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Talking Tire Pressure Gauge

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Transportation,

Talking Tire Pressure GaugeChecking tire pressure is difficult enough, so it’s about time someone simplified the chore. The Talking Tire Pressure Gauge can be used in the day or night with its LED. Solar-powered, it has a circular radial light and back lit plate with digital display. Good for cars, trucks, and almost all things cycled, the red gauge includes a depth ruler and auto-shut down. Made of ABS with sheet metal, it requires 2 CR2032 batteries and comes at a price of only $9.99.

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Olympic Athletes Glow in the Dark

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Wearables, Design, Misc. Tech,

Ski SuitSpace Suit

This is what the well-dressed ski bum will be wearing in the future. Presented as part of Munich’s bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the LED-lit ski suit was designed by Willy Bogner. Solar-powered, it has an optical output ration of 55 Lumens/Watts. Also featured was the “Private Space Suit” with its flexible LED panel that can go on a jacket or pants with a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours. We hope that Germany has a lot more sun during its winter than we do or the clothing will be merely expensive and gaudy.


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Holiday Buddy, Just for Giggles

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Design, Misc. Tech, Toys,

Holiday BuddyAbout 6 months ago, we introduced you to the solar-powered Sunshine Buddies (Hidamari no Tami.) It seems that Tomy has decided to issue one for the holidays, complete with reindeer. We’re not sure what kind of cheer that involves, aside from head-bobbing. You can utilize him as a cardholder or keep him on your desktop and your boss might be less less of a Scrooge. If your are looking for cutesy, this should fill the bill. The Holiday Sunshine Buddy is available for $18.00.

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