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Quickstand

QuickStand by Humanscale is the ultimate sit/stand solution for new and existing workstations, it allows the user to transform any fixed-height desk into an active one. QuickStand attaches to the back of any work surface, and can be easily adjusted by an innovative counterbalance mechanism that enables users with fixed-height computer desks to transition from sitting to standing positions with ease, making you stand more, sit less, and become healthier doing so. It also provides a mounting option for attaching up to two monitors, and features a hidden cable management system for a minimalist aesthetic. watch the video

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NASA Visions of the Future Posters

NASA is giving away its spectacular vintage-inspired space travel posters for free! Back in the 1930s and ´40s, during the height of the Great Depression, artists designed posters for the Works Projects Administration to encourage travel to national parks and other tourist sites in the United States. NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory is taking a similar approach to promote a future of travel to other planets, and has unveiled a set of retro-style posters advertising t...
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MATADOR POCKET BLANKET

Believe it or not, the Matador Pocket Blanket is a a blanket that fits in the palm of your hand! The ultra compact blanket unravels to 55x44 inches, big enough to fit four people sitting or two people laying. Made from hi-tech HyprLyte Nylon, Matador is water repellent to keep you clean and dry, puncture resistant, features weighted corners for breezy days, and comes with the "easy pack pattern" for easy folding, and includes an attached storage pouch. Perfect for p...
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SOTO POCKET TORCH

Now here is something different, the Soto Pocket Torch, turns any rectangular 50-cent disposable lighter into a wind-resistant torch. The Pocket Torch uses the disposable lighter´s fuel and produces a blue flame that will reach temperatures up to 1300°C (approx. 2,300 °F). Oh, and the disposable lighter increases it lifespan by 60% when used with the Pocket Torch. watch the video...
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