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  • July 1, 2015
    The Shelfpack is a $350 suitcase with integrated shelves inside that pull out so you never really have to unpack on vacation. You just pack your clothes on the various shelves at home, zip up the bag, then when you get wherever you're going you pull the shelves out, and, prest... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2015
    Literally. Because now it looks Pikachu painted a shitty picture of himself. The coverup-that-really-isn't-a-coverup was inked by lindsaybugbaker of Night Owl Tattoo in Northhampton, Massachusetts. I flipped through her portfolio on Instagram, and she's clearly got the skill... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2015
    This is a short video of a clever octopus carrying a coconut that it can hide in should it ever feel threatened (previously: this much longer video from 2009 that shows an octopus fully enclosing itself in a coconut). Pretty clever, octopuses. But do you know what I would wan... / Continue →
  • June 1, 2015
    The Swineapple is the brainchild of culinary genius Joshua Bush and consists of a hollowed out pineapple stuffed with boneless pork ribs. I suppose you could use any kind of meat, but pork and pineapple go together like peanut butter and jelly except way less likely for me to ... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2015
    This is the line of crystal Pokeballs with glowing Pokemon inside made and sold by Etsy store PokeMasterCrafter. They cost $70 apiece, and are currently available in Mew, Mewtwo, Scyther, Alakazam, Dragonite, Blastoise, Arcanine, Gengar and Eevee varieties. The Pokemon inside... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2015
    These are the custom Big Lebowski character nesting dolls handpainted by artist Andy Stattmiller. They are, from largest to smallest: Walter Sobchak (holding Donny's ashes and his ex wife's pomeranian), The Dude, Jesus, Maude, Mr. Lebowski, The Stranger, and the marmot (actual... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2015
    This is a video of ocean life photographer Timothy Ewing taking pictures of a red octopus while the octopus checks him out. Whenever Timothy starts to disappear behind the rock, the octopus's curiosity gets the best of it and it raises itself to see where he went. Octopuses r... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2015
    Just in time for Cinco de Mayo (pretend I posted this a couple days ago), come these pinata donkey themed floor rugs from Etsy seller SomeRabbits. They're made to order out of synthetic felt, cost $225, and aren't for actual foot traffic. They are made for DECORATION. So it'... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2015
    I spy something...brown. "Cat butthole." Yes! This is the Super Mario Bros Chain Chomp cat bed designed and built by CatastrophiCreations, who specialize in unique cat furniture. The bed was for sale on Etsy for $1,100 but has already sold, and they're not making any more. ... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    This is the Flow honey harvesting system. It consists of a box beehive with 3-D printed honeycombs inside that bees fill with honey, then cap off. Once the honeycombs are completed, a simple twist of a handle splits the honeycombs, creating a channel for the honey to flow thr... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2015
    A street artist going by the name Wanksy started spraypainting problematic potholes in Manchester, England with crude penises, and the majority were repaired within 48 hours, and even more within the week. That is how you GET THINGS DONE. Wanksy says the inspiration for his r... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2015
    This is a video of a hungry fox in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in Ukraine making itself a sandwich by stacking the slices of bread and sausage tossed to it by a news crew. For reference, my roommate still can't make a sandwich, or eat one without biting his own fingers. I wo... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2015
    These are the ceramic octopus (plus squid and jellyfish) planters made and sold by Cindy Searles for use with hanging air plants. They cost around $22 - $30 apiece and will make the perfect addition to my beach themed guest bathroom. I've already got the beach sunset wallpape... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2015
    These are a bunch of broken bone x-rays that have been repurposed as a lampshade. Presumably by a mad scientist or an evil doctor. Are those even human body parts? That one on the right looks like an animal paw. What kind of experiments was this mad scientist performing? A... / Continue →
  • March 27, 2015
    These are the Rainworks street art and games created in Seattle using stencils and water-repellant spray. For those of you who were unaware, Seattle is notorious for its rain. Here in Southern California? Not so much. Apparently we're supposed to run out of water in like a ... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2015
    This is the $85 Alice In Wonderland doorknob kit made and sold by Etsy seller propsculptor. It looks like the talking doorknob from the drink me/eat me scene in the movie. I always thought that doorknob was a jerk. And kinda dumb too. Like my roommate. Don't tell him I sai... / Continue →
  • March 13, 2015
    This is A Shout Within a Storm, an installation by artist Glenn Kaino featuring over 100 copper arrows all seeming to be headed towards the same point. That point being, more often than not, somebody making a face and getting their picture taken. I've had dreams of dying in a... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2015
    These are the wooden NES cartridge cutting boards (technically "Retro 8 bit Game Cartridge Cutting Boards" because copyright laws) made and sold by Dave Stencil of Etsy shop CuttingBoredom. They're available in walnut, cherry, maple and mahogany and come in a 9" x 10" version ... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2015
    Because nothing brings me greater joy than people on the internet asking "Slow news day?", this is a picture of some clever kid using an IKEA table to view his smartphone hands-free. Not bad. At least until you fall asleep and wake up and break that table with your face. You... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2015
    The World's First Plantable Coffee Cup is a Kickstarter campaign to produce biodegradable single-use coffee cups with seeds embedded in them that will grow when planted. Granted they're not actually the FIRST plantable coffee cups, because all coffee cups are plantable, they j... / Continue →