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    30 Amazing Products That Look Straight From The Future

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    1. A holographic backpack to tote your necessities around with a touch of interstellar cool.

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    Promising Review: “This bag is super cute! It’s a little smaller than your average Jansport bookbag, but you're able to fill it with normal-sized notebooks and folders just fine. I love all the small secret pockets on the inside. They are a very nice touch.” —Marisya

    Get it from Amazon for $24.88 (available in two colors).

    2. A water-resistant digital watch with a blue display which'll look ready to pair with with your flying car.

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    The watch features a date and week display and alarm function.

    Promising Review: “My son really likes this watch. It fits him well and it has the background light, so you can see the time in the dark.” —Paul and Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    3. A fierce-ass pair of rimless sunglasses for upgrading your fashions to infinity and beyond.

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    Promising Review: “I love these polarized sunglasses. They are so trendy and very nice looking on. They don’t hurt my eyes when I wear them. They are very clear. And I love the gold metal sides. They are very pretty!” —Kay

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in four colors).

    4. A fly pair of running shoes so you can seem more ready for a moon walk than a morning run.

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    Promising Review: “I love these shoes! They are super sporty looking and comfy. Great for long term walking. I love that there’s no logo, so it doesn’t look fake or cheap. Only issue is the glue Kinda shows after a few times of use by the toe. Other than that, I love it." —Quay

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in women’s sizes 6-12 in 13 colors and men’s sizes 7-13 in 10 colors).

    5. A Voice Bridge box that'll let you make landline calls with your smartphone even when you aren't home.

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    The system connects with the Voice Bridge app to allow you to receive all incoming calls, and place outgoing landline calls from any place. You can also use your smartphone address book for outgoing calls placed from your device. And the Voice Bridge can be connected to as many as five devices at one time.

    Promising Review: "I have been using the Voice Bridge for a couple of weeks and it does everything it says it does. Incoming calls on my landline ring on my iPhone and iPad, so I never have to jump up to answer the phone. At home, I usually have my iPad with me so I can answer on that. When I am out, I usually have my iPhone, so I can answer my home phone on that. The cell phone signal is marginal inside my house, so I simply make calls on my land line from my iPad." —Bob

    Get it from Amazon for $92.99.

    6. A sleek ION Audio turntable to play all your favorite vinyl in the coolest way.

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    The turntable features built-in stereo speakers. It can connect to your computer with a USB cord to convert records into digital music files. An aux input also lets you convert audio from cassette players and other music devices. It also includes standard RCA outputs for optional home stereo connection and a headphone output.

    Promising Review: “I am really pleased by the tone that comes out of these tiny speakers. They are loud enough for my office, even on really cheap records. And the sound is amazing. I cant get over the range and the lack of hiss or pop noises!” —Charley

    Get it from Amazon for $74.09+ (available in two colors).

    7. An Osaka pour-over coffee station which may make you feel like you’re making coffee on a damn spaceship.

    Each station includes a borosilicate glass that is resistant to thermal shock. The glass carafe also won’t absorb any chemicals, residue, or odors from coffee-brewing.

    Promising Review: “The Mount Zao pour-over station has a hefty weight, beautiful design, and quality components. My previous stainless-steel filter let through a lot of sludge. This one does not. The glass is borosilicate, something I was looking for. I would definitely order this again if something happened to it.” —EchantedDreams

    Each station includes a borosilicate glass that is resistant to thermal shock. The glass carafe also won’t absorb any chemicals, residue, or odors from coffee-brewing.

    Promising Review: “The Mount Zao pour-over station has a hefty weight, beautiful design, and quality components. My previous stainless-steel filter let through a lot of sludge. This one does not. The glass is borosilicate, something I was looking for. I would definitely order this again if something happened to it.” —EchantedDreams

    8. A touch-sensor bedside lamp with a color-changing light so your room will be super cozy as your prepare to blast off to Dream Land.

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    The lamp has three levels of brightness and can be set to automatically cycle through several vibrant colors.

