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  • May 24, 2016
    This is the 150-million year old (how? the earth isn't even that old!) Stegosaurus skeleton going up for auction this weekend. The skeleton is 5.7-meters (~16-feet) in length and over 90% complete. Bidding starts around $1.3-million but the bones are expected to fetch a price... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2016
    This is a Disney collectible Darth Vader helmet that's been covered in python skin by the folks at ELEMNT. They only made this one though and it's the only one they're going to make so if you want it you better rush over there and have a credit card with at least $3,000 availa... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2016
    Seen here being modeled by a man who from now on we will only refer to as Dapper Dan, this is the 737 Cowling Chair constructed by Fallen Furniture. Although I guess Boeing could take some credit as well, considering it was one of their engines to begin with. Fallen Furniture ... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2016
    This is Vividus, a luxury bed that costs £100,000 (~$145,000). For reference, you can buy a newly constructed house down the street from my parents in Alabama for less. Granite countertops. The beds are made by Swedish company Hästens and take over 320 man-hours to construct... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2016
    This is the Aurum Carbon Fibre Trolley available from Lamborghini. It costs $12,210. For reference, that is about $12,110 too much to spend on a piece of luggage that doesn't even give free handjobs. If a piece of luggage costs $12,000 it better have wings and you better be ... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2016
    This is the $350 Giant Inflatable Pink Flamingo available soon from Perpetual Kid. I thought it was an April Fool's joke at first but it is not, it is a real product coming soon. They already have a giant 7-foot inflatable duckie for sale as well because apparently some peopl... / Continue →
  • March 23, 2016
    This is the Champagne Gun, a $550 gun shaped champagne bottle holder that can be used to spray people Super Soaker style. You can't actually pump it or anything though. You actually have to remove the cork from a champagne bottle, mount the bottle in the gun, cover the hole o... / Continue →
  • March 23, 2016
    This is the 'Tree In The House' conceptual home rendered by the folks at A. Masow Architects. It consists of a four-story cylindrical glass house built around a tree. No word what happens when the tree outgrows the home, but my guess is some expensive roof repairs. Or, if yo... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2016
    Because a lot of times you can't fulfill your childhood dreams until much later in life, this is an apartment in Kharkiv, Ukraine that the owners had a winding slide installed in. A great idea. So great I just installed a slide in my own apartment. Unfortunately, I had to re... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2016
    Trying to figure out what the first check you're going to write with that $105,000 fountain pen is going to be? WELL LOOK NO FURTHER, because here's the $5.5 million Triton 6600/2 personal submarine. It's allegedly "the world's deepest diving acrylic hulled submarine." Is th... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2016
    Because some people have so much money they can spend more on a writing pen than most people make in a year, this is the $105,000 Richard Mille RMS05 Fountain Pen. I bet it doesn't even give good handjobs. According to Richard Mille, it took the Swiss watchmaking company fo... / Continue →
  • February 23, 2016
    Because some people have money to burn and should contact me about how to burn more of that money and fulfill one blogger's dreams simultaneously, this is the $19,000 Megastar Class Home Planetarium created by "Japan's most famous planetarium designer" Takayuki Ohira. Man, I w... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2016
    This is the Tesla Model S electric car for kids created by Telsa and Radio Flyer. The cars go on sale May 16th, have working headlights, use the same fast-charging lithium-ion battery technology as full size Teslas, and can reach a max speed of 6 MPH. Did I mention they cost ... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2016
    These are the West Village Corrugated Cans available for sale from Anthropologie. They're little (~20" x 15") rusted Oscar the Grouch trash cans that cost $148 (currently on sale for the low, low price of $99). For reference, I have never paid more than $8 for a trash can tha... / Continue →
  • January 12, 2016
    This is the Carpet Chair, a collaboration between furniture designer Stelios Mousarris and artist Jan Blythe. It's supposed to look like a magic flying carpet. And it does. The chair comes in a variety of different rug styles and costs €12,000 (~$13,000). For reference, you... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2016
    This is the $500,000 Gold Skull Armchair designed and sold by Harow. It has an internal steel frame, reinforced fiberglass exterior covered in 24k gold, and a black velvet seat (it also comes in a black version that I posted previously, although I don't know how much less that... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2016
    This is the $100 Golden Cristal Ube Donut available from The Manila Social Club restaurant in Brooklyn, NY. Purple yams are called ube in the Philippines, so it's a donut filled with ube mousse, champagne jelly, and covered with a glaze made from Cristal champagne and 24k gold... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2015
    This is aerospace engineering firm Windspeed's conceptual SkyDeck system. It consists of two special seats that rise above the cabin via a personal elevator so you can peek out of a clear dome atop the plane. Plus the chairs rotate all the way around so you can fly facing bac... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2015
    This is the DOG cat scratching post designed by Erik Stehmann. It also comes in a smaller PUP variety. The smaller one costs $385 though and the full size version is $716 so maybe just letting your cat destroy the sofa doesn't sound like such a bad idea now, does it? "Or buy... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2015
    This is the Arachnophobia timepiece created by luxury watchmaker MB&F. It looks like a giant mechanical spider. I am going to get one for my desk here at work. Just kidding, they cost $16,000 - $18,000, which means the closest one will ever come to my desk are the pictures I... / Continue →