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UK Gym Introduces Unique Business Model: Workouts With Human Barbells

A gym's a gym, right? Regardless of where you choose to workout, you'll find all the same standard equipment. Well, with so many gyms worldwide offering similar service, it can be difficult for one to really capture the industry. Forget enticing membership promotions, one gym in the UK is making their name with a very unique form of weight lifting equipment.

Traveling Fire Trunk for those Chill Nights

Though not quite yet the colder seasons, fireplaces have been making the rounds on the design blogs these days, and one particularly kitschy little number is this portable fire in a trunk from Atria.

Bebé Glotun Allows Kids To Breastfeed - Um... What?

Breastfeeding is a topic that is sure to come up between a parent and child.  Children are curious.  They ask questions.  But, as with any question from a kid involving a natural bodily function, awkwardness can arise.  But fear not!  Now your kid can breastfeed his/her own baby with Bebé Glotun!

Bio-Accessories: Seriously Freaky Fashion Where Nature Meets Fashion Design

If you live in a big, urban city, you might have a strong focus on fashion, but don't you also find that you miss the quieter life, sights, sounds and accessories included? Well, now designers have created a unique line of fashion accessories that make a bold fashion statement, and also help you reconnect with nature.


Portable Bathroom Noisemaker Soothes The Shy, Saves The Earth

Toilet shame - it's a not-so-silent killer of confidence for Japanese women. The common way of coping has been to repeatedly flush but that wastes millions of gallons of water every year. Now thanks to the Eco-Otome, shy ladies can create the sound of a flush without wasting a drop of water.

Solar Powered Eneloop Neck Warmer, This Summer's Hot Item

Sanyo is barking up the right tree with their new, green, solar powered Eneloop neck warmer - though announcing it in the dog days of August isn't exactly timely.

Pregnancy Glamor Shots Make The Most Of A Bella Belly

Everyone loves baby pictures, but before the baby even arrives? Japanese mothers-to-be are baring their bellies in exclusive photo sessions that capture the pregnant pause.

Cat Ear Headband Is Purr-fect For J-Pop Joggers

This cute cat ear Nekomimi headband cleverly conceals a pair of headphones, allowing joggers, commuters and cosplayers to listen to music while looking cool and kitty-licious.

Most People Lie, But 3 to 12 Times In 10 Minutes?

Everyone lies to some degree, but it's interesting to read about a study that actually measured how much we lie! 

Sizzling Customizable Bacon Shoe From Keds

We've seen the bacon bra, the beef jerky brief, and now food that meets fashion is going mainstream with a customizable, sizzling slip on from a popular shoe company. Keep on reading to find out where and how you can get your feet into these meaty shoes!


Harajuku To Hometown - Street Style Snaps To Your Screen

Want to view the latest fashion trends direct from the streets of Japan's major cities to your computer screen? It's an open and clothes case, thanks to Fashionsnap.

10 Creepy Commercials to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Sometimes advertising agencies unintentionally (and intentionally) produce some very creepy commercials. Join me in a glance at some of the most bizarre examples of product pitching ever committed to film.

MP3 Pig Speakers Are Bacon For Your Ears

"Speaker-pig, speaker-pig, does whatever a..." Well, you get it. At least, you CAN get it - "it" being this swanky swine sound blaster - for all your MP3 music listening needs.

Replica Tian'anmen Gate Crafted from Human Hair

What's hairy, forbidden, and red all over?  Why, it's this replica Tian'anmen Gate built entirely out of leftover hair clippings! (Sorry, I hope I didn't disappoint any Anne of Green Gables fanboys out there.)

Spoticam: Security Camera or Innocent Desk Lamp?

Perhaps made with the exhibitionist in mind, Antrepo design company brings us the Spoticam, a lamp that looks like a security cam.