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

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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

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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

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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 cheeseburger ball gag will give you a different kind of craving

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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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Your cat would love this $2,000 condo that looks like the sinking Titanic

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Monday 30 March 2015

A sinking ship fit for Leonardo DeCatrio and Cat Winslet. Hollywood Kitty Company has turned a tragic accident into an adorable home for felines with this cat condo that looks like the sinking Titanic.

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An award for employees who attended another meeting that could have been avoided

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 27 March 2015

You might not have won the ‘Employee of the Month’ award, but at least you can have this. Actually, everyone can have it. Pop artist Will Bryant (previously) has created a novelty award for those employees wasting away their lives in useless, repetitive meetings.

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