A bed with large fries for a headboard will make you never want to get up again

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Monday 1 September 2014

This is the stuff dreams are made of. ‘Supersize Bed’ is a fully-functional bed with a headboard that looks like a large order of fries. Created by designer Cecilia Carey with Bompas and Parr, the giant fries can be removed to serve as huggable pillows. Yes, we can now show our unconditional love to fast […]

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A couple bought unwanted iMac computers and turned them into cat beds

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 28 August 2014

It looks like even cats are Apple fanboys now. Miles and Aimee Harrison of ‘Atomic Attic’ love infusing new life into unwanted iMac computers by repurposing them into beds for cats. By simply removing the monitor and processor, the iconic iMac shell becomes a mini home.

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Coin purses that look and smell like doughnuts, Belgian waffles, and macarons

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 28 August 2014

Love the smell of money? You’ll love it even more when it starts smelling like freshly-baked doughnuts, Belgian waffles, and macarons!

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Merfin: flippers that will turn you into a beautiful mermaid

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 27 August 2014

Why go diving with regular scuba gear when you can don on a pair of flippers that will turn you into an enchanting mermaid? ‘MerFin’ flippers is a product of a collaboration between Urban Outfitters and designer Kazzie Mahina. It’s basically the same as a boring ‘ol flipper – except it makes you look like you have a mermaid tail, which is like a hundred times cooler!

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An Australian company just invented the greatest butter knife ever

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 22 August 2014

How humans have never thought of this design before is a complete mystery. Sydney-based company DM Initiatives has solved one of life’s greatest challenges: spreading cold butter on toast. How? With something as simple as combining a cheese grater with a butter knife.

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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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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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