Keyboard waffle irons: now a thing you can buy


It started as a maker project, became a viral shoop, then a successful kickstarter, and now there's a product: the $75 keyboard waffle-iron. Read the rest

Star Trek hand-towels


Elizabeth Dean's Etsy store has these great, $12 Star Trek: TOS hand-towels in Science Blue, Command Yellow and, of course, Expendable Security Red (also available in TNG). Read the rest

Beeswax candles cast from a human spine


Wisconsin's Gravedigger Candles makes beeswax candles cast from a real human spine, where each vertabra burns for about three hours. Comes in large ($36.80), medium ($25.30) and small ($13.80). Read the rest

Cthulhu in a teacup


These Cthulhu teacups are made by Voodoo Delicious, AKA Michael Palmer from Queensland, Australia. Read the rest

Moon glass reveals the phases of the moon as you drink


The curved bottom of the cup peeks through your drink as the level drops down, moving the "moon" from full to a fingernail-paring sliver. Of course, it works better if you drink something cloudy and white -- it's designed some cloudy Korean rice-wines, but would also work with Pernod and water, I'm thinking. Read the rest

10-foot-long inflatable Jabba lawn decoration


At $170, the 10' long, 6' tall light-up Jabba inflatable isn't a cheap lawn decoration, but he'll certainly make an impression on the neighbors. I think he'd go well with my brand-new custom lawn-flag. Read the rest

Ornate Cthulhu stein


Munkstein's forthcoming, $70 Cthulhu mugs are billed as "official" which actually sounds kind of sinister, in that it implies that there's a nest of true Elder Gods cultists who are in a position to grant such a designation. Read the rest

I finally found a deodorant that doesn't give me a rash (but it costs $20)


Regular deodorants give me a painful itchy rash that has me constantly scratching my pits like a cartoon baboon. I've tried everything from those crystals to the alcohol/herb based sprays. None of them work worth a damn. Read the rest

Springy, brilliant (but expensive) nutcracker


Kent writes, "The $47 Naomi Nutcracker is a brilliantly designed nutcracker that uses a spring to cleanly crack the nuts inside of it." Read the rest

Hieroglyphic illustrations featuring your favorite superheroes


Josh Ln's Heroglyphics are a series of illustrations of superheroes and movie characters posters (TMNT, Star Wars, Power Rangers, X-Men, Avengers and Spider-Man) available as posters, canvas prints, wall tapestries, etc. Read the rest

Just look at this baby banana toothbrush.


Just look at it.

(Thanks, Alice!) Read the rest

Collapsible silicone pots would be amazing in small, urban kitchens

Camp-gear company Sea to Summit makes a line of collapsible silicone cook-pots with anodized aluminum bases. Read the rest

Harry Potter sets skinned in Hogwarts House livery

Juniper takres the Scholastic editions and wraps them with gilded Gryffindon, Hufflepuff, Slytherin or Ravenclaw jackets. Read the rest

Gory wound bandaids

The actual injury under your Boo-Boo bandage is almost certainly less disturbing than the one printed on its surface. Read the rest

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! Read the rest

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. Read the rest

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. Read the rest

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