Xenomorph cookie-jar


This Gigeresque biscuit barrel, sculpted by Paul Harding, stands 12" tall, and it'll run you $45 at Thinkgeek. (via Geeky Merch) Read the rest

Punk sofa


For $5,000 and up, Etsy seller Ultra Violet Production House will ship you a black leather sofa, sewing supplies, white paint pens, and punk band-patches, along with instructions for affixing the latter to the former to make a sofa that looks like you skinned a herd of crustypunks and made a sofa out of their pelts. (via Crazy Abalone) Read the rest

Rugs woven/squirted from extruded urethane foam


Dutch design house Nightshop sourced soft urethane nonskid foam, which starts off as a liquid that you squirt out of a syringe, and they proceeded to weave a series of handmade rugs out of it. Read the rest

Pizza duvet covers and throws (plus a cheeseburger)


The queen-sized poly-cotton cover is $150 and comes with a pair of pillowcases that look like packets of sauce and Parmesan. Read the rest

Chumbuddies: giant marine animals you sleep inside of


Patchtogether's Chumbuddies are a full range of plush marine animal sleeping bags that you crawl inside of before bed. Read the rest

Picnic/beach blanket that looks like a knotted rug


Fatboy's $250 "picnic lounge" is a 9'x 7', weather-resistant, picnic/beach blanket with a built-in pocket (inside the Fatboy logo-tag). (via Geekologie) Read the rest

Disneyland-scented candles


Rheney Williams, a former attorney from Charleston, SC, sells a line of unofficial Disneyland-scented candles themed after the rides, food, and environments of the park. Read the rest

Highball tumblers with tiny Mt Fujis in their base

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They're handmade and the tiny mountains change color based on the color of the drink you serve in them, come in a gorgeous gift box, but they're also a whopping $88 each. Read the rest

Slipstick funnies: in case of power-outage...


Rodney sez, "Wayne Pollock, a Computer Science instructor at Hillsborough Community College (FL), has this on his office wall. He says, 'I had that idea years ago, and my dad made the darn thing one year as a gift.'" Read the rest

Space-themed plates and asteroid glasses


Seletti's "Cosmic Diner" kitchenware is a set of dishes, bowls and plates themed after our solar system's planets, sun and moons, with an accompanying set of asteroid-themed whiskey glasses. Read the rest

Terrifying, realistic "slow zombie" mugs.


They're sold out, but sculptor Turkey Merck is planning another limited run in February. They're $220 each, one of a kind, made to order, and not dishwasher or microwave safe. (via Crazy Abalone)

Update: Turkey Merck writes, "FYI...the updated versions of the mugs are dishwasher and microwave safe." Read the rest

Kickstarting an unbelievably cute otter-shaped tea-steeper


The otter perches on your teacup's rim while the tea steeps, staring adorably at you while it goes. Read the rest

Serpentine vertebral modular sofa


The DS-600, a modular sofa from Swiss manufacturer De Sede, was designed by U. Berger, E. Peduzzi Riva, H. Ulrich, K. Vogt in 1972, and remains otherworldly and wonderful. Read the rest

3D glasses contacts case


Kikkerland's $10 3D glasses contact-lens cases get awesome reviews, and are certainly an eye-catching improvement upon the standard plain-plastic version. (via Canopy) Read the rest

Taxidermy "gooseneck" lamp


Sculptor Sebastian ErraZuriz rescued a damaged stuffed goose from a taxidermy museum's trash and turned it into a "gooseneck" lamp.

Rescued from the trashcan of an old taxidermy museum, the taxidermy bird with a broken neck get’s given a new life as and reconstructed to become an iconic classic. The Duck Lamp by New York based artist and designer Sebastian ErraZuriz is an eerie, yet funny and beautiful object that explores the borders between sculptural and functional of both art and design.

DUCK LAMP II [Sebastian ErraZuriz]

(via Neatorama) Read the rest

Philips pushes lightbulb firmware update that locks out third-party bulbs


Philips makes a line of "smart" LED lightbulbs and controllers called Hue, that run the Zigbee networking protocol, allowing third-party devices to control their brightness and color. Read the rest

Star Wars planetary drinking glasses


Thinkgeek has extended its solar system drinking glasses with a new link of six 10oz Star Wars glasses that symbolize six of the Lucas mythos's most important celestial bodies: Alderaan, Dagobah, Hoth, Tatooine, Endor, and the Death Star (natch). Read the rest

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