Geographical Globe With Self-Rotation and Night Mode

If you’ve seen the night time of our Earth, you’ll know how beautiful it is. You can freely browse around the most popular continents using Google Map night mode, but if you are lazy opening your tablet or laptop, here is a practical substitution in case you love the night time globe.

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This is a self-rotating geographical globe with interesting night mode. So when the light in off, you can clearly see the globe glowing, like the one you’ve seen on Google Earth or Maps. There is a specific name to call this globe: “The City Lights 10-inch Globe”, which clearly tell you that the glows and illumination will coming from the large cities, not the grounds without inhabitant. It’s magnificent for desk decoration, at home, study room, or in the office.

Chinese believed that if you’ve a mini globe on your desk and you keep playing (rotating) it frequently when you have time, your businesses will go around the globe as well. If you believe this type of superstitious as well, this version is convenient and practical because it will rotate by itself without your intervention (means businesses are running passively now? Interesting.)

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Anyway, it will looks just like a normal self-rotating 10-inch globe in the day light. The effect will live only when the room is dim or night time has come. If you are interested, this Illuminated City Lights Globe is priced at $60, but I’m sure you’ll get a better price at Amazon ($37, at the time of publishing this article.)

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Cool Coffee Table Aquarium – The Ultimate Living Room Decoration For Fish Lover

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Imagine if you have this coffee table in your living room, all your friends will be amazed and I believe you’ll proud of it as well. This coffee table aquarium is definitely nice looking, all transparent (except the base), and it’s a combination of beveled glass and clear sturdy acrylic wall. The official name is “Midwest Tropical 675 Square Aquarium Coffee Table”, which you can find it selling for around $1000 at various place.

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Specification wise, this coffee table aquarium is capable of storing 25 gallon of water, has the dimension of 24 x 24 x 15-1/2 H, has a wide 36 square glass top (solid 3/8′), and it has come complete with anything you need to pet fish. Obviously, that is excluding the water and the fishes! No idea if the fish would still alike or not if it’s shipped altogether. :)

Anyway, here is what you’ll get in the big package (101 pounds shipping package!):

  • The coffee table aquarium
  • Lighting equipment
  • Decorative plants
  • Extension cord
  • Two-stage submersible filter-pump
  • One instruction book to setting up the aquarium

All left is to put pour the water and put the fish of your choice into the aquarium, plug the cable, close the glass cover and there you go, a beautiful aquarium table for your living room. The design of the aquarium table allows you to feed the fish through the center areas of the 4 sides. The sides have notches (around 1/2 inch) where you can slip your finger inside to feed the fishes. There is no need to remove the entire 36-inch glass top to feed them everyday.

TheFancy has this item for $1000 with around 3 weeks of shipping time. But I found out that Amazon has the same item and it’s selling for $200+ less, around $680+ only and the shipping take shorter time as well. Check them out if you are interested. Depend on your buying preferences, I would go for the best price that will take shorter time to arrive. 😉

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Amazing Flat Shelves For Minimalist Home

Shelf design is not always have to be so space-eating. There are a lot of amazing shelves design right now for the contemporary and minimalist house design. The latest one that I fall in love with is this Shelves called Klaffi.

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If you are living in a tiny room like myself, you’ll really love this type of shelves that could be flatten to the wall. Yes, FLATTEN to the wall. As you can see from the picture above, the shelves is all foldable. Each of them stand individually, can be fold up when not in use. Based on the specification, it could hold a full stack of magazine, which I think is impressive. I believe the there is an extra work in the hinge to allow the flat board to stand horizontally even there is a heavy stuff above it.

Oh, don’t be fooled by the picture into thinking that the shelves are joined together. It’s actually coming in one long vertical shelves and if I’m correct, the picture above show you the combination of 5 different Klaffi shelves and sizes.

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It can be used not only for hosting books, it also good for electronic, cookware, accessories, or even your boozes collection. I found this on the Fancy for $1100, but you can find more details at the several merchant sites and designer page as well.

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JuiceCane: The Scalable Power Bank

If you’ve ever wished to have a super big power bank for your portable devices so they can stay away from power outlet longer, this new JuiceCane power bank is the most suitable solution.

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Without the restriction of the old square-shaped design, designer Wel Long come up with a bamboo-shaped tube-like design with the ability to scale the mAh mark even larger than what it supposed to be. He call it JuiceCane, similar to a can of Coke, but the difference is that you can let them stack together to increase the size.

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Each JuiceCane contains 7800mAh battery juice, has two USB ports where you can charge two gadgets simultaneously, and there are 7 color series that you can choose from (milk-white/ blackberry-black/ cherry-red/ strawberry-pink/ blueberry-blue/ aloe-green/ lemon-yellow). What’s cool is that beside it can stack together to get more power, it also coming with a built-in 2.3W LED light in each JuiceCane.

According to AmpTech (the inventors), the JuiceCane is capable of providing up to 200 hours of light source with 100 meters radius by using the tiny little 2.3w LED. Furthermore, it seems the company is also developing accessories for JuiceCane so it can be use not only as power bank, but also some other useful things (i.e, torch, lantern, bluetooth speaker, massager or 12V car charger.)

“Beautiful shapes like bamboo-joints, in meaning “continually to get promoted, 节节高升 (jie jie gao sheng)”. The size is easy to grasp in your hand. You can use one JuiceCan in your daily life; When camping and travelling, you can easily combine JuiceCans into JuiceCane forming larger capacity that meets longer needs.”

JuiceCane can be found at Indiegogo page where you can pledge for it. It’s not yet release (estimated release date: March/April 2013) but the retail price for JuiceCane is $50. If you want to get it cheaper, the only way around is to pledge on the provided options. Starting price is from $33 to $1500, where the most expensive option will give you 50 pieces of JuiceCanes and accessories.

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Concrete Watch By Dzmitry Samal

We have seen the concrete equipment made for the espresso lovers, now we have found another concrete stuff for the watch lovers. Designer Dzmitry Samal has just release his unique timepiece design and some part of the timepiece is made from real concrete!

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It’s shape and design is pretty cool, urban style, with silhouette skyscrapers as the needles. There are 8 different designs and colors to choose from, mainly red, blue, white and black filling with two basic concrete designs.

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