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Puj PhillUp Allows Kids To Grab Their Own Drinks Of Water

You're right in the middle of some important task that you can't put down, have just stepped into the shower, or your butt has finally grazed the top of the lounge chair for the first time all day when one of of the kids bellows, "Can I have a glass of water?" The people a Puj feel your pain and, as such, have created the PhillUp in response to your predicament.

Want To Really Go Through A Laundry Cycle? Get A Bike

Anyone who has ever done laundry knows that there is a lot of cycling going on with a washing machine -- the wash cycle, the rinse cycle, and a couple of spin cycles. So it seems only natural that inventors and designers would take this to the next level and create a bicycle that does the laundry while you exercise. The latest design to enter this strange competition is actually a stationary bicycle and not a refitted street bicycle.

Want To Clean Your Mattress? Start Vacuuming

If there is one thing in every home that people often don't think of cleaning it is the mattresses. They are said to gain weight over their lifetimes because of the dirt, dust, and dead skin that accumulates inside. It can be difficult to try to vacuum with the cleaner you use on the rest of the house. That is why Dyson has come up with the Dyson V6 Mattress Vacuum.

Best Electric Juicer For The Price? We've Got Two!

Love the taste of fresh-squeezed juice? You're not alone. Thousands of people search for electric juicers each month in hopes of finding the very best electric juicer on the market. After considerable research, we found the Breville Juice Fountain Plus JE98XL was not only getting high marks with consumers and consumer sites, but it's also the #1 best selling electric juicer on Amazon.

Want Your Book Shelf To Really Grab You? It's Tentacle Time

There is no reason in the world that keeping your books on a shelf has to be boring or unimaginative. You can add a touch of creepy whimsy with these awesome Tentacle Attack Bookends. They will truly highlight your voyage to see if you can read every book on the planet. Too bad those tentacles can't help you turn the pages faster too.

Happy Hour Is Here Again: Welcome To China's "New Town of National Liquor"

Moutai, China's national drink, is under threat from pollution and urban sprawl. What to do? If you're the village of Maotai, you simply move a few thousand people away from the distillery to the "New Town of National Liquor".

5 Innovative Ways To Light Up Your Garden


It is getting easier, cheaper (sort of) and more interesting to buy solar powered lights lately. They are in every gardening catalog, on every gardening website, and slowly popping up around homes. As Amazon.com rapidly turns green you can even find them here. Here is a quick list of solar lights that will help bring your electric bill down and light up your home in very colorful and interesting ways. read more »

Which Air Purifier? The GermGuardian Is Our Best Product Pick

A good air purifying system can change your life if you're looking to fight germs, allergens and stale odors in your home or office. There are so many air purifiers to choose from, so it can be difficult to know which is the best. After careful research, it looks like one air purifier in particular seems to be getting high marks and rave reviews. Take a look and see why...

Best Portable Ice Makers On The Market Come In A Variety Of Colors And Sizes

Looking for the best portable ice maker on the market? NewAir has models to fit all your needs, including size, price and design. If you're looking for a unit that weighs less than 25 lbs. and produces nearly 30 lbs. of ice a day, the NewAir AI-100 portable ice maker comes in five color choices, to compliment almost any decor, and fits practically anywhere.

Need A Fan? Ozeri Ultra 42-inch Wind Fan Receives High Marks

Need a new fan for cooling home, office or work spaces? The updated Ozeri Ultra 42-inch Wind Fan is currently receiving high praise across the board with consumers for price, performance and construction. With newly enhanced features, this just might be the tower fan you've been looking for.