Saturday, January 28, 2012

Magic Ultrasonic Cleaner - Perfect for April Fools Day

In the tradition of the wooden iPad, check out this hilarious Ultrasonic Cleaners Sonic Cordless Jewelry Ring Watch Cleaner


Saw one of these advertised on an online buying site and thought I would give it a go to clean some old watches etc



Delivery arrived promptly and well packaged.

Popped in an old coin to try it out and it buzzed away reassuringly for .. 5 mins .. 15 mins .. but nothing. So I opened it up.



Inside was a little DC electric motor and a counterweight.


That's right, not a single transistor or anything vaguely electronic. It's a joke, right?


Well interestingly, I did manage to get a refund (okay, a store credit) from the site and I wrote a product review which, unsurprisingly, they never published.

What is a little disturbing is that they know the product is a total rip-off yet still continue to sell it four months after I returned the item.



Check it out. Here's the link:
http://www.topbuy.com.au/tbcart/pc/Ultrasonic-Cleaners-Sonic-Cordless-Jewelry-Ring-Watch-Cleaner-p95555.htm

More hilarious fake products:

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The Grey - Liam Neeson - Icon Films


In "The Grey," Liam Neeson leads an unruly group of oil-rig roughnecks when their plane crashes into the remote Alaskan wilderness. Battling mortal injuries and merciless weather, the survivors have only a few days to escape the icy elements and a vicious pack of rogue wolves on the hunt before their time runs out.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin



Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin combines an exciting mixture of top international designers and young ambitious new talent.

As title sponsor of the event, Mercedes-Benz is very pleased to support this unique event for creative interaction in the German capital city for the tenth time. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin will take place from January 18-21, 2012.

For more information about Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin please visit the official website of the host IMG: http://www.mercedes-benzfashionweekberlin.com/

IWC Schaffhausen 2012 Pilot's Watches


IWC Schaffhausen gets off to a powerful start in 2012: the year of the Pilot's Watch. With five new models, the TOP GUN collection establishes itself as an independent formation within the IWC Pilot's Watch family. The year's high-flyer is the TOP GUN Miramar: a tribute to the place in California where the myth of the elite pilots was born. And two Pilot's Watches featuring many of fine watch-making's greatest achievements prepare for take off: the Big Pilot's Watch Perpetual Calendar TOP GUN and the Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month.

IWC Schaffhausen relaunches its Pilot's Watch family at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) 2012 in Geneva. Amidst an authentic setting inspired by the style of an aircraft carrier, IWC's Friends of the Brand and many other high-caliber guests from all over the world gather at the IWC booth on 17th January 2012 to celebrate the new Pilot's Watch collection, before joining IWC to an exclusive gala event in the evening.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Meryl Streep won with Jaeger-LeCoultre for Golden Globes Award

Los Angeles, 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Meryl Streep, winner of the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama award for « The Iron Lady » at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards, chose to wear a Jaeger-LeCoultre 101 Etrier for her appearance on the Red Carpet during this exceptional evening.

Meryl Streep won the Golden Globes Award for the leading role in the movie « The Iron Lady », devoted to Margaret Thatcher. In the movie, she wears a vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso in yellow gold, part of Jaeger-LeCoultre Heritage Gallery
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