is both waterproof and covered in anti-scratch material, so basic accidents shouldn’t damage anything, while adjustable leg pads provide 1cm-2cm to keep things stable even on uneven surfaces. Product page – be sure to enter coupon code: VS3EY4U9 during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Sure, ice cream machines are nothing new, and are quite handy, but sometimes, you just don’t have a couple of hours to spare. Meet the ColdSnap rapid freezing appliance that makes single servings of premium ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen cocktails, smoothies, and frozen coffee from cylindrical pods in 2-minutes maximum. You read that right, the ice cream doesn’t need to be put in the freezer, thanks to its patented refrigeration technology to rapidly chill shelf-stable food / beverage formulations in single-serve recyclable pods. Read more for a video from CES 2021 and additional information.
Many have seen homes of the future, but very few have accurately predicted the technology of today, except for this clip from a This Old House episode from 1989. Host Steve Thomas visited a futuristic home in Massachusetts that gives viewers a realistic look at how a voice assistant could work in the future, along with a flat screen TV that looks to be straight from the mid-2000s. The latter comes with stereo speakers on each side of the screen and cords concealed from view. Read more for the video and additional information.