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  • March 16, 2016
    This is the $32 MBI Matchbook, a set of 8 emergency LED flashlights in the form factor of a traditional matchbook. Each flashlight lasts about 8 hours so you get 64 hours of light from a matchbook. Obviously, they don't produce very much light at all but "can be useful in an ... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2016
    Because every single product should be available in both Star Wars and dinosaur themes, this is the $15 silicon T-Rex Oven Mitt designed and sold by ThinkGeek. It can pick up hot pans with its mouth without burning your hand. Presumably, it can also be slathered with lube and... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2016
    This is the £7 (~$10) Upside Down Wine Glass available from Red5. You drink from the base to confuse your friends. They are going see you do that and decide they must be REALLY drunk. Or that you're the kind of person that would buy a novelty upside-down wine glass. The des... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2015
    Because novelty socks are all the rage right now for people with disposable income (I only buy six-packs of white athletic socks at the dollar store), these are the custom printed Nike Elites made and sold by Etsy seller SickestSockCreations. They cost $36(!!), are fade resist... / Continue →
  • March 19, 2015
    Ground Control is an imperial stout brewed by the Ninkasi Brewing Company in Oregon with yeast they sent into space. Cool, but I'm not a bigimperial stout fan. I like the beer that tastes like liquor. Actually, I just like liquor. Liquor? But I barely even know her! If yo... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2014
    These are the Insect Pushpins available from CB2. $10 gets you two mosquitoes and two ants. For reference, that's $2.50 apiece, or more than 250x what I'm comfortable paying for a pushpin. Still, they look cool. I just wish I was at a place in my life where I could afford n... / Continue →
  • December 2, 2013
    This is the Doctor Who TARDIS Shower Curtain available from ThinkGeek ($30). I just bought one. Is it gonna make my shower bigger on the inside? Nope, but it is gonna make it colder since now I don't have enough to pay the gas bill. I'm pretty sure I willed this thing into... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2013
    This is Spine Vodka, a packaging concept from German designer Johannes Schulz for a high-alcohol, vanilla flavored vodka that has a little spine and ribcage in every bottle. The concept is "meant to convey the idea that the alcoholic beverage has a real 'backbone' that buyers ... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2013
    Brass knuckles: if you use them in a fist fight it's cheating and I will stab you because if you're going to cheat I'm going to cheat even worse. The first rule of fighting is if you break a rule there are no rules anymore. Trust me, I used to do MMA. No I didn't, but I did ... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2013
    Because if you ask a cat or child, half the fun of a present is the wrapping or box it comes in, here's some novelty raw steak wrapping paper (currently a Kickstarter). The standard set includes steak and cutting board wrapping paper, while the grade A set includes both of tho... / Continue →