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The Purple Bed

By: on September 16, 2017
$699 - $1,299
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I hope this Purple Bed isn't a People Eater disguised as a mattress. Because it sounds too good to be true. Both soft and firm in all the right spots. Temperature neutral, so it won't absorb heat and make you cold, or absorb heat and then push it back out to make you hot. Holds its shape rather than indenting over time. All of which make me wonder if there isn't a one-eye, one-horned flyin' Purple monster hiding in there too.

The Purple Bed follows Purple founders' Tony and Terry Pearce's first foray into the colorful world of flexible polymer waffles - the Royal Purple no-pressure seat cushion. They demonstrated their cushions' ability to make you feel like you're sitting on air with a video of a dude sitting on an egg placed on top of a Purple. Spoiler: the egg didn't break. The same materials and concept went into the creation of the Purple Bed.

Purple mattresses claim to defy Newton's Third Law with their unique - and heavy - material composition, a Hyper-elastic polymer Smart-Comfort Grid on top, supported by 2 layers of green, chemical-free foam. All Purple manufacturing products are recycled and contain no toxic chemicals. Purple even calls them "food grade."

The mattresses come in sizes Twin XL, Queen, King, and California King. They're not cheap, cheap, but they will set you a good chunk less than a Tempur-Pedic or Sleep Number. Purple Beds also deliver all nice and neat and vacuum packed into 74- to 144-pound cylinder right to your door.

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Zippelin Inflatable Truck Tarp Travel Bag

$505 from Freitag »

A recycled truck tarp, a couple bike tire tubes, and Zippelin-doo-dah - you've got an inflatable travel bag. A big and sturdy travel bag whose "frame" blows up light as a Bud when you need it, and then empties out so...

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iNyx - Self-Contained-Bedroom Bed

$9,999 from iNyx »

January 2017 Update: iNyx has now developed its own website. At printing, the online ordering system linked to an iNyx IndieGoGo crowdfunding page here....

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Wearable Chairless Chair

By: Noonee »

Welp, at least with the wearable Chairless Chair you'll never have to worry about someone stealing your seat. Or forgetting to save you one. Or expecting you to stand for the entirety of their lecture about your inability...

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Smartduvet Breeze Heat & Cool Self-Making Bed

$199 from Smartduvet »

The Smartduvet self-making bed - no, really. The bed makes itself. Just watch. And that's old news. Smartduvet is now launching a next generation of their smart bedding, the Breeze, that adds dual-zone climate control...

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Honomobo Shipping Container Homes

$21,875 - $179,725 from Honomobo »

Plat of land, plop down a Honomobo. It's what I keep telling my girlfriend when we talk about trading in her condo for a house. See, like the Simpsons, we live in Springfield, and home prices are ludicrous right now....

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Solar-Powered Air Conditioned Bed

$388 - $776 from Aries »

The Solar AC Bed wants to make it a Bananarama cool (cool!) cool summer without draining your wallet or sucking excess power from the grid. This modular cot frame surrounds your existing bed and absorbs solar energy throughout...

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Ecocapsule Portable House

When the item in question is a house, how do you define "portable"? For me it was always the train car-looking mobile home my grandma's cousin Ella Mae used to live in that could be dragged from city to city in Florida...

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Geizeer Ice Cube Air Conditioner

$119 - $129 from Geizeer »

Make that "Geizeer Super Cheap and Eco-Friendly Ice Cube Air Conditioner." (And it's actually pronounced "Guy-zer," not "Gee-zer," even though in my head it will always be the latter.) At an operational cost of less than...

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The Harambed

It's called The Harambed. Lucid Mattress says it's the bed of your memes. And I know if you've been meming at all over the past year, you've been meming about Harambe, haven't you? Well put on your PJs and snuggle in...

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Zerobody Anti-Gravity Bed

The Zerobody is a sensory deprivation float tank that removes the one major P in the A side effect of floating: getting wet. (True, drowning is kind of a pain too, but most of these tanks have only about a foot of water...

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Vibrating Ring Alarm Clock

Ring is a vibrating alarm clock that fits over the finger to gently and noiselessly rip slumberers from their states of peace. It is ideal for couples, the hearing impaired, and people who associate the sound of their...

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The Skull Ultra Loud Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker

$32.95 from Amazon »

Your alarm clock with the soft hands and sweet voice telling you she made extra fluffy flapjacks for your first day of school? Ha! Mama's gone, dorm kids! This semester you wake up with THE SKULL! A "sweet" 113-decibel...