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  • 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 →
  • June 5, 2013
    This is the $40 Han Solo light switch plate hand sculpted and for sale by Etsy seller WickedStudio. And no, the boner isn't a coincidence, they did that on purpose because apparently I'm not the only one who understands fine art. The Force is hard with this one. This is a wor... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2013
    In news that won't excite anyone and will probably make me look like an ass-hat for even posting it (I'm having a great self-esteem day), Budweiser is going to release new 'bowtie' shaped cans of its famous alcoholic water starting next month. I'm gonna buy some, save them for... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2012
    This is Trotify, a wooden device powered by your bike's front wheel that makes it sound like you're a horse clopping along down the road whenever you're riding. There's no horse though, it's just you and your handlebar mustache on a bicycle. The £19.99 (~$32) kits come with e... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2012
    This is an $80 desktop mini fridge that looks like a TARDIS from ThinkGeek. Don't want to keep your food cold? No worries, it also has a warming function. Of course leaving a sandwich on your desk is a FREE warming function. But not tuna -- no, not tuna. You leave a tuna s... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2012
    Cleanliness is next to godliness. I think that's an ancient proverb or something but I just remember it from that one Smashing Pumpkins song. You ever bathed with a Zora before? Me neither, but I would be willing to. Same goes for a Goron. These are a series of Zelda soaps... / Continue →