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  • May 12, 2016
    China recently banned the erotic consumption of bananas on the country's live-streaming video sites in an attempt to eradicate "inappropriate and erotic" content that "harms social morality." Wow. If banana-licking is really your concern, I hope you've already gotten rid of l... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2016
    This is GROWTH, an origami pot created by London-based design firm Studio Ayaskan. The pot can be expanded as your plant grows so you don't have to repot. How convenient. You do have to add more soil though. Unfortunately, GROWTH pots aren't currently for sale, sorry to bur... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2016
    This is the Bios Urn and Incube, a biodegradable urn and app-controlled plant incubator you can use to grow a tree from the ashes of a deceased loved one. Or hated one, you don't have to have liked them to grow a tree out of them, you just need their ashes. Alternatively, use... / Continue →
  • March 14, 2016
    Two lamp posts in a row! It's going to be that kind of day. These are the Mygdal Plantlights designed by Studio We Love Eames. They were created to bring some of the outdoors into windowless rooms. Alternatively, move out of the basement. You can borrow my truck. It doesn... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2015
    This is the "La Tour des Cedres" (The Tower of Cedars) to be built in Lausanne, Switzerland. In addition to its human residents, the 384-foot tall (117m) apartment complex will house over 100 trees, 6,000 shrubs and 18,000 plants. My apartment building? It houses over 60 wit... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2015
    This is a video of a rice paddy in Japan that was grown with a Star Wars theme by planting four different kinds of rice to display 'STAR WARS' and pictures of R2-D2, C-3PO and BB-8. I cannot even imagine the planning that went into this because one time I tried planting a stra... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2015
    These are a bunch of shots of Leaf Sheep (Costasiella kuroshimae), a species of sea slug that looks like a cartoon sheep and is capable of photosynthesizing algae inside its little penis shaped dingle thingies (I'm a biologist). What's fascinating about the tiny 'leaf sheep,... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2015
    These are the ceramic octopus (plus squid and jellyfish) planters made and sold by Cindy Searles for use with hanging air plants. They cost around $22 - $30 apiece and will make the perfect addition to my beach themed guest bathroom. I've already got the beach sunset wallpape... / 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
    Break Up Beans are $5 Lima bean plants that have had the seeds engraved with 'It's Over' and 'Let's Be Friends', so the phrases appear on the plant's first set of leaves. They also come in 'Be Mine', 'I Love You', 'Forever Yours', 'Happy Birthday', 'Best Friends', 'Get Well', ... / Continue →