Portable 50-ft slide lets you have a mini water park right in your own backyard

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 28 May 2015

If you have a spacious backyard and an extra $1,300 lying around, you can purchase this portable 50-ft slide and have your very own private water park at home. Called the Super Sweet Slide, it’s very much like the Wham-O product Slip N’ Slide – except this one’s on steroids. It’s 50-feet long and 10-feet wide, able to give people a longer and more fulfilling ride.

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These isopod plush dolls from japan are even better than your old teddy bear

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 27 May 2015

Awww, aren’t they just adorable? In Japan, online store ‘Hamee Strapya World’ is selling the perfect cuddle buddy: a giant isopod plush doll that looks just like the real thing.

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Star Trek garden gnomes boldly go where no gnome has gone before

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 26 May 2015

The Starship Enterprise has arrived at their latest destination: your lawn. Online store ThinkGeek has given garden gnomes a geeky makeover by making them wear Starfleet uniforms, complete with matching pointy hats.

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Nintendo whiskey flasks conceal your booze in the geekiest way possible

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 21 May 2015

Now you can once again enjoy the Nintendo video games of your childhood – though just not the way you remember using it. Matt Cornell of Ink Whiskey is selling a line of retro NES cartridges that are actually whiskey flasks in disguise.

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Captain America’s shield is now a backpack that assembles all your stuff

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 19 May 2015

You might not have the ridiculous good looks or deadly combat skills of Captain America, but you can have the next best thing. His shield, sort of.

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We all want this Star Wars hoodie that’ll make us look like Chewbacca

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 15 May 2015

No alien sidekicks were harmed in the making of this hoodie. Online store ‘Welovefine’ is selling an out-of-this-world hoodie that Star Wars fans can proudly wear when The Force Awakens hits theatres (or when they’re just really, really cold).

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Piñata donkey skin rug lets you celebrate Cinco de Mayo all year-round

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 13 May 2015

Cinco de Mayo might have already passed, but that doesn’t mean the celebrations have to end. Enter the piñata donkey skin rug, a synthetic felt art piece that’ll give life (ironically) to your otherwise drab living room.

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World map lets you scratch off the countries you’ve been to whenever you travel

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 13 May 2015

Never again lose track of the countries you’ve travelled to (don’t you hate it when that happens? Ok maybe that never happens). Moscow-based ‘Art.Lebedev Studio’ has a cool atlas that’s perfect for world travellers like you.

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Your cat has to have this bed that looks like Super Mario’s Chain Chomp Monster

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 8 May 2015

They may not be the best of friends with mustached plumbers, but as it turns out, they are with cats. Etsy store Catastrophic Creations has created a cat bed that looks like the Chain Chomp monster from the Super Mario Bros video games.

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Facebook ‘Add Friend’ lapel helps you make new friends in the real world

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Monday 27 April 2015

While most of us have taken to social media to make new connections, Toronto-based Dorota Pankowska tries to bring friendships back to the real world with her Facebook-inspired pin.

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The break up bean is the perfect way to end a relationship on a sour note

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 23 April 2015

Just when you thought breaking up through text could be the most despicable and insensitive way of ending a relationship, online store ThinkGeek comes up with something more dastardly: The Break Up Bean.

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The 10-piece brain specimen coaster set you’ll need for your next geeky party

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 23 April 2015

Online store ThinkGeek is selling brain specimen coasters that will be a hoot in parties involving neurosurgeons, psychologists, zombies, and psychopaths named Hannibal.

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Adorable felted planters turn ordinary flower pots into tiny animals

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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

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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

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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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