Strange, Odd, Weird or Wacky

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.

Anime Addicts Satisfy Their Thirst With 'Evangelion Water Body' Bottles

The shape of thirst to come? Bottled water never looked so good, thanks to these "Evangelion Water Body" bottles due to hit store shelves May 26 in conjunction with the release of "Evangelion: Destruction" on Blu-ray and DVD.

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 MD.net Clinic

If you aren't crazy when you enter this MD.net 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.

Designer Work Gloves Get A Grip With Great Graphics

Work gloves don't have to be workmanlike, and these great graphic New Nippon Working Gloves are anything but! Grab your choice of 30 daringly different designs printed in grippy, groovy white acrylic on black fabric.

iPhone Cookies Answer The Call For High Tech Snacks

A Japanese bakery is dialing up your taste buds and answering the call for high tech snacks with these delightful iPhone cookies. No telling if they're apple flavored.

Artistic Novelty Tees For The Peeping Tom

You'll have to either have a good sense of humor to appreciate these t-shirts, or be a complete creeper who likes to spy on people with your face pressed up against their window or a telescope.

Collagen Marshmallows To Wipe Out Wrinkles?

Here is an unusual creation that combines two of my favorite things – eating and beauty products.  What is this beauty breakthrough you ask?  Marshmallows!

Unique Wedding Ring Design Symbolizes The Harsh Realities Of Marriage

Marriage might seem like a fairy tale in the movies, but those who have tied the knot know that any relationship is not all candy and roses; that's just the reality. A real relationship has its ups and downs, and it goes through stages as it progresses. In order to reflect this, one designer has created a symbolic wedding ring.