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  • 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 →
  • May 14, 2015
    These are the 98 different raw foods that Dutch artists Lernert and Saunder cut into perfect 2.5cm cubes for a food-themed newspaper photoshoot. There's something really visually appetizing about the shot. Can you name all the foods? I could only identify like five, but almo... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2015
    This is a video of a man carving a cube inside of a cube inside of a cube from a solid metal block, using a lathe. None of the smaller cubes can be removed from the larger ones. Apparently carving cubes inside of cubes is some sort of indicator for how good a lathe turner is ... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2015
    This is a newly discovered poisonous mushroom species (Geastrum britannicum) from Norfolk, England. They were found on the roadside by fungi lover Jonathan Revett, and look like little people. Obviously, this is exactly how rumors about real life Smurfs get started. Thanks... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2015
    This is the recipe created by Jenn Fujikawa of how to make a bundt cake with surprise Bigfoot shapes inside. Basically you cook a chocolate cake, use a Bigfoot shaped cookie cutter to cut out some Bigfoots, then add those to the batter of a lighter colored cake before baking. ... / Continue →
  • April 27, 2015
    Because part of taking care of a pet is making them look ridiculous as possible, dog owners in Taiwan are getting their pet's faces cut and shaved into circles and squares. I want my dog's head shaved into a star. But I want his butt shaved into an easy to clean area, because... / Continue →
  • April 20, 2015
    This is a gallery of some of the insane blunts rolled by Instagrammer ValleyRec420. He's got everything: weapons and guns, a Naboo Starfighter, a fighter plane with over an ounce and a quarter of weed in it, woven blunts, and more. Clearly he has the skills. Plus patience. ... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2015
    These are a series of wearable 3D printed nylon icosahedron planter necklaces and rings available from Etsy shop wearableplanter. Not into D20's? No worries, they've got wearable planters of all different shapes and sizes. Well, not actually all different sizes, they're all ... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2015
    This is the Dragon Cake Pan available from ThinkGeek ($25). It produces cakes that look like a dragon wrapped around three eggs. If you do buy one and use it, you should lie to your friends and tell them you actually carved the cake. Anyone who believes you is gullible and s... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2015
    Mavuva Island is a 42-acre island in Fiji currently for sale that looks like a squat little penis. Some people have dubbed it Pen Is. I have dubbed it my future home and base of illegal operations. According to sources, plots are on sale for around $122,000. Along with its p... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2015
    These are a couple shots of the skeleton jungle gym created by artist Peter Riss and on display in the backyard of the Heilig-Kreuz church in Munich, Germany. I don't think it's made from real bones though. I also don't think you're supposed to climb on it. I doubt those bon... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2015
    This is Raijin, a spherical drum kit designed by Yamaha's motorcycle division. I know, I was expecting a drum kit on wheels too. Still, I would get in there and go nuts like I was playing Dance Dance Revolution. Have I ever told you I saw a guy have a heart attack playing Da... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2015
    The Art Of Dying is a Kickstarter project to produce a line of skull themed hand soaps. They were only seeking $550 in funding but have already surpassed $14,000 in contributions because everybody loves skulls and has a guest bathroom that needs some novelty soaps on display b... / 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 →