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  • April 28, 2016
    This is the D120, a 120-sided die that measures 2-inches in diameter and weighs a fifth of a pound. I bet it sounds amazing rolling across a wooden table. I also bet rolling a 120 is an exhilarating feeling like when the shower water turns cold all of a sudden and it gives y... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2016
    These are the Star Wars spaceships reimagined as giant cartoon monsters by artist Jake Parker (print available HERE). They kind of remind me of Rat Fink style monsters. Some people are so talented. And creative. I am not creative. Sometimes I like to pretend I'm the kind o... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2016
    Because some people still believe the earth is flat and not shaped like a pyramid like the Illuminati discovered centuries ago, these are the Planetary Fleece blankets available from ThinkGeek. And no, they're not April Fool's products, they're real. The $30 blankets measure ... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2016
    This is a shot of the underside of Redditor mentosfresh's friend's memory foam mattress during a recent move. Or maybe it's actually mentosfresh's bed but they're trying to deflect the incriminating sexiness. Memory foam never forgets. In case you're eight years old, those ... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2016
    This is the DNA Ring Collection available from Takayas Custom Jewelry. The bands look like double helixes and are available in sterling silver, 14K gold, 18K gold, platinum, and the woman's ring is accented with diamonds. You have to contact them for prices. I'd do it for yo... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2016
    Because diversity is important, Mattel has just announced that Barbie dolls will now come in three new body types: curvy, petite, and tall. Unfortunately, they did not take my advice and add a Voltron body type to the lineup. You just lost yourself a sale, Mattel. "We have t... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2016
    This is the circular bridge recently constructed on the southern coast of Uruguay between Rocha and Maldonado to slow traffic and encourage drivers to enjoy the panoramic views. So they're making the bridge safer by slowing traffic, but then ramping the danger back up again by... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2015
    Because OMG STAR WARS, this is a series of Star Wars shadow art created by pop artist Red Hong Yi. It all looks like a bunch of clutter on sticks until the light hits it from just the right angle. Then MAGIC HAPPENS. Magic also happens when I put on my robe and wizard hat. ... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2015
    This is a video from the Backyard Scientist demonstrating the shapes made when you pour molten aluminum into an aquarium full of water polymer beads. You know, in case you were considering pouring molten aluminum into an aquarium full of water polymer beads but didn't want to ... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2015
    Katris is a series of modular cardboard cat scratching blocks in the form of Tetris shapes, designed by Papercraft Lab. When stacked, they can double as shelves, tables, or anything else you want a cat to knock things off of. Multi-functional, Katris is a cat climbing tree, a... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2015
    This is the Doughnut Pool Table designed and built by artist Cléon Daniel (previously: his banana shaped pool table). The doughnut's hole allows players to crawl under the table and shoot from the middle. I would play it. I am good at pool. Actually, I am good at all bar sp... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2015
    This is the Moon Glass, a ceramic cup that displays different phases of the moon as you drink from it (available in sets of two small or large cups for $24 or $30). That way you can daydream you're out laying in a field stargazing and not stuck behind a computer desk sending r... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2015
    This is a video of the Magic Candy Factory 3D gummi printer. It can print 15 - 20 gram gummi candies in 3 - 10 minutes using 10 different colors and flavors. I am going to print so many schnazzleberry penises, it's going to be ridiculous. I am going to be like Scrooge McDuck... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2015
    Japanese artist Shinji Nakaba carves natural pearls into little skulls. Skulls are one of my favorite shapes. They remind me of my own mortality. Then I get depressed because I don't like thinking about dying. I still haven't even gotten over any of my pets that have died. ... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2015
    This is a series of geometric sandcastles built by sculptor Calvin Seibert (links to his Flickr with a ton more high-res shots) on the beaches of Hawaii. They are most impressive. You know, I built a sandcastle once when I was in Florida on vacation with my family. I remembe... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2015
    This is an ultra high-def (4K) video of an astronaut dissolving an antacid tablet in a ball of water in space. It makes a bubbly space ball. I'm starting to wonder -- are the astronauts actually doing any real science on the space station or are they all just up there filming... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2015
    This is a video of 19-year old Feliks Zemdegs setting the new world record for solving a 7x7 Rubik's Cube. His time? 2 minutes, 23.55 seconds. I don't even think I could pick up a Rubik's Cube that fast. Also, I like how they keep the Rubik's Cube hidden under a bucket befo... / Continue →
  • June 1, 2015
    Bike Balls is a $13 rear light for your bicycle that dangles and swings from the back of your seat so it looks like your balls are glowing at night. The concept is that the movement of the light, combined with the fact that it looks like a glowing nutsack, will grab the attent... / Continue →
  • May 26, 2015
    TeabagByMail is a real service that will anonymously send a reusable testicles shaped teabag and some "nut free" (LOLOL) loose-leaf tea to any address for $10. Somebody bought me one but I didn't get the joke and just thought some kindhearted soul sent me a little drawstring h... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2015
    This is the $19 I'm So Hungry I Could Eat A T-Rex pasta noodle measuring tool (rainbow unicorn version after the jump). The tool measures spaghetti noodles in children's, small adult, large adult, and four-person portions. I don't know about you, but whenever I cook pasta I a... / Continue →