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Ten Toilet Brushes That Could Make Toilet Cleaning Fun

Toilet cleaning will never be a fun chore. These fun, silly but innovative new toilet brushes might make the task a bit more bearable. These will definitely brighten up the chose and certainly get comments from guests!

Need This New Invention? The Hand Crank Toaster

If your greatest fear is facing a major power outage without toast, then the Hand Crank Toaster Oven is right up your alley. If you've always wanted to put the fun and excitement of churning butter into toasting an English muffin, then this toaster is for you. If you have thought that the time spent making toast is wasted without the chance to do aerobics then this is the invention you've been waiting for!

Blizzident Custom Made Toothbrush: Buy It Because You Can

I usually write about innovations I think are really cool.  The Blizzident is cool, but not the kind of cool I'd like to own.  It's cool as in very weird.  I mean look at it. Cornelius in Planet of the Apes rejected this set of chompers because even ape men don't have such hairy teeth.  In fact, the Blizzident is a custom toothbrush, not a set of false teeth, although I bet you'd be a hit wearing it on Halloween. 

 

Need This New Invention? Tip Flops

Are you tired of just sitting around the house after you've given yourself a home pedicure while you wait for the nail polish to dry? Oh, sure, you have the toe separators to keep your toes from touching one another and ruining your paint job, but if you have to get up you end up lurching about on your heels like Frankenstein on a bender while trying to keep those little piggies perfect. You may just need a pair of Tip Flops.

The Tiny Universe of Lori Nix

Architects, designers, and engineers may create the world around us, but it takes an incredibly talented artist to fool a viewer into believing that they are looking at the real world, when they are actually looking at something that could fit inside a shoe box. Lori Nix creates tiny universes that could fit in a suitcase, showing that size really doesn't matter when it comes to modern art.

Need This New Invention? Rocky's Bourbon Beans

J.K. Rowling may well have opened a real can of worms when she created Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans. And yes, can of worms could be a flavor, right alongside of vomit and earwax. Jelly Belly Jelly Beans preceded her with their amazing selection of the sweet treat and took them out of the realm of an Easter-only candy. Now there is a new idea floating out there on Quirky.com -- alcohol-flavored jelly beans.

Beach of the Bizarre: Living Surrealist Sculptures

There's nothing like putting on your Sunday finest, breaking out your cello, and walking into the ocean for an orchestral concert. That might sound strange to you, but for Australian artist Andrew Baines, it sounds like just another day at the office. His living sculptures juxtapose normal people in strange and unexpected settings, usually involving sand, surf, and a healthy touch of Surrealism.

Take Out Life’s Frustrations On With Dammit Dolls!

These fabric fiends are always on hand when things go off the rails, just try not to beat the stuffing out of them the first time your rage takes over!

Need This New Invention? The World's First Bioluminescent "Pet"

Finally there is a house pet that even PETA can't object to! You don't have to pet it, walk it, and clean up after it, and yet it is very much alive. Scientists at Yonder Biology in San Diego, California, have created the first bioluminescent pet by harnessing dinoflagelltates and their bioluminescence into the shape of a little dinosaur.

New GPS Tracker Technology Designed For Patrol Cop Cars

StarChase has invented a device to simply mark fleeing vehicles rather than engaging n high liability chases.  It's now possible to tag the offender in front of you and catch them a little bit later.  Read more about this new innovation.

Need This New Invention? Knock On Wood!

When bad luck is on the horizon there is only one thing you can do -- quick! knock on wood! It is a superstition that dates back hundreds, if not thousands, of years. The one place where doing this is a real problem is that haven of metal, plastic, and vinyl -- your car. If one Quirky.com inventor has her way there will soon be a fix for this!

Assemble A Dinosaur With D-Torso Cardboard Model Sets!

Ever since they created a precise and puzzle-like cardboard mannequin in 1998, Japanese model making studio d-torso has continued to impress art and design fans around the world with their ever-expanding series of intricate cardboard replicas.

Innovative German Company Makes Food Pillows

Aufschnitt, or "Cold Cuts" in German, created an innovative new line of pillows shaped like food. Not just any food, either, but meat. Tasty meat.Take a look...

Chinese Man Needs New Nose, Gets A Head Start

It's as plain as the nose on your... forehead? Doctors treating a young Chinese man whose nose suffered irreversible damage following an auto accident are growing him a replacement. Since it seems a mouse wasn't available, they're growing Xiaolian's new honker just above his left eye.

Burn the 'Burbs: The Installation Art of Ian Strange

The suburbs hold a certain amount of nostalgia for many people, but Australian artist Ian Strange has a bizarre relationship with that icon of the middle class - he likes to burn them down. His body of work juxtaposes large-scale installation art, video footage, symbolism, and towering infernos as a means of breaking down the constructions of society, in more ways than one.

Take A Horrific Shower With Zombie Or Blood Bath Shower Gels

You've got to take a shower once in a while if for no other reason than to keep zombies from finding you by scent. Of course, your girlfriend would probably appreciate you dialing back the musky stench a bit as well. So if you've got to do it anyway, why not have some serious good, clean fun while you are at it? With Zombie Shower Gel or Blood Bath Shower Gel you can pretend you are in your favorite horror flick while scrubbing off the top few layers of grime.

Break For Free Beer: Amstel Pause Awesome Vending Machine

Amstel Beer has created quite possibly the coolest vending machine in history, and that says a lot, as there has been some steep competition over the years.  The inability for people to shut themselves off from technology, for example, has been the inspiration of many online memes and rants urging people to spend time with each other, or focus on or appreciate their surroundings.  That's why Amstel rewards people with beer in exchange for taking a breather...

Sweet! Make Your Own Bubble Gum!

If you like to cook and can walk and chew gum at the same time, then you may want to try to Make Your Own Bubble Gum. The kit brings together all the ingredients to make about ½ a pound of the gooey chewy. It could be a whole new adventure in your culinary exploits. You could also make some as gifts this year for those certain people in your life -- you know, the bubble-brains and the bubble-butts

Hello Kitty Beer Looks Cute, Tastes Like Fruit

Call it a case of Sanrio Meets Sangria but Hello Kitty Beer is not only real, it'll get you real drunk in a real hurry. The officially licensed wobbly pop comes in a half-dozen different tropical fruit flavors, is rated at 2.3% alcohol by volume, and is only available in Taiwan and mainland China.

Tac Bac: The Tactical Canned Bacon For Your End Of The World Scenario

Whether it is the total collapse of the global economy or a zombie apocalypse, chances are you would like to be prepared to weather the days of chaos and deprivation. Most guys and gals worth their Beer Nuts would find life fairly unbearable with one of the most important items from their grocery list - bacon. With Tac Bac -- Tactical Canned Bacon you can be secure in your need for cured pork.