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  • January 17, 2014
    This is a set of vintage porcelain dinnerware handpainted with realistic looking ants by German artist Evelyn Bracklow (links to her Etsy store where you can buy some for a fortune). I am going to throw THE BEST tea party with these. Will you come? Please promise me you'll c... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2012
    This is a series of dessert plates featuring real microscopic cell shots of various body parts created by medical illustrator/artist Emily Evans. The plates are $60/apiece or $200 for the entire set, but are currently sold out because who doesn't want to eat dessert off a clos... / Continue →
  • February 21, 2012
    This is a series of ceramic 'Transportation Plates' from designer Boguslaw Sliwinski. I dunno, they seem more like half transportation and half CONSTRUCTION plates to me, but what do I know? I know my name isn't Boguslaw, so I'm pretty confident I'm in the right here. As you... / Continue →
  • March 12, 2010
    This $27 Place Setting Placemat shows you where to set all the flatware and glasses when you're making a fancy dinner, so your guests are impressed with how highfalutin you are except for the blueprint placemats and microwavable lasagna. Also, I don't know about you, but I don... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2009
    Seller homisydal (don't provoke him!) is selling this 1989 Zelda themed plastic plate for $15,000 on eBay. $15,000, WOW. That sounds kind of unreasonable, doesn't it? Hell no, that's why I bought it. I feel like I robbed the poor bastard! $15,000 1989 collector's item lege... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2009
    This is the Preamble to the Constitution on license plates (all 50 states and Washington DC). And in case you aren't hip to special needs L337 speak, here's how it reads: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure dome... / Continue →
  • December 26, 2008
    High school students in Montgomery County, Maryland (where, incidentally, I used to live -- go Q.O.!) are Photoshopping pictures of their enemy's license plates, taping them to another car, and then speeding through areas with those automatic ticketing cameras. Interesting....... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2008
    Orlando Payano is a Queens truck driver that doesn't like paying tolls. So what did he do? Simple, he jerry-rigged a license plate flipper. Apparently, Orlando Payano mounted his license plate on a hinged piece of metal then ran an attached cable through his cigarette ligh... / Continue →
  • June 27, 2008
    So the folks at the North Carolina DMV just now caught wind of things called "texting" and "the interwebs" and learned that the license plates they were issuing that started with "WTF" had a deeper, darker, what the f***ier side. Last year, state officials notified nearly 10... / Continue →
  • November 29, 2007
    The Plate Flipper flips your license plate down 90 degrees with the push of a button on the dash, displaying whatever you choose to have underneath. The car model runs $100, and the one for motorcycles goes for $90. Not too shabby for adding some James Bond styling to your car ... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2007
    The Brando 'USB Cup Warmer with USB Hub and Clock' costs $24 and is jam-packed with features like, well, all those listed in the product's title. It also has a readout for the current temperature of the warming plate. All this and 4 USB 1.1 ports! Wait, 1.1? I was sold up until... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2007
    The EatMeCrunchy cereal bowl is no ordinary cereal receptacle my friends, oh no. It's a bowl with a secret. That secret is a shelf that your cereal sits atop, where it remains crunchy crispity until you push it over the ledge into the milk vat at the bottom. It costs $8, or you... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2007
    MIT Media Lab's Counter Intelligence Group (which is appropriate because this thing is definitely counter intelligent) came up with this Dishmaker prototype. Sure it looks like a big metal piece of crap with lots of exposed wires and a power strip, but it makes dishes. It hol... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2007
    If you have more money than you know what to do with, then the guys at Kram/Weisshaar can help you get rid of some. For an undisclosed amount they will create a custom set of plates that depict the night sky exactly as it was the time and place of your birth. The plates are p... / Continue →