(Worldkings.org) Xiaomi has yet to make a dent in the Western world, but back in China, it continues to expand its presence with smartphones and smart home products -- the latest of which being the Mi Robot Vacuum announced today.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – August 04 , 2018 - ZEROHOUR APEX: Titanium Tactical Pen with Tungsten Tip
(Worldkings.org) ZEROHOUR APEX is a tactical pen for extreme conditions, designed with indestructible materials, an out-of-this-world waterproof ink cartridge, and tungsten steel glass-breaking tip. Apex’s shredded for duty body puts some real muscle behind one of the smallest and strongest everyday carry tactical pens ever.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - August 04, 2018 - Retired British cavalry officer Philip Astley establishes his riding school with performances in London, precursor of the circus in 1768
(Worldkings.org) Philip Astley (8 January 1742 – 27 January 1814) was an English equestrian, circus owner, and inventor, regarded as being the "father of the modern circus". The circus industry, as a presenter of an integrated entertainment experience that includes music, domesticated animals, acrobats, and clowns, traces its heritage to Astley's Amphitheatre, a riding school that Astley founded in London following the success of his invention of the circus ring in 1768.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – August 03, 2018 - Xiaomi launches a smart Trash bin that opens automatically, seals waste bags
(Worldkings.org) Xiaomi has launched a new product under its crowdfunding platform. The product is a trash bin but just not any trash bin, a smart trash bin. Now, the bin won’t dispose of your trash for you automatically. Nope, this isn’t a robot but it can help users by performing some functions that ensure safer handling of waste.
(Worldkings.org) Seedballs Kenya is a joint collaboration between Chardust Ltd and Cookswell Jikos. Together they have researched and developed Seedballs. Chardust is involved with manufacture and Cookswell Jikos is involved with sales, marketing and distribution.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - August 03, 2018 - Traffic lights installed at Piccadilly Circus, London in 1926
(Worldkings.org) The first traffic signal was invented by J P Knight, a railway signalling engineer. It was installed outside the Houses of Parliament in 1868 and looked like any railway signal of the time, with waving semaphore arms and red-green lamps, operated by gas, for night use.
(Worldkings.org) This Laundry Stick can be used to clean your clothes easily and quickly. It has strong capability of stain removal and can maintain the clothes tenderly.It is battery powered (not included), the battery slot is on the bottom. This Kemei washing machine can be put in your bag which is portable and convenient. A good helper for housewife.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – August 02 , 2018 - Past meets present in striking Kozmophone turntable
(Worldkings.org) Though digital music accounts for much of our tuneful consumption these days, some physical formats – like vinyl – are enjoying something of a comeback at the moment. But you'll need more than a smartphone and a healthy mobile data allowance to enjoy them, amplifiers, speakers and turntables are generally a must. There are all-in-one systems too, like the Kozmophone, which looks to the past for inspiration and injects a distinctly retro design with some bang up to date technology.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - August 02, 2018 - Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) was adopted officially by Parliament in 1880
(Worldkings.org) A time zone is a region of the globe that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial, and social purposes. Time zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions because it is convenient for areas in close commercial or other communication to keep the same time.
(Worldkings.org) Remember the big ol' pulse rifle that Sigourney Weaver used to kill xenomorphs in the movie Aliens? Well, imagine if she'd been using an equally-nasty squirt gun instead. Chances are, it would have looked something like the water-bullet-shooting Spyra One.