It appears to be out of stock at the moment, so I guess that makes it a hot seller! Cheers!
From Huff Po:
Bottoms up, literally.
A company called Red5 has made an upside down wine glass in which you can sip your Malbec from the foot of the glass rather than the lip for the bargain price of $10.
“We don’t mean to be rude but we bet that your glass cupboard is pretty boring,” the gadget company wrote on its website. “Lots of standard glasses in the standard shape that you would expect to find in any home. The Upside Down Wine Glass is a revolution in glass design and will literally turn the world upside down.”
via Huffington Post
From The Daily Mail:
Drinking a cup of coffee is an easy way to feel energized, but it takes at least 45 minutes before the caffeine kicks in.
A startup is taking a more direct approach with a device that delivers caffeine doses through the skin and right to the bloodstream.
The Joule Caffeine Bracelet has a transdermal caffeine patch, and claims to deliver a 'steady, reliable energy' equivalent to a medium cup of coffee over four hours - eliminating energy spikes and crashes.
'The joule caffeine bracelet provides convenient, consistent, all-day energy with no Crashes, no long lines at the coffee shop, no stained teeth and no calories,' the firm says.
Joule Caffeine Bracelet is raising funds on Indiegogo with a goal of $15,000 and has raised $4,168 in just 23 hours.
The startup is offering one bracelet for a $29 pledge, which also includes 30 replacement patches – a full month's supply.
'The secret to the Joule Caffeine Bracelet that sets it apart from traditional methods of caffeine delivery is all in the patch,' reads the campaign.
'Because the patches provide transdermal caffeine delivery, you get an even supply of caffeine and every side effect and negative listed above can be avoided.'
The caffeine patches work similar to a nicotine patch in that, the caffeine is released gradually for steady doses and energy 'without the typical energy crashes, jitters or other negative effects of consuming your caffeine through beverages'.
The 'original' formulation will have roughly 65mg which has roughly the same amount of caffeine as a medium cup of coffee.
However, l the firm warns this could still be too much for some.
'It is possible to overdose with ANY method of caffeine consumption and thus you should use Joule responsibly.'
It also promises even stronger doses are coming.
'We will eventually have many more formulations with stronger and weaker doses of caffeine.
'However, for the time being, you can simply remove the patch when you feel you have enough of a caffeine fix for one usage.'
Users attach the adhesive patch, made with guarana extract, to the slot inside of the bracelet, which will touch the inside of the wrist.
Each patch contains twice the caffeine concentration of coffee beans.
Not only does the guarana extract reduce mental and physical fatigue, it also suppresses appetite, reported Tech Insider.
But the US National Library of Medicine's website says there's 'insufficient evidence to rate its effectiveness'.
The patch also contains flaxseed oil and various amino acids, and is FDA approved.
'You can use the Joule Caffeine Bracelet to complement your coffee or energy drink intake, so you have balanced energy during those times you aren't able to get your hands on your favorite drink,' according to the startup.
'Joule can also be used as a substitute if you've decided (or been ordered) to cut back on the caffeinated beverages for various health reasons.'
Joule starts working as soon as it comes in contact with the skin and the caffeine is absorbed faster than with oral administration, because it doesn't have to travel through the digestive system before reaching the bloodstream.
The transdermal method works well on areas of the body that do not have much fat tissue blocking the path to the blood stream.
And since Joule targets the bottom of the wrist, the caffeine has no issues seeping in through the skin and right to the circulatory system.
The bracelet is one-size-fits all that is made of a silicon material and comes in multiple colours.
The startup has also developed a Joule watch with the same capabilities and can be purchase for a pledge of $99.
There is 30 days left for Joule's Indiegogo campaign and shipments are expected to start in July 2016.
From The Daily Mail:
A new device claims to be 'the ultimate cinema experience' that immerses you in the movie, without having to leave your home.
Cardboard Home Cinema is a head enclosure made entirely of cardboard that is easily assembled and can be yours for just $36.
The device sits over your head, while you lay back and watch movies from the privacy of your own box.
The personal cinema is being sold on Firebox, where the firm states the device 'replicates the cinema experience with incredible accuracy'.
'No sticky carpets or popcorn crunching under foot, no unreasonably tall people sat directly in front of you, no sickly couples canoodling and talking over the film.'
'Just your own fully-reclined seat in the front row, every single time,'
Replicates the cinema experience with incredible accuracy
Arrives flat-packed, a doddle to assemble
Easily folds back down when not in use
Comes with different sized adapters to cater for many devices
Includes an optional cardboard audience insert for added realism
No light leaks for that authentic darkened theatre experience
Air holes at the bottom allow you to breath easily
There are no frills or cutting edge technology embedded in the cardboard, it is just regular brown material used to make boxes.
Cardboard Home Cinema arrives at your front door in a flat package and can be assembled in a matter of minutes, claims the firm.
To start your cinema experience, just slide your smartphone or table inside that opening on top of the box.
Each personal cinema comes with different adapters that fit most devices.
After your smartphone or tablet is in place, slide your head into the opening and find a nice place to lay down, but don't worry there are air holes at the bottom so you can easily breath.
The height of the box is adjustable, which allows you to find a distance that is comfortable for your eyes.
The firm assures buyers that no light will leak in, as the inside is completely empty and black –except for the other people in the audience.
'The darkened interior of the box replicates the cinema experience with astounding accuracy and if you're looking for even greater authenticity, just slot in the cardboard audience silhouette and you'll feel right at home,' according to Cardboard Home Cinema.
According to Firebox, the head-box was an enormous hit on Makuake, the Japanese Kickstarter.
Which were being sold for 2,520 yen ($20), but pledging 5,760 yen ($47) secured a pack of two cardboard cinemas.
From Huff Po:
The fashion house's latest fragrance, Fresh Couture, may have been concocted by expert noses with the finest notes...
But you'd never guess from looking at the bottle.
Inspired by Moschino's spring/summer 2016 collection, and their similar sell-out phone case, the perfume's blue juice is housed inside a glass 'cleaning bottle'.
The scent itself is described by the brand as "modern, fresh and joyful", with top notes of mandarin, bergamot and exotic ylang-ylang; a heart of juicy raspberry, velvety white peony and osmanthus; and a refined base of clear woods, white patchouli and ambrox.
The advertising campaign is every inch as eye-catching as the flacon. Shot by photographer Steven Meisel, art directed by Moschino's creative director Jeremy Scott, and starring 90s supermodel Linda Evangelista.
Moschino say the concept for Fresh Couture was to ironically juxtapose a mundane, commonplace household product with a precious, luxury fragrance.
"It creates the ultimate dichotomy of high and low, What could be more Moschino than that?” they said.
Seeing as they're the couture fashion label that based previous collections on Barbie and McDonalds, we definitely have to agree.
Moschino Fresh Couture Eau De Toilette is available exclusively at Selfridges from 5 November, in 30ml (£37), 50ml (£54) and 100ml (£70).
From The Daily What:
Since the dawn of sliced bread have we not seen such grand ingenious culinary innovation. Yes folks, in large thanks to Brandeis University professor Daniel Perlman, we're about to take a step into a world where you can sustain a legit caffeine buzz (like several cups worth) off a muffin.
During his interview with Eater, Perlman says, "This flour contains 2.5 percent caffeine by weight, so if you were to put 4 grams of this into, say, a breakfast muffin, it would be the equivalent of drinking a cup of coffee."
Hold the phone. Say what now? And yes, it gets better; this flour's derived from green coffee beans, and rich in major health benefits. The roasting process for these green coffee beans helps retain antioxidant chlorogenic acid, which scientists believe can significantly diminish your risk of heart disease and diabetes.
If you're someone who's susceptible to over self-medicating on that java fix, Perlman says not to worry too much. He explains, ""Unlike some bars that are loaded with chemically purified or synthesized caffeine, this is natural food source caffeine. I would expect it to be absorbed a little more gradually than the caffeine in a cup of coffee, so [it would offer] a more sustained release and longer-term stimulation than you get when you drink a cup or two of coffee."
Perlman additionally informed Eater his coffee flour is a "very user-friendly ingredient", meaning it's pleasingly easy to bake with. Put your hands together and give a warm round of applause my fellow novice bakers.