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Art and Design

Shotgun Belt Buckles

Albert Mardaga reinvented the belt buckle using a mechanism similar to the opening of a shotgun action. While wearing the L'A Mardaga belt buckle, the firearms enthusiast can now have a constant reminder of this art.

Creepy Crawly Doll Art - What Nightmares Are Made Of

Artist Jon Beinart creates bizarre yet fascinating doll sculptures he called "Toddlerpedes".

What A Gift! Towel Cakes Are Sooo Tempting!

More tempting than a funnel cake... More luscious than a tunnel cake... the Towel Cake has arrived! And what a great gift it makes for Father's Day, wedding showers, baby showers, birthdays....just about any occasion for a sweets-lover! The Towel Cake, by Le Patissier, will make your recipients drool!

The Double Life Of A Grill Boy

I love surprise gadgets and the Grill Boy is one. It's a stylish stainless steel magnet shaped like a broad, flat stick figure, with grooves for hands and feet. But the grooves are all different sizes, so don't try to fit your Grill Boy with pairs of mittens and socks...

Leans Handy Phone Holder Puts Your Cellphone On a Pedestal

If you've splurged for a fancy new cellphone, iPhone or iPod, you don't want to have it lost amid the clutter of your desktop. The "Leans" Handy Phone Holder helps your small but important communicator rise above the clutter while adding a sense of modern style to your workplace.

Nike’s New Shoe A Waste?

I must have a thing for innovative shoes or for recycled trash. I’m not sure which but here’s a topic that combines the two and involves the quickly growing eco-conscious company, Nike. So here it is, Nike has a new basketball eco-shoe nicknamed Nike Trash Talk. The shoe is modeled after Steve Nash’s current shoe, the Nike Zoom BB II Low. It isn’t Nikes first eco-shoe but it is the latest.

Sculptor Makes His Own Car Out of Polyurethane

Polyurethane...you know, the same stuff we use to fill in the annoying little cracks along the window. It has now made it's debut in the automotive world as more than just a filler. A Lithuanian "sculptor" has built almost an entire vehicle out of the mirale stuff, and it doesn't look all that bad.

The Well-Dressed Dog At A Wedding: 10 Awesome Dog Bridal Gowns

Whether it's the mild temperatures, the aura of the summer solstice, or there's just more love in the air, a June wedding always has the ring of a destiny fulfilled. There are some breathtaking designer ready-to-wear dog bridal gowns for summer and early fall, so there's no need to have one custom-made. I've selected some awesome gowns from the unbelievable array available this wedding season.

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.