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Mountain Cottage | Ogawayama Japan

Ogawayama, which lies on the border between Yamanashi and Nagano, is Japans most popular climbing area. It is also the place to go for those who are looking to get off the grid and spend some time in nature. It was exactly these two passions, for climbing, and the outdoors, that attracted Setsumasa Kobayashi (outdoor clothing and gear designer) to this setting, and inspired him to create a secretive mountain getaway where he could use and test his outdoor-themed goods.



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LEGO SIMPSONS MINIFIGURES

Lego have announced today the set of 16 Simpsons minifigures featuring most of the popular characters from the cult series. Lego had previously released the Simpsons House Set that includes 6 minifigures, but now you will be able to purchase all 16 minifigures from Homer Simpson to Krusty the Clown to Itchy and Scratchy. The figures will be available in May for $4 each, from Lego and from Amazon. Lego Fan? check out our roundup of gift ideas for the Lego Fanati...
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IRON VAULT DESK

Another unique piece of furniture by Restoration Hardware, the Iron Vault Desk is inspired by the stalwart safes that were a fixture in the 20Th century jewelry shops and factory offices. The desk is made from steel sheet and is fitted with latching doors and heavy-duty industrial metal wheels, and has 3 drawers above 2 cabinets, each with 1 removable shelf. The downside, it weighs a whopping 360lbs. via Also check out our roundup "A Healthier Worksta...
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DYSON SUPERSONIC HAIRDRYER

Dyson has revealed its first personal care product, the impressive Supersonic - a lighter, safer, and quieter hair dryer. After four years in development, several prototypes, and many engineers working on it, Dyson have re-thought the hair dryer, from the inside out. The Dyson Supersonic has a thirteen-blade axial flow impeller balanced inside the handle, spinning at up to 110,000 times per minute. The almost silent device has reduced motor vibration and intelligent...
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