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As the liquid cools, detailed graphics reveal how the earth looks from space at different stages of the day
Wake the whole world up with you
Made of quality ceramic
Not dishwasher safe
With the use of heat sensitive technology and detailed satellite imagery, you can watch the world turn from night to day while having your morning brew. Simply add hot liquid to activate the transformation (coffee's your best bet if you're looking to shake off your own sleep as you wake up the world.) When the hot drink warms the mug, the world map slowly brightens into view, revealing accurate topography and a real-life representation of what the earth looks like from outer space. As the liquid cools, darkness descends again and the map slowly fades out, uncovering pin-pricks of light where the world's major cities are. As geography lessons go, this is way more fun than any we remember - and you get a refreshing cuppa to boot.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I teach school. This is a wonderful mug for my coffee.
When the mug is cool, the world is dark. There are little pockets of yellow lights that show the large populated areas world wide along with their electricity consumption.
When the mug us warm, it shows the world as a topigraphical map.
The heating an cooling ability of the outer surface of the mug is wonderful.
Side note~ I have started waiting for just a little of the night sky to reappear to my mug. That is when the coffee is the perfect temperature to drink!
This is an awesome mug, I love the fade from dark to light, BUT after relatively light usage, the maps start to peel off the mug. it's an expensive mug, so this shouldn't happen yet.
It's a nice looking mug overall, but the printing seems to be a little poor. The "lights" when the mug is in the "default" setting (night) definitely aren't as defined as I'd like them to be. I also haven't tested the heat changing part of it, as it is a gift, so I can't say much for that.
ALSO: Be aware that the mug is NOT microwave or dishwasher-safe! I was a little disappointed to read about it on the box, but it is understandable given the heat-changing nature of it. It makes sense, so I got over that pretty quickly. It's not hard to handwash a mug anyway.
But, overall, I'd say I'm pretty happy with my purchase. Shipping was extremely fast! Perfect gift for a friend - especially one who likes to travel! :)
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