DEPARTMENTS
Apparel
Appliances
Bar
BBQ & Grill
Bike
Car
Children
Computers/telecom
Culture
DVD/Video
Edibles
Environment
Flashlights/torches
Footwear
Garden
Home
Internet
Inventions A-Z
Kitchen
Kitchen furniture
Leisure
Links
Meta
Misc.
Motor cycles
Outdoors
Pets
Personal care
Photography
Readers Choice
Safety and security
Services
Smart Stuff aStore
Solar power
Sound & Music
Swedish
Third World
Travel
Tools
Video
Water
Work
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Tell a friend about us:




. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

TIPS AND TRICKS
Apparel
Bar/Drinks
Bike
Car/Driving
Computers
Culture/Learning
Gardening
Home
Internet
Kitchen/Cooking
Outdoors
Pets
Travel
Work/Business
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2014 ARCHIVE
January 14
February 14
March 14
April 14
May 14
June 14
July 14
August 14
September 14
October 14
November 14
December 14
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2013 ARCHIVE
January 13
February 13
March 13
April 13
May 13
June 13
July 13
August 13
September 13
October 13
November 13
December 13
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2012 ARCHIVE
January 12
February 12
March 12
April 12
May 12
June 12
July 12
August 12
September 12
October 12
November 12
December 12
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2011 ARCHIVE
January 11
February 11
March 11
April 11
May 11
June 11
July 11
August 11
September 11
October 11
November 11
December 11
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2010 ARCHIVE
January 10
February 10
March 10
April 10
May 10
June 10
July 10
August 10
September 10
October 10
November 10
December 10
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2009 ARCHIVE
January 09
February 09
March 09
April 09
May 09
June 09
July 09
August 09
September 09
October 09
November 09
December 09
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2008 ARCHIVE
January 08
February 08
March 08
April 08
May 08
June 08
July 08
August 08
September 08
October 08
November 08
December 08
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2007 ARCHIVE
January 07
February 07
March 07
April 07
May 07
June 07
July 07
August 07
September 07
October 07
November 07
December 07
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2006 ARCHIVE
January 06
February 06
March 06
April 06
May 06
June 06
July 06
August 06
September 06
October 06
November 06
December 06
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2005 ARCHIVE
January 05
February 05
March 05
April 05
May 05
June 05
July 05
August 05
September 05
October 05
November 05
December 05
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

All the smart gadgets, inventions and ideas on the Smart Stuff News RSS feed from Feedburner in English
Feed via Feedburner

What are feeds?
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Made on a Mac
SMART STUFF #11, VOLUME 4. NOVEMBER 2008 |..1..2..3


Holder for clothes hangers on a clothesline

Holder for clothes hangers on a clothesline.
This tip comes from Smart Stuff subscriber
Björn O. He found this clever hanger on British Manufactum web store. What it is? Well, it's a smart holder/hanger for when you want to use an ordinary clothesline to dry your shirts or sweaters or whatever. What often happens when you do this, is that all the shirts tend to slide down to the lowest part of the clothesline, i.e. the middle. This clothes hanger holder sticks to the clothesline and the hangers stay put. It's GBP 6:50 (approx. USD 9:70) for five pcs. Thanks, Björn, for the tip!

13 November 2008





Fold-out ironing board and ironing stuff in own cabinet.
Ironing board, iron and ironing stuff has a tendency to lie around and be in the way. Or at least to lie around and look like clutter. We have been thinking of a dedicated ironing cabinet like this for some time, but it was not until the other week we stumbled upon this solution from Nimoverken. A decent wall mounted cabinet with a fold-out ironing board and room for everything you might need go get the job done. And afterwards it all goes away into the cabinet. Goodie.

12 November 2008







Actileg - motionsapparat för handikappade

Exercise machine for the disabled.
Disabled people rarely get enough exercise. This is of course for the obvious reasons, but also because care staff often don't have the time to help them with more than the bare essentials like food, hygiene and medication. People confined to wheelchairs, for example, often don't get to exercise their legs enough which in time can lead to atrophy or cardiovascular problems. If one could help them move their legs, their situation would improve greatly. This new Swedish exercise machine, the Actileg invented by
Sten Bodin, is one way of achieving this. The Actileg basically consists of two sets of pedals with a set of gears in between that lets both patient and care giver pedal in the same direction. It looks a bit like two opposed recumbent bikes. Either person can set the pace, but if the patient doesn't have the strength he or she can just follow the pedals along. Even such a half-passive movement can improve circulation and help avoid future trouble. The Actileg has patents pending and Sten Bodin is presently looking for interested manufacturers for his invention.

7 November 2008



THIS MONTH HAS MORE PAGES |..1..2..3

DEPARTMENTS | APPAREL | APPLIANCES | BAR | BBQ | BICYCLE | CAR | CHILDREN | COMPUTERS/TELECOM | CULTURE | DVD | EDIBLES | ENVIRONMENT | FLASHLIGHTS/TORCHES | FOOTWEAR | GARDEN | HOME | INTERNET | INVENTIONS A-Z | KITCHEN | KITCHEN FURNITURE | LEISURE | LINKS | META | MISC. | MOTOR CYCLES | OUTDOORS | PETS | PERSONAL CARE | PHOTOGRAPHY | READER'S CHOICE | SAFETY AND SECURITY | SERVICES | SMART STUFF aSTORE | SOLAR POWER | SOUND AND MUSIC | SWEDISH | THIRD WORLD | TRAVEL | TOOLS | VIDEO | WATER | WORK

TIPS AND TRICKS | APPAREL | BAR AND DRINKS | BICYCLE | CAR AND DRIVING | COMPUTERS | CULTURE AND LEARNING | GARDENING | HOME | INTERNET | KITCHEN AND COOKING | OUTDOORS | PETS | TRAVEL | WORK AND BUSINESS


Did you find the information on this site useful?
Please consider making a donation.

If the information on our site has been entertaining and/or helpful to you, please consider leaving a donation. This will help us in our efforts to find and publish more smart stuff and to improve the site and its contents. By clicking the button below, you will be able to make a donation using PayPal, Visa or MasterCard. Any amount will be helpful and much appreciated. Thank you.


HARD TO FIND WHAT YOU WANT? TRY SEARCH!




GENERAL FAIR USE NOTICE. These pages may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Smart Stuff is making this material available in an effort to advance the understanding of the workings, impact and direction of various global and national issues. We believe that this constitutes a "fair use" of the copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Law. If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond "fair use", you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. The products, tips, tricks and ideas published on this website have not all been tried and tested by us, and you're using them entirely at your own risk. By reading these pages and using the Smart Stuff website you agree not to hold Smart Stuff HB or any of its publishers, shareholders, principals or emplyees responsible for any loss, injury or discomfort resulting from reading or using any of the products, tips, tricks and ideas published on this site. Although we work very hard to provide you with the most current and accurate information on our the siite, we can not and do not warrant that everything you see on this site is up-to-date, error-free or complete. While we may periodically add, modify or delete any of the information on the site, we do not make any commitment or assume any obligation or duty to do so, and you should assume that the information is current and up-to-date only as of the date it is posted to the site. Neither we nor any of the people involved in production of the site will be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential or punitive damages. © 2005-2014 Smart Stuff HB. Smartstuff.se has a Swedish publishing license and subsequent constitutional protection under the Freedom of Speech Act (Yttrandefrihetsgrundlagen) Chapter 1. 9 §. Provider, Senior Editor and Art Director: Marie-Louise Hedman. Published by Smart Stuff HB. Version 2.3.






WABC New York on Smart Stuff






This website is worth

What is your website worth?