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  • May 22, 2015
    The Mewgaroo Hoodie (~$50) is a hoodie with a giant pouch on the front for a kitty to curl up in. Also works for small dogs. The pouch has a removeable, washable liner so it doesn't get all funky in there. Plus the hood has little ears and the cuffs have paw pads on them so ... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2015
    This is the $60 Captain America Shield Backpack available from ThinkGeek. It looks like Captain America's Shield, has a padded laptop/tablet pocket, and a hard plastic exterior. Speaking of backpacks -- is it still cool to only wear your backpack on one shoulder? Because w... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2015
    This is the felt R2-D2 purse made and sold by Etsy shop krukrustudio ($185). It measures 17-inches (~43-cm) tall and 7.5-inches (~19-cm) in diameter and is even lined with what appear to be blueprints from the Death Star. I felt(!) like that was a nice touch. Remember when ... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2015
    Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, best known for playing Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane in HBO's Game of Thrones adaptation, just broke a 1,000-year old Viking strength record by carrying a 640 kg (~1410 pound) log across his back for five steps. According to Viking legend, the previou... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2014
    This is a video of German waiter Oliver Struempfel carrying 27 one-liter mugs 40-meters to clench the world record for beer carrying. Impressive, but I once rolled a keg into a friend's house SINGLE-HANDED. Well, I used both hands, but I did it all by myself. That was a grea... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2014
    This is the Beer Briefcase available from Perpetual Kid ($45, although you could make your own out of any briefcase and some foam padding). It holds six beers. It doesn't cool them or anything, it just keeps them well protected. Although if you show up at my place with this ... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2014
    This is the plush octopus backpack made by Tumblr-er Jennifer Mones. I'm not sure how it was made, but presumably out of an existing octopus plush toy. I made a Cabbage Patch backpack like that once. Well, it wasn't so much a backpack as one of my little sister's Cabbage Pa... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2014
    Raise your hand if you've shit yourself in the past month. I have not (although if I had said two months it would be different). I've had lots of SCARES (mostly farts that turned evil at the end), but no real accidents. Enter UrbanUndercover (currently a nearly-funded Kickst... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2013
    These are the line of Nintendo cartridge flasks that Matt Cornell of Ink Whiskey LLC designed. They're currently a Kickstarter project but have already met their funding goal so paying up will guarantee a flask when they ship around March of next year. $15 will get you a Drun... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2013
    This is the officially licensed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle shell backpack available for $55 preorder from the Big Bad Toy Store. It seems to be a new and improved version from the same manufacturer that used to make this one. The bag even comes with the nunchucks and sai see... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2013
    It's your wedding day and you want to make it special, so what do you do? What anybody else who's too deep into Harry Potter would -- hire a falconer to have a trained barn owl fly your rings down the aisle tied to its feet. The only problem? HEDWIG AIN'T F***IN' HAVING IT. ... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2013
    This is a $30 iPad case available at Firebox that looks like the Grays Sports Almanac from Back To The Future II. It also looks like a great way to get your iPad stolen for the case alone. I don't even own an iPad and I want that case. I'm not sure what I'd put in it though ... / Continue →
  • May 28, 2013
    This is a video from Smarter Every Day showing how you can get leafcutter ants to carry little signs for you by peeing on them. The urine, which contains salt, make the little bits of paper desirable for the ants to drag back to their colony and use to grow their fungal food. ... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2013
    This is the Clip Bag from designer Peter Bristol. It looks like one of those black binders that you always pinch on the side of your finger to prove how tough you are to yourself. Oh yeah, 15-seconds, I'm a f***ing gladiator. Peter says the bags are currently not being manuf... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2013
    Seen here as an exercise in awkward product shots, this is a soon-to-be released Dreamcast controller backpack from Sega's new brand SegaKawaii (literally 'Sega cute/adorable'). Now listen: Power Stone and Power Stone 2 were two of the best fighting games ever made and if anyb... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2013
    Pocketbands are rubber bracelets with a small hidden pocket on the inside for storing money, keys, and drugs. They're currently a Kickstarter campaign created by Devin Eisner but have already been funded and the bracelets will go into production this month. Granted they're no ... / Continue →
  • March 20, 2013
    UD Replicas, who have made a name for themselves creating motorcycle leathers that look like superhero costumes (plus storm troopers), is now taking pre-orders for this $300 Batman backpack to go along with their matching Batman outfit. Sure you could buy it without already ow... / Continue →
  • December 21, 2012
    This is the latest video from DARPA, featuring a voice controlled LS3 (Legged Squad Support System), the grandson of BigDog. It takes voice commands now. Things like, "Power on" and "ATTACK!" Eventually, it will stop listening. And that day, my friends, will be a Tuesday. ... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2012
    This is the $105 Beer Hunter Jacket from skateboarding company Enjoi. It has insulated pockets to keep your beers cold and you warm. Plan on downing a forty? It has a pocket for one. Planning on downing a bunch of wine coolers? *smack* HAVE SOME SELF RESPECT, MAN. I'm jo... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2012
    This is Hop, a suitcase that communicates with your smartphone and follows you through the airport. It doesn't hop though, that was just a poor name choice. Also, I'm not sure how I feel about a suitcase with a bunch of electronics inside that make the whole thing look like a... / Continue →