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Lucky Buddha: Time To Start Upcycling Beer Bottles Instead Of Recycling

More and more people are getting into recycling these days and if they don't have home pick-up, then they haul it to the nearest recycling center. Then there is upcycling. That is taking an item and turning it into something new without having to reduce it to a bulk form for use in manufacturing. One of the cool products that has come out of upcycling is this cute and kitschy Lucky Buddha Glass, made from old bottles from Lucky Buddha Beer.

Take A "Stand" For Self Defense

No matter which side of the gun debate you fall on, the truth is that you want to be able to defend yourself in case of an intruder in some way. Now you can go no further than the bedside table and don't need to hide that old baseball bat under the bed. If you have the Self Defense Night Stand you are seconds away from being ready for combat.

What's The Least Expensive Way to Get A Smart Home?

A look at the least expensive way, for now, to start on your path to smart home. We will take a look both at the least expensive of the custom system options that are out there and how you might want to hookup with your wi-fi carrier in your area to get the best deal on the start to a smart house. Just be ready for some DIY steps if you do.

Remote Control "Sugoi Mop" From Japan Turns Gamers Into Cleaners

The remote control “Sugoi Mop” from Japan's Kyosho Egg combines the best features of an old-fashioned floor sweeper and an r/c racing car. It might not be the best mop around but at least it'll help lazy gamers get with the program.

Rock Your Baby In Two Ways

Babies just love to be rocked and now you can do it two ways with the same piece of furniture. Whether you need to hold baby while she falls asleep or just be near the cradle you are set to handle it either way -- or even shift part way through without getting up. Whether mommy or daddy, you can sit up with a sick or fussy baby, or just spend some time watching that little miracle of yours sleep.

Bath Mats Are Going Green -- Literally!

For people who love the outdoors and want to bring the outdoors indoors this bathmat could be a dream come true. This bath mat is made up of several types of moss planted in a tray. You can walk on it, wiggle your toes on it, and feel nature beneath your feet. It is a houseplant that your get to walk all over. The prototype has been around for awhile, but it is now available for purchase -- if you have the Euros.

6 Ounces Exactly? Bakers Can Now Ask Their Measuring Cup

If you like nothing better than throwing on an apron and getting covered in flower whilst baking mouthwatering treats, then the latest technological device aimed at alleviating the stresses of baking could be for you. The Talking Measuring Cup from Hammacher Schlemmer is just that - a measuring device which actually talks to you, telling you in weight or volume the exact amounts of your ingredients.

Dining Room Measuring Spoons Bring Some Class To The Kitchen

Measuring spoons are useful – yes, but classy looking – not so much. That is, until now. Anthropologie’s Dining Room Measuring Spoons raise the bar on measuring spoon attractiveness.

Trendy & Tasteful: The Top 5 Trendsetting Cruelty Free Taxidermy Inventions

The popular decorative trend of displaying beautiful taxidermy animals throughout the home hasn’t slowed in 2013. Inventors were quick to jump at the chance to get a piece of the taxidermy décor craze by creating stunningly impressive one-of-a-kind animal-inspired inventions that are guaranteed to be completely cruelty free. My top five animal-free taxidermy innovations are just a click away!

Don't Lose Your Head - The Skull Tidy Organizer

There are still a few things that smart phones can't do, like find themselves when they are misplaced. Therefore, desk and life organizers still have their uses, and with the Skull Tidy Organizer, you can keep your daily pocketful of items in one place, while adding some twisted style to your home decor.