    Promising Review: “I bought this because it was low-profile and LED. My husband goes to sleep a couple of hours before I do, and our standard bedside lamp kept him awake. Because this is low-profile, it does not shine in his face. The three brightness choices are just bonuses. The dimmest setting provides more than enough light for me to move around the bedroom, letting our dogs in and out.” —Tinker

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    9. An Oliso Smart Iron that'll move you into the next ion of ironing with scorch guards that lift when you touch them and drop back down once you remove your hands from the iron.

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    It's def not self-ironing clothes. But, for now, it’s as close as we are going to get.

    Promising Review: “This iron is great! My arthritis would kick in after a short time of ironing with my old iron. But after using this iron for the first time, I was looking for something else to iron when I was done with my stack of clothes. Earlier in the week, I started ironing some fabric with the old iron I had before buying my Oliso one. I was unhappy with the results. However, once I used the Oliso iron on the same fabric, all the stubborn wrinkles disappeared with only one pass!” —MH3

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99 or Walmart for $91.03.

    Watch a full review of the Oliso Smart Iron by Ken’s Sewing Center on YouTube here.

    10. A touch-free lid trashcan that can automatically open and close, giving you all the Jetson vibes.

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    The trash can features motion sensor technology that reduces unintentional lid openings and prevents the lid from closing on your hand. It also includes an activated-carbon filter system to absorb odors. The trash can be powered by four D-size batteries or an iTouchless AC adapter.

    Promising Review: “This can has a great design and operates smoothly. I love the square shape. It fits perfectly next to my fridge and actually seems to hold more than my former round can. The bags tuck away neatly and the motion-activated door works smoothly. I love it so far! I was tired of buying expensive garbage cans just to have the foot pedal break a few months in. A hands-free can is much better!” —SuziR

    Get it from Amazon for $57.99+ (available in three styles) or Jet for $73.47 (available in two sizes).

    11. A Luna Play Plus facial brush, which'll help remove dirt and impurities from your skin while looking like a mini spaceship.

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    The silicone cleansing brush uses pulsations to clean and exfoliate your skin, removing dirt, oil, makeup residue, and dead skin cells. The technology can also assist in the removing blackheads and reducing the visibility of pores. It can also be used to firm and tighten skin areas. It is waterproof and features two cleansing zones. It is powered using one AAA battery, which will power it for as many as 400 uses. To use the Luna Play Plus, you just need to dampen your face and apply your cleanser. You can then power it up and move in it in circular motions for one minute.

    Promising Review: “This is very gentle. It's small enough to attack all the oily spots around your nose, between eyebrows, and other spots. I have very sensitive, dry skin, so I'm using this once a week only with a deep cleanser. If you have dry sensitive parts on your face, avoid those areas so it doesn't strip away the moisture and gets flaky. I bought the fuchsia one, and I'm loving the color. The size and case is perfect for traveling, as well." —Chie

    Get it from Amazon for $41.65 (available in 7 colors).

    12. A levitating Death Star bluetooth speaker for taking your house party to a galaxy far, far away.

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    The speaker provides 360-degree sound projection, spinning above its magnetic base as it plays your favorite tunes. It also offers five hours of continuous playback on one charge.

    Promising Review: “I added this to my Star Wars collection because it's a levitating Death Star after all, and the looks on my buddies' faces when they see it is worth every penny. The speaker is fine. And it’s pretty cool to power it up and let it stream my Star Wars playlist as it rotates away. Getting it to levitate can take some practice. But there's a plastic sleeve that helps guide it into place, and after a few tries you get the feel for it — and a steady hand and bit of patience definitely help. Overall, it’s a cool product that does what it says with a pretty impressive wow factor.” —World Traveler

    Get it from Amazon for $154.

    Watch a full review of the bluetooth speaker by Unbox Therapy on YouTube here.

    13. An electroplated flatware set to create a table setup that’ll be cosmic greatness.

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    The 12-piece set includes four forks, four spoons and four knives. The utensils should be hand-washed

    Promising Review: “I love these. They are eye-catching and they don't feel cheap. They have a good weight and feel in your hands. I'm always getting compliments!” —Boom

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $55.

    14. A Philips Wakeup Light clock that'll simulate the sunrise to gradually wake you up before your alarm goes off, basically transforming your room into a mini galaxy.

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    The clock features a colored sunrise simulation and 20 brightness settings, with the light gradually increasing between 20 to 40 minutes before your alarm time. It also induces an FM radio and a tap-to-snooze alarm clock.

    Promising Review: “I definitely love this clock! We've had ours for five months without problems. I'm able to set the time and alarm times via the touch buttons on the front, below the time. You can also use the upper buttons, but don't have to for everything. The only thing you have to use the upper buttons for, in relation to setting alarms, is to turn an alarm off or on. For us, this isn't a daily event since we usually get up at the same times so no big deal. We live in the gray Seattle area, and the sunshine this thing brings us makes it the best alarm we've owned!” —Mariam G

    Get it from Amazon for $129.95.

    15. A Dash PancakeBot pancake printer for creating some amazing pancake creations with the help of a robot chef.

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    The device prints pancakes by automatically dispensing batter directly onto a griddle. You simply load your pancake designs onto the machine with an SD card. You can also create your own designs with the included software. After choosing your design, you fill the dispenser bottle with your batter and watch your idea become an edible creation. The griddle features a non-stick coating and should be hand-washed. It’s also recommended you hand-wash the batter bottle.

    Promising Review: “I use the Pancake Bot as a tool in the classroom to teach design thinking. This is a great prototype tool! It is a novelty machine that is not designed to mass produce pancakes, but will print sweet designs.” —Fugu58

    Get it from Amazon for $297.76.

    16. A Rocketbook Wave smart notebook you can toss into the microwave to erase your pages and use your book again — making journaling pretty darn epic.

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    The microwave-to-erase notebook can be linked with the Rocketbook app so you can send your notes to Google Docs, Dropbox, or iCloud, or even email them. And it can be reused as many as five times.

    Promising Review: “This is the coolest notebook ever. And I even tried — and can use — a hair dryer to erase pages because I don't own a microwave! The pens are really the magic part. I love the blue pens that came with my book, so I ordered a Pilot Frixion pens set with more colors! I’ve also tried the Rocketbook Everlast, which allows you to wipe the pages clean rather than heat them up. But I prefer the Wave because the pages feel more like real paper.” —Emma James

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    17. A GrillEye bluetooth thermometer that'll monitor the grilling temperatures of your meat without you having to be parked beside a sweltering grill.

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    The thermometer lets users monitor grilling temperatures from up to a 300-foot distance. It features six probe ports to monitor up to six different temperature probes at the same time. It also has a dual temperature display, showing both the current and target temperature.

    Promising Review: “So far I’ve used this on 30 lbs. of bacon, 9 lbs. of pastrami, and 15 lbs. of pulled pork, with temp readings accurate. I am a bit paranoid, so temps were confirmed with an instant read thermometer. The cable length is nice, I’m currently running an electric smoker, keg grill, and kettle grill at the same time. So the six probes are my friend. The temp alarm feature is awesome, so I can sleep through the longer smokes without getting up every couple of hours to check temps.” —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $68.82.

    18. An Ember temperature control mug which'll serve as your hand-held assistant by letting you keep your coffee or tea warmed up to your preset perfect temperature.

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    You can use the Ember app to remotely change the temperature of the mug, name your mug, create temperature presets, and choose notification preferences. It also features a push-to-open, leak-proof lid and charging coaster.

    Promising Review: "If you like coffee and like it to stay hot, this is the coolest, most easy-to-use travel mug. It has a really cool app to view and control the mug's settings, including an Apple Watch app. I love coffee, and it always goes cold in a regular cup. So this is the best invention this year for me. I have both the travel mug and ceramic cup versions!" —Dave

    Get it from Best Buy for $149.99.

    19. A lightweight Yuneec electric skateboard to take you anywhere you need to go. #NoPushingRequired

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    The longboard is designed with a kicktail shape, to ensure you have more control and better steering. It also features variable speed control up to 12.5mph and two riding modes. It has a range of up to 18 miles on one charge and a positive braking system.

    Promising Review: “I’ve been using this for a month now and the board is just perfect! It may not be very, very fast. But it's more than enough for my needs. I use this going to and from work. And, so far, I have had no issues whatsoever. The range is excellent. My charge lasts the whole work week, with a daily travel distance of roughly 10 miles to and from work.” —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $328.96+ (available in three colors) or Best Buy for $499.99.

    Watch a full review of the Yuneec electric skateboard by The Verge on YouTube here.

    20. An Instant Pot multi-use cooker that'll combine all your must-have kitchen appliances into one dope cooker.

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    The Instant Pot can be used as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker, and warmer. Read a detailed review of the Instant Pot here.

    Promising Review: “This pot saved my life. I love beans and they cook so quickly now. My lentils are cooked so evenly. It saves me so much time and my food tastes so much better.” —Raj Dayal

    Get it from Amazon for $69.69+ (available in four sizes).

    21. A cool-mist humidifier — with an awesome night light feature — so you can add moisture to the air while filling your room with a peaceful glow.

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    The diffuser also features an auto shut-off option, so you don’t have to worry about it running once the water gets too low.

    Promising Review: “This humidifier is wonderful. I sleep better and when I wake up my nose is no longer dried out and my headaches have gone away. It really adds moisture to the air.” —April E. Dublin

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    22. A Petcube Bites camera to help you keep close watch over your favorite pups and give them treats, even if you're miles away.

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    The camera features 1080p HD video, 138-degree wide-angle views and a night-vision camera. It can hold up to a 2 lbs. container of treats, which you can fling to your pet remotely. It also features two-way audio, and works with Amazon Alexa so you can fling treats to your dog using voice commands.

    Promising Review: “The Petcube Bites is easy to install and set up using the user-friendly Petcube app. The packaging is absolutely beautiful and has a handle making it very easy to carry. We started enjoying our Petcube right away, and we are so happy with our purchase. The built-in motion and sound detection functionality is great. We are so excited now that we are able to connect with our puppy during the working day! It’s highly recommended for any pet parent.” —Vincent

    Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $179.99 (available in three colors).

    23. An AquaSprouts Garden which looks like it could be the future of food harvesting — at least on a very tiny scale.

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    The self-sustaining garden fits any standard 10-gallon aquarium, with the fish fertilizing the plants and the plants helping clean the tank's water. The garden includes adjustable drain extenders and a removable light bar. The garden can be used to grow herbs, veggies, and even decorative plants.

    Promising Review: “As a second grade teacher I can honestly say this product has been life-changing for my students. If you teach STEM and want to try alternative gardening, this is the product for you. My class started our grow bed in January 2017 and as of April 2017. we now have a thriving garden. There are so many ways you can tie standards into this system and you can incorporate writing across the curriculum. We love our tank and the support we receive from AquaSprouts!” —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $160.27.

    24. An iRobot Braava robot mop you can count on to keep your floors looking like perfection.

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    It’s recommended you use mild solutions or just tap water with the mop. The mop tracks its path around your home using the included NorthStar Navigation Cube, which works like an indoor GPS to clean your floors. It features two mop modes — dry sweeping or damp mopping. And the mop’s Turbo-Charge Cradle recharges the Braava in just two hours. The mop comes with two reusable microfiber cleaning cloths – one dry sweeping cloth and one damp mopping cloth.

    Promising Review: “I absolutely love this product! I use it to clean up after 2-year-olds and two dogs. It does a thorough job. I had the older model for almost 10 years before it died. I truly love this product!” —Lisa J

    Get it from Amazon for $299+.

    Watch a full review of the iRobot Braava robot mop by Kim Hearts Organizing on YouTube here.

    25. A FlashForge Creator Pro 3D Printer to bring all your creative ideas and designs to life in plastic.

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    The printer is designed with a a sturdy metal and aviation-level aluminum plate with a thickness of 6.3mm. This will guarantee its surface is completely flat and will not warp during heating process. The camera also includes a full manufacturer's warranty that’s fulfilled by Flashforge and lifetime support provided by expert FlashForge technicians.

    Promising Review: “About five days ago, I received my printer and I got the printer up and running in 45 minutes. Since then I’ve had this thing running about 16 hours per day. It is very easy to use, and I haven't had any issues so far. The support from Mr. Chang has been great. I asked him some questions about maintenance and ventilation and he got back to me within a day or so. I've been completely OBSESSED with 3D printing since buying this printer. I'm a working mechanical engineer. So, for me, its a way to mess around with designs at home for fun. Its nice to be able to download models online and print them immediately, or model some ideas of my own and prototype them quick. This printer is easy enough for the average, non-technical person to use. If you can handle Microsoft Word or Photoshop on a computer, you can handle this printer. The software they provide, FlashPrint, is very intuitive and the default settings tend to work great. The UI on the printer is also very simple. There are millions of models online that you can find to meet your application, so you don't need to learn 3D modeling. This is true for any printer, but just pointing it out.” —Mixmasta

    Get it from Amazon for $799.

    Watch a full review of the FlashForge Creator Pro 3D Printer by Gadget Addict on YouTube here.

    26. A HAPIfork for tracking and monitoring eating habits and keeping you from eating too quickly.

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    The HAPIfork will tell you how long it took you to eat your meal, the number of fork servings you took per minute, and the intervals taken per minute — with all this information being uploaded to your online dashboard at HAPI.com and the HAPIfork app. It will also light up and vibrate during a meal if it senses you are eating too quickly.

    Promising Review: “I bought eight of these to use when I have dinner parties. They have slowed meals down so that people actually talk to each other.” —Robert P Daino

    Get it from Amazon for $62.73.

    27. A touch-screen electric air fryer so you can enjoy the tasty goodness of your favorite fried foods without the added calories from oil.

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    The fryer features touch-screen accessibility to manually program cooking time, or select from one of seven built-in smart programs. It also includes a button guard to prevent accidental detachment of the basket. And it has a 30-minute timer with an automatic standby feature that switches the fryer into standby mode upon completion.

    Promising Review: “This fryer is very easy to use. The texture of some foods may be different from what you are familiar with when frying with oil. But if you are creative, you can make up for that. Cleanup is a breeze. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to reduce the amount of fat in their diet!” —R. Branson

    Get it from Amazon for $89.38 (available in two sizes).

    28. A bluetooth-enabled sous vide which'll circulate water to evenly cook bagged meat, fish, poultry, and other foods, while allowing you to control the device from your smartphone.

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    To use the device, attach the cooker to any pot, add water, drop in your ingredients in a sealed bag or glass jar, and then press start. The sous vide features a simple interface to set the time and temperature manually. Or you can use the Anova Culinary app to find your cook settings and start, stop, and monitor your cooking from your mobile device.

    Promising Review: "This thing has really opened up a whole new dimension to home cooking. This sous vide cooker will hook up to an app on your phone via bluetooth. That app will let you select a recipe and then automatically set your Anova to the correct cooking temperature and time. It's a very convenient feature! We have made some legit steakhouse-quality ribeyes with this thing. Just season your steak, add butter and herbs to the bag, along with the steak, let the Anova do the cooking for you, and then take out the steak and sear in a cast-iron or non-stick pan! It really was quite easy, and the flavor was unbelievable! Don't be intimidated by this thing. It is not difficult to use, and will only give you more options and convenience for cooking at home!" —Tha Ertman

    Get it from Amazon for $119.98.

    29. A motion-activated LumiLux toilet light for bringing a cosmic aura to your bathroom.

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    The toilet light features 16 LED colors and a built-in motion sensor that detects body heat to automatically illuminate the room when you enter and shut off when you leave. It also has five different brightness levels.

    Promising Review: "This is the best toilet light you can buy! The motion sensor works great, unlike the other ones I have purchased in the past. The sensor on this one sticks out, making it work better if you put it on the side of the toilet. And it is very easy to set the color you want!" —Salbooch

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    30. And a Jawbone UP Move tracker you can strap onto your wrist to get details on how many hours you rest and the quality of your sleep.

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    The Jawbone UP Move can also be used to track steps, exercise, and calories burned with the Up app.

    
Promising Review: “I bought this because I really wanted to try out a wearable fitness tracker thing without spending hundreds. This fits my needs, so far. I can track food, calories, workouts, and sleep. It doesn’t have as many features as more expensive trackers, but it's perfect for starting out on a new fitness journey.” —Jo Fogarty

    Get it from Amazon for $9.89+ (available in four colors).

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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