Tricera Hi-Tops: the Kickstarter project that wants to put dinosaurs on our feet

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Saturday 16 August 2014

For the first time in 65 million years, dinosaurs will roam the Earth – but this time, they’ll be on your feet! ‘Tricera Hi-Tops’ is a Kickstarter project that hopes to revive these majestic creatures in the form of sneakers. Created by Archaix Laboratories LLC, the hi-tops look like a triceratops, with matching horns! They’re […]

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Hard to believe these are not real women but actually sex dolls from Japan

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Saturday 16 August 2014

Good news, pervs! Technology has finally advanced to the point that it can now get you a smokin’, hot girlfriend. The catch: she can’t love you back – emotionally, at least. The ladies you see below are not real women, they’re sex dolls! They’re manufactured by Japanese company, Orient Industry, who says that doll owners might mistake them as real people at first glance.

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Scrubba, the washing machine that fits in your bag: we interviewed the inventor

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Saturday 9 August 2014

What sorcery is this? A washing machine that fits in my bag? Hard to believe, but it’s true. The Scrubba wash bag is the world’s smallest washing machine, weighing a mere 180 grams. It’s basically a flexible washboard that’s stored inside a sealable bag. Great for people who go to places without a laundry facility or who are too cheap to have their clothes serviced.

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Interview with geeky terrarium artist Jacie Anderson-Coovert

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 8 August 2014

At first glance, you might believe these are ordinary terrariums, but they actually contain Sith lords, evil wizards, and turtle-stomping plumbers. Etsy seller Jacie Anderson-Coovert is responsible for these geeky creations, and in this exclusive interview, she talks more about her roots as a terrarium artist. [read our original post about Moss Love Terrariums here.]

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Celebrate your travels by scratching off the countries you’ve been to with this 3D globe

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 6 August 2014

The number one first-world problem of jetsetters and backpackers: forgetting the places they’ve been to. Another problem they have: a cool way to humble brag about all their adventures. With the scratch-off globe from webstore Animi Causa, they can hit two birds with one stone!

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Your car can have its very own flux capacitor USB charger, time travel not included

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 1 August 2014

Previously an April fool’s gag, Think Geek has finally come to its senses and given the people what they want: The Flux Capacitor from the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy! Correction: The Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger!

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Yolkpig: a little piggy that sucks up egg yolks

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Separating the yolk from the egg white is such a boar! Good thing there’s the YolkPig from Tel aviv-based design firm Peleg Design! A cousin of the YolkFish, the YolkPig also sucks egg yolks in a clean and efficient manner.

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These greeting cards will offend you then make you smile right after

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 17 July 2014

There’s nothing more heart-warming than receiving a card that says, ‘I MIGHT PEE ON YOU’, and then opening it up to see that it actually means something a lot less tactless. Heather Abbot, owner of Etsy store FINCHandHARE, designed these witty greeting cards that will first insult you and hurt your feelings, then take it […]

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Now’s your chance to spend a night inside a giant slice of watermelon

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 11 July 2014

Outdoor company ‘Field Candy’ has designed this one-of-a-kind tent that’s sure to cool you off from the searing summer heat. The ‘What A Melon’, if you haven’t noticed by now, is a tent that looks like a giant slice of watermelon. It’ll protect you from rain and wind, and is as sturdy as an expedition tent. It’s also 100% waterproof, UV fade resistant, and has an inner tent with a front porch for leaving your dirty boots on.

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Never lose your luggage again by transforming them into giant sushi

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 8 July 2014

The secret to never losing your luggage at the airport baggage claim area? Camouflage! Japanese company Omise Parco created a suitcase cover concept that will disguise your luggage into giant pieces of sushi, which in turn, will hilariously transform the baggage claim area into a giant sushi conveyor belt!

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This hammock made from synthetic grass looks unbelievably relaxing

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 3 July 2014

Netherlands-based design studio Toer has taken two of the most relaxing things in the world and combined them into one truly innovative product: ‘Field Hammock’. The hammock simulates the feeling of relaxing on lush, freshly-cut grass while swinging on a good ‘ol hammock. Just imagine yourself reading a book and enjoying the natural, organic texture […]

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Decorate your walls with these adorably bizarre monster trophy heads

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 2 July 2014

Adorning your walls with stuffed heads of tigers, rhinos, elephants, and bears is so last century. Time to get with the program and collect something more menacing and rare: monsters! California-based artist Cody Williams of ‘Yetis & Friends” has designed a series of monster trophy heads that’ll scare the bejeezus out of your friends and […]

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These scented candles will have you feeling really bad in no time

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Monday 30 June 2014

The Flicking Candle Company prides itself in not only creating scents that remind you of summer romances and freshly cut flowers, but also of failed relationships, personal shortcomings, heartbreak, and other horrible life events. Some of their signature scents include: Cancelled Vacation, Freshly Signed Divorce Papers, Defriend, Smells Like A College Rejection Letter, and every […]

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This summer, hang out on top of a giant cockroach while at the beach

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Monday 23 June 2014

Here’s a totally sensible piece of advice: quell your fear of cockroaches by actually lying down on top of one as you go for a dip in the pool! The 6-foot-tall Giant Cockroach is an inflatable pool and beach float that’s a hoot to be lounging around in come summer time. Or better yet, give it as a gift to someone who hates the little critters!

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Undead Teds are back with a peek-a-boo edition

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 20 June 2014

Early last year, we featured teddy bears that are, uhhm, let’s just say not very suitable for very young audiences. Now they’re back, this time even more horrifying and traumatizing. UndeadTed Peek-A-Boo edition involves a bloody teddy bear that giggles and coos like a little child, inviting you to play with it. Then reveals its true face – or skull, whatever that is – giving you the shock of your life.

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