Have you ever stapled anything only to pierce your finger on the misshapen staple? Perhaps you've experienced a staple snagging a favorite shirt. Or maybe you're frustrated with having to fix a jammed stapler or having to refill it. It's time to consider purchasing a stapleless stapler like the Kokuyo Harinacs Japanese Stapleless Stapler. This gadget [...]

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When I need to remind myself to do something that's not part of my normal routine, I leave a note on the front door.  I don't like taping things to the freshly painted door, and tiny little sticky notes can be overlooked or fall off during the night.  I usually write my reminder or to-do [...]

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If you've been wanting to start a journal, but need a little inspiration to get started, check out this new vintage style Standard Memorandum notebook from Word. Styled after the pocket journals from 100 years ago, The Standard Memorandum provides dated pages for 1 year. Each page offers 3 lines per day, with 7 days [...]

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This is a Kickstarter project.  NOTEBLOX look like typical bound notebooks, but they have a difference: magnets are buried in the bindings.  These magnets can be used for a variety of purposes, like simply holding the notebooks together in a neat block or holding a pen or stylus to the front cover.  Magnets in the [...]

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Wrapping presents is one of those jobs I don't enjoy.  And as bad as my wrapping skills are, it's an added pain in my house because I can never find where the kids have left the tape. Worry no longer, one of those "Why didn't I think of that?" gadgets is at hand.  The Scissortape [...]

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Notepods are notepads that look like that ubiquitous smartphone.  The Notepods are from the Jacky Winter Group and Inventive Labs, two companies based in Melbourne, Australia. You get 3 60 X 110 MM 100-page Notepods for $17.95 USD.  The front looks like the iPhone, with a white area for notes.  The back of the page [...]

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