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15+ Gadget Gifts For Retired Dads And Grandpas

There are so many new gadgets out this year that older or retired Dads and Grandpas would love. They cover the gamut from low tech to high tech, while all being user-intuitive. In looking for the best gift ideas out there for older dads and grandpas, I searched for gadgets that are not the usual boring ideas. My picks are for some of the most effective and best rated gadgets on the market. Perfect for Father's Day, Christmas or any other time you need a thoughtful and useful gift.

 

Blue Panel Steel Conceptual Shoe: Alternative to High Heels

Meet Dutch avant-garde shoe designer, Marloes ten Bhomer, who has designed the blue panel steel high-heeled shoe. It's different and requires a bit more respect than just a request to not step on them, as was the case with their blue suede cousins of more than six decades past.


10 Best Low Budget Gadgets To Help With Back Pain

Know someone with back pain? Here are 10 of the highest-rated low-budget gadgets that can help ease back pain. Each of these devices help in different ways to relieve pain.  Depending on the pain you have, using a combination of several of these devices can dramatically reduce the frequency and intesity of back pain.

Pearls Out Of Swine: Transform Your Foods!

What if you could turn just about any food in your kitchen into "caviar?" I'm not talking about taste or even texture. This is all about the shape. You can now turn your food into little balls of taste from the comfort of your own home. All you need is the Imperial Spherificator and the directions on how to use it. A few recipes would get you a long way too.

Retro Fit Your Home With Steampunk Light Switch Covers

Steampunk remains a popular style with many people. It combines Victorian style with mechanical elements. If you are going for full-on steampunk style, or just wanting to add a little steampunk element to your decor, check out these cool and innovative Steampunk Light Switch Plates.

The Force Awakens This Christmas -- Be Prepared to Decorate!

The Force is awakening as the long-anticipated new Star Wars movie premiered today. To celebrate this auspicious event happening during the Holidays you can decorate your Christmas tree accordingly. Naturally there are all the Star Wars ornaments you have from the previous movies, but you can actually get one from the new film now with this year's Hallmark Keepsake Ornament -- Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

A Little Literary Love In The Glove

During the winter months it can be hard to keep your hands warm while working or playing on the computer. There are a number of options to keep your hands warm, but you need your fingers and thumbs free. Some are too bulky to really allow your fingers to fly. These Literary Writing Gloves seem to have it all plus the fun of words from popular literary works.

SPAM: The Next Generation

After nearly eight decades of cornering the canned meat market, feeding our soldiers in WWII, and becoming a popular part of the American diet in the 1950s, Hormel, the maker of SPAM, has decided to take aim at the snack food industry. To that end they have created SPAM Snacks -- bite-sized and dried bits of SPAM packaged for a quick nosh.

Bucket, The Pinterest-Meets-Yelp Travel Planner With Usable Lists

Someone has come out with a trip planning site that’s connected to Facebook but works more like Pinterest and Yelp, so you can gather all your travel planning tips in one place on one site.

Glasses From Long Ago And A Galaxy Far, Far Away

With a long-anticipated revival of Star Wars just a few days off, the merchandising machine has been shifted into high gear. For fans this can be both mind-blowing and wallet blowing. So you have to pick and choose what will fit into your lifestyle. This awesome Star Wars Planetary Glassware Set actually lets your inner Star Wars child look like it is an adult.

Innovative Needle-Free Blood Draw: A Painless Future for Diabetics

There may come a day when diabetics will not need glucose monitoring devices. That day may come even sooner than expected with the advent of Google's new patent for a needle-free blood draw. Read on for more information.

The Breakup Shop: Heartbreaker Of A Business Will End Your Relationships

We've reached that time of year when people come together to celebrate family, love, tradition, and all of the things that inspire warm and fuzzy holiday feelings. Sadly, these celebrations also encourage an activity as ice cold as a white Christmas - the holiday breakup. The good news is that you don't have to be a heartbreaker, as there's an innovative new business prepared to do the dirty work for you so that you might be spared that lump of coal in your stocking (but probably not).

There's Gold In That There Sugar Cube!

Have you ever thought the statement "Now I've seen it all!" is a very transient thing? It seems that every time you turn a corner someone has come up with something even stranger, weirder, or more . . . well . . . crazy. Case in point: Gold Sugar. Not sugar that is made to look like gold for confectionery purposes, but regular sugar, in a cube, covered with edible gold leaf.

DUCKS IN A ROW Backpacks Are Perfect For Urban Commuters

While commuting via bike in the city cuts down on traffic headaches and parking nightmares, it's not always easy to carry your belongings on the ride. Backpacks help, and DUCKS IN A ROW Backpacks, not only make it easier to carry your stuff, they were designed especially for urban commuters and have features that will make the commute easier.

Sheesh! Kabobs Anytime In The Microwave?

There is nothing like a good kabob to make a special meal. Usually you do this only when you are going to do some grilling. For most of us that limits making kabobs to the summer months and sometimes you'd just like to have them year round. Well, with a Lekue Kabob Cooker you can make them anytime in the microwave.