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  • May 5, 2016
    This is the set of Star Wars character tiki mugs available for pre-order from ThinkGeek (shipping late July). Individual mugs are $15 or you can get the whole set of six for $73 for a savings of *counting on fingers* seventeen dollars? I'm bad at the maths. I know I make fun ... / Continue →
  • May 3, 2016
    This is the Pizza Box Pizza available from Vinnie's Pizzeria in Brooklyn. Previously: their $5 pizza slice with smaller and smaller pizza slices on top. Clearly Vinnie's is an innovator when it comes to pizza. I like that about them. Sure the Pizza Box Pizza will probably t... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2016
    This is the Voltron LEGO set designed and proposed by LEGO Ideas user len_d69. The five lions can be connected to form Voltron with the black lion making up the body, the red and green lions the arms, and blue and yellow the legs. Just like in the cartoon! The project still ... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2016
    Because standing sucks, these are the Hover Cart and Hover Cooler hoverboard attachments designed and sold by BoatsToGo. They allow you to use one of those stupid hoverboards while sitting, for maximum laziness. That said, I just bought the cooler one because I like drinking ... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2016
    The country of Sweden has launched a national phone number that anybody in the world can call to talk to a random Swede (or at least one that's agreed to participate in the program and downloaded a special app to receive calls). I'm going to call and pretend I'm an old grandma... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2016
    This is the Rocking-Knit, the brainchild of former art and design students Damien Ludi and Colin Peillex. It uses the rocking motion of the chair to knit a hat while you relax, preferably with a lemonade or iced tea in hand. Rocking without a lemonade or ice tea in hand is li... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2016
    This is a video of 10-year old Jordan Reeves demonstrating 'Project Unicorn,' the glitter-shooting prosthetic arm she invented. Heck yeah, I love glitter AND code names. You know I was part of a Project Unicorn once, but that one involved gluing a narwhal tusk to the head o... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2016
    This is a video of a Father Of The Year contestant giving his young daughter a virtual reality experience of an extreme downhill mountain bike ride by picking up her bike and moving it according to the video she's watching. I'm gonna be honest, that looks like fun and I wouldn... / Continue →
  • March 23, 2016
    Seen here looking like progressively sadder and sadder penises, this is the biodegradable water bottle invented by Icelandic product designer Ari Jónsson. The bottle is 100% natural and 100% biodegradable, and made from algae. But can you just eat it after? Green technology!... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2016
    Note: Larger version HERE so you can really taste the rainbow. This is the Lisa Frank inspired tarot card deck created by artist Ariel Hart. Have you ever had a tarot card reading? I have not. I went to a psychic palm reader once though and she said based on my life line ... / Continue →
  • March 14, 2016
    Two lamp posts in a row! It's going to be that kind of day. These are the Mygdal Plantlights designed by Studio We Love Eames. They were created to bring some of the outdoors into windowless rooms. Alternatively, move out of the basement. You can borrow my truck. It doesn... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2016
    This is the official LEGO Marble Maze set being released this April. The set was designed by Jason Allemann, whose LEGO labyrinth set this one is based on I previously posted back in 2012 HERE. Well LEGO has finally decided to make it. The 769 piece set will cost $70, which ... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2016
    This is a video of Jameel demonstrating the system he built with an Arduino micro-controller to automatically blast The Baha Men's 'Who Let The Dogs Out' whenever it detects the neighbors are playing their music too loud. It is very effective (especially after he turns the spe... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2015
    3-year old Star Wars fan Sophie requested a Princess Chewbacca birthday cake for her birthday. This is that cake. Apparently her parents went several places to get the toy made into a cake but everywhere they went wouldn't do it, presumably because their cake makers aren't th... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2015
    This is a video of Colin Furze giving an MTV Cribs style tour of the impressive underground apocalypse bunker man cave he built for himself after excavating his backyard. It has everything -- a secret entrance, television, drum set, couch, bed, food, sink, toilet -- you name i... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2015
    This is the 2015 Whisky Advent Calendar ($190, they also make bourbon, gin, rum, cognac, vodka, mezcal and tequila versions, as well as premium versions with nicer booze that cost even more). Behind each of the 24 doors is a little 1-ounce bottle of different whisky. Personal... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2015
    This is the Star Wars snowspeeder costume that father Ryan Scott Miller built on top of his son's wheelchair for Halloween. It blows my costume out of the water, which shouldn't surprise you because I haven't come up with my costume yet. I am a last-minute kind of Halloweener... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2015
    This is a video from a bus in China where a woman misses her stop and decided to climb out the window. That is solid decision making. Thankfully, the bus was stopped in traffic when she made the jump and everything ended safely. Can you imagine the stories that bus driver ge... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2015
    This is the 3D printed D20 die given to Felicia Day by a fan who helps the visually impaired play Dungeons & Dragons (link to the model file so you can print one yourself HERE). That way your blind friends can roll with the confidence that you aren't cheating them out of hit p... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2015
    The Tired Hands Brewing Company in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, recently brewed a limited edition batch of Ecto-Cooler inspired beer called NectoCooler. They used grilled nectarines to add the citrus flavor to a sour wheat beer. Unfortunately for you and I, the beer was only availa... / Continue →