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Your eyes aren’t playing tricks, the Pinecone Treehouse by O2 Treehouse is real, and can be yours for the right price. Its located in a forest in Oakland, and features a geodesic dome shape that is constructed from steel as well as magnificent California redwood. The exterior has been fitted with multiple glazed panels to make it look like a real pinecone’s scales. Inside, you’ll find kaleidoscope-inspired symmetrical windows, a sleeping area, an indoor/outdoor bathroom and a wooden catwalk to connect both. Read more for another video tour, additional pictures and information.
Zippo’s Rechargeable Hand Warmer provides dual sided heat up to 120°F / 50°C and doubles as a mobile power bank, all for $21.74 shipped, today only, originally $28.89. In order to turn the hand warmer on or off, simply press and hold the power button for 5 seconds. This safety mechanism is designed to prevent the device from accidentally turning on during transportation, like in purses, luggage, coat pockets, etc. Each press of the power button will increase the temperature setting one level. Quickly recharge the hand warmer with the included USB charging cable. Product page. Read more for a “How To” video and additional information.
Magicfly’s 3D-Printed Moon Lamp fits on your desk and is exquisitely crafted according to NASA satellite images, all for $20 shipped with coupon code: YIQ3PMGN, today only, originally $24.99. The surface has the feel of real craters and mountains, thanks to a special PLA material extracted from corn stalks. When fully charged via USB cable, it can be operated with gentle taps or other vibrations, with colors changing from yellow, white, to warm white. Product page – be sure to enter coupon code: YIQ3PMGN during final checkout for the additional discount. Read more for another hands-on video review and additional information.
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Want to make your walls light up without installing unsightly lights? If so, then you might want to check out the Brick Light by Italy-based company Simes. It’s designed to look like any other brick, and they’re even shaped like the surrounding bricks, but these are powered by LED technology that’s good for 30,000 to 100,000 hours of use each. Read more for a video of it in-action, additional pictures and information.
The August Smart Lock Pro (3rd Gen) works with Alexa for voice control and has Door Sense that tells you if your door is securely closed and locked, all for $157.50 shipped, today only, originally $229.99. Easily lock and unlock your door with a smartphone. Or, give keyless entry to family, friends, and home services without worrying about lost / copied keys. The system attaches directly to your existing deadbolt so you can still use your regular keys. If your smartphone is in your pocket, simply open the door and you’re in your home. Leaving? August Smart Lock Pro also automatically locks the door behind you. Product page. Read more for an in-depth video review, additional pictures and information.
The use of smartphones, especially near bedtime, is associated with worse quality of sleep, according to a new study. “When we looked at smartphone use around the time when participants reported they went to bed, more smartphone use around that time in particular was associated with a longer time to fall asleep and worse sleep quality during the night,” said Dr. Gregory Marcus, author of the study and an associate professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. NITE by industrial designer Oliver Sinclair is basically a smartphone lock that also functions as an alarm clock and wireless charging. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Amazon’s Fire TV Stick Bundle with Echo Dot (2nd Gen) is perfect for any home theater setup, and it’s being offered for just $39.98, Cyber Monday only, originally $79.98. Pair the included Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot for hands-free voice control to playback content (play, pause, resume) in many of your favorite apps. Additionally, many apps including Netflix, Hulu, CBS All Access, SHOWTIME, NBC, and others have integrated even further with Alexa, which will allow you to browse, search, and change channels within supported apps. Product page. Read more for three additional Cyber Monday tech deals.
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Just sold your company for a billions, and want a Versailles-inspired mega mansion? If so, then look no further than Le Palais Royal, located on Florida’s Gold Coast. This 60,000-square-foot home is covered in 22-karat gold accents and built to
withstand a Category 5 Hurricane, compelete with a backup generator system that can keeps things running for 10-days. Starting with the exterior, there’s six man-made waterfalls, a $4-million, 150,000-gallon resort-sized pool below, water slide, grotto, glass bottom Jacuzzi, biometric fingerprint scanners. and $500,000 gilded mahogany front doors. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The Apple iPad 32GB (Latest Model) is normally priced at $329, but can be picked up for just $249 shipped on Black Friday. Featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display, an A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, 8MP camera with 1080p video, a 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera, 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO, and up to 10 hours of battery life. Read more for additional Black Friday tech deals.
Philips’ Viva Airfryer (HD9220) uses Rapid Air Technology to circulate hot air with speed and precision for perfect results using less oil, all for $99.99 shipped, today only, originally $249.95. All of your favorite foods are exposed to constant, circulating heat allowing you to cook your favorite dishes with a tablespoon or less of oil, and the result is evenly fried food – with no turning needed – even when it’s piled up. In addition to the heated air flow, powerful direct heat from above quickly crisps the food for delicious, golden-brown results while keeping the excess fat out. Product page. Read more for a full video review and additional information.