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BananaHandle: Because Chimps Don't Burn Themselves On Hot Pans

As Fred says, "You've never seen a chimpanzee burn himself on a hot pan, have you?" Fred's the man behind dozens of creative, humorous, and amazingly functional gadgets for the home, and particularly, for entertaining. The BananaHandle's one of Fred's latest products and you have to admit, it looks like more fun than most pot holders.

Statistical Art : Art That Forces You To Think

Artist Chris Jordan creates art that uses statistics as a major part of it. Each image represents something in the world that we all should take note of. He hopes they will make you think about how much we waste every day.

Show Some Love on Father's Day With Golf Ball Art

Stumped as to what you should get your Dad for Father's Day? Try some golf ball art!

Artistic Expression or The Future of Humanity?

Lucy McRae and Bart Hess are artists working together to create fascinating images portraying genetic manipulation and beauty.

The Who's Who Of Grilling With Grill Charms™

One rare, no bacon, lots of pepper. One medium well, bacon, lemon and garlic, hold the salt. A medium, bacon, chile... By now I'm going crazy. I can prepare the steaks, but how will I tell them apart on the grill?

Another frustrated chef found the solution for me and other grill-lovers... Grill Charms™!


Bagir Suits No Ordinary Suits: Green Father’s Day Gift Ideas

The Bagir Company, in Kiryat Gat Israel, has done it again and created another eco-friendly suit for men. The new suit, called "EcoGIR Recycled", is ready to go on the market for Father's day. For about $200 a suit, you can buy Dad a professional looking EcoGIR recycled suit at Sears.

Get Lost in the Amazing Fantasy Garden

Bruno Torf is an artist that creates beautiful works of fantasy art in his sculpture garden. This garden resides in Marysville, Victoria hidden away in a magical rainforest setting.

Bizarre Life-Like Human Sculptures

Australian sculpture Ron Mueck creates amazing life-like human sculptures.

Lease a Hydrogen Powered Honda This Summer!

Automotive history is about to be made as a fleet of 200 hydrogen fueled Honda FCX Clarity cars takes to the streets in California and Japan. Powered by a new generation of environmentally friendly fuel cells, the new Clarity will be available for lease this coming July!

Mesmerizing Glassware: Float By Molo

It's not often that a glassware design stops me dead in my tracks. But I spotted float glassware on the molo design website several weeks ago and, after my fingers did the walking there, oh, another dozen times, I'm convinced I'm in love.

Croc A Dial! Carry Your Cellphone In Your Shoe

Modeled on the popular, colorful Croc sandals, these miniaturized mobile phone holders stylishly cradle your cellphone while protecting it from bumps, knocks and the odd escalator mishap.

Watch that Bike or Bike that Watch?

If you don't know by now, just about anything can be recycled and reused and turned into something amazing. Take this miniature bike for example, designed Brazilian Jose Geraldo Reis Pfau, an advertising professional. The bike's parts come from watch parts.

DVR-BP Camcorder Pen Records Audio & Video, Even Writes!

The DVR-BP sound & video camcorder pen is Digital Cowboy's newest spy-cam, and 007 never had it so good. The nifty, lightweight camcorder will even write if you suddenly feel the need to go all old-school.

Opel Agila Car Shoes: They Do Exist

Designed by Luca Stappers the shoes are a part of Opel's promotional campaign for the new Agila minicar.

Man + Animal = "Manimals" = Eerie Portraits

Artist Daniel Lee draws on the Chinese Zodiac to manipulate these images through the computer. His series, titled "Manimals", exhibits portraits showing the animal signs of these people.

Just Wasted Space? Ads Too Subtle to Sell

The first quarter of this year saw a slew of new ads promoting all sorts of products. The problem? Sometimes it's hard to tell by the image what product is being promoted. The challenge? Identifying the product without --and sometimes even with -- the corresponding copy.

Swarovski and Philips Create ‘Favourite’ Light Bag

The front of the leather bag features a large piece of crystal mesh able to hold a flexible Lumalive background that can be used to display personalized luminous messages or patterns that are programmed by the user.

You Know What You Can Do With That Tongue? Make Some Art With It!

The tongue is made up of many groups of muscles. I can think of so many things to do with my mine, but artist Ani K uses his tongue to paint pictures.

Don't Stick Your Used Gum Under the Table. Give It To This Guy! Chewed Up Gum Art

GumArt was born from thousands of hours of chewing and spreading. Since 1998, Jamie Marraccini at GumArt.com has given gum enthusiasts around the world something to look at and enjoy. Yes, that's right, he makes art from chewed up gum.

MeatWater™ For The Carnivore In All Of Us

Vitamin waters leaving you tired and run down? Of course! Vitamin and other bottled waters lack what active people need most... protein! Now Liquid Innovations presents Krautkrämer’s MeatWater™ High Efficiency Survival Beverage, all the protein you need for an active, even athletic, lifestyle. In no other bottle can you find gastronomic feasts like MeatWater's breakfasts and dinners. (The Texas BBQ is to die for!) In fact, the MeatWater protein drinks totally "satifiy your inner carnivore."