The Regio Toilet is So Awesome, It Has Its Own Soundtrack

Like most of the premium toilets made in Japan, the Regio has hidden cleaning sprays and a tankless design that utilizes a combination of water and air power for silent, earth-saving flushing. However, the aspects that make the Regio unique can be found in the luxurious extras. For example, it plays soft, relaxing… » 4/22/08 7:00pm 4/22/08 7:00pm

Foot Flush Allows Hands-Free Flushing, Caters to Your OCD Tendencies

The Foot Flush is a bathroom mechanism that hooks to your toilet flusher and pulls the handle down when you step on the foot pedal, creating a hands-free toilet experience. It might expose your lack of taste in interior decor and make you appear socially inept. But be damned if you let that germ incubator masquerading… » 3/24/08 7:30pm 3/24/08 7:30pm

Tilting Vase Lets You Know When It Needs Water

If you have trouble remembering when to water your plants, you might be interested in this self-tilting vase design concept that gets horizontal when its plant gets thirsty. Once it's properly hydrated, this pewter container stands up—albeit at a somewhat tilted angle—held up by the weight of the water within. Simple,… » 8/22/07 12:45pm 8/22/07 12:45pm

Elica Space: Weird-Looking Range Hood That's Nearly Silent

Take a look at Space, a fancy-schmancy range hood by Elica, using Deep Silence 3 technology that keeps the air moving while staying as quiet as a church mouse. The company says Space is 35% quieter than conventional hoods, keeping the noise level down to 45db/a. It's said to be almost silent at low speeds. » 4/04/07 11:30am 4/04/07 11:30am

Front Door Storage, Convenience for the Forgetful

What's the key to never losing your keys? One way is to always keep them in the same place, preferably somewhere near your door. This polished aluminum storage design concept by Lee Stanlier makes that easy, and not only includes plastic hooks for keys but a ledge for your cellphone, parking spaces for coats and hats,… » 3/26/07 12:30pm 3/26/07 12:30pm

Endo Magnet Clips Clamp Down with Neodymium Strength

These aren't just any magnet clips to fasten your kids' artwork to the refrigerator: these Endo Magnet Clips are "a solid mass of neodymium, silicone and steel" that can hold up 16 ounces of whatever. You push the circular area and the clip opens up, and then you can securely attach anything that weighs less than a… » 3/13/07 11:09am 3/13/07 11:09am

TurboChef Speedcook Oven Ruins Dinner 15 Times Faster

Besides looking rather bad-ass, this TurboChef Speedcook oven can allegedly cook your culinary masterpieces 15 times faster than an ordinary oven. It works with similar principles to convection ovens, except instead of simply moving air around the inside, the Airspeed Technology apparently blasts your roast from the… » 3/12/07 12:29pm 3/12/07 12:29pm

Low Tech but Highly Delicious: Gummy Bear Chandelier

Part of an entire series of gummy bear sculptures by YaYa Chou, this chandelier looks both tasty and retro-chic. But we can't help but wonder how long it will hold up. It seems like only a matter of time before it's either devoured in a nostalgic munchie fit or melted by the light bulbs into a swirling, sticky rainbow… » 3/09/07 1:30pm 3/09/07 1:30pm

Toto Deodorization Fan Makes That Bathroom Habitable Again

We know it's not you, dear GizReader, but that roommate of yours is stinking up the bathroom so badly we can smell it all the way over here. Get him this Toto Deodorization Fan which uses the miracle of activated carbon filtering to keep that toxic waste out of your nose. Plug the fan into an electrical outlet, and it… » 10/13/06 10:27am 10/13/06 10:27am

Zephyr Elica OM Glass Range Hood Has a Way-Cool Remote Control

If you're looking for the fanciest range hood of all time, the Zephyr Elica OM Glass Hood might fit the bill. The 31.5-inch vent hood is available in black, red or white and has electronic touchscreen controls right on the glass. Its remote control sits on any flat surface, and rotating it controls the fan speed. Tap… » 10/12/06 12:55pm 10/12/06 12:55pm