Art and Design

Pac-Man Zippo Lighters Put Arcade Fire In Your Pocket

Pac-Man is celebrating its 30th anniversary next year and Japan's Banpresto wants to light a fire under the fanfare - with a new series of Pac-Man themed Zippo lighters!

Tongue-in-Cheek Shirt Attacks Social Media

With social media becoming increasingly more popular with people of all generations joining sites like Facebook, Twitter and Myspace; it was only a matter of time until tongue-in-cheek fashion producers began to make clothing that attacks social media.

10 Ads That Will Make You Want To Clean

With an insane number of cleaning products on the market (all of which perform generally the same activity: clean), how do advertisers call attention to a specific product?  Ingenuity, innovation, and just plain craziness combine to create unique marketing campaigns for cleaning items that we use every day.

Game Crafter: Niche Business Helps People Create and Sell Their Board Games

I don't know about you, but I've always thought that it would be pretty cool to create my own board game - what would be better than developing the next Mouse Trap or Monopoly? Drafting out a board game on construction paper, with playdough figurines or random household objects as pieces are one thing, but a new company is now making it possible to not only create a legitimate board game, but to sell it for profit too.

Salvaging Tighty-Whiteys With The Underwear Repair Kit

I've made fun of men before for their issues with underwear (let's just put that right out there), and now there is yet another product that is deserving of our attention and mocking.

Couture Karl Lagerfeld Gloves Double As Chic Phone Holders

How many times have you heard the joke "your cell phone/Blackberry might as well be surgically attached to your body" for the amount of time that you spend on it each and every day? Well, when Karl Lagerfeld recently previewed his fall 2009 collection, he must have been listening, because while it's not quite surgical implantation, his fashionable item will keep your phone always within reach where you need it.

Wet and Green Dumpster Diving

Some people throw their trash into a dumpster, others dive right into dumpsters with a big splash. Are they crazy? No! It turns out a few dumpsters have been recycled into dumpster pools by an innovative company really interested, at least for the moment, in sustainable development.

ShoeDazzle: Every Woman’s Dream In A Shoe Subscription Service

People might look at Kim Kardashian as one of those celebrities who's famous for doing absolutely nothing, other than having a scandalous tape leaked to the media to launch her career and a little bit of junk in her trunk; but recently, she's actually made women's (no, I didn't mean men's) dreams come true with an amazing shoe subscription service called ShoeDazzle.


Flatshare Fridges: Food Storage Solutions for Roommates

Are roommates a part of your daily life? Shared living space can get a little hairy at times, but Flatshare Fridges takes the guess work out of determining whose mossy leftovers are stinking things up.

Bizarre Bath Bomb Looks Foul, Smells Flowery

Have you always wanted to re-enact Caddyshack's iconic poop-in-the-pool scene in the privacy of your own home? I know I have, and now you can too - thanks to the most bizarre bath bomb anyone's ever seen.

The Rooster Booster: Anti-Shrinkage Swimsuit for Men

It's beach season across North America, and while men and women are out there flaunting the beach bodies and catching a few rays, men are forever worrying about that decade old problem which hasn't left their minds since George Costanza swam in freezing cold water on that epic episode of Seinfeld.

Cheeky iBum Photocopying Chair Captures Your Bum

"The arse is the window of the soul," says Tomomi Sayuda, the mastermind behind the Ibum Chair, a chair that photocopies your derriere as soon as you sit down. 

The Top 7 Funkiest and Freakiest Finger Nails

Walking advertising, or innovative art; you look at it whichever way you'd like. But these bold and beautiful finger nails look pretty cool whichever way you swing it!


Not Your Granny's Chandelier: Bike Chain Lighting

Bicycle chains.  They don't exactly invoke images of lavish grandeur, but Mexican-Brazilian artist Carolina Fontoura has taken these unsung heroes and elevated them quite literally into lighting pieces worthy of the finest of dining rooms.


Chopsticks Or Fork? Have It Both Ways With Choplery™

Even if you're an expert chopstick user, there are still times when flatware comes in very handy. A knife and fork, for example, would prevent things like sauce dribbling down your shirt as you try to munch your way down that spear of Chinese broccoli. And how else will you eat your soup but with a spoon?