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VW Camper Van Key Chain

The classic Volkswagen camper van / bus is probably best remembered in popular culture as a hippy icon. I have vague recollections of various friends of the family still driving them in the early 1980s, though these days you’re more likely to see one in an automobile museum than on the road. So this gimmicky […]

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Corgi Offer Ford Cortina Mk4 1.6L, Garda Car in 1:43 Scale

Corgi have just released a new scale diecast car. It’s a 1:43 scale Ford Cortina Mk 4 1.6 L model based on the ones used by the Irish police ie. An Garda Síochána. Apparently the cars were acquired due to Ford having a factory in Cork: An Garda Síochána, the Republic of Ireland’s police force, […]

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Want A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room?

While many of us probably don’t enjoy storms that much one designer thought that bringing a storm into people’s living rooms was a good idea. Well, sort of. Designer Richard Clarkson has created a thunderstorm cloud lamp: Or if the animated gif isn’t clear enough, here’s a video of it in action: You can read […]

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Unleash Your Inner Ninja With Katana Bookends

If I had the space for these I’d definitely get them: Katana bookends might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but I really like the concept. Makes me think of Kill Bill or something! Very cool! Full details here

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Lego DeLorean

If you like Lego and you’re a fan of Back to the Future, then this upcoming release from Lego is going to make you very happy. It even comes with a Marty McFly and Doc Brown:   Pricing from the US store is currently at $34.99

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The Ultimate Wine Glass?

While this might be seen as “overkill” by some, it’s probably considered the ideal solution for wine by others: Full details here

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Iron Man’s Arc Reactor USB Drive

I’m not sure how practical this USB key is, but if you’re a fan of the Iron Man franchise then you’ll recognise it as his iconic arc reactor: You can also put it on a chain and hang it around your neck if you want .. It’s available on eBay and Amazon

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Guerilla Gardening

The concept of “guerilla gardening” isn’t that new. It’s been around for  years. Basically the idea is that growing plants in abandoned areas of cities etc., helps to improve the quality of life for dwellers. An Irish company is now selling cost-effective “seed bombs”. From their site: “hand rolled from a mixture of clay, compost […]

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Bicycle Pump Redesigned

Bicycle pumps aren’t exciting or sexy, but they are a pain in the neck to lug around or forget when you need one. PostPump might solve the problem, as it’s builtin to the bicycle saddle: The technical specs: Integrated flip-to-fit Presta/Schrader valve adapter Only 40 strokes to reach 50 psi in a 20″ × 1.5″ […]

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Lego Star Wars Promotion

Lego fan? Go on admit it.. You know you are really.. Lego are doing a very nice promotion for the next 48 hours when you shop online. The offer runs for today and tomorrow only and includes: Free delivery for orders over €30 (I think the normal limit is €50?) Free Han Solo minifigure if […]

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