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Want To Eat Your Home Fries Fast Food Style? Get Fry Holders

One of the favorite foods in the country is French fries and we seem to love eating them out of those little cardboard containers. You can add that sense of fast food experience to your fries at home with one of these fun and stylish French Fry Holders. These are actually dishes so that you aren't filling up landfills and you can make healthier fries at home.

Want To Wrap Yourself In Paper? Get A Paper Scarf

It can be a lot of fun to wear something unusual and kitschy that no one else has found yet. This Paper Scarf definitely fills the bill for that. It looks like a sheet of notebook paper complete with the blue lines and red margin embroidered onto it. You can even take a marker and write down your thoughts on it and wear them right along with the scarf.

Tune In, Turn On & Trip Out With Chris LaBrooy's “Automotive Aerobics”

Pack up the Pontiac but don't bother filling the tank: where Chris LaBrooy's taking us, we don't need roads! UK-based LaBrooy, a specialist in graphic image processing and 3D modeling, puts a vintage Pontiac hardtop through its paces and we all get to go along for a very wild ride.

Want To Ride A Seesaw Again? Then Sit Down At This Table!

When it comes to playground equipment meant for two it is hard to top a seesaw. It has been more than a few years since most of us have indulged in this childhood joy. Dutch designer Marleen Jansen has married that joy with a table in a concept that brings the playground into the dining room. It is called The Courtesy Table and requires two people to keep things in balance while they eat.

Want An Extra Touch Of Spice To Your Cuisine? Try A CinniBird!

There are times when you would like to add just an extra dash of flavor and a touch of creativity to your homemade food and drink? Something called a CinniBird Spice Pen is coming your way. It will allow you to draw and write on everything from a mug of hot cocoa with whipped cream to a baked lasagna with your choice of ground spices.

Parking Lost: Yet Another Ten Cars Of The People Of Walmart

It's the holiday season, when finding your car in a Walmart parking lot is akin to a real-life game of Where's Waldo – with the added bonus of impatient drivers eager to park the Family Truckster and stock up on stocking stuffers. Of course, if you drove one of THESE cars, picking it out of even the biggest crowd is as easy as pumpkin pie... though not nearly as appealing.

Want To Give Your Brain A New Workout?

There is something compelling and addicting about games that stimulate our brains. From Instant Insanity to Rubik's Cube they drive us absolutely crazy. One of the more recent games to head our brains' way is called Brainstring and, as its name suggests, it comes with strings attached. The game requires you to bunch the colored pegs together while not getting the strings in a knot -- or your knickers in a twist.

Chinese Villagers Pilfer Natural Gas Using Huge Bags. Oh, The Hunanity!

Got gas, will travel? Never mind the Beano, villagers from Binzhou in China's northeastern Shandong (not Hunan, sorry) province have come up with an innovative way to steal natural gas: inflate 6-meter (20-ft) long bags with the flammable fuel, then tow the blimp-like bags home. Evidently they've never heard of The Hindenburg.

Futuristic Electric Patrol Car Offers Officers a 360-Degree View

The Armored Spherical Cabin Electric Patrol Vehicle features a soccer-ball shaped cabin designed to provide its two-person crew maximum visibility in all directions.

This Bizarre Concept Jeep From ZiL Just Might Be Russia's New Humvee

Russia might not be known for its innovative and appealing mass-market automobiles but be assured the nation's military rolls with the best of 'em. With that said, this bizarre “army car” concept from ZiL has got a decent shot at being the Russian army's next wheeled workhorse, and it could happen as early as 2015.

China's Gigantic Toilet Waterfall Has Citizens Flushed With Pride

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When life gives you 10,000 recycled toilets, urinals and bathroom sinks, make a 300-ft long and 15-ft high Toilet Waterfall. Artists in Foshan, a city in southern China's Guangdong province, did just that in order to attract visitors to a ceramics trade show.

Want To Use Existing Neon Lights To Grow Food?

Urban farming has become very popular over the past decade and new ideas are coming out to help grow food plants in urban environments all the time. One of the more unique ideas is for this urban farming machine designed to use the heat and CO2 from neon lighting to grow healthy and hearty plants while having a pleasant appearance that resembles ceiling fans.


Want To Recover That Beloved Lost Toy?

We all had a favored toy when we were children -- one that we would have been devastated to lose. One train company, First Great Western, in England has taken this thought to heart and has created a website where they post the photos of the stuffed animals that have been found lost on their trains. This way children can be united with their lost loves and parents can breathe a little easier.

The Aquarium Armrest: Worst. Auto Feature. EVAR

The WitStar Concept car might look smart but one particular feature is particularly half-witted: a transparent “Fish Pod” separating the vehicle's rear seats. While an in-car aquarium could be justified as luxury option, most would see it as at least frivolous; at worst outrageous... and one can just imagine what the fish think.

Top 10 Ridiculously Fun Bearded Gift Ideas For Movember

"No Shave November" is upon us.  This Movember, show off your beard and/or mustache pride with some of these Top 10 Rdiculous Bearded Movember Gift Ideas.

Want To Make Your Own Bride And Groom For The Cake?

There are many, many bride and groom figures out there to choose from for the top of the wedding cake. My niece and her new husband used a Smurf couple on theirs. It can be hard to make a choice of the right design to top your cake. There is one other option available to you -- a DIY Wedding Cake Topper Kit. That way you can design the right bride and groom to go with your special day.

Marching To Christmas: China's Chocolate Terracotta Warrior Army

How to celebrate the coming of Christmas in Xi'an, China's ancient capital and home of the famed Terracotta Army? For local bakers and confectioners, the answer is to cast about 300 miniature replicas of the First Emperor of the Qin dynasty's afterlife bodyguards in fine Belgian chocolate, then top each one with a marzipan Santa hat.

Want To Find A Goldfish In Your Cup Of Tea?

Dealing with tea bags can be a bit square, man. They totally look all alike. It's just not my bag. That is all starting to change though. These Goldfish Tea Bags are a unique idea that a company in Taiwan has come up with to make tea time just a little less boring, but just as relaxing. You can even "play" with your tea while it is steeping by making the fish swim around your cup.

Want To Make Fortune Cookies With Your Own Fortunes?

Fortune cookies are something that everyone looks forward to at the end of a meal of Chinese food. It is not so much for the cookie itself as for the message inside. While these can be a lot of fun -- especially if you add the words "in bed" to the end, sometimes they can also fall flat. You can make your own fortune cookies, complete with fortune, with the nifty Fortune Cookie Maker.

Want To Wear A Little Privacy? Try Nutshell

There are times when you just need a little privacy on the fly, no matter where you are. One designer, Eden Lew, at the New York City School for Visual Arts, has come up with a solution that she calls the Nutshell. It is a hood in which you can cloak yourself for a little immediate privacy in the middle of your day. Yep. That's privacy in a nutshell.