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  • 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 22, 2015
    The CEO of Chinese software firm NetDragon is such a big Star Trek fan he had the company's $160-million headquarters built to look like the Star Trek Voyager. This is a Google satellite image of that building, and there's a video tour after the jump. When I'm the CEO of my o... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2015
    Remember the Kickstarter for the flasks that look like Nintendo cartridges? Well now they're real products and you can get Drunk Hunt, The Legend Of Drink and Fine Ale Fantasy versions at ThinkGeek, or the whole lineup including Super Bar-Hop Bros, Castle Vodka, Metal Beer, Ke... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2015
    Hold it like you mean business! This is the BBQ Machete Spatula. It costs around $19, looks like a machete, but with the functionality of a spatula. Plus there's a bottle opener. It also comes with a bandana so you don't drip sweat on the meat you're grilling. People usual... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2015
    Seen here hanging out on a very well seasoned grill, these are the stainless steel barbeque skewers made to look like narwhals. They cost $50 for a set of two, although you can get them on sale HERE for $35 for the next three days. You better order fast though if you want the... / Continue →
  • May 11, 2015
    This is the custom R2-D2 wrap that Instructables user mimaki cg60 created for an old VW bus. He spent over 50 hours in CorelDraw and Photoshop perfecting the design and adhering it to the vehicle. You can use the same process to make an R2-D2 wrap for any car though, provided... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2015
    This are the Chocolate Tools sold by Firebox. They're made from 100% Belgian chocolate and covered in edible paint to make them look like real metal tools. They cost $23 apiece though (per tool, not set), so they're not for the poor. I'm going to buy the hammer and chase my... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2015
    This is the 6-foot x 7.5-foot tall mosaic that Eric Harshbarger created using 50,000 LEGO bricks and two months time. The mosaic is a giant version of the cover of the 1977 Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set book (closeup of the book after the jump). Obviously, Eric did a great job... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2015
    Just in time for Cinco de Mayo (pretend I posted this a couple days ago), come these pinata donkey themed floor rugs from Etsy seller SomeRabbits. They're made to order out of synthetic felt, cost $225, and aren't for actual foot traffic. They are made for DECORATION. So it'... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2015
    Because the day when every product is available with a Star Wars theme is rapidly approaching (my guess is around summer 2017) his is the furry Chewbacca can koozie available in July from Entertainment Earth ($8). I have never paid $8 for a can koozie before. Besides, the bes... / Continue →
  • April 27, 2015
    This is a small painting of Yoda spotted in a 14th century manuscript retelling the biblical story of Samson. I thought the penis-leaf accents were a nice touch as well. Still, Yoda kinda looks like a cross between Swamp Thing and a Dr. Seuss character. "But does he love me?... / 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 27, 2015
    Quicksilver has designed a trio of wetsuits that look like actual suits. The suits come in office smart, business casual and tuxedo varieties, are made from 2mm Neoprene, include a quick-dry shirt and tie, and cost around $3,200. For reference, for $3,200 I'd rather be bare t... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2015
    This is Diane's Bare-Hearted Glassfrog, a newly discovered and described species of translucent-bellied frog that lives in the Talamanca Mountains of Costa Rica. It also looks like Kermit the Frog. You think Kermit faked his own death to get away from Miss Piggy and go live i... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2015
    This is the yogurt, canned peach half and apple slices that Redditor dwimback disguised as an egg and fries to trick his kids. Looks like a healthy breakfast. You know what I had for breakfast? Breakfast, LOL -- what does it look like I'm living here, a healthy lifestyle? I... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2015
    This is a video of Muppet footage edited by Mylo The Cat to make the characters appear to perform Digital Underground's 'Humpty Dance' (previously: the Beastie Boys' 'So Watcha Want', Naughty By Nature's 'Hip Hop Hooray' and Biz Markie's 'Just A Friend'. Are they taking reques... / 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 →
  • March 27, 2015
    This is the series of four 'On The Rocks' glasses available from UncommonGoods ($48 for the set). Each 13oz glass is wrapped with a photorealistic closeup of a different kind of stone taken by photographer Barry Rosenthal. If dropped, they will still shatter though, because t... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2015
    These are the McDonald's French Fry Gloves designed by Dallas advertising agency Moroch. Presumably to use in a hidden video ad campaign to prove McDonald's French fries are so appealing that people can and will bite off the fingers of a stranger if they even remotely look lik... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2015
    This is the super realistic looking Nintendo console cake made by Australian bakery Cara Mia Cake for a couple's wedding. The couple choose a Nintendo for their wedding cake because they connected and fell in love over video games. Me? I connect and fall in love over Olive G... / Continue →