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Wooden Steampunk Light Switch Cover

$54.95 - $59.95 Etsy »

Not sure how much I'd want to swing from the chandelier, but I'd sure like to light it up using one of these Wooden Steampunk Light Switch Covers. I can hear my wife now at our next dinner party: It's time! Get the ladle...

Chicken Wing Rack with Drip Tray

$18.99 Amazon »

High up on the succulence scale with chicken wings: baby potatoes roasted in the dripping fat of chicken wings. I don't know what Campbell's is talking about with soup, because this here is the real Mmm, mmm, good...

Halo Rise Sleep Tracker, Wake-up Light & Smart Alarm

$139.99 Amazon »

Interesting to wake up this morning to news of Amazon's Halo Rise - wake up the old-fashioned way, from a cat walking across my face, not via a sunrise-simulating wake-up light or smart alarm. And certainly with no hard...

Sierra Diamond & Melting Gold Coffee Table

The Sierra. Part coffee table, part girl's best friend, part the wedding band you melted down for shits & grins after your divorce. Made by Italian designer MAVIMATT, the Sierra Coffee Table is a handmade piece of opulence...

Zombie Hands Resin Ring

$109.80 Etsy »

Rising from the depths of the earth...and your middle knuckle...the zombies are coming! So far, it's just their hands that have popped out of the graves, but just you wait. Where there are resin hands, there are resin...

PODMKR - Grind Your Own Reusable Coffee Pods

$129 PODMKR »

PODMKR endvrs to make sngl-use coffee pds and cpsuls a thng of the pst. The whole bean grinding system comes with 3 reusable stainless steel coffee pods you can fill and fit into most single-serve coffee makers, and then...

Dinosaur Foot Waste Basket

$649 Regal Robot »

So, the dinosaur foot of this Dinosaur Foot Waste Basket from Regal Robot is huge. Maybe even life-size, depending on which dinosaur they've taxidermied to make the trash can. But the actual garbage container, the liner...

BOPAI Super Slim Laptop Backpack

$56 - $68 Amazon »

BOPAI Super Slim Laptop Backpacks come sized to fit 15", 15.6", and 17" laptops, with the smaller bags just 3", and the larger just 4" thick. Laptop compartments are lined with soft flannel to reduce interior friction...

Repurposed Skateboard R5 Coffee Table

$4,723.87 Etsy »

Adrian Martinus' R5 Coffee Table mesmerizes with skilled wood craftsmanship, a unique and modern shape, and a stunning chevron of colors, the latter brought to life using book-matched repurposed skateboards. The table's...

Wooden Play Kitchen

$394.86 - $493.58 Etsy »

These handmade wooden play kitchens from MIDMINI will make Michelin-star chefs out of all your budding cooks and bakers. ... Or at least help them get interested enough in kitchens that they can start making dinner for...

Robot Lamp Candle & Wax Melts Warmer

$106.99 Amazon »

Now I don't know how many people out there who are into candles and wax melts and aromatherapy are also into robots, but if that's your demographic, my dudes and ladies, have I got a Robot Lamp Candle & Wax Melts Warmer...

Stack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Stacking Kit

$19.99 Amazon »

These jacks are stacked. The Stack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Stacking Kit invites dudes and ladies young and old to "up your pumpkin display to another level" with their 8-piece set of pumpkin carving tools and jack-o-lantern...

Module Concrete Pens & Pencil

$80 - $150 IntoConcrete »

Need a concrete answer? Want to give someone a hard No? Write your requests and responses with a Module concrete pen or pencil from 22STUDIO. The writing tools come in 3 Module styles, Rollerball Pen, Fountain Pen, and...

Crags Magnetic Putty

$19.95 Speks »

These ferrite magnetic stones are like putty in your hands. At least if the name "Crags Magnetic Putty" is to be believed. A cross between silly putty and Micromagnets, this "oddly satisfying" fidget toy consists of over...

Outrider Coyote Adaptive 4WD ATV

$13,800 Outrider »

In addition to deeming it "the World's Lightest 4WD off-road machine," Outrider specifically built their Coyote 4WD ATV "for able-bodied and disabled riders alike." The robust and burly vehicle has adaptive design options...

LINNER Nova Bluetooth Hearing Aids for Talk & TV

$179 - $219 LINNER »

Most Bluetooth earbuds help dudes and ladies tune the world out, but LINNER's Nova Bluetooth earbuds help them tune it in. The LINNER Nova is a set of Bluetooth hearing aids that enhance and filter the sounds of voices...

Turtle Shell Hat

$164 Etsy »

If you're in the market for a low-key Super Mario Bros. group costume this Halloween, have I got a Turtle Shell Hat for you...

The Garbage Pail Kids Cookbook

$17.99 Amazon »

The Garbage Pail Kids Cookbook is on its way to win the hearts and destroy the kitchens of all the Messy Jesses and Messy Tessies out there. I believe the 35+ recipes it contains are even edible!...

All About the Benjamins Bathrobe

$75.65 Etsy »

How much do you think the All About the Benjamins Bathrobe costs? At printing, it was $75.65. I know, right? A completely lost marketing opportunity and way to make an extra $24.35 per sale!...

Record Player Car Air Freshener with Spinning Turntable

$7.86 Amazon »

Girl, put your records on...because it's smelling like gym socks and month-old Taco Bell up in this car! This record player car air freshener, like many other car air fresheners, attaches to your vent louvers, where it...

Miracle Melting Witch - Melts Again & Again

$16.99 Amazon »

The Miracle Melting Witch will get you, my pretty...or at least she'll say she'll get you, my pretty, as she melts down into a green-and-black blob with a broomstick again and again...

Tear Stick to Make Yourself Cry

$20.99 Amazon »

When applied to the rims of the eyelids, the Kryolan Tear Stick generates big fat ones for the likes of actors, drama queens, and people who believe crying will get them out of speeding tickets, or into sold out shows...

RIFT Carbon Campers

$29k - $39k RIFT »

Big may be beautiful, but when it comes to RIFT Carbon Campers, under 500 pounds is lookin' pretty good too. Thanks to a carbon fiber shell over a powder-coated aluminum frame, and a 61-pound tongue weight, the RIFT Utility...