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  • snake cake

    The scariest cake that you will see all day [albino snake cake]

    I’m hoping that this snake cake, which was made by North Star Cakes of England, was given in recognition of someone’s love for and appreciation of snakes. That would be a nice gesture, far nicer than giving it as a prank to someone who is terrified of them –...
  • pajamas protect wearer

    Armored pajamas protect wearer from unexpected crotch shots

    When his four-year-old son kicked him in the testicles, Hugh McGuinness didn’t get angry – he saw opportunity. It was the painful experience of an accidental nighttime kick from his son Cameron that gave him the idea for his armored pajamas. McGuinness told News.com.au: My son Cameron, who is...
  • Give Someone Your Old Stuff on May 14, 2011

    Free stuff will be available in neighborhoods all over the country on May 14, 2011. It’s called “Give Your Stuff Away Day”, an event that founder Mike Morone is hoping to establish twice annually. This event could help millions of people in a tough economy, while shrinking landfills, reducing...
  • gallium-spoon-trick

    Melting gallium spoon trick provides expensive (but reusable) scientific entertainment

    Gallium does not exist elementally in nature, it has to be made. Part of the reason why you cannot just dig the stuff out of the ground is that it has an extremely low melting point (~86°F, 30°C). A hot sunny day reduce a piece of the stuff into...
  • My other car is a time machine [DeLorean key chain]

    It doesn’t really matter what you drive, thanks to the Back to the Future trilogy, no car will ever be as awesome as the DeLorean. Unfortunately, the car buying public didn’t realize this until it was too late and the DeLorean Motor Company never found much of a market...
  • Pass the Meat Water

    Remember that phony ad from The Simpsons that featured the phrase “the great taste of Worcestershire sauce in a soft drink”? It was ridiculous and funny to everyone who watched it, everyone except for Krautkraemer – the company that has brought us Meat Water. I don’t know why someone...
  • Mirror sticker will make you feel like a winner

    I’ve got this thing that I do to occupy myself during my mind numbing commute sometimes – I pick some random car that is slowly fighting its way through peak hour traffic… and I race it. My races don’t involve dangerous speeds or anything like that – just deft...
  • The great taste of cinnamon buns now comes in a lip balm

    I like cinnamon buns, but I hate eating them in public – if there are no conveniently located sinks, there is an extended period of post-consumption stickiness that one must endure. For some people that is all part of the experience, for the rest of us, there is cinnamon...
  • Turn your fridge into a magnetic bamboo Mario world

    If you want to turn your fridge into a retro gaming art masterpiece, this is one way to do it. These laser-etched bamboo Super Mario magnet sets are the work of Travis Chen, also known as Aristomatic – who earns a crust programming and designing games for some pretty...