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  • February 6, 2016
    This is the £7 (~$10) Upside Down Wine Glass available from Red5. You drink from the base to confuse your friends. They are going see you do that and decide they must be REALLY drunk. Or that you're the kind of person that would buy a novelty upside-down wine glass. The des... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2016
    These are the $15 'Bulletproof' shot glasses made and sold by Wisconsin-based glass studio BenShot. Each 1.5 oz shot glass is unique and has a real bullet embedded in the side. Obviously, they are not microwave safe. Not into shots? They also make and sell 7.5 oz tumblers w... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2015
    This is the $40 Star Wars Planetary Glassware Set available from ThinkGeek. It comes with six 10-ounce glasses including four planets, one moon (Endor) and one space station Luke Skywalker mistook for a moon before Obi-Wan set him straight (the Death Star). The Alderaan glass... / Continue →
  • November 3, 2015
    'More Sky' windows were designed by Argentinian architect Aldana Ferrer Garcia to give small apartments more access to the sky by expanding outward. That way you can lean against them and pretend like you're about to fall to your death. I don't think I could deal with that. ... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2015
    This is the $25 Chambong, a 4-ounce glass vessel designed for guzzling champagne. You just fill it with bubbly, put your mouth on the little end, tilt it back, and wait for the hangover of a lifetime. But does a person REALLY need a bong to chug 4-ounces of champagne? Just t... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2015
    In news that shouldn't surprise anybody who knows bridges weren't meant to be made out of glass, the one that just opened in China has already started cracking (previously: Chicago's 103rd story glass skydeck cracking). Officials assured visitors that the cracks did not pose a... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2015
    These are a bunch of photos of the longest glass-bottomed bridge, that just opened in China. It connects the two peaks of Stone Buddha Mountain and you will absolutely never see me crossing it. Because I'm a ninja. Just kidding, because I'm f***ing terrified of heights. ...... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2015
    Die, table for two! Rage Room in Toronto is a business where, for $20, you get to destroy five ceramic plates with a baseball bat. You can also add more plates, vases, picture frames, chairs, tables, etc. for additional costs. Alternatively, come over to my place and I'll le... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2015
    This is the stained glass Claptrap lamp built by DeviantARTist Darke Solace. You know, I've always wanted my own Claptrap unit. Just a buddy to to drink and dance with. Buddies can dance together, you know -- there's nothing wrong with that. But they cannot slow dance toget... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2015
    This is the X-wing fighter coffee table built by Barry Shields (previously: the USS Enterprise coffee table he made). I wish I was good at woodcarving. I'm not though, and the last time I even tried sharpening a stick I poked myself in the eye. I did get to wear a cool eyepa... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2015
    These are the brain specimen drink coasters available from ThinkGeek ($20 for set of 10). Each coaster looks like a different cross section cut from a brain, and stacked resemble a whole brain. Me? I only operate with a quarter of a brain. "You're being generous." I probab... / Continue →
  • March 27, 2015
    This is the series of four 'On The Rocks' glasses available from UncommonGoods ($48 for the set). Each 13oz glass is wrapped with a photorealistic closeup of a different kind of stone taken by photographer Barry Rosenthal. If dropped, they will still shatter though, because t... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2015
    This is the Little Mermaid pipe blown by Baton Rouge glass artist nicko0. It looks like Flounder serves as the bowl with a glass-on-glass connection in the back of Ariel's head. You ever smoked with a mermaid before? I have. We got all kinds of high. Then she almost died a... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2015
    This is 'St. Optimus Of Prime', a 122-piece stained glass piece made by software engineer Craig Kovatch (the first stained glass project of his life). You know, I've always loved stained glass. The color it invites into a room is just so beautiful. It's like, SURPRISE, here'... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2014
    This is the Blown Glass Solar System Ornament Set. It includes the sun (not shown) and all nine planets (high-five, Pluto!). Unfortunately, the set costs $375, which is significantly out of my ornament budget this year. I can barely afford to string popcorn together. Beside... / Continue →
  • 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 →
  • May 30, 2014
    In an event that would have had me shitting my pants like pants have never been shat before, the glass floor of the 'The Ledge' attraction on the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower in Chicago began cracking while tourists were laying on it. *shivers* Did anybody else just get th... / Continue →
  • February 18, 2014
    Note: This is only the beginning of the process, the rest is after the jump. This is a pictorial of the process Scottish forensic scientist Nigel used to recreate the face of a Crystal Head Vodka bottle. Is it really what his face would look like? No clue. Because when I wa... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2014
    This is the $42 Jake the Dog sherlock pipe blown and sold by Etsy seller endioDesigns. The pipes are made to order though, so if you want a different style of eyes or something I'm sure they'd be willing to work with you. My coworkers? My coworkers proved unwilling to work w... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2013
    This is the 3-D stained glass piece of Pinhead created by artist Nicole Cantú. It measures 24" x 36" and is for sale for $8,000. That is a lot of money. You better have everything else you've ever wanted in life before dropping $8K on a Hellraiser stained glass window. If I... / Continue →