Extreme ironing is a real sport founded in 1980. People take ironing boards to remote locations and iron clothing items. Sounds boring?
There's a toilet museum
The Sulabh International Museum of Toulets in New Delhi, India features a rare collection of objects detailing the historic evolution of toilets.
Originally designed to be used as wallpaper for homes. It ended up being POP-ular for something that can help us de-stress faster!
May keep you healthy. This is because the metal ions in brass and copper are actually toxic to mold, viruses and other living things. Brass doorknobs will typically disinfect themselves in about eight hours.
Baking soda + Vinagar
Wowsie! We consider these as natural power ingredients to clean and disinfect homes.
Shut the fridge door
Did you know every time you open the refrigerator, up to 30% of the cold air inside escapes? To save energy, think about what you need from the fridge and freezer before you open it.
Approx. 75% of electricity used to power home electronics is consumed while the products are actually turned off. Leaving a computer on all day can cost about AED 280 a year in wasted energy. Unplug those are not in use.
Ever wonder where the term “air conditioning” came from? In 1906, a North Carolina textile manufacturer coined the phrase in describing how the cooling technology improved the quality and condition of the cloth made in his plant.
A Stone Hammer?
The use of simple hammers dates to around 3.3 million years ago, discovered a very large deposit of various shaped stones including those used to strike wood, bone, or other stones to break them apart and shape them. Cool right ?
What a Vase
Though it might seem like the least impressive prize, this vase – the trophy known as the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup – is a superb feat of craftsmanship. A model of a famous 2nd Century AD Roman vase, known as the Warwick vase.
Pick-up-sticks, also called jackstraws, played by both children and adults, with thin wooden sticks or with straws or matches. In the early 18th century sticks were made of ivory or bone; later they were made of wood or plastic.
Axe throwing leagues and clubs has been tied to the 2006 formation of the Backyard Axe Throwing League, As of 2020, there are hundreds of axe throwing venues across Canada, USA, Australia, Europe and Thailand. The sessions last around 1-2 hours.
Nuts & Bolts
A bolt may seem like a very simple item that holds things together. But dig a bit deeper and you’ll realise there’s more behind seemingly insignificant bolt and screws. Without them, all our gadgets and machines would fall to pieces.
Evolution of Washing
As technological, scientific, old methods of washing, were almost completely supplanted by revolutionary implements, soaps, and washing powders. This led to the first electric-powered washing machine in 1908 and the first automatic washing machines in 1951.
Floor mats. Who thought of those? In reality, the earliest portable floor coverings were made as far back as 25,000 years ago in Paleolithic times.
In 1950, Canadian inventors Harry Wasylyk and Larry Hansen invented the garbage bag. Wasylyk created the bag in his kitchen, made out of stretchy, waterproof polyethylene.
No one knows how old spirit levels really are. However, it is known that the Romans used water filled tanks as primitive spirit levels when building their famous aqueducts. Learn more about the history of spirit levels here.
Manage Your Electrical!
For a professional cable organisation in e.g. office and system houses cable management systems, floors and ceilings to make more organized, neat and easy to fix when somethings shortage or problem. Easy fix right?