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Water Vitalizer Plus makes water drinkable

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While leafing through my charming but gullible sister's Amazon wishlist, I discovered this gem: the "Water Vitalizer Plus". Developed by The Wolfe Clinic, just reading its bullet point descriptions just make me feel healthier.
•The Water Vitalizer Plus water is

The Kitchen of 1943's Future

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Paleo-Future unearths this LIFE magazine spread from 1943 which details a Kitchen From The Future in which every appliance is a nook in a curvy buffet. Tomorrow's Kitchen (1943) [PaleoFuture.com] Previously:Electric house of the future: 1939's promise •…

What do these Alessi kettles sound like?

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Appliancist features two lovely hob-top kettles today, both of which are said to have "melodic whistles". A picture just doesn't cut it. If you have either one of these you should upload a video of what they sound like! I've…

Knife block kills bacteria with UV rays

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It doesn't even have the charm of a $20 IKEA knife block made out of 90 percent recycled balsam pap, but this germ eliminating knife block by Hammacher Schlemer ciijs the e.coli off of your butchering utensils with a UV-C…

Things On My Desk: A Verterra leaf bowl that I put through the dishwasher

I've been using the bowls I ordered from Verterra — the dishes made from pressed leaves – for a couple of weeks now. They're sold as disposable, but can be hand-washed and reused without much issue. They'll warp a little…

Inflatable Puncture-Proof Pegasus Pleasure Plates coming soon!

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All Infomercian citizens, please be advised: there is a general recall in effect of August 13th's Compulsory Woot!, the Puncture-Proof Pegasus Pleasure Plate. MiniMac's latest consumer studies suggest that the Puncture-Proof Pleasure Plate's structural resilience is 0.02 points past Planned…

Banana clip tray makes ice bullets

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For $13.25 plus shipping you can create ice cubes that look like AK-47 rounds. (Today was a good day.) Ice bullets cube tray catalog page [Find-me-a-gift.co.uk via Serious Eats via UberReview]…

Astronaut-etched cutting board

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Up To You Toronto is selling this gorgeous cutting board featuring a tiny laser-etched spaceman waving happily from the infinite vacuum of the grain, along with three brethren boards: a downhill skier, a diver, a tiny Evel Knievel. $49 for…

Mate toddler plate grips table

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The "Mate" plate and mat for toddlers keeps a three-sectioned plate stuck to a table top, with snap-on fork and spoon to match. It won't stop your larvae from slathering themselves in muddled pork gravy, but at least they'll have…

Brütül Lagerhead makes pouring black & tans more turtley

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The Brütül "Lagerhead" is a little turtle-shaped device that makes pouring a perfect black & tan simple. There's not much the Lagerhead does that an inverted spoon couldn't manage, but spoons don't have integrated beer openers and stubby little legs.…