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Dinner plates with tranquil scenes interrupted by zombie poodles, flying monkeys and more

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 4 March 2014

Graphic designer and writer Don Moyer likes drawings that make him laugh, so when he inherited a traditional blue willow-pattern plate that belonged to his great-grandparents, he redrew it to add a dinosaur. Eventually he went on to wreck even more artistic havoc, adding outrageous calamities like zombie poodles, flying monkeys, giant sea monsters, pterodactyls, […]

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Why settle for holding your phone when you can hold a severed hand with it too?

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Saturday 1 March 2014

This gives new meaning to all handheld devices everywhere: you can literally hold a disembodied hand when you use your phone, thanks to this iPhone case from the wonderful, magical land of Japan that comes with a handy realistic woman’s hand affixed to the back of it. We refuse to be disturbed.

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The pocket-size museum you can take anywhere

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Saturday 1 March 2014

If you’ve always wanted to have your very own museum, a new Kickstarter project is allowing you to do just that. Curated by Hans Fex, the Mini Museum is a ‘portable collection of curiosities where every item is authentic, iconic and labeled’. Fex says he has collected these museum specimens over the last 35 years […]

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Live out your childhood fantasies with this Sailor Moon lingerie

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 26 February 2014

Late last year, Bandai partnered up with Japanese lingerie manufacturer, ‘Peach John’, and released what every hot-blooded, anime-loving male has been waiting for in the past two decades: Sailor Moon lingerie. The lingerie line was released to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the show and it was aimed towards female fans of the series who […]

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Dog-powered scooters? These are not a joke

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 25 February 2014

So… this might be the best invention we’ve seen out of Oregon: scooters, powered by man’s best friends in the whole wide animal kingdom. Namely, dogs. ‘If your dog pulls on a leash and is comfortable being next to a bicycle they are a good candidate’, so goes a line on the company website. You […]

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Grim and bear it: This skull half-mask is versatile for all your life’s needs

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 24 February 2014

Want to put your best grim face on as you make your morning commute to work? Hide a nasty zit on your chin? Or keep the wind out of your face while raising hell on the highway? This lightweight plastic skull-face is perfect for all of the above — while scaring anyone who comes in […]

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Double-sided wrapping paper is blah on the outside, naughty on the inside

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 24 February 2014

This must be the easiest way to up the sleaze factor of any gift: dress it up with what looks like perfectly decent wrapping paper but really is far more indecent than that. Watch your unsuspecting target as he strips off the wrapper to find a hell lot of scantily clad women (or men) in […]

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Panties that reminds your significant other when it’s that time of the month

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 21 February 2014

It baffles me how in the history of menstruation has anyone not thought about this before. The idea is so simple, yet it solves the problems of every tortured soul – and by ‘soul’, I mean the male species – out there. Period Panties, or menstrual-themed underwear, is a Kickstarter project that can be a […]

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Arse/Face soap helps you prevent embarrassing mix-ups

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Friday 21 February 2014

Here’s how you can make sure you never accidentally wipe your face on your ass when you use the wrong side of your soap: get the Face/Arse soap which clearly indicates which side is for which. Of course, there are more traditional ways to solve this, such as, er, buying two soaps. And who’s to […]

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Steampunk Nixie Tube Clock has 700 colour combinations and GPS module

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By Kyle in New Products on Thursday 20 February 2014

Pacfic Northwest based designer & woodworker Kyle Miller has long been involved with creating beautiful industrial fantasy pieces. Kyle’s work blends elements of traditional woodworking with science-fiction inspired design in a wholly unique style. the Steampunk Nixie Tube Clock is the most recent offering form Miller’s studio, and is made from solid black walnut, steel, […]

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A refrigerator that will really get you amped

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 19 February 2014

Here’s a vital man-cave item that could possibly be the coolest thing ever that will get you amped up. The ‘Marshall Fridge’ is a cleverly disguised refrigerator that uses authentic Marshall Amp parts to mask itself from potential beer thieves. It’s complete with the Father of Loud, Jim Marshall’s signature and also comes with adjustable […]

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Horse head squirrel feeder

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 19 February 2014

This horse head squirrel feeder is nuttin’ to laugh about! Just look at that poor squirrel, it must be suffering from the humiliation of looking like a horse while sitting down – or standing up, rather – for breakfast!

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This ashtray is almost brick-and-mortar, gives you more room to smoke

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 18 February 2014

The Kiso ashtray, expertly handcrafted out of mortar by designer Nobuhiro Sato under the Pull + Push Products brand, is divided into three rooms in a clever twist on giving smokers room to smoke. Gravel is included, just to keep the space nice and clean, of course.

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Ice glasses by Baku Maida

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 18 February 2014

Practical? No. Cool? Definitely. Sapporo-based illustrator Baku Maida created these very chill pair of glasses encased in a block of ice. It’s seasonally appropriate, considering the freeze that’s been enveloping much of the US in the past few weeks. Better make the most out of them though, because once the sun comes out, the trendy […]

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Hand-stitched quilts embroidered with the curves and straight lines of famous cities

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 14 February 2014

For those who often find themselves lost under the sheets, these quilts will help you find your way. City Quilts are quilts, but with city maps on them! These hand-stitched quilts are embroidered with the curves and straight lines of famous cities, such as New York, Boston, Paris, London, Los Angeles, and Chicago. They’re handy […]

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