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  • July 21, 2014
    These are tweets from Twitter user @radjc of her new iPad two hours apart. Can you tell the difference? Apparently the second pic was taken after she dropped the thing down the stairs. Jesus, what were the stairs made out of, hand grenades? Thanks to lilco, who agrees maybe... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2014
    This is Cloud, an interactive lamp and speaker designed by Richard Clarkson. It looks like a cloud and lights up to music or nearby movement. It doesn't actually rain though, which is a shame because that would be a great way to tell guests it's time for them to leave. This ... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2014
    This is the solid gold Godzilla statue crafted by the Ginza Tanaka jewelry company to celebrate Godzilla's 60th birthday. Did you get him anything? I got him A NUKE TO THE FACE. The statue stands 24-centemeters (~10-inches) tall and weighs 15-kilograms (~33-pounds). You can... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2014
    This is a video showing the making of and display of 'Yonshakudama' fireworks. Each 4-foot shell weighs 420kg (~930-pounds) and costs $1,500. I am going to buy one, and I have every intention of riding it into the night sky. "You will die." I WILL TRAVEL TO NEVER NEVERLAND.... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2014
    This is the Cozy Room, a personal computer station that seals itself off from the rest of the world as soon as you roll your chair in. They cost around $8,000. For reference, that's pretty expensive for something I could build out of plywood over the course of a weekend. Don'... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2014
    Because who doesn't want to pretend to dine on the skulls of their enemies, these are the anatomically correct chocolate skulls cast by Etsy seller BlackChocolateCo. Each skull is made with 1.5kg (~3.3-pounds) of your choice of chocolate and costs $120. *spit-takes blood* Th... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2014
    This is a list of the sixteen most expensive substances in the world (above, LSD). Is it accurate? No clue, do I look like a fact-checker to you? I still believe in f***ing chemtrails. I'm joking, and I judge anybody who does. # 16 - Saffron - $11/gram # 15 - Gold - $56... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2014
    These are the Millennium Falcon rings available from PaulMichaelDesign (of Nintendo controller, Wonder Woman, Pokeball and Triforce ring fame). They're the perfect rings for when you get to that point in a relationship when you're comfortable saying, "Honey, I trust you enough... / Continue →
  • May 30, 2014
    This is the $59 Monkey Brain Bowl available from Firebox that was inspired by the feast scene from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (previously: this cake). Wait -- $59?! That's a little expensive for something that isn't microwave or dishwasher safe, doesn't look particu... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2014
    This is the drinking itinerary for the Ultimate Drink Connoisseur's Holiday, a drinking vacation that takes you to ten different locations around the world (including Monaco, Cognac and Dubai) to sample some of the rarest and most expensive drinks and cocktails. It costs £750,... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2014
    Note: Despite your sincerest wishes and prayers, I didn't die over the weekend, we've just had a server issue all day. God willing, we'll return to our regularly scheduled riffraff tomorrow. This is a video from Youtuber niki motorsports of a Parisian valet trying to park a... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2014
    Remember Eiko Eshizawa's Sleeping Bear Pack prototype? Well now they're a real product she makes and sells a handful (presumably expensive, since you have to email for price) of each year. Wow, can you believe I originally the prototype all the way back in 2009? A lot has ch... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2014
    This is the bronze Smaug sculpture created by artist John Howe and WETA Workshop. Each one costs $4,900 and is a 3-D replica of the Smaug pictured on the 1991 paperback versions of The Hobbit (which John illustrated). Do you think you're brave enough to slay a dragon? Becaus... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2014
    This is the CATable, a collaboration between designer Ruan Hao and Lycs Architecture. It functions as a desk for humans AND a playground for cats. That's cool, right? You know, sometimes I wish I was cat-size so I could play under my sofa. Plus jump really high. I've alway... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2014
    This is the $7,000 replica of Han Solo frozen in carbonite being sold by Sideshow Collectibles. The only thing I've ever collected from a sideshow? A handful of the bearded lady's beard. Frozen Han will be available for preorder starting April 10th, and they even offer payme... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2014
    This is a series of Game of Thrones LEGO minifigs. Except they're called 'Dragon Sword Fighter Force', because nobody likes getting sued. Laid? Yes -- people love that. Especially when their partner does all the work so they can just lay back and relax. That's primo. $55 ... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2014
    Remember Rick Hamel's 'Mythical Beast' R/C fire-breathing jet-powered dragon plane (links to original article with pics and videos)? Well now you can buy one from (who else?) Hammacher Schlemmer for $60,000. Or you could spend that money on two new cars, because SPOILER: that... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2014
    This is the $185,000 Onyx Sofa from Peugeot. It measures 3-meters (~10-feet) long, 800-pounds, and is made from a chunk of volcanic rock and carbon fiber. It does not look like the sort of sofa I'd want to throw myself down on. Or make love on. Make love TO? Maybe. Regar... / Continue →
  • March 27, 2014
    Remember when the Wu-Tang double CD (Wu-Tang Forever) came out in '97 and in 'Bells of War' RZA told me I didn't even need to go to summer school, that the Wu-Tang double CD would be all the education I needed that year? Well he was SPOT ON. And now the group has announced th... / Continue →
  • March 14, 2014
    This is a pool built by Agor Engineering that has a wooden floor that can be raised and lowered hydraulically (previously: these concrete ones). You can adjust the height too, so if you just want to sit in tit-deep water and sip cocktails, you can do that. Or you can make it... / Continue →