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  • September 18, 2014
    These are the Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un cat scratching posts sold by The Pussycat Riot, an advocacy group of cats against cyber censorship created by the folks at HideMyAss.com, which provides virtual private network services for online anonymity. And as cool as either on... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2014
    This is a $278,000 Hello Kitty pearl necklace. It was made with Mikimoto pearls to celebrate Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary next year. Can you believe she's turning 40? She doesn't look a day over six. Could you imagine wearing a quarter of a million dollars in pearls aroun... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2013
    Because there is somebody out there who is rich and tasteless enough to literally want everything that they own gold-plated, Harrods in London is selling this 24k gold-plated X-Box One for £6000 ($9785). So, for $9,285 more than the regular version you get a shiny box. For re... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2013
    Because why would anybody want to release products in time for people to buy them for Christmas presents, Firebox has these life-size 'invigorating energy citrus' scented Super Nintendo and Game Boy cartridge soaps available for pre-order. Super Nintendo cartridges cost $21 ap... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2013
    This is the $55,000 *spit-takes blood* Yin Yang Couple's Bath bathtub. It's actually two separate tubs so you and a lover can bathe together, but without them poking you with their disgusting little toes. It's perfect for failing marriages that haven't quite progressed to sle... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2013
    With Christmas already approaching off the starboard bow (that's nautical talk!), it's time to start thinking about what you millionaires (Geekologie's largest demographic) are going to buy your children. This is the $27,000 Pirate Ship Playhouse from Hammacher Schlemmer. Now... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2013
    Because rich people are running out of things to spend their money on, a company in Japan is offering a toilet-paper-of-the-month style subscription service that delivers $13/roll ass paper to your door every month. I think we can all agree when I say thank goodness there's no... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2013
    This is the MWE Labs Emperor 1510LX, a $21,500 computer workstation. It leans back, has a retractable monitor arm, moving leg rest, cup holder, and a bunch of other features that struggle to justify its $21,500 price tag (although that cup holder does cover about $10,000 of it... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2013
    Hell yeah, Mexican Coke! I'm gonna get one of you with lunch. 31-year old New Zealander Natasha Harris died in 2010, and this week the coroner released his report, citing Natasha's two gallon/day Coca-Cola habit as a contributing factor to her death. Wait -- TWO GALLONS A DA... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2012
    Because nothing says "I'm a badass who takes eye care seriously" like a pair of sunglasses with temples that look like little assault rifles, this is a pair of sunglasses with temples that look like little assault rifles. They're a collaboration between Jeremy Scott and Linda ... / Continue →
  • November 6, 2012
    This is the $40,500 Meneghini La Cambusa refrigerator. It costs a fortune but keeps food cold just like the $400 fridge I bought on Craigslist. I don't know, maybe this one won't smell like a corpse when it shows up. The fridge includes, in no particular order: a refrigerator... / Continue →
  • October 11, 2012
    Hoho, a literal DeLorean time machine -- zing! SHOOT ME AND SHOOT TO KILL. This is a $15,900 DeLorean timepiece made by Swiss watchmakers Romain Jerome. The bezel is actually made from stainless steel taken from an original DeLorean DMC-12. The piece is limited to 81 units,... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2012
    The New Zealand mint is set to release sets of The Hobbit themed coins and stamps to celebrate...I dunno, making money off all the fans who will buy them. Suckers! The gold coins cost $3,700 ($11,000 for the three coin set), the silver 8 coin set costs $890, and the doodoo br... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2012
    "Now try to look as goofy as possible." This is a Mega Man (Rockman in Japan) hoodie collaboration between Punk Drunkers and Capcom. When you roll the left sleeve out over your hand, HIYO, it looks like Megaman's arm cannon. Unfortunately, the thing costs $190, which, I dunn... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2012
    Because what good are shoes if they can't tell you how high you've jumped, how far you've ran, or how many rain puddles you've stepped in, Nike is dropping these sensor-laden $315 LeBron X high-tops next month. Now I know the burning question on everybody's mind, and no, I'm n... / Continue →
  • August 8, 2012
    Coming soon to a rap video near you, these $19,000 shoelaces by Mr. Kennedy are made from solid woven gold. They're limited to 10 sets, include hand-delivery and lacing anywhere in the world, are crafted in a Colombian sweatshop using "ancient, artisan jewelry techniques" and ... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2012
    Plus you look like an oldschool video game character! This the Pixelhead mask by designer Martin Backes. It has the pixelated image of a face printed on it so all the Big Brother cameras in England can't identify you. Unfortunately, you'll still be pretty easy to identify as... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2012
    This is a prototype cartridge of the original Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda. It's for sale on eBay. For $150,000. That's too much for me. Which is why I'm asking you to all band together and buy it for my birthday WHICH IS A WEEK FROM SUNDAY. "Are you having a party?" Ha... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2012
    Note: This is only the portion for Iron Man's suit, hit the jump for the entire graphic. Hot on the heels of last week's cost of being Batman infographic comes this one for Iron Man. The total (entirely guesstimated) cost of being Iron Man? $1,612,717,000. Of course, just l... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2012
    Just saying, if that were me I would have had to censor the whole picture. "Because you're so ugly?" It's so bad I even make my surroundings look unbearable. One time I went to an auction and a Picasso sold for $1. So this dork Jonah Falcon who runs around bragging that he'... / Continue →