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This Irish paper company is turning hateful anti-gay lies into celebratory confetti

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Friday 17 April 2015

Ireland’s referendum on marriage equality is coming up in May, so it’s no surprise that a few leaflets have been passed around by anti-gay campaigners. Using this hateful literature, one Dublin paper company decided to turn all those negative anti-gay messages into something that stood up for freedom and equality: confetti!

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Adorable felted planters turn ordinary flower pots into tiny animals

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 17 April 2015

Italy-based artist Stella Melgrati of The Yarn Kitchen gives flower pots a different look with her collection of whimsical felted animal planters. Perfect if you can’t decide between getting a plant or a pet.

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Artist turns ordinary luggage into scary, life-like monster treasure chests

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 14 April 2015

Thieves beware, these luggage bite back. Pennsylvania-based Mellie Z of Fine Line Workshop makes ordinary suitcases come to life by turning them into life-like monsters.

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Whiskey Wedge: a mold that makes slow-melting ice for a glass of undiluted whiskey

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 14 April 2015

The Whiskey Wedge is an innovative ice cube mold that makes your whiskey cold, but also keeps its spirit strong. Just like how a real man wants it. By molding ice to have a surface area that has minimal contact with the drink, the wedge minimizes melting, extending your whiskey’s spirit longer before becoming diluted.

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These cute angry owl candles have secret skeletons hiding within

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Thursday 9 April 2015

These angry owl candles are cute enough, but start burning them and a skeleton frame will appear! On Kickstarter right now, these angry owl candles are perfect for those who love candles but are looking to switch it up—and there’s no better way that switching up your candle burning than to find a skeleton underneath that colourful wax.

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These zany ‘LEGO’ bags will surely lift your mood and brighten up your day

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Fashion, New Products on Thursday 9 April 2015

Poland-based Agabag has decided to make their bags as fun as the LEGO bricks that have inspired their latest collection’s design. For the brand’s new and explosively-coloured range, they have handcrafted ‘LEGO’ bricks onto each bag and clutch, combining them in vivid and playful combinations guaranteed to cause a deluge of Instagram envy.

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Geeky tea hangers feature Jon Snow, Darth Vader, and other famous characters

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 8 April 2015

Sipping a cup of tea is definitely more relaxing when there’s a Sith Lord swimming in it. Online store Big Nerd Wolf has come up with tea hangers that look like our favourite pop culture characters.

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USB Mixtapes allow kids of today to share music like it’s the ‘80s

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 7 April 2015

Sydney-based designer Tiffany Roddis has just revived a part of the ‘80s that we sorely miss: the mixtape. By mixing (no pun intended) old and modern technologies, she brings back the good ‘ol days of compiling all our favourite tunes in one awesome cassette.

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Artist raises more than $14,000 to make soaps that look like skulls

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 7 April 2015

California-based artist Eden Gorgos has used her sculpting skills to make a line of artisan soaps that remind us of our mortality. Perfect for when you just want to take a relaxing shower and not think about life and stuff.

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The selfie shoe is here and you only have to execute it with a flying kick

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 6 April 2015

So what if they ban the selfie stick at museums and kid-friendly destinations? They obviously haven’t heard of selfie shoes! Designed by Miz Mooz, an online shoe retailer based in New York, these shoes are open-toed, allowing them to act as docking stations.

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Prevent your glasses from falling off your nose with Nerdwax

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Friday 3 April 2015

Wearing glasses can be a pain but you’d never switch to contacts because the thought of touching your eyeball is too much. Do how do you overcome the 10-minute shift? That is, your eyeglasses falling down your nose and shifting every few minutes. A new product might just hold the centuries-long (I’m sure) answer.

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These business cards are crazy hot, and start fires too!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Friday 3 April 2015

Never worry about how mediocre your business cards are again. Ever again. There’s a new kind of business card going viral and it’s sparking all kinds of conversation because of it’s ability to start fire.

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The cheeseburger ball gag will give you a different kind of craving

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 1 April 2015

So there’s such a thing as a ball-gag that looks like a cheeseburger, for you know, those who like to play with their food. It’s called the Silencing Slide, and it’s designed to satisfy all sorts of cravings – if you know what I mean.

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Use these tissues when you weep cos they’ll motivate you to weep no more

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 30 March 2015

As a design student in Portugal, Hugo Santos was given a project to create a product to be exhibited and sold at a pop-up shop. As all his initial ideas and designs were rejected, Santos became understandably demotivated and disoriented. And it was precisely during this dark period that the idea for Don’t You Weep tissues was born.

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If you’re a rabid fan of the Big Mac, you can shout out loud by wearing it

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 30 March 2015

Boosted by the success of its thermal underwear printed with Big Macs as part of its sponsorship for the Swedish Alpine and Cross Country Ski Team, McDonald’s Sweden hopes to strike gold again with its latest launch of clothing and household applications bearing its signature jawbreaker.

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