Strange, Odd, Weird or Wacky

Samurai Burgers Satisfy Taste For History

Make lunch, not war? How about both? That's the idea behind these five samurai themed burgers that highlight popular warlords from Japan's historic warring era.

'Potatornado' Spiral Peeler Turns Your Veggie Into A Slinky

Food preparation just got twisted, thanks to the awesomely (or awfully) named "Potatornado". This artful automated spiral slicer turns most any veggie into that classic, stair-descending springy toy, the Slinky.

Unique Jewelry Line Makes Vices Chic: Show Off Your Addiction!

 Typically people with bad habits do everything they can to ensure that they're not uncovered, but more often in the media and on television, vices are almost considered trendy. A line of jewelry plays upon this and allows people to show off their vices, and just how cool they are.

Endless Rain Record Plays Sounds Of Drops, Never Stops

There are few things more soothing then the sound of a gentle rain yet nothing so annoying as a record that comes to the end of its groove. The 'Endless Rain' record provides the former while eliminating the latter.

Ten Ways To Turn Your iPad Into A 'Tablet Rasa'

If you've purchased or are about to purchase an iPad, it might be time to start fresh and clean the slate (so of speak). The Greeks use to call it "Tabula Rasa." iPad can now call it "Tablet Rasa." If you're artistically inclined, its time to throw away your sketchbook and/or watercolors - because going forward, the iPad is all you'll need to create art.

Triple-Heeled Stilettos: For The Girl Who Can’t Get Enough Heels!

Many women love their heels, and just can't get enough of them. The higher the better has been the trend that transcends all ages, but now there's a new one that takes things to a new level, but it's also a little unusual, so will it catch on?

Adhesive Sandal Cleaning Pads Wipe Floors While You Walk

Tired of straining your back laboriously wiping tile or linoleum floors by hand? Japan has something for that: adhesive, disposable floor wipes that stick to your sandals or slippers, wiping the floor while you walk.

Casio G-Shock Goes Organic With 'Wood Shock' Watches

Casio's popular line of G-Shock wristwatches now sport an organic exterior thanks to Wood Shock, who laser cut each W-Shock wooden watch bezel.

Jelly Belly Stereo Earphones Show Good Taste In Music

Ear candy anyone? These oh-so-cute Jelly Belly earbuds come in 8 different color combinations and include an official Jelly Belly bean-shaped carry case. Cool beans!

8 Strange Glasses & Goggles To Wear On The Funniest Day Of The Year; April Fools!

Who says fashion can't come into play on April Fool's Day? Get into the spirit with one of these funny and funky fashion designs perfect for the fool and the brave!

Faux Fake Sinking Yacht Cries Sea Wolf

Why build a yacht that looks like it's sinking? Probably for the same reason some guys mount their car's body backwards on the chassis, or Steve Martin wore a fake arrow that appeared to go right through his head - because they can!

Drink A Zima, Kiss A Celebrity!

Remember Zima? You will now... a new campaign by Zima Japan offers fans of the alcoholic drink a chance to kiss the soft silicone lips of a hot female celebrity while sipping a cool Zima.

Design To Enlighten Or To Drive You Crazy? Nendo's Clinic

If you aren't crazy when you enter this Clinic, you will be after you see the carpeting!  Far be it from me to express such a concern about the creation of a world class designer, but if this is the way psychiatry is headed, we crazies should head the other way.

Japanese Mascots For Fun And Profit... Especially Profit

Big eyes and a gentle smile... and the bigger and gentler, the better. That's what designers of 'Namisuke', Suginami City's dinosaur-like mascot, had in mind when bringing their advertising and merchandising campaign to life. Namisuke personifies Japan's mascot-mania, or as some say, characters gone wild!

Unforgettable Eco-Egg Hunting For Grown-Ups

I went on an early eco-egg hunt online this month. Guess what I found? I found a giant egg skyscraper eco-resort, a fair trade chicken, a solar powered rabbit building, an egg "tie" dying kit, and an innovative egg shaped eco-washing machine. Take a look.