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  • April 9, 2015
    These are a bunch of renderings of the upcoming Bell 525 Relentless, a state-of-the-art helicopter complete with customizable ultra-luxurious interiors. Obviously, I just added one to the top of my must-have list. How much do luxury helicopters go for these days, anyway? I h... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2015
    This is the 1:6 scale Stan Lee action figure coming soon from Das Toys and available from the Big Bad Toy Store. It's limited to 1,000 pieces, costs $250, and comes with two different heads and a bunch of different hands. I'm going to give him two left hands. I'm kidding, do... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2015
    The Joker is a $15 birthday card that, once activated, plays the Happy Birthday song over and over until the battery runs out (~3 hours) or the card is destroyed. I just bought one but I can't decide who to send it to. I guess I should probably send it to somebody with a birt... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2015
    This is the $36,000 robotic desk clock available from MB&F. The piece is limited to 99 pieces, or $3,560,000 in gross profit provided they sell them all. For reference, that is more than I would make in my entire life if I lived to be 800. Did I mention it just tells time? ... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2015
    This is the $850 MacBook Air inspired toilet seat made and sold by design firm Pinkhouse. The cover is laser-cut from 12-guage steel and can be powder-coated to your color preference. For reference, $850 is just about $830 too much to pay for a toilet seat. If all toilet sea... / Continue →
  • March 23, 2015
    These are the life-size Yoda and Wicket stuffed plushies available soon from Takara Tomy. Yoda stands around 26-inches tall and will sell for $250, and Wicket stands at 31-inches and will go for $330. That is pretty expensive for stuffed animals. I know a guy who does taxide... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2015
    Seen here with a terrified passenger aboard, this is the Sinking Titanic Cat Condo available from Hollywood Kitty Company. It costs $2,000, which -- and I'm not sure if you're familiar with cat condo prices, is a little steep. That is like, human condo pricing. Still, maybe ... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2015
    This is the Samsung Dream Doghouse. It was built by 12 architects and fabricators over six weeks and cost $30,000 to complete, which is easily $29,800 more than any doghouse should cost. Of course most doghouses don't have treadmills, automatic food dispensers, hydrotherapy p... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2015
    Remember the table with swings for seats designed by Duffy London? Well now they're selling bars with swings for seats, in both round and rectangular shapes, starting at $37,500, which is approximately $37,465 outside of my rumpus room budget. Besides, I feel like drinking an... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2015
    This is the TARDIS ring designed and sold by Etsy seller dtekdesigns. It looks like the door of Doctor Who's TARDIS (or any blue police callbox). The ring comes with a 1/4 carat total weight of diamonds and blue sapphires and costs $1,100 in sterling silver. A white, yellow ... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2015
    This is 3D projection-mapped ceiling above the center bar at the newly renovated XS Nightclub in Las Vegas. I've never been to Vegas before because I have a feeling it would wind up like Leaving Las Vegas in real life. Still, cool ceiling. It probably makes the perfect thing... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2015
    This is the 2,996-piece S.H.I.E.L.D Helicarrier playset due out this March for $350. It will come with five minifigs (Nick Fury, Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, and Maria Hill) and is expected to be between first and third place on my birthday wishlist this year dependi... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2015
    Because a lot of businesses are worried the New England Patriots will steal their Super Bowl commercials before the big game, some companies have decided to take a proactive approach and begin releasing their ads early (previously: Bud Light's Pac-Man commercial). This is Merc... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2015
    Note: Post originally appeared February 18, 2014 but, SURPRISE, the internet is full of recyclables today and I'm the recycling man. No, no I'm not, but I will look through your garbage for anything that will help me steal your identity. These are shots of the Goleta, Calif... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2015
    This is a 1965 Volkswagen microbus that's been meticulously restored and stretched into a limo. It's up for sale on eBay now for $220,000, which could probably get you just about any other car you've ever dreamed of. Maybe two. Maybe even with enough left over for a decent p... / Continue →
  • January 12, 2015
    This is a video of the TreeTop Crazy Rider, a 1.0-kilometer (0.62-mile) zipline (technically a zip-pipe) through the Ourimbah State Forest near Sydney, Australia. A ride takes almost five-minutes from start to finish, includes 5 full horizontal loops and 40-zig zags and slalom... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2015
    According to a recent statement made by Nike innovation chief (yes, that's a real position) Tinker Hatfield (yes, that's the most appropriate name ever for an innovation chief), Nike will release Back To The Future II self-lacing Air MAGS later this year. No word how much they... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2015
    PROTIP: Never skip leg day. Did everybody have a nice New Year's? That's cool, I think I was laying in the shower when the ball dropped. MY balls. HIYO -- I'm an adult now. This is a limited edition (of 500) "realistic" looking 12-inch Popeye figure designed by Head Toys a... / Continue →
  • December 22, 2014
    This is the Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver flatware set available from ThinkGeek. It costs $30 for a spoon, fork and knife. For reference, that's $10 per utensil, or $2 more than I paid in total for a 20-piece set of flatware from IKEA (I got this one). Still, maybe you're ric... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2014
    This is one of the $30,000 time-traveling DeLorean conversion kits available from Bob's Prop Shop on eBay. You just buy the $30,000 kit, ship them your regular, non-time-traveling DeLorean, and 3-6 weeks later they ship your car back looking like one of the time machines from ... / Continue →