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High-carbon Japanese whale-shaped chef's knives and pencil-sharpening knives


The Shiroko High Carbon Steel Kurouchi Kujira Whale Utility Chef's Knife is available in four models (the Type B has some clever handle-stuff going on -- and the charming, hand-forged kids' pencil sharpening knives are now available in the US!

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Samsung fridges can leak your Gmail logins

Researchers at Pen Test Partners took up the challenge to hack a smart fridge at Defcon's IoT Village, and discovered that they could man-in-the-middle your Google login credentials from Samsung fridges.

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Hand-cut silhouettes from Tolkien, Rowling, GRRM


Jack Tuckwell is a UK sculptor who sells on Etsy as Alarm Eighteen, in a store that features silhouettes cut out of pages from fantasy novels like The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and Game of Thrones: Bag End, Barad-dûr, Harry Potter vols 1-7.

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Skeletal, poseable life-size critters


Just got a good ole look at these things at Burbank's spectacular Halloween Town; they're poseable, have a nice, grippy matte foam-rubber finish, and are so swell that I may just go back for the whole set!

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Cthulhu pint glasses


Jeffery Woods is a glassmaker who sells his custom-etched/painted glassware on Etsy, including these Cthulhu-inpsired tentacle pint glasses, $65 for four.

War Boy bandanas


Matthew "Gianteye" Borgatti, creator of the Guy Fawkes bandana and dangly lockpick earrings, has done it again with the $20 War Boy Bandana: "YOU WILL RIDE INTO VALHALLA SHINY AND CHROME!"

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Immortan Joe Wants You For War, Boy!


Hugohugo's Fury Road/Uncle Sam mashup art is available as a tee, shirt, poster -- there's also a Furiosa/We Can Do It mashup. (via Gameraboy)

Giant bookshelf mural


315 x 232cm, £65, comes in four pieces from Present Indicative (via Bookshelf).

Star Trek paperclips


$20 gets you 40 clips, half in the shape of the Starfeelt insignia, the other half shaped like the Enterprise.

Star Trek TOS Captain's gold blankie


It's 45" x 60", made of cuddly fleece, and costs $25, for when the pressures of command demand a duvet day.

New York from space towel


From Schönstaub, who make the amazing sized-to-order celestial rugs, comes the NYC from space beach-towel.

Jack Kirby's glorious, psychedelic Lord of Light black-light posters


Heavy Metal is bringing a limited-edition set of black-light posters depicting Jack Kirby's gorgeous Lord of Light concept art, whose beauty is only outstripped by its incredibly strange origin-story.

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LED cloud lights


The battery-powered LED cloud is handmade in Australia and projects a moon and stars on the ceiling above.

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Legoid bookends


You'll need to click on some heavy stuff for these to keep your books for sliding around, but the good news is that these $20 bookends will also click tight with Pixelblocks, Megablocks, Kre-o and K'nex Bricks.

D20 Mug


The 12oz mug is dishwasher/microwave-safe: $13 at Thinkgeek.

Pizza-slicing scissors

Slicing your pizza with scissors just makes sense -- better slices, cleaner topping-severance, and easier sharpening and handling than a wheel. (via Canopy)

Super Mario mugs


Mario Pipe Mugs: half-price at Thinkgeek: ($6.49). (via Geekymerch)