Photo credit: Joshua Perez | New Story
New Story has opened the world’s first 3D-printed community in Mexico, and the first two 500-square-foot homes took approximately 24-hours to print over several days of construction. The company spent around 18-months planning and designing the project, while also partnering with construction technologies company ICON for the initial build. ECHALE a Tu Casa, a nonprofit company based in Mexico, completed the final build-out. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The Yage Tale LED Christmas Light Phone Charger looks like something you’d hang on a tree, but it’s designed to power up your handset, all the while illuminating the room. That’s right, the itself measures around 50-inches long and comes with ten multi-colored LED Light multicolored lights that will illuminate when in use. Read more for a video and additional information.
Amazon’s All-New Echo Show 5 Smart Display can be used for streaming movies, TV shows, music and lots more, all for $49.99 shipped, this week only, originally $89.99. This device connects to Alexa to give you vivid visuals on a 5.5-inch display with a crisp full sound—all in a compact design that fits in any room. See on-screen lyrics with Amazon Music; set alarms / timers; catch up on news highlights / movie trailers; check weather and traffic as you head out. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
You’ve most likely seen the Le Creuset Star Wars collection, and now, characters from the iconic space opera are back, but in Instant Pot form. This new line is available exclusively at Williams Sonoma, and the Instant Pot “Star Wars” collection features five new designs, with prices ranging from $80 to $120. The smallest being BB-8’s Instant Pot Duo Mini, which is a three-quart pressure cooker in the droid’s signature orange, gray, and white livery. It’s perfect for smaller meals and side dishes with seven functions: pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker, and warmer. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Anker’s PowerPort Cube power strip comes equipped with 3 outlets and 3 USB ports, all for $19.99, today only, originally $28.99. It has a durable, flame-retardant exterior that keeps all of the internal components safe during emergencies, while a tough coated power cable withstands pressure for enhanced safety and longevity. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Photographer Greg Riegler ordered a Canon camera lens online and expected it to be delivered promptly as usual, but to his surprise, his front door camera caught the delivery person throwing it from the lawn onto the concrete steps. Plus, the package required an adult signature so it wasn’t even supposed to be left at the door. Read more for the surveillance video and additional information.
At $50-million, you’d expect for a penthouse at the Aston Martin Residences to actually come with a supercar, and that’s exactly what you get. This particular penthouse is located on floors 63-65 and spans 20,000-square-feet of living space. Sleek and stylish, everything has a modern yet minimalist touch, complete with a sleek white palette and a plethora of floor to ceiling glazing to provide breathtaking views of the bay. Read more for a video and additional information.
The Star Wars x Le Creuset Collection is one collaboration nobody expected. It offers something for everyone, from young Padawan learners to Master Jedi chefs, including a Darth Vader Signature Round Casserole, Han Solo Carbonite Signature Roaster, Droid Mini Cocottes, and the most expensive item of the collection, a $900 Tatooine Round Dutch Oven. The limited-edition collection will be available exclusively at select Le Creuset boutique stores, and online from November 1st.Read more for two videos and additional information.
For some, brushing their teeth may be a tedious task, but The Encompass aims to change that. This half-mouth toothbrush features a long handle and a bristle-lined, J-shaped half-mouthpiece. After applying toothpaste, simply bite down on the mouthpiece, which flexes to accommodate the size / shape of their teeth perfectly, and then turn on the motor to cause an air bladder within the mouthpiece to rapidly inflate / deflate. Read more for a video and additional information.
Photo credit: Johnson Furniture
Johnson Furniture may not be the first to create expanding tables, but they most certainly refined the idea. George was inspired by the work of Robert Jupe, who made the first expanding circular dining tables some time during the 1830’s. He’s created a table where the expansion leaves are stored within the body of the table, and rise up automatically as it rotates. Read more for a video of one of them in-action.