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Spectacular Light Art Brightens Up The Night

Cenci Goepel and Jens Warnecke are two artists that like to play with light and dark.

Weekend Reading: We All Scream For Ice Cream

With the hot summer months here, ice cream is more popular than ever. So while you're sitting in your cool air conditioning (or not), check out some interesting reading from our archives about the latest ice cream innovations and inventions.

Beer Buddy from Asahi: It Can’t Drive You Home

Asahi is the name of the new beer buddy robot gadget from Japan. He can be your own private beer pouring, beer-storing pal if you cough up 36 seals found on special bottles of the beer by Asahi. Read on if you need some new drinking buddies.

Gargoyle Lighting And Furniture Design: 10 To Keep Evil Away

When it comes to chasing evil spirits away from your home, there's nothing like a gargoyle. People think of gargoyles and dragons going with Medieval or Gothic design, but a gargoyle doesn't need to match anything else in your home, not in color or design. A gargoyle just has a place, in its own right, because it has a job to do; it's your security system.

Modern Barbie Gets Kinky

There are some deviant minds in the product development and marketing suites at Mattel’s Barbie™ division.

Cool Construction Paper Kaleidoscope Art

Jen Stark is an artist that creates what we could only dream of doing when we were kids; art made from construction paper.

A Lighting Designer In A Dark Place With A Sense Of Humor

Environment can have a great impact on a designer's work. Take Ali Siahvoshi, who grew up in Iran, where it is very sunny. After moving to Britain, where it is not very sunny, Siahvoshi began designing lighting. Not just any lighting, but spirited, humorous lighting, many from objects you don't expect to see in a lamp... like funnels, and tableware, and recycled wire hangers, for example.

J-BOX’s Bento Egg Shapers: How Eggciting!

For those out there who fervently believe that hard boiled eggs are a lot of things but exciting isn’t one of them, read on and learn more about this bento box egg shaper from J-Box right now!

H & K Wine Caddy Sculptures: For That Personal Touch

Looking for a special gift for that executive, golfer, cowboy, French maid, butler or Elvis impersonator in your life? Look no further for the H &K Wine Caddy Sculptures have arrived! Read on for some unique and very artistic details.

Sliced Bread, Move Over: Contest for Next Best Thing

Yesterday marked the 80th anniversary of sliced bread. In honor of this momentous occasion, Times Online and News.com.au have launched a contest to find the best thing since sliced bread. Read on for details.

Only Two Push-Ups! China’s Government Sparks A New Meme

Why is this man doing a naked push-up near Beijing's Olympic stadium? It's part of a quiet protest against a hard-line government.

Q-Links Expands Its Biofield To Pets: The Q-Link Pet Pendant

Professional athletes have experienced the benefits of Q-Links for more than a decade.The pendants worn around their necks have helped many a professional golfer, for example, score some birdies. And even Madonna is reported to wear a Q-link!

But, now pets can experience the same focus and positive, healthy energy with the Q-Links Pet Pendant!


Firebox’s Condiment Gun: Shoot, By All Means, Shoot!

Firebox’s condiment gun has entered the world of summer barbecue with a significant bang! Read all about why you should arm yourself with one of these novelty sauce dispensers and use them as frequently as the law will allow.

Where There's A Wiggle, There's A Way

Jelly is best known for its various shapes and colours, but at the Architectural Jelly Banquet, they’re more known as music superstars.

Earn Your Bread and Butter With Toast Art

What can you do with toast besides slather butter and jelly on it? Create cool portraits with it!

Slap On The Ham And Make Sandwich Art

Why is it that I always find some food-related art when I'm really hungry? I see these works of art and I start to drool. Here is some sandwich art that will definitely make you salivate.

Great Invention Idea? Fork Timer

Are you a fast eater? Are you done with what’s on your plate before anyone else even starts eating? Don’t worry; there is a simple solution for you.

'Handsome Man Bank' Saves Money, Pays Compliments

Japan's women are finding romance in the virtual arms of the “Handsome Man Bank”. Of course, they're paying for every choice compliment they get... literally.

Stars And Stripes Forever - Craziest American Flag Art

July Fourth, also known as Independence Day, is a time to celebrate the founding of America and commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. In honor of this celebration, I would like to share with you some interesting flag art that I have come across.

Great Invention Idea? A Birthday Cake Candle Extinguisher

If you don't want to blow out your birthday cake candles, don't fear the Birthday Cake Candle Extinguisher (Patent Number 3150831) is here. Although I don't know why you wouldn't want to blow out your candles - it's the greatest thing ever.