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  • July 31, 2015
    Marieitta Police in Georgia recently dressed like construction workers and posted up at a busy intersection to be able to see drivers up close and personal in an attempt to catch drivers using their phones. No word how many people they caught masturbating to Geekologie. Whic... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2015
    This is Taco Belle, a Beauty and the Beast inspired gown created by fashion designer Olivia Mears (aka Avant-Geek). It has several giant felt tacos on it and accents made from Taco Bell wrappers. I want to smell it. But not in a creepy way. "There is no non-creepy way to sm... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2015
    Remember that Loch Ness Monster ladle? Well now Nessie's mom has joined the party as a strainer. I am going to eat so much soup I only have to sit down to go to the bathroom twice a month! You can buy the strainer alone for $19, or as a set with the lil Nessie ladle for $34... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2015
    This is a series of high carbon (very strong) steel utility knives designed by Japanese Blacksmith Toru Yamashito to resemble five different species of whales. They cost around $50 apiece and are not balanced for throwing although that will absolutely not stop me from throwing... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2015
    These are the superhero bookends and floating bookshelves available from Israeli design studio Atori Design. They cost $25 apiece and make it look like Superman some generic caped superhero is saving your books from falling. Pretty clever. Me? I don't use any bookends becau... / Continue →
  • 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 